It's been a challenging time for everyone and we haven't been able to offer our tours since lockdown began. However we do have some good news! We are currently developing a new tour based on Calton Hill: amazing views, hidden histories and social distance! Social distance will be able to be maintained due to the [...]
With Halloween fast approaching, the Beltane Fire Society will be getting ready for the second of their two annual festivals.
The nights are getting longer and warmer, so there's no better time to explore the Water of Leith, one of Edinburgh's rivers.
You may have taken a stroll through Princes Street Gardens on a summer's evening, but did you know it was a loch?
The Auld Toun Blog explores Edinburgh's stories and gives updates about our latest news. You've heard about the Great Fire of London (1666), maybe even the Great Fire of Glasgow (1652). But Edinburgh has its own sad tale: The Great Fire of Edinburgh in 1824 ravaged part of the Old Town for five days. Edinburgh [...]