Remarkable Edinburgh Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

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Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is a place that asks to be discovered, filled with quirky, inviting nooks that tempt you to explore just that little bit further.

Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this amazing city.

On this tour you will see a centuries old castle, underground alleys with a dark history and a world famous graveyard, and many other absorbing sights.

To discover this fascinating city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking.

The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way.

Please note that this tour is only available in English.

What's Included

Link for downloading mp3 files and map

Self-Guided Audio Tour


Zip folder of audio files and map

What's Not Included

Admission Fees for Deacon Brodie's Tavern - It's a bar. Buy a drink.

Admission Fees for Edinburgh Castle - £15.50

Admission Fees for The Real Mary King's Close - £18.95

Audio Device




Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Greyfriars Kirkyard
Greyfriars Kirkyard is renowned as the final resting place of one of the world's most loyal dogs, Greyfriars Bobby.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Deacon Brodie's Tavern
No tour of Edinburgh is complete without a visit to Deacon Brodie's tavern, named after a local thief and reputedly the home of Edinburgh's best haggis, a national delicacy, and well worth a try.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Real Mary King's Close
Tour Mary King's Close if you dare. You may not be alone in the reputedly haunted nooks and crannies.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

St Giles' Cathedral
There has been a church on the site of St Giles' Cathedral since 1120. The current cathedral was built in the 14th century and renovated towards the end of the 15th.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Princes Street Gardens
The gardens contain many interesting monuments but the most significant is that dedicated to Sir Walter Scott.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh Castle
The current building of the castle dates back to the 12th century and is home to the Scottish crown jewels.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Royal Mile
The Royal Mile, which links Edinburgh Castle in the west to Holyrood Palace in the east, is generally considered to be the heart of the Scottish capital. Here, along a distance of 1809 metres (which makes up one Scottish mile), the main tourist attractions of Edinburgh are concentrated. Altogether the Royal Mile is made up of four adjacent streets: Castlehill, the commercial Lawnmarket, the fashionable Highstreet and the quiet Canongate.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

George IV Bridge
The George IV Bridge's main claim to fame is that it is home to the Elephant House, where J.K. Rowling conceived and wrote her first Harry Potter book.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh City Chambers
This ground edifice, known originally as the Royal Exchange, was built in the 18th century to designs by John and Robert Adam for the merchants of Edinburgh.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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