Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Overview

Explore the historic heart of the Scottish capital on this 3-hour walking tour of Edinburgh. Hear stories of medieval life, legendary royals and notorious criminals as you follow your guide around the UNESCO-listed Old Town and stroll down the famous Royal Mile. Along the way, stop to admire the grand Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland; pass the John Knox House and explore the ancient buildings along Canongate. Best of all: this small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring a personalised experience.
  • 3-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Admire the historic buildings along Canongate
  • Hear stories of legendary Scottish royals, rebels, and reformers from a historian guide
  • Ideal introduction to Edinburgh for first-time visitors or those short on time
  • Small-group tour limited to six people ensures a personalized experience
  • Walk along Edinburgh’s iconic Royal Mile in the UNESCO-listed Old Town
  • Marvel at the Palace of Holyrood, The Queen’s official Scottish residence
Begin your walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town outside the National Museum of Scotland in the heart of the historic city. Follow your guide through the maze of cobbled lanes, wynds and closes that make up the UNESCO-listed district, as you get a feel for life in yesteryear Edinburgh.

Stroll down Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile and admire the historic buildings along Canongate, including the 17th-century church of Canongate Kirk, a remaining section of the Fladen Wall, and the castle-like Canongate Tolbooth. Along the way, stop at the John Knox house, where you’ll hear stories about the iconic Scottish reformer, then trace the neighborhood’s development from medieval slums to lavish mansions, and learn about the construction of Edinburgh’s New Town.

Finally, arrive at the magnificent Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official home of the Royal Family in Scotland, where you’ll hear about legendary royals like Mary, Queen of Scots, and learn how the Queen stays at the castle during her annual summer visit.
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