Innovative sightseeing tour offers groovy new way to explore Edinburgh

Boogie your way through Edinburgh’s key movie locations and haunted hotspots amongst other exciting tours

Silent Disco Tours has launched a range of innovative and fun sightseeing tours in Edinburgh. Visitors will be guided around the city to see the top tourist sites and learn about Edinburgh while dancing along to a funky playlist on high-tech wireless headphones.

There are four tours to choose from; The Original Tour takes visitors on a tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town where they will learn about the area’s rich history, including ghost stories, myths and legends, while listening to popular sing-along hits; on The Movie Tour, participants will visit key locations used in Hollywood blockbuster films and TV shows including Avengers: Infinity War, Trainspotting and Outlander, while listening to well-known songs from the films’ soundtracks; on The Royal Mile Tour, revellers will be guided from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, bopping through hidden alleyways and historic closes along the way, while listening to some of the top hits from the past four decades; The Haunted Tour includes some of Edinburgh’s oldest and most haunted streets whilst listening to chilling tunes; and The Cultural Tour will guide visitors to Edinburgh’s must-see sights while boogieing along to some of Scotland’s top artists.

Tours run at 11am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm from Thursday to Sunday and last one hour. All tours start and finish in the Grassmarket and cost £12.50 per person or £10 for children aged five and over.

Colin Hope, owner of Silent Disco Tours, says: “We are really excited to offer visitors to Edinburgh, and indeed local residents, a unique way to discover the city’s vibrant history and culture. It has to be the most fun and exciting way to explore Edinburgh’s city streets - as well as learning about the history of the city and visiting key movie locations featured in Hollywood films, visitors can walk, singing-along and dance to the music.

“With four tours available, there’s something for everyone, including the whole family. Whether you’re new to the city, visiting for a short break or going on a night out, Silent Disco Tours offers the perfect way to experience everything Edinburgh has to offer while enjoying a fun day out!”