About this activity

Discover the city’s best-kept secrets and Hidden Gems, from hidden alleyways to secret gardens, and see the city from a fresh perspective. Uncover the unexpected and join us on an unforgettable journey of discovery!

Full Description 

Discover the hidden treasures of Edinburgh on our one-of-a-kind Hidden Gems tour. Led by one of our talented Actor Guides, who portrays an original ‘detective’ style character, this tour is a thrilling adventure that will have you hunting for hidden gems throughout the city.
As you explore the lesser-known corners of Edinburgh, your guide will lead you on a quest to discover hidden gems that are often overlooked by visitors. Through immersive storytelling and interactive experiences, you’ll feel like you’re part of a thrilling adventure, as you explore the city’s secret nooks and crannies.
Edinburgh is a city with a rich history and culture, from Mary Queen of Scots to Robert Burns, and is said to have inspired J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books. With our Hidden Gems tour, you’ll discover the lesser-known parts of Edinburgh that make it such a special place. From hidden courtyards and narrow alleys to quirky architecture and unusual landmarks, this tour is a treasure hunt that will leave you with a greater appreciation of the city’s unique character.
Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our Hidden Gems tour is perfect for those who are looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Join us for an unforgettable adventure as we hunt for hidden gems throughout Edinburgh and discover the hidden treasures that make it one of the most fascinating cities in the world.

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  • Vibrant entertaining character guide
  • Outlander filming locations
  • “Instagramamble” hidden gems
  • Harry Potter related conten



  • Professional actor-guide
  • Entertaining storytelling

Meeting Point


Meet your tartan-clad guide promptly outside Caffé Nero, 1 Parliament Square.

Know Before you Go


  • This tour will take place whatever the Scottish weather throws at us.

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April, 2024




August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Lewis
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