Meet Steve

Auld Toun Walking Tours is the creation of Steve Porter.

The Auld Toun Blog explores Edinburgh’s stories and gives updates about our latest news.

IMG_8830Auld Toun Walking Tours is the creation of Steve Porter. He is a teacher, screenwriter, author of political/football/travel fiction, poetry and short stories.

Steve loves a good story and enjoys creating tours that delve into Edinburgh’s history – one tour, one story, one focus.  Steve was captivated by the story of Burke and Hare and created the tour Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare, researching and writing the tour over six months. This tour examines Edinburgh’s social history and the fascinating story of serial killers Burke and Hare – murder, greed and deception.

Steve studied History at the University of Edinburgh and is currently undertaking a Celtic Studies course.

Watch Beyond the Haar, narration written by Steve
Find out about the short film The Water Rats written by Steve
Buy Steve’s writing
Read Steve Porter’s World of Books blog

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