Tour events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Tour events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
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Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

23rd July 2021 - 10th November 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
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The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

23rd July 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Our squib guide will show you Edinburgh's must-see landmarks and key locations from the Harry Potter book and film series. What are you waiting for? Potterheads assemble!
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Tracks, Trail and Signs

Tracks, Trail and Signs

20th September 2021

A Ranger-led guided walk to help you investigate the tracks, trails and signs of the Hopetoun wildlife.
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Doors Open Days - East Lothian

Doors Open Days - East Lothian

25th September 2021 - 26th September 2021
Various Locations East Lothian

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across East Lothian! This year's event will be held on 25th & 26th September!
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Doors Open Days - Edinburgh

Doors Open Days - Edinburgh

25th September 2021 - 26th September 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Edinburgh! This year's event will be held on September 25th & 26th!
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Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

8th October 2021

Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light!
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Fascinating Fungi

Fascinating Fungi

16th October 2021

Come along for a gentle Ranger-led walk on to explore the fascinating world of fungi at Hopetoun House.
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Wondrous Woods presents Woodyfest

Wondrous Woods presents Woodyfest

21st October 2021 - 14th November 2021

Don't miss a stunning creative lighting journey through the winding mystical pathways of the amazing Wondrous Woods when it returns to the grounds of Hopetoun House in 2021!
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Halloween Edinburgh Ghost Tour

Halloween Edinburgh Ghost Tour

31st October 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Hear stories of old Edinburgh from ghosts to cannibals on a special walking tour into the old town of Edinburgh that crosses the witching hour.
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Halloween Family Jekyll and Hyde Tour

Halloween Family Jekyll and Hyde Tour

31st October 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Do you have a brave family who want something different for Halloween? Then join Edinburgh Walking Tour Company on 31st October!
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Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
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Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
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An Edwardian Christmas

An Edwardian Christmas

5th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

It’s Christmas 1910 all the family and staff come together to enjoy the season. Walk through Lauriston Castle on a special tour watching the performance by Edinburgh Living History unfold!
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Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Lauriston Castle at Christmas

Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Lauriston Castle at Christmas

19th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join us online for a special Christmas Tour at Lauriston Castle specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

3rd July 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Trail of Thought is a meandering journey of playful, typographic carvings, designed to encourage mindfulness and celebration of the landscape underneath the Lomond Hills.

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Doors Open Days - Fife Central

Doors Open Days - Fife Central

4th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Fife! This year's events in Fife Central will be held on selected dates in September!

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Leisurely guided bike ride from Ferrytoll Inverkeithing - Blackness Castle

Leisurely guided bike ride from Ferrytoll Inverkeithing - Blackness Castle

18th September 2021

Join Sustrans Scotland on a free guided cycle ride, led by trained ride leaders from Ferrytoll Park and Ride, Inverkeithing to Blackness Castle on Saturday 18th September!

Doors Open Days - Fife West

Doors Open Days - Fife West

19th September 2021

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Fife! This year's events in Fife West will be held on 19th September!

Find out about Doors Open Days - Fife West on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

Find out about City Sightseeing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

This is a 1.5 - 2 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!

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Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!

Find out about Street Art Walking Tour on What's On Glasgow
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 27th April 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

Find out about Historic Tours of Glasgow University on What's On Glasgow
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 30th October 2021

Join Walking Tours in Glasgow to explore the streets of Mackintosh's home city to experience and witness his lasting legacy!

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Wester Distillery Tours

Wester Distillery Tours

Selected dates between 26th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Take a look behind the scenes of Wester Distillery and enjoy a guided tasting of the range of spirits produced at this microdistillery!

Find out about Wester Distillery Tours on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours

Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis run regular friendly and informal walking tours of the Glasgow Necropolis!

Find out about Glasgow Necropolis Walking Tours on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st September 2021 - 31st December 2021

Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!

Find out about Glasgow Central Station Tours on What's On Glasgow
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

Selected dates between 4th September 2021 - 18th December 2021

The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!

Find out about The Lighthouse Building Tours on What's On Glasgow
Doors Open Days Glasgow

Doors Open Days Glasgow

13th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival offers a diverse programme of in-person and digital events, celebrating Glasgow, its heritage and its people. The city is yours to explore, 13th - 19th September!

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Canal Days Out

Canal Days Out

Selected dates between 18th September 2021 - 25th September 2021

Glasgow Canal Co-op have TWO exciting days of events planned for all ages on Saturday 18th and Saturday 25th September!

Find out about Canal Days Out on What's On Glasgow
Doors Open Days: CWGC Tours at Riddrie Park Cemetery

Doors Open Days: CWGC Tours at Riddrie Park Cemetery

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Come along to Riddrie Park Cemetery and learn about the history and work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and hear the stories about some of the casualties.

Find out about Doors Open Days: CWGC Tours at Riddrie Park Cemetery on What's On Glasgow
Exploring The Past At Pollok: Servants Life In A House Like Pollok

Exploring The Past At Pollok: Servants Life In A House Like Pollok

24th September 2021

Join the Pollok House team for 'A Servant's Life' which will show you how life was for the servants who worked there!

Spirits of the Tenement

Spirits of the Tenement

6th October 2021

Are you brave enough to enter the close, climb the stairs and find yourself back in the company of late Victorian fortune tellers and mediums at Tenement House?

Find out about Spirits of the Tenement on What's On Glasgow
GVVT Annual Open Weekend

GVVT Annual Open Weekend

9th October 2021 - 10th October 2021

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust's Annual Open Weekend returns for 2021 on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th October!

Find out about GVVT Annual Open Weekend on What's On Glasgow
Exploring The Past At Pollok: Growing Up In A House Like Pollok

Exploring The Past At Pollok: Growing Up In A House Like Pollok

11th October 2021

Step back in time and learn what life was like for the Victorian and Edwardian Children who grew up in houses just like Pollok House!

Exploring The Past At Pollok: Hobbies And Games In A House Like Pollok

Exploring The Past At Pollok: Hobbies And Games In A House Like Pollok

15th October 2021

Join the team at Pollok House to hear about some of the interesting characters who have lived in the house and discover their favourite hobbies!

Events in Lanarkshire

Doors Open Days: North Lanarkshire

Doors Open Days: North Lanarkshire

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across North Lanarkshire! This year's event will be held on September 18th & 19th!

Find out about Doors Open Days: North Lanarkshire on What's On Lanarkshire
Let The Light In

Let The Light In

2nd October 2021

On Saturday 2nd October, Cumbernauld Theatre Trust will have great pleasure in opening their doors in a one-day celebration and exploration of their new home, Lanternhouse!

Find out about Let The Light In on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Paisley Mystery Tour

Paisley Mystery Tour

Selected dates between 21st August 2021 - 18th September 2021

This new mystery heritage walking tour from The Urban Historian is set to introduce you to Paisley as you have never seen it before!

Find out about Paisley Mystery Tour on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrew Victory Baths Centenary Exhibition

Renfrew Victory Baths Centenary Exhibition

19th September 2021 - 26th September 2021

Renfrew Victory Baths, the iconic and much loved building for residents and visitors of Renfrew, are celebrating their Centenary with a special exhibition!

Find out about Renfrew Victory Baths Centenary Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Woodside Heritage Walk

Woodside Heritage Walk

25th September 2021

Explore the history and heritage of Woodside in Paisley on this guided walking tour with The Urban Historian!

Find out about Woodside Heritage Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Radical Paisley Heritage Walk

Radical Paisley Heritage Walk

2nd October 2021

Paisley is well known for its radical political history from the early 19th Century onwards, join The Urban Historian for the Radical Paisley Heritage Walk as part of Tannahill Arts Festival!

Find out about Radical Paisley Heritage Walk on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Doors Open Days Stirling

Doors Open Days Stirling

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Stirling! This year's event will be held on 18th and 19th September.

Find out about Doors Open Days Stirling on What's On Stirling
The Haunted House Tour

The Haunted House Tour

Selected dates between 7th October 2021 - 28th October 2021

This October take a History and Horror Tour round historic Bannockburn House to hear gory tales and ghastly stories from the past.

Find out about The Haunted House Tour on What's On Stirling
Stirling Gin Ghost Walk and Tasting 2021

Stirling Gin Ghost Walk and Tasting 2021

30th October 2021

Join Stirling Distillery for a deliciously creepy gin tasting and then tour Stirling Old Jail with David from Stirling Ghostwalk as he tells tales of ancient Stirling's violent and ghastly past!

Find out about Stirling Gin Ghost Walk and Tasting 2021 on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Hidden Door Festival 2021
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Castle Of Light
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9 To 5 The Musical
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