History Tours Edinburgh

History Tours

This page contains adverts and may also include affiliate marketing links. To find out more about the advertising that funds this website, please read the Privacy Policy.

Edinburgh has a rich history dating back to the early Middle Ages. And, it has been the capital of Scotland since the mid 14th century. Join one of Edinburgh’s guided history tours to discover the truth behind this beautiful ancient city. Walking tours are the perfect way to uncover the city’s colourful past. There are different tours exploring different parts of the city. Including, the Old Town, New Town and Royal Mile. Some even go underground!

A walking tour of the city will take you past many historic places and landmarks. Such as, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, St Gile’s Cathedral, Scott Monument, John Knox House, Greyfriars, the Canongate, the Grassmarket and more.

On your way you’ll learn about some of Edinburgh’s most famous residents. For example, Mary Queen of Scots, Alexander Graham Bell, Robert Burns, Walter Scott, Arthur Conan Doyle, Burke and Hare, Deacon Brodie and Bonnie Prince Charlie.

City Bus Tours

If you’d prefer to get around the city by bus, there are a wide choice of Sightseeing Bus Tours available.