Real Mary King's Close entrance ticket and guided tour
Excursions & day trips

Real Mary King's Close entrance ticket and guided tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Please see calendar availability
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour
Do this because
  • Enjoy a truly unique tour discovering the history of Edinburgh
  • Learn the stories of Edinburgh's most interesting residents
  • Follow your costumed guide for a fun day out!
What to expect

Discover Edinburgh's hidden history on a 1-hour underground guided tour at The Real Mary King's Close with a costumed character tour guide!

You'll be able to uncover the true story of how a network of Old Town streets found itself buried forever beneath Edinburgh's Royal Mile, and see for yourself what daily life was like in the 17th Century for both rich and poor.

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What's included
  • Entrance and guided walking tour to the Real Mary King's Close
What's not included
  • Gratuities
Reduced price
  • Children (5-15 years): reduced
  • Students and seniors (60+ years): reduced

Real Mary King's Close, 2 Warriston's Close, High Street, EH1 1PG, Edinburgh

Meeting point:

Please meet at the attraction entrance.

What to remember
  • During checkout, you will be asked to choose your preferred timeslot. If the time you pick is unavailable, you will be moved on to the next available tour and will be notified via email
  • Unfortunately, this tour isn't appropriate for guests with mobility issues as there is no disabled access
  • Children under the age of 5 are not able to visit due to health and safety regulations
  • The tour is completely in English but there are audio guides in a variety of languages available
  • Please note that high-traffic areas are sanitized regularly, guides and staff have regular temperature checks and are required to wash hands regularly. Hand sanitizer is available for everyone and social distancing will be enforced throughout the experience
  • No cash accepted, only accept contactless payments if you wish to purchase anything at the site
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • There is a maximum of 4 people per booking (the maximum capacity of the tour is 16 people)
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  • Please see calendar availability
  • Tours run at: 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm, 12.30pm, 1.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 2.30pm, 3.00pm, 3.30pm, 4.00pm
  • Please choose your time slot during check out
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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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