Real Women of Edinburgh

  • 1.5 Hours
  • Max Guests: 20
  • Every Day - 3pm

Tour Highlights

Begin your adventure at Maggie Dickson’s pub and hear the incredible story of how Maggie Dickson survived a public execution in the early 1700s. Then, make your way to Grassmarket Community Project, a social enterprise and find our how they support vulnerable people in our community. You will also learn about the first body snatchers of Edinburgh (women) and the most successful author and Scriptwriter of the UK (also a woman). You will finish the tour at the bottom of the royal mile, hearing more stories of social enterprises that support women nowadays.


Meet your guide

This tour is delivered by Gayle. As the only woman part of our group of guides in Edinburgh she is passionate about spreading the word about women stories and services available to them in the city.

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Tour revenue will be invested in providing support for our tour guides, who have all been affected by homelessness. If you can donate, any extra amount will be greatly appreciated and very helpful.