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Discover Edinburgh’s Old Town: Immerse yourself in history, explore iconic landmarks, and hear the captivating stories of the people who have called Edinburgh home. An unforgettable journey awaits!

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Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating charm of Edinburgh’s Old Town with our Royal Walk Tour. Explore the iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and fascinating stories that have shaped this historic district. Our knowledgeable expert guides will lead you through the winding streets, revealing tales of kings and queens, knights and poets. From the majestic Royal Mile to the grand Edinburgh Castle, experience the rich heritage that makes this city truly unique.
Begin your journey on the historic Royal Mile, where centuries of history unfold before you. Wander through the atmospheric closes and hidden alleyways, feeling the echoes of the past around every corner.
Visit the vibrant Grassmarket, once a bustling marketplace and now a hub of lively cafés and shops.
Delve into the captivating stories of Scottish literature and history at the Writers’ Museum.
Conclude your tour with a newfound appreciation for Edinburgh’s heritage and a deeper understanding of its cultural significance.
At the end of the tour, you’ll find yourself in a central location, perfectly situated to further explore the wonders of Edinburgh’s Old Town at your own pace. Whether you choose to continue your adventure, relax in a cozy café, or browse the local shops, the captivating spirit of the Old Town will linger with you long after the tour ends.
Join us on the Royal Walk Tour and let the history and charm of Edinburgh’s Old Town unfold before your eyes. An unforgettable experience awaits as you step into the footsteps of royalty and discover the stories that have shaped this extraordinary city.

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  • Explore Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Learn of the Old Town’s citizens and their role in shaping Scotland
  • Discover some of Edinburgh’s great attractions
  • Discover the places where the locals eat and drink
  • The perfect introduction to the city



Expert Tour Guide

Meeting Point


We meet in front of The City Chambers on the Royal Mile. Find us holding the Black and White ‘EDI Tours’ umbrella

Know Before you Go


  • Please check the weather before the tour. This tour will take place rain or shine (It’s Scotland after all)
  • Children aged 15 and under MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult for the duration of the tour

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June, 2024




August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Lewis
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