From Kings of Europe to King Penguins, Edinburgh (Scotland’s capital city, built on an extinct volcano and borne of fire and stone with its beautiful Gothic buildings, cobblestoned Royal Mile and an imposing 12th-century castle keeping watch from high on a hill) is generally the first stop on a trip to Scotland and is an easy 4.5hr train ride from London.
Do you have limited time and don’t know where to start to discover the very best of this magical city? Don’t worry, we have you covered with our four fantastic tours incorporating fun and engaging family activities with our kid- and teen-friendly guides. These awesome tours will tell you everything you need to know, and more, about one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world.
Treat yourself with 4 Edinburgh family tours done with kids-experts!
We handpicked our guides for their expert and quirky knowledge of every inch of the city’s famous and historical haunts, and believe us, there is a lot to learn about Edinburgh!
So, whether you want to see where JK Rowling started her Harry Potter novels, discover the strange and very secret history of the Old Town and New Town, or take a spooky night-time trip back to the 19th-century while learning about medicines, murder and mysteries through the eyes of Sherlock Holmes, we have the tour for you!
It’s not easy keeping the whole family happy, but with its buzzing social scene, wide variety of restaurants and fun entertainment, Edinburgh balances the (very) old with the new and provides something for all the family – like our exciting treasure hunt through Edinburgh Castle where you step into 800 years of history and can enjoy your own ‘Game of Thrones’ moment!
So come, join us, and experience a world of witches and wizardry, walking and wonder and find out why a King Penguin at Edinburgh zoo was knighted by the King of Norway!
If you aren’t finding exactly what you’re looking for in our list of activities, just contact one of the members of our superhero team- we love crafting memorable family experiences!
We can’t wait to see you in one of our Edinburgh family tours!