Secrets of The Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle Tour

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Discover the secrets of Edinburgh's Royal Mile with an expert guide that'll beat any tour book. You'll even get to skip the line at Edinburgh Castle!


  • Edinburgh (Midlothian)
  • Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
  • VOUCHERS VALID FOR 12 MONTHS
  • FREE EXCHANGES
  • FREE GIFT PACK
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£ 30
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Secrets of The Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle Tour

Discover the secrets of Edinburgh's Royal Mile with an expert guide that'll beat any tour book. You'll even get to skip the line at Edinburgh Castle!

This walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and castle is a celebration of the city’s colourful history. Explore the wynds, closes, courtyards and homes of Edinburgh’s Old Town, before skipping the line at the castle entrance!

Tours depart from Mercat Cross, on the Royal Mile, where you’ll meet your expert guide. While you walk, they’ll begin telling the story of Edinburgh’s Old Town and several of its key landmarks. Over the course of the tour, you’ll hear how characters like Mary Queen of Scots, David Hume, Adam Smith and Robert Burns left their marks on the city, as you walk the streets they once frequented. What’s more, you’ll also go beyond the familiar names and places to uncover a lesser-known side to Scotland’s past. At the entrance to Edinburgh Castle, you’ll skip the ticket queue and head straight over the drawbridge for a guided tour of the city’s iconic fortress. Immerse yourself in tales of battles, sieges, prisoners, royalty… and leave feeling every bit the history buff! 

The Secrets of The Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle Tour is an enlightening activity for visitors and locals alike, and it would make a unique experience gift for anyone interested in the city’s rich history. Treat your loved one to an Experience Days voucher today!

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Availability

This tour runs several days a week throughout year. 

This can be subject to availability and demand. 

If you would like to book a specific date, please enquire with a member of our customer service team prior to redemption. 

Please note that same day bookings are not permitted. 

Requirements

Please note that babies, buggies and children under the age of 5 are not permitted on this tour.

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

You will need to be of a reasonable fitness level to participate in this tour.

This Tour may be unsuitable to those with mobility issues.

Duration

Experience Duration: 02:15

Time Spent at Venue: 02:15

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Secrets of The Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle Tour is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: 8

Spectators Allowed on Site: No

Non-paying spectators are not permitted on this tour. 

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What to wear

Weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear is advised. 

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£ 30