Our award-winning Edinburgh walking tours show you our city's sights and help you discover our nation's history

We won a 2017 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for our tours of Edinburgh!
In 2020 we won a Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice award!

Explore the Old Town and discover Scotland's history on our private Royal Mile tour

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On the Royal Mile walking tour, you'll get to see some of the most important historical locations in Edinburgh.  We'll take you from the gates of Holyroodhouse Palace to the drawbridge of Edinburgh Castle.  You'll visit pretty little closes and wynds and learn about some of the most famous people and events in Scotland's history.

£70 total price for a private tour for 1-4 people.
£90 for a private tour for 5-8 people.

Other options are available.
Two hour-long walking tour.
English language.

As of November 26, 2021, we hold an average rating of five stars.

What have our guests said?

Edinburgh walking tours

You can trust us with your valuable vacation time.  Ninety-nine per cent of our guests have given us a five-star review on Tripadvisor!

Actually, it's slightly more than that, but who is counting?


When you plan on using some of your valuable vacation time on a guided tour, you need to know you're getting a quality experience.  We've got the figures to prove that you'd get that with us.

Historic Edinburgh Tours has won Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awards in 2017 and 2018 and a Traveller's Choice award in 2020.  As of June 10, 2022, we have an average rating of five stars on all of our reviewed tours.  We have been awarded 1354 Tripadvisor 'stars' out of a possible 1360!  99.56 per cent of our customers have rated us 'five stars'!

With Robert as your local Edinburgh tour guide, you're guaranteed to get a high-quality Edinburgh walking tour!


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