"The tour is visually stunning, intellectually engaging, and a pleasure all around. It really colored our experience with a warm and unforgettable memory. Exceptional to any tour I’ve been on prior." Keith and friend, USA. ***** 5 Stars - COVID 19 Update - Please stay safe everyone - the tour complies with the Trip Advisor and Viator safety requirements. - This unique guided walking tour finishes in a historic pub with Scottish traditional & other folk music. - The second half of the tour will be in a private room in the historic Waverley Bar. - Learn about Edinburgh's history, heritage and culture, as well as enjoying live folk music!
In the first part of the tour, your guide will take you round various historic locations around the Royal Mile and Old Town learning about the history and heritage of Edinburgh
The 2nd part of the tour will be in a historic pub linked to music and we will hear songs and music from the rich treasure trove of Scottish traditional and other folk music.
Enjoy songs made well known by Robert Burns, Runrig and Dougie MacLean and others and learn about the history & heritage of the city.
Explore Edinburgh’s famous historic streets and hear tales from history and music and see some secret sites from this ancient city.
Your tour guide was born and bred in Edinburgh and has been steeped in the Scottish traditional folk music scene for many years. Lots of music and some funny tales guaranteed!
He is also a university lecturer, guitar tutor and his music credentials have seen him described by Living Tradition Magazine as a 'master guitarist'.
Minimum of 2 bookings required for tour to go ahead. The maximum size of tour is 8 to ensure safety and a quality experience.
Bookings are made through TripAdvisor or Viator. Please click on the bookings link for info.
On the day
Tours start 12 noon and last c. 2 hours with 1 hr in a private bar room with a free drink. The room is large enough to ensure social distancing.