Fraser Paterson

Fraser Paterson

Proprietor and Tour Guide

Hello! My name is Fraser Paterson, owner of Edinburgh Tours and History.

I am passionate about not just Edinburgh, but Scottish history, and want to use this knowledge to provide your private group with a fascinating insight into the past of Edinburgh and how it ties in with the history of Scotland.
I have studied our history for a number of years, employing this knowledge as a professional guide leading a variety of tours.

Your tour

A one hour New Town 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. Be chilled by a ghosts and horrors tour of The Old Town and Greyfriars graveyard. Choose as long or short a tour as suits your time and budget.

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Click here to open a WhatsApp chat with me.Typical response time 2HRS Monday to Saturday 8am to 8pm UK time.

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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 and knowledgable tour guides.

Supporting our community

Edinburgh Tours and History are proud to support the

Grassmarket community project

This helps people without homes to get back on their feet, learn a new skill and re-enter the workplace. For each tour I provide a £5 pay it forward donation to the Grassmarket Community Project.