Private Edinburgh Walking Tour

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Make the most of your time in Edinburgh. Spend a couple of hours strolling through the streets of Edinburgh's Old Town. Hear about Edinburgh's history, characters and events that shaped this wonderful city. The Royal Mile leads down from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. If you have a special interest let us know we can tailor for you. Harry Potter, Outlander or the Jacobite's or a mix of everything, history, architecture and people from the past.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Edinburgh Tour Guides

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Views of Edinburgh Castle from the outside.

Pass By: Gladstone's Land

Fine example of one of Edinburgh's oldest houses.

Pass By: Writers' Museum

now a museum this building has a fascinating past

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral

The building and it's history will be discussed from outside, however if you would like the guide will be happy to give you a brief introductory tour of the inside. Donation is requested.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Mercat Cross

See the site of Proclomations and executions, punishments and markets.

Pass By: John Knox House Museum

Vied from the outside hear the history of this interesting House and it's new use.

Stop At: Canongate Kirk

Viewed from the outside, you will walk around the church hearing about it's history and the history of some of the burial grounds interesting inhabitants.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The Scottish Parliament

A modern piece of Architecture built on the site of an old brewery. Hear about it's history.

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse

The end point of our tour is the Palace of Holyroodhouse, here you will view the palace from the outside, hear about Mary Queen of Scots, James the IV and David I and the Augustinian Canons

Stop At: Bakehouse Close

A brief stop to see some interesting architecture, hear stories of the people who lived here and about some filming that took place here.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Dunbars Close Garden

Discover a spot of tranquility in the centre of the city in one of the Old Towns hidden gems, laid out as a 17th C garden
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