Self-guided walking audio tours*

*£1 from every audio tour sold on this website is donated to the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Unveil the building blocks of the Old Town on this architectural voyage.

Dig up the classical yet sinister roots of the world’s largest Georgian planned town.

Amble around picturesque houses brimming with heritage on this valley stroll.

Ben, Lancaster
We could have happily carried on all day. Worth every penny for architecture lovers, and even those with a vague interest (like myself!).
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Ruth, Edinburgh
Absolutely fantastic. Cannot say enough good things about this tour and Olga as a narrator. It’s clear she has an obscene amount of architectural and historical knowledge and she pieces it together so clearly.
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Ian, Edinburgh
Whether you are new to Edinburgh, or already know the city, you will get a huge amount from it.
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Lynn, Edinburgh
We've done architectural tours in a number of cities and this ranks among the top!
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Rosalind, Dunbar
It was fascinating to learn about all the influences on Edinburgh’s architecture, from brochs and baronial castles to Le Corbusier.
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Elisabeth, Newcastle
I saw the city in a new light through the excellent commentary.
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Why
audio tour?

Narrated by a passionate expert

Great reviews

No groups and schedules

Easy to use

We support conservation

Yes, we offer private walking tours guided by a local architect, for groups of up to 30 people. 

Absolutely, if you are curious about cities and culture, an architecture tour will reveal lots of insights about Edinburgh. 

Yes, except Dean Village where the audio tour passes through a cemetery. 

After you paid for the tour, you will receive an activation code by email, along with detailed instructions.

To go out and do the tour, all you need is a free audio tour VoiceMap app for iPhones and Android devices. Install it on your smartphone via Apple AppStore or Google Play’s store.

Once purchased, Edinburgh audio tours are not refundable. However, your ticket will be valid indefinitely, so you can take the tour at any date, gift it to someone else, or enjoy a virtual tour.

The audio tour is available in English. Guided tours for private groups are also available in French.

On most audio tours of Edinburgh, we climb from 20 to a 100 steps. Our flattest walking audio tour is in the New Town.

Yes, but for the optimal experience and understanding of the content we recommend following a preset order. 

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