Private Walking tour: The Royal Mile

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Tour Number

Activity Level

66292


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Get to know must seen places in Edinburgh with a local guide


Walking tour of Royal Mile 2 hours
From the Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House
Explore the closes, visit houses scenes of murder and intrigue learn the story of murderers Burke and Hare
Hear about Indian Peter and the beautiful Lady Stair Deacon Brodie and the infamous Major Weir in this mile long historic roadway.

Itinerary

Walk the famous Royal Mile with me. Follow in the footsteps of the rich, famous and infamous Visit the sites where history was made and hear about the characters who inhabited one of the most famous streets in the world From the Castle Esplanade down through the Lawnmarket, the High Street, Cannongate, Abbey Strand finishing at the gates of Holyrood House. Find out about the history of Edinburgh, the monuments, the ghosts, the witches how Scots have influenced the World and not forgetting our national drink the worlds finest Whisky
Hear the story of Mons Meg, of Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, the Kings Own Scottish Borderers find out who was really the crooked man and the Grand Old Duke of York of the nursery rhymes. See the Witches Well, Parliament Hall, Lady Stairs Close, the Canongate Tollbooth. see John Knox House World's End Close and take time to admire the tranquillity of Dunbars Close all this and lot more on this fascinating walk.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City Centre Hotel or by arrangment

End location: Holyrood House

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

Exclusive private tour for just you and your group.
Full professional services of your guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Pounds - for a cup of coffee if desired

What’s Extra

Any Entry Fees
Food & Beverages

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a great morning with Bob. So full of stories and just enough history to give us a great overview of Edinburgh.
Paul Melhus

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