The Potter Trail leaves at the statue of Greyfriar’s Bobby on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh. It ends at nearby Victoria Terrace (please see the FAQ page for maps). Please see our Calendar page to check whether a tour is running on a specific day.
Tours every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 3pm
May and June 2017:
Tours every day of the week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun) at 3pm
– Please note, the the May and June tours planned for Saturday and Sunday at 1pm have been cancelled.
– Please note, the 1pm tour which was planned for Saturday 1st July is cancelled. The 3pm tour will run as normal
Tours every day of the week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun) at 3pm AND on Saturday and Sunday at 1pm
July 22nd at 1pm is a Magic Tour- see below
August 1st – 31st: Potter Trail at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017
Tours every day of the week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun) at 12pm and 4pm
PLUS tours 2pm on Saturday and Sunday
Edinburgh Fringe Page
September, October, November and December 2017:
Tours Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.
Christmas Break – No tours running from 23rd – 31st December
Magic Tours 2017
On these special dates, the tour is extended to 2 hours with the addition of magic from Edinburgh’s premier family-friendly conjurer, Magus Negus! These tours are best suited to family groups with children.
Tour starts at 3pm on:
Saturday February 4th 2017
Saturday March 18th 2017 § Saturday March 25th 2017
Saturday 1st April 2017 § Sunday 16th April 2017
Saturday 20th May 2017 § Sunday 28th May 2017
Tour starts at 1pm on:
Saturday July 22nd
Extra times and dates are often added in busy periods, so check this page regularly for updates or contact us. If you’d prefer a tailored experience at a time to suit, you can even book a private tour.
The tour lasts for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. This may vary, especially when the city is busy, so please leave leeway at the end of the tour if you have to run off!