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The best routes have a few surprises, off-the-beaten-track, and a climax at a particularly captivating location. When you’re done, you’ll have talk times and word counts that match travel times.
Discover Edinburgh’s Dean Village on a self-guided audio tour
Dive into the rich history of Dean Village, now one of the most popular residential districts of Edinburgh. Explore this picturesque town and discover the traces of its industrial history. See the traces of the Baronial legacy in this sweet milling village. Cross the old bridge, the tollbooth, the mill, and the weir. Find some hidden details and walk towards the green banks of the Water of Leith to admire the goddess Hygeia. Next up is the Dean Bridge, followed by Well Court and a beautiful cemetery, only to end up at two modern art galleries that once were Georgian orphanages.
Self-guided audio tour on the history of witchcraft in Scotland
From Holyrood Palace, make your way up to the well-known Royal Mile. Stroll through the alleyways of the Old Town only to arrive at Edinburgh Castle. Learn about the public hysteria about witchcraft throughout the centuries. From the terrible times during the reign of King James VI, life during the 1500s and 1600s, all the way through the 1900s. The average time of this VoiceMap Edinburgh guided tour is 60 minutes, but you are welcome to linger a bit longer here and there, deciding your own pace. This self-guided audio tour can be enjoyed on location or even at home with VoiceMap’s Virtual function, which disables the GPS playback.
Explore Harry Potter’s Edinburgh on a self-guided audio tour
From Edinburgh Castle, you will venture through the secret alleyways of the Old Town. Pass the street that inspired Diagon Alley and search for Voldemort’s gravestone on Greyfriar’s Graveyard. You will see the Writer’s Museum, Victoria Street, and the Grassmarket. Of course, the cafe where J.K. Rowling wrote the now world-famous Harry Potter books is on the itinerary. This self-guided audio tour can be enjoyed on location or even at home with VoiceMap’s Virtual function, which disables the GPS playback.
Discover Edinburgh’s New Town on a self-guided audio tour
Your digital guide is an architecture tutor and will show you the best places in this part of the city. Discover how Edinburgh’s New Town became the largest planned town development in the world; see traces of the former neoclassical city and hidden details throughout the city. Admire the only villa in New Town, the first semi-detached house in Scotland, and the first planned square in Edinburgh. This self-guided audio tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap’s Continuous Play function, which disables the GPS playback.
Self-guided audio tour of Edinburgh’s old town highlights
Dive into the origins of Scottish design with an architecture tutor guide. This VoiceMap Edinburgh self-guided audio tour takes you around the atmospheric Old Town of Edinburgh, passing the most fascinating buildings in the city. Follow your guide’s instructions and stroll through Edinburgh. Admire the award-winning Scottish Parliament building, the Royal Mile, the National Museum of Scotland, and Riddle’s Court. Admire some breathtaking views from Victoria Terrace and discover the answers to questions like is Old Town really that old and which medieval Scottish castles inspired Victorian buildings in Edinburgh.
- Unlimited access to the self-guided tour in English
- VoiceMap app for Android and iOS
- Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
What’s Not Included
- Smartphone and headphones
- Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
- Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
- Unfortunately, we can’t offer you a refund, nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product due to our partner’s policy.