Take a personal walking tour of Edinburgh to discover its history, stories and hidden gems
Outlander Enthisiasts’ Tour
Walk in Jamie and Claire’s footsteps to find out more of their story in 18th century Edinburgh as the Jacobites occupy the city
Enjoy a private guided walking tour of the city with a friendly, qualified and experienced local Scottish guide. Your tour of Edinburgh is specially designed just for you, creating a unique guided walk that fits in with the time you have available and your own personal interests.
If you’re not sure what you want – don’t worry I’m here to help and advise you. A walking tour is the best possible way to see the city, and a truly unforgettable experience with a knowledgeable guide. Together we’ll explore places you might have easily passed by, to uncover the rich history of the city and its people.
Edinburgh’s unmissable gems are all waiting for you to unwrap.
Your tailored walking tour will be designed personally just for you. Experience a unique tour with your own private guide discovering the stories and history behind Edinburgh’s treasure trove of city sites and secret delights to fit perfectly into the time you have available. There is something for everyone in Edinburgh, whether you’re here for the first time or have been here before and are looking for something different or off the beaten path. Even if you are in the city for only a short period, I’ll help you make the most of your limited time to include main sites of interest, but also some unexpected
The Ultimate Outlander Walking Tour – Approx 2 ½ hours. Come and join Jamie and Claire, immersing yourself in the atmosphere and history of old 18th Century Edinburgh as, together, we follow in their footsteps to tell their story. During this in-depth tour we’ll go to the Outlander locations mentioned in the books and used in the TV series. You’ll discover what it was like as Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites take over the city in September 1745 for 6 weeks, whilst Jamie and Claire desperately try to change the course of history and avert a crushing Jacobite defeat at the final Battle of Culloden. We’ll
The Royal Mile and Old Town are a recommended ‘must see’ for any visitor to Edinburgh. From Edinburgh castle, perched on its imposing crag, the Royal Mile extends along the narrow ridge through the Old Town and Canongate down to the Palace of Holyrood House. The Old Town and Royal Mile are packed with fascinating history. You’ll find out about the local people who lived and died here, as we take a walk through time. Discover what life was like in the past as well as some of the ancient traditions which are still carried on to this day. There are the old, historic high lands
As part of the Old Town, the Grassmarket sits far below the castle and the Royal Mile in a deep valley. Traditionally it was the site of cattle, horse and grain markets, being easily accessible for drovers with their animals and farmers with their grain coming into the city. It was here you’d find stables, saddlers, inns and, more darkly, the gallows as it was also one of the sites of public execution in Edinburgh. Several of the old inns still exist and as we pass by, I’ll tell you some of the gripping tales connected with them and Edinburgh’s past. At the western end