Hidden secrets of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile walking tour
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Activities

Hidden secrets of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the hidden gems of Edinburgh's infamous Royal Mile
  • Hear tales of the former residents and historical figures who lived here
  • Admire architecture, statues, and monuments that date back to the 12th century
  • Travel back in time as you listen to your guide's stories
What to expect

Meet your guide, who is dressed in costume, then set off on your walking tour along Edinburgh's mysterious Royal Mile. Delve into the past as you explore the hidden realms of this legendary location. Listen to stories that date back to the 12th century, and hear historic tales of life here through the ages.

Admire the Royal Mile's impressive array of architecture, statues, and monuments as you wander and walk in the footsteps of some of Edinburgh's most prominent and infamous historical figures that have shaped the Old Town of Edinburgh.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Professional costumed Guide
    • Guided walking tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Group of 4 people
    • Children (age 0-4): free admission and do not require a ticket
    Where
    • Bank of Scotland, 300 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HP, UK
    Meeting point:

    Please meet your tour at the Tourist Information and Edinburgh Ticket booth/box, outside of the Bank of Scotland.

    What to remember
    • All children aged up to 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Please note if you don't show up for the tour, no refund will be given
    • The minimum age to participate is five years old
    • Pregnant women are allowed on this tour but do so at their own discretion
    • The maximum number of participants for this tour is 10 people
    • A minimum number of 2 people is required for the tour to run however single tickets can still be booked
    • Tours will run rain or shine, please arrive at least 5 minutes early to ensure a timely departure
    • Please note that this tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility as there are no lifts or ramps available at stairways
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    AULD REEKIE TOURS LTD
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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