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A Burns Walk on the Royal Mile

Serenity Scotland Ltd t/a A Walk in Edinburgh

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Robert Burns is known as one of the world's foremost poets, and for a while he lived in Edinburgh. Witness the dynamic story of Burns in the city with A Royal Mile Burns Walk. Experienced tour guide and actor Peter Berry will take you on an entertaining and educational journey in the Royal Mile, which served as the backdrop for Burns’ inspiration.

About This Deal

Join Peter Berry as he highlights Robert Burn's life in the capital city and beyond, while performing many of his greatest works. Lasting around seventy five minutes, this walking tour starts every Thursday at 10am at the Canongate Church, where Peter explores Burns' great respect of, and inspiration from Robert Fergusson. From there it wanders though the headstones of the Canongate Churchyard (with a host of connections and surprises), only then to saunter with Peter up the Royal Mile including many of the old closes, continuing to make connections with Burns and the Edinburgh of the 1780s with its many characters, clubs and societies, up by St Giles Cathedral,  and lastly the tour has its poignant  finale at 11:30am outside Lady Stair's House, the Writers Museum.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Local guide

  • Gratuities

Departure Point
Canongate Kirk (Church) on the Royal Mile

Departure Time
10:00 AM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Tour ends at the Writer's Museum, Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PA

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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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.