Jacobite History and Outlander's Scotland Walking Tour

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From $18.58

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 60 minutes

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We do as it says on the tin. We conduct 1 hour Historical Tours in our own unique style. This company is a family enterprise operated by Edinburgh locals with a passion for History, we are not a commercially run company but a small independently owned business that has its fingers on the pulse of Scotland's ever-changing cultural and political landscape. We LOVE what we do and that is evident when you join one of our tours. We look incredible and our passion is infectious. We are professionals with a decade's experience in the British Tourism Market and we endeavour to make this company one of the City's Finest, with your help :)

What's Included

This tour includes a 1 hour guided walking tour conducted by an experienced guide in costume

What's Not Included

Entry into subsequent paid attractions excluded

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 14
  • YOUTH: Age: 15 - 18
  • ADULT: Age: 19 - 60
  • SENIOR: Age: 61 - 90

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Our Staff does regular Lateral Flow tests to insure visitor safety. All our activities takes place outdoors so certain COVID rules don't apply. Please see www.gov.uk for the latest updates
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Old Town
This tour is perfect for fans of the Starz Outlander Series now streaming on Amazon Prime and is a favourite amongst Scottish Nationals too as it delves deep into Jacobite History and covers the events that changed this country forever. You will learn the reason for three famous uprisings, hear tales of bravery and defiance in the face of oppression by outside forces. You will hear the songs and the stories of the people who forged this great nation and provided the inspiration behind the books by author Diana Gabaldon. We will talk about an infamous prison where Jacobites were incarcerated and hung, the Tollbooth. We will pass Parliament house, see the Writer's Museum, walk Victoria Street to the Grassmarket, a place of execution and see the covenanter's memorial and walk up to Greyfriars cemetery where we will continue sharing stories of botched hangings, graverobbers, serial killers and meet the most famous dog in the world, Greyfriars Bobby. All this and more awaits you so book now

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Royal Mile
We Start at St Giles Cathedral, where you will meet your costumed guide in front of the large Gothic Cathedral approximately 10 - 5 minutes before the tour is about to start. We will walk through Edinburgh's Historic Old Town and pass by iconic Landmarks such as the Writer's Museum, Johnston Terrace, Victoria Street, the Grassmarket, Greyfriar's Cemetery, The Cowgate, Hunter's Square and the South Bridge

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Greyfriars Kirkyard
Here we will talk about famous Scottish Citizens whom are buried in Edinburgh's most known graveyard. We mention the Covenanters, talk about ghosts, graverobbers and serial killers and the most famous dog in Scotland, Greyfriar's Bobby

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

During the 19th Century the Cowgate was a slum and a place of poverty and foul play, it is home to the South Bridge, Edinburgh's most notorious structure and considered as the most haunted place in Europe except for the French Catacombs.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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