Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Edinburgh, Scotland

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
Category*:
[A1] Arran Aromatics
[A2] Arthur's Seat (must see)
[A3] Augustine United Church
[A4] Barclay Viewforth Church of Scotland
[A5] Buddhist Centre
[A6] CC Blooms
[A7] Calton Hill Observatory (must see)
[A8] Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
[A9] Carrubbers Christian Centre
[B1] Chambers Street
[B2] Charlotte Baptist Chapel
[B3] Charlotte Square
[B4] Church of Scotland Offices
[B5] City Art Centre
[B6] Coda Music
[B7] Cowgate Street
[B8] Crest Of Edinburgh
[B9] D & M Antique & Collectors Fair
[C1] Dragonfly Bar
[C2] Dugald Stewart Monument
[C3] Dunbar's Close Garden
[C4] Edinburgh Castle (must see)
[C5] Edinburgh Farmers' Market
[C6] Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation
[C7] Edinburgh Zoo
[C8] Geoffrey Taylor Kiltmaker
[C9] George Square
[D1] Gordon Nicolson
[D2] Grassmarket (must see)
[D3] Greyfriars Art Shop
[D4] Greyfriars Bobby's Statue (must see)
[D5] Greyfriars Church
[D6] Heart of Midlothian
[D7] Heritage of Scotland
[D8] Holyrood Abbey (must see)
[D9] Holyroodhouse (must see)
[E1] John Knox House
[E2] John Lewis
[E3] Kirk of the Canongate Chapel
[E4] Magdalen Chapel
[E5] McEwan Hall
[E6] Meadowbank Stadium Antique & Collectors Fair
[E7] Melville Monument
[E8] Mosque and Islamic Centre
[E9] Multrees Walk
[F1] Museum of Childhood (must see)
[F2] Museum of Edinburgh
[F3] Museum on the Mound
[F4] National Monument (must see)
[F5] National Museums of Scotland (must see)
[F6] Nelson Monument (must see)
[F7] Now and Then Antiques
[F8] Our Dynamic Earth
[F9] Palace of Holyroodhouse
[G1] Parliament House
[G2] People's Story Museum
[G3] Planet Out
[G4] Princes Street (must see)
[G5] Princes Street Gardens (must see)
[G6] Queen's Gallery
[G7] Real Foods Ltd‎
[G8] Real Mary King's Close (must see)
[G9] Rick's Bar
[H1] Royal Botanic Garden (must see)
[H2] Royal Mile (must see)
[H3] Royal Mile Curios
[H4] Royal Mile Whiskies
[H5] Royal Yacht Britannia (must see)
[H6] Sandy Bells
[H7] Scotsman's Lounge
[H8] Scott Monument (must see)
[H9] Scottish National Gallery (must see)
[J1] Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
[J2] Scottish National Portrait Gallery (must see)
[J3] Scottish Parliament Building
[J4] South Bridge Street
[J5] St Giles' Cathedral
[J6] St. Andrew Square
[J7] St. Anthony's Chapel (ruins)
[J8] St. Giles' Cathedral (must see)
[J9] St. Margaret's Chapel (must see)
[K1] St. Mary's Cathedral (must see)
[K2] Talbot Rice Gallery
[K3] Telfer Wall
[K4] The Apostolic Church
[K5] The Elephant House
[K6] The Parish Church of St. Andrew's and St. George's
[K7] The Royal Mile Gallery
[K8] The Scotch Whisky Experience (must see)
[K9] The Scotland Kilt Company
[L1] The Toddle-In
[L2] The University of Edinburgh
[L3] Traverse Theatre
[L4] Tron Kirk Church
[L5] Usher Hall
[L6] Whistle Binkies
[L7] Writers' Museum

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:


Place Name*:
Locate the Place*: get GPS coordinates
Choose a Hotel*:


Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The tour starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.


Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*:
Email*: