Discover the wicked history of Scotland as you explore the secrets of the Old Town on this spellbinding walking tour. Join your characterful witch-guide and listen to the legends and folklore of Edinburgh's medieval Old Town.
Meet your bewitching guide on Parliament Square along the Royal Mile, who will take you onto a journey into the past and brings to life the stories of Edinburgh's real-life witches and the great injustices that befell them. This tour brings together history, magic and a sense that we can learn from the past. Discover another side of the city with its hidden gems and fascinating, sometimes chilling history. You may even learn some facts about much-loved characters from Outlander and Harry Potter!
Explore the dimly lit closes and spooky wynds of Edinburgh's Medieval Old Town. Watch out on the cobbles as you lend your ear to terrible tales of the Witches of Scotland. Tread lightly as you walk the very grounds on which these mysterious and sometimes sinister events occurred.
On this outdoor walking tour, visit famous sights and hidden gems such as Castlehill, Edinburgh Castle, The Witches Well, Lady Stair Close, The Writers Museum, St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, Victoria Street, Grassmarket, Candle Maker Row, Greyfriars Kirkyard and a numerous narrow closes and windy streets along the way.
There will be history and legends, hearsay and folklore. So, what are you waiting for? Unleash your magic on The Edinburgh Witches & History Walking Tour!