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Edinburgh Old and New Town Half Day Tour

Edinburgh and Scotland Tour Co

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Pick up from your agreed location in our luxury Volksagen Transporter people carrier and head to the ancient Old Town in the heart of Edinburgh. Experience, first hand what life was like in the middle ages. See the majestic Edinburgh castle, visit the sublime Holyrood Palace, enjoy the architecture and mystique of The Royal Mile, before we head across to James Craig's masterpiece, Edinburgh's UNESCO protected New Town.

What You'll Get

Once you are picked, we head for Edinburgh castle. This is the top of the Royal Mile and we will have a slow drive or walk down towards Holyrood Palace and experience over 1000 years of history on the way.

See what life was like in the 1700s by looking up our mysterious, historical closes. From Riddle's court, Lady Stair's Close, Brodie's close, where the infamous Deacon Brodie lived. Visit the statue and grave of the legendary Greyfriar's Bobby and see where J. K. Rowling wrote and was inspired to write the Harry Potter books.

After we go down to the Palace, we will drive up to Arthur's Seat for a lovely photo opportunity. We will then head to the New Town to see the magnificent 1767 masterplan of James Craig. Splendid Georgian terraced houses in all their glory.

We will then head for the Forth Bridges, to the North of Edinburgh for another spectacular photo opportunity. After this, we will head back to your original pick up point.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide

  • Lunch

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick ups will be at a point agreed with customer


  • Fife Rosyth Port
  • Edinburgh Newhaven Port
  • Any port required

Departure Time
9:00 AM

1 to 4 hours

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

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Edinburgh and Scotland Tour Co in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

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.