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The Storytellers Of Edinburgh


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Discover the many stories and famous fictional characters that were born in Scotland, through a family-friendly walking tour lead by an engaging private guide.



Scotland is a country of storytellers and some of the most famous novels were born from authors living and inspired by Edinburgh.

Meet your private, fully licensed guide and listen to the many tales he/she will be telling as you and your family pass by some noteworthy sites.

It all starts with the legend of Greyfriars Bobby, the dog that lived for many years next to the tomb of his beloved master… This 2 hour walking tour will take you in the footsteps of iconic writers such as Stevenson, author of the world famous Treasure Island and the infamous Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde, Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) and many more.

Surely your kids are going to love knowing that JK Rowling wrote the adventures of Harry Potter in Edinburgh, and they will love seeing parts of the city where she got her inspiration.

On a more intellectual side, everyone will try to understand the theories of David Hume, a Scottish philosopher, when climbing up the Calton Hill and enjoying the beautiful panoramic view from there.

To make it even more interesting for the children, they will all receive a fun-filled and educative game booklet. Peter Pan and Ivanhoe won’t have any secrets any more!

Our Storytellers of Edinburgh is a great way to have your children learn about the literary heritage of Scotland as, during this walking tour, they will learn as much as they will have fun.


Key benefits:The Storytellers of Edinburgh - Greyfriars bobby S

  • A private, fully licensed guide who knows how to keep the children engaged
  • A kid-friendly walking tour focused on the literary heritage of Edinburgh
  • A fun-filled game booklet given to each child


Price per family (6 people max)


Book this activity

Duration of the activity 2 hours
Minimum age 6 years
What is included:

– Private certified guide

– A perfectly adapted literary walking tour for families

– A game booklet for each child