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Private Royal Mile walking tour in Edinburgh's Old Town

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Make the most of your time in Edinburgh. Spend the 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.

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Pass By: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Castle Hill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

Views of Edinburgh Castle from the outside.

Pass By: Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT Scotland

Fine example of one of Edinburgh's oldest houses.

Pass By: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

now a museum this building has a fascinating past

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

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.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

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

Pass By: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

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

Stop At: Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN Scotland

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.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland

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

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland

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

Stop At: Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh Scotland

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Dunbars Close Garden, 137 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BW Scotland

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

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Private tour

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

2 to 3 hours

Return Details
Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX, UK

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14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.