Edinburgh Hidden Gems Old Town Walking Tour

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Discover the hidden treasures of Edinburgh on our one-of-a-kind Hidden Gems tour. Led by one of our talented Actor Guides this tour is a thrilling adventure that will have you hunting for hidden gems throughout the city. As you explore the lesser-known corners of Edinburgh, your guide will lead you on a quest to discover hidden gems that are often overlooked by visitors. Edinburgh is a city with a rich history and culture, from Mary Queen of Scots to Robert Burns, and is said to have inspired J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books. With our Hidden Gems tour, you'll discover the lesser-known parts of Edinburgh that make it such a special place. Whether you're a local or a visitor, our Hidden Gems tour is perfect for those who are looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Join us for an unforgettable adventure as we hunt for hidden gems throughout Edinburgh and discover the hidden treasures that make it one of the most fascinating cities in the world.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: iWelcome Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercat Cross

Start your exploration at the grand centrepiece of Parliament Square, and learn about this hidden gem in plain sight. Discover another hidden gem connected to a certain boy wizard in the area before heading down the Royal Mile towards the site of the old gates to the city and entering the historic Burgh of Canongate!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile

Pass down the Royal Mile to discover and explore many hidden gems. Along the way, we will sneak off the main street and venture off the beaten track, away from the hustle and bustle to reveal some secrets.

Duration: 25 minutes

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As we continue down the Royal Mile and cross over into Canongate we uncover more fascinating history. Venture through often missed Closes and round hidden corners along the way, many more mysteries will be revealed.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Holyroodhouse

We finish at the grand Palace of Holyrood House, were after visiting a peculiar little outhouse with a surreal connection to Mary Queen of Scots we say goodbye at the Palace gates. A perfect addition to your tour if you wish to enter.

Duration: 10 minutes
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