Edinburgh Old Town Tour

A journey in Edinburgh's past with a visit to the underground vaults below South Bridge

4.6 · Excellent(124 reviews)
Free cancellation available

On this 90-minute tour, you'll journey into the past of Edinburgh's Old Town. You'll be led by a knowledgeable local guide who will take you down the famous Royal Mile. Here, you'll be able to admire the architecture before heading off to secluded closes and courts located off of the High Street. You'll hear stories about the neighborhoods famous past residents who were poets, novelists and inventors, and you'll learn about the notorious thieves and other criminals who resided here too. On this tour, you'll also visit Canongate Kirkyard and experience the underground vaults below South Bridge.

What's included

  • Guide services
  • Access to exclusive section of underground vaults


  • Service animals welcome
  • Public transit links nearby

Health & Safety

  • Suitable for all fitness levels

Languages spoken by guide

English (UK)

Additional information

Bring your ticket with you to the attraction.

Be aware that operators may cancel for unforeseen reasons.

You must be 18 years or older, or be accompanied by an adult, to book.

Operated by City of Edinburgh Tours

Itinerary information


Departure point
High St 124, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS
End point
High St 124, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS

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