Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Events (walk, historical)

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  • The Royal Oak - Inside
  • 12:00
  • Aug 25
  • 2 hours
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Rebustours
  • Warnings and additional info: Walking tour, includes steps, please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Experience the dark and hidden atmosphere of the Detective Inspector John Rebus books, which are written by bestselling crime writer Ian Rankin. Discover some of the fascinating real locations and feel the history, mystery and humour of this most ancient and modern European capital city. Readings from the books are provided by actor and local historian Colin Brown. Tours are described by customers as ‘a wonderful introduction to Edinburgh’, ‘an intriguing and engaging experience’ and ‘knowledgeable, engrossing and fun’. Rebustours are an entertaining, novel way of discovering Edinburgh and its captivating, spellbinding and enchanting past.

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