Invisible (Edinburgh): Edinburgh Walking Tour: Explore the Arts in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Walking Tour: Explore the Arts in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Invisible (Edinburgh)

Social Enterprise

1 hour
From$16 USDPer person

Invisible (Edinburgh) is a social enterprise that trains individuals who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides while offering alternative, socially minded tours of the city.

Tour Highlights

  • See a new side of Edinburgh while helping combat homelessness in the city.
  • Discover the local history and the issue of homelessness in Scotland today.
  • Learn about the history of festivals in Edinburgh and your local guide's passion for arts on a unique walking tour.

Tour revenue will be invested in providing support for Invisible (Edinburgh)'s tour guides, who have all been affected by homelessness.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment, preferably Wednesday - Saturday

  • Start Time

    After 3 pm or anytime Saturday

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Professionals

  • Languages

    English, Spanish, French

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Tour Participants

    4 to 12

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

Angie, originally from Oz but now an Edinburgh local, offers you a tour of HER Edinburgh, focused on things she loves like the arts. Walk through the streets of the city and discover Edinburgh attractions from a new perspective as you hear stories of festivals, poetry, and more. The tour starts at the Festival Theatre (on Nicholson Street) and will take you along the Jazz bar and by the national and central libraries.

Tour Start Address

Festival Theater, 13-29 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

More About Invisible (Edinburgh)

Mission

To train individuals who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides while offering alternative, socially minded tours of the city.

Main Programs

  • Train tour guides: self-development, history, story-telling

  • Provide tours of the city

  • Public Education

Awards & Recognition

Notable Press Mention
Community Fund Recipient
Official Training Partner