About Us

Edinburgh Tours & History is owned and operated by experienced tour guide and writer, Fraser Paterson.

Fraser has written an extensive genealogy article for the Scottish Genealogy Society on the Grahams of Airth, a landed Scottish family with close connections to the Jacobites and the East India Company. Most days he can be found leading tours in and around Edinburgh.

Bespoke Experiences

Talk to us about a tour tailored to you or your groups interests.

We can provide tours that speak into your particular interests, be it history, science or religion we have you covered. Talk to us about group tours or tours for couples and individuals. From a couple of fact filled hours to half and full day tours including lunch and entertainment, we can build a tour that is as unique as you are.

Building Memories

Our tours will ensure you have great memories to take away from your visit to our fantastic city.

Your tour

A one hour Greyfriars tour. A two hour tour of the Old Town. Enjoy a fascinating ninety minute walk with me through the Canongate. A personalised tour of the world famous Edinburgh Castle. Choose as long or short a tour as suits your time and budget.

We’ve Got You Covered

Secret lives

Take a dip into the underbelly of hidden Edinburgh with it’s stories of ghosts and murderous deeds.

Ancient architecture

Let us tantalise you with facts about the architecture of a city that has been growing for over a millennium.

Walking tours

Walking tours through historic Edinburgh with our expert English or Spanish speaking tour guides.

Exclusive Offer

20% Off, Military, Police, Fire & NHS

20% off all tours when proof of service is provided, for a limited time only.

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