Free Walking Sightseeing Tours in City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Are you ready for an unforgettable time in City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom? Then you've come to the right place with our sightseeing tours. Whether you prefer a guided free walking tour with insider knowledge or enjoy the freedom of a self-guided route, you'll find exactly what you're looking for. Click on a tour and find out more about the highlights that await you!

Activities in City of EdinburghIndividual Sights in City of Edinburgh
Price 0$
Languages English
Duration 1h 15min
Reviews 5/5 stars, 6 ratings

NEW Brian Pendreigh's 70-minute Old Edinburgh highlights tour
Limited time in Edinburgh? No problem. Join an award-winning journalist and 5-star tour guide for the new whistle-stop version of his classic 5-star Old Town tour. Don't be put off by the lack of...
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Price 0$
Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.9/5 stars, 279 ratings

Top Rated Edinburgh Free Tour with A World Famous Dog
Are you ready to fall in love with Edinburgh on this top rated walking tour with a world famous dog by your side? 🐶🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 There is no better way to get to know Edinburgh than by experiencing this...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h 30min
Reviews 4.9/5 stars, 29 ratings

Bonfires of Modernity: Edinburgh Demonologists, Witches and Wizards ⋆˖⁺‧₊☽◯☾₊‧⁺˖⋆
During the 16th and 17th centuries, Europe was engulfed in a wave of persecutions, hysteria and superstition. Thousands of women were designated as witches for transgressing the system they...
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Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.9/5 stars, 26 ratings

Ghosts and ghouls, vampires and cannibals - Edinburgh's dark history with Brian Pendreigh
Do you believe in ghosts? Some do, some don't. Do you believe in witches and witchcraft? Maybe yes, maybe no. But it is a fact that thousands of people were executed for witchcraft in Scotland,...
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Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.9/5 stars, 12 ratings

As seen on ITV's This Morning - Brian Pendreigh's Film, TV and Books tour
Visit some of Old Edinburgh's most amazing locations and hear their history and how they were used in Oscar-winning movies and in blockbusters like Avengers - Infinity War. Learn about links with...
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Price 0$
Languages German, English, Italian
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.8/5 stars, 1854 ratings

Edinburgh Essentials - Best Historic Free Walking Tour
Over the centuries Edinburgh has become one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. We will get to know the history of this medieval city, which is over 3000 years old, from the first tribes that...
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Price 0$
Languages English
Duration 1h 45min
Reviews 4.6/5 stars, 43 ratings

Secrets of Edinburgh's Old Town
Hello to you all. My name is Brian and I welcome you to Edinburgh. I would like to introduce and show you the Secrets of Edinburgh's Old Town!!! The big companies will show you the normal...
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Languages English
Duration 1h 30min

Edinburgh’s Free Harry Potter Tour! 🧙‍♂️
Harry Potter fans assemble! We have the best tour in the city to learn the origins of your favourite books/films. ⚡️ Our city is pretty magical and on this tour, you will learn about the...
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Self-guided Tour #1

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1 km
Ascend 6 m
Descend 7 m

  • Cables Wynd House
  • Trinity House
  • South Leith Parish Church
  • St Mary's Star of the Sea Church
  • Lamb's House
Details for Tour #1 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #2

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Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2 km
Ascend 32 m
Descend 36 m

  • Barclay Viewforth Parish Church
  • Bruntsfield Links
  • The Meadows
  • George Square Gardens
  • Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre
  • The Queen's Hall
Details for Tour #2 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #3

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Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 10.2 km
Ascend 344 m
Descend 408 m

  • Holyrood Park
  • The King's Gallery
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Canongate Kirk
  • John Knox House
  • Carrubbers Christian Centre
  • Museum of Childhood
  • Old Saint Paul's
  • City Art Centre
  • The Mercat Cross
  • Heart of Midlothian
  • Old Town
  • Museum on the Mound
  • General Assembly Hall
  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • Greyfriars Kirk
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Symposium Hall
  • Festival Theatre
  • Edinburgh Central Mosque
  • George Square Gardens
  • Reid Concert Hall
  • Bedlam Theatre
  • Greyfriars Bobby
  • Augustine United Church
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Castle Terrace
  • Church of St Michael and All Saints
  • King's Theatre
  • Bruntsfield Links
Details for Tour #3 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #4

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Number of sights 28 sights
Distance 9.8 km
Ascend 283 m
Descend 305 m

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One
  • Dean Cemetery
  • Heart Of Midlothian War Memorial
  • St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
  • Charlotte Chapel
  • Church of St John the Evangelist
  • The Parish Church of St Cuthbert
  • National War Museum
  • Castle Terrace
  • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Royal Scots Regimental Museum
  • Castle Rock
  • Mons Meg
  • St Margaret's Chapel
  • Scottish National War Memorial
  • Old Saint Paul's
  • City Art Centre
  • Fruitmarket
  • Scott Monument
  • Adam Black Memorial
  • National Gallery
  • Royal Scottish Academy
  • Assembly Rooms
  • Scottish American War Memorial
  • Charlotte Square Gardens
  • Georgian House
  • Dean Gardens
Details for Tour #4 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #5

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Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 5.4 km
Ascend 95 m
Descend 140 m

  • The Meadows
  • George Square Gardens
  • Reid Concert Hall
  • Bedlam Theatre
  • Greyfriars Kirk
  • Augustine United Church
  • Greyfriars Bobby
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Talbot Rice Gallery
  • Festival Theatre
  • Edinburgh Central Mosque
  • Symposium Hall
  • Pleasance Theatre
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Cairn for Margaret Hall
Details for Tour #5 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #6

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Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 14.1 km
Ascend 468 m
Descend 583 m

  • Holyrood Park
  • The King's Gallery
  • Canongate Kirk
  • John Knox House
  • Carrubbers Christian Centre
  • Museum of Childhood
  • Old Saint Paul's
  • Fruitmarket
  • City Art Centre
  • The Mercat Cross
  • Augustine United Church
  • Castle Terrace
  • National War Museum
  • Charlotte Chapel
  • Heart Of Midlothian War Memorial
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Castle Rock
  • Mons Meg
  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • General Assembly Hall
  • Heart of Midlothian
  • Museum on the Mound
  • Assembly Rooms
  • New Town Church
  • Dugald Stewart Monument
  • National Monument of Scotland
  • Nelson Monument
  • Calton Hill
  • London Road Gardens
  • Lochend Park
Details for Tour #6 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #7

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Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 8.7 km
Ascend 286 m
Descend 275 m

  • St. Ninian's RC Church
  • Lochend Park
  • London Road Gardens
  • Dugald Stewart Monument
  • National Monument of Scotland
  • Calton Hill
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
  • Political Martyrs' Monument
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral (RC)
  • St Paul's & St George's
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • St Andrew Square Garden
  • New Town Church
  • Assembly Rooms
  • New Town
  • Dean Gardens
Details for Tour #7 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #8

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Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 8.8 km
Ascend 215 m
Descend 196 m

  • Lochend Park
  • London Road Gardens
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral (RC)
  • St Paul's & St George's
  • Bellevue Chapel
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • St Andrew Square Garden
  • New Town
  • Georgian House
  • Charlotte Square Gardens
  • St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One
  • Dean Cemetery
Details for Tour #8 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #9

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Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 5.6 km
Ascend 74 m
Descend 47 m

  • The Meadows
  • The Queen's Hall
  • The Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation
  • Saint Catherine's Argyle
  • Bruntsfield Links
  • St Peter's Catholic Church
  • Church Hill Theatre
Details for Tour #9 in City of Edinburgh

Self-guided Tour #10

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Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 5.4 km
Ascend 53 m
Descend 79 m

  • RBGE Inverleith House
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Quintinshill Rail Disaster Memorial
  • Rosebank Cemetery
  • St Mary's Star of the Sea Church
  • Leith Links East
Details for Tour #10 in City of Edinburgh

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Why Visit Sights? Self-guided sightseeing tours are a free and safe alternative to bus tours. You can explore City of Edinburgh at your own pace, any time! Do something good for your health by walking.