Edinburgh Castle: Guided Walking Tour with Entry Ticket

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Explore one the most important fortresses in the history of Scotland with this ticket to Edinburgh Castle. Visit the Great hall and dive into the castle's action-packed past on a guided walking tour.


  • Entry to the popular attraction, Edinburgh castle
  • Snap pictures of the panoramic city views from the top of the Castle Rock
  • Uncover almost 3000 years of history with figures like King James VI
  • Marvel at the features of Edinburgh castle's Great Hall and a Royal Palace
  • Admire views of the UNESCO World Heritage Edinburgh Old Town


Discover the home of Mary Queen of Scots on this guided walking tour of Edinburgh Castle. Admire the 16th-century Great Hall where parties and feast took place. Learn about the bloody history of the kings and queens who lived in this castle.  Meet your guide and walk to Edinburgh Castle which dominates the city skyline from its seat on the extinct volcano of Castle Rock. Stroll on the castle's promenade and hear about the the origins and sieges of the castle. View where the Royal Military Tattoo is performed. Enter the castle and make your way to the three museums and two prisons. Go to the National Monument to the fallen of Scotland and a canine cemetery. See the oldest building in the city at the Chapel of Saint Margaret. Be captivated by the grandeur of the Great Hall and a Royal Palace. After the tour you will have time to explore all of the buildings inside the castle until its closure.


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Important Information

  • The roof is not accessible in poor weather conditions On this tour you will be guided around Edinburgh castle, with specific stops assigned by the castle authorities After the tour, you will have plenty of time to explore the castle and visit every building (Museums, Royal Palace, prisons, and much more). We can not access those buildings during the tour, but the tour will still be carried out within the castle grounds. Backpack up to 30L are allowed. The castle is a military base, so no tourist company can start on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.

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