Edinburgh’s West End BID has collaborated with MSc Sound Design at Edinburgh College of Art to take you on a journey of discovery.
These 3 audio soundscapes delve into what makes Edinburgh’s West End unique, enabling you to uncover our hidden gems on foot.
Whether you choose to download 1 Sound Walk or all 3, each audio piece has a supporting downloadable map to help you find your way around. We encourage you to take your time and enjoy exploring the area at your leisure; you can pause your Sound Walk at any point should you wish to spend a little longer at any of the treasures you discover en route.
Be prepared for some surprises and challenges along the way!
Be transported back in time to discover the secrets behind the doors of the grand Georgian houses that line the streets and hear why long-standing West End residents love living in the area.
Tells the story of the eclectic mix of businesses that make the area bustle and thrive, as well as tips on where to stop for a coffee or bite to eat. Listen carefully, there are two challenges en route! Accept the challenges and you’ll be in with a chance of winning some West End prizes!* Keep and eye on our Instagram page for winners announcements.
Inspired by Edinburgh born Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes, this Sound Walk invites you to follow a series of clues to find a secret word. Once you’ve solved the mystery we invite you back to this page to enter the secret word. You’ll automatically be entered into a prize draw to win West End goodies!*