The Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

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Edinburgh's hysterical, historical, and completely original Mountebank comedy walking tour, laugh a lot and learn a little on the only tour of Edinburgh that is led by a local, professional, stand-up comedian guaranteed to make you laugh yourself silly! The aim is simple, to make you laugh while you learn a little about Scotland's incredible capital. *Strictly for ages 16+ *Please note I sometime have to take my mega friendly dog Brahan aka 'The Bonnie Prince' on the tour, he is the softest dog in Scotland but if you have any issues with dogs please let me know "a star on the rise at the moment with material totally on the pulse, Daniel is one to watch". (Mumble Comedy) '5* best history show 2019 Fringe' (Herald) 'the best walking tour I've ever been on,' 'my face ached from laughing so much,' 'laugh riot humor and historical intrigue,' 'masterfully executed,' 'I'll never look at a unicorn the same way again' (guest reviews)

Itinerary Details

Operated by: The Mountebank Tour of Edinburgh

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The tour starts at the world famous Monkey Barrel Comedy club where I find out a little about you, you learn a little more about me (more than you probably care to know!) I teach you some of my favourite Scottish vocabulary and then we set off on our Old Town adventure..!!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile

Edinburgh's most iconic and historic High Street

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross

The spot where trade occurred in medieval Edinburgh as well as everything from royal proclamations to punishments

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral

The most significant religious site in the old town it played a key role in the reformation and is the resting place of swashbuckling characters such as the 'Great Montrose'

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Writers' Museum

We stop outside the Writers museum for a comic take on some of Edinburgh's most famous literary figures

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle

We stop for a stunning panorama of the south side of Edinburgh castle and learn about the daring raid of Edinburgh Castle by Sir Thomas Randolph in March 1314

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Grassmarket

Edinburgh's centre for law and disorder a bustling market place where justice was handed out in the form of public executions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard

Our final stop is Greyfriars Kirkyard steeped in historical significance, gruesome stories of Edinburgh's bodysnatchers, ghosts, Harry Potter and of course Edinburgh's most famous dog Greyfriars Bobby

Duration: 15 minutes
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