An Evening History Walking Tour through Edinburgh’s Old Town. Hear about the Characters and Events that shaped this beautiful city. By choosing to tour in the evening it less crowded and gives you time during the day to visit locations with closing times. This is a genuine small group walking tour with a maximum of 8 people per tour.
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Pass By: Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT Scotland
One of the oldest buildings in Edinburgh's Old Town. Here about it's history.
Pass By: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland
Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott, three great Scottish Writers. Lady Stair's House dates to the 1620's
Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and Witches all play part in the Castles History
Pass By: Riddle's Court, Riddles Court 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PG Scotland
Here see one of Edinburgh's only wooden outside staircases. Hear about Patrick Geddes and his influence on the buildings.
Pass By: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland
Viewed from above hear about the events that have taken place in this once bustling market place
Pass By: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland
Founded by David I hear about this buildings long and interesting past
Pass By: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland
Place of Proclamations here the story of the Mercat (market) Cross
Pass By: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland
Dating to the late 1400's this once Goldsmiths House has connetions to John Knox and Mary Queen of Scots
Pass By: Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN Scotland
Once a separate Burgh hear about the Church and Tolbooths history
Pass By: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland
See the New Scottish Parliament Building and hear about it's construction
Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
The Abbey was founded by David I in 1128 and the Palace started by James IV in 1503. Links to Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie hear the stories of it's turbulent past.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, UK
Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX, UK
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