Private Edinburgh Walking Tour

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Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Make the most of your time in Edinburgh. Spend a couple of hours strolling through the streets of Edinburgh's Old Town. Hear about Edinburgh's history, characters and events that shaped this wonderful city. The Royal Mile leads down from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. If you have a special interest let us know we can tailor for you. Harry Potter, Outlander or the Jacobite's or a mix of everything, history, architecture and people from the past.

What's Included

Local guide

Private tour

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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.

What To Expect

Edinburgh Castle Esplanade
Views of Edinburgh Castle from the outside.

• Admission Ticket Free

Gladstone's Land
Fine example of one of Edinburgh's oldest houses.

• Admission Ticket Free

Writers' Museum
now a museum this building has a fascinating past

• Admission Ticket Free

St Giles' Cathedral
The building and it's history will be discussed from outside, however if you would like the guide will be happy to give you a brief introductory tour of the inside. Donation is requested.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercat Cross
See the site of Proclomations and executions, punishments and markets.

• Admission Ticket Free

John Knox House Museum
Vied from the outside hear the history of this interesting House and it's new use.

• Admission Ticket Free

Canongate Kirk
Viewed from the outside, you will walk around the church hearing about it's history and the history of some of the burial grounds interesting inhabitants.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Scottish Parliament
A modern piece of Architecture built on the site of an old brewery. Hear about it's history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Palace of Holyroodhouse
The end point of our tour is the Palace of Holyroodhouse, here you will view the palace from the outside, hear about Mary Queen of Scots, James the IV and David I and the Augustinian Canons

• Admission Ticket Free

Bakehouse Close
A brief stop to see some interesting architecture, hear stories of the people who lived here and about some filming that took place here.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dunbars Close Garden
Discover a spot of tranquility in the centre of the city in one of the Old Towns hidden gems, laid out as a 17th C garden

• Admission Ticket Free

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