Visit all of the most important sights in the Castle complex with your expert guide
Learn many of the Castle's hidden histories before setting off to explore yourself
Enjoy full access to the castle and discover its history on a guided tour
Begin your tour by the statue of Adam Smith on the Royal Mile. Walk towards Edinburgh Castle as your guide sets the scene, explaining the significance of the Castle and mentioning some of the key characters who have helped shape it.
Once inside, let your guide walk you through the Castle complex. Hear their in-depth knowledge of the Castle's main buildings and attractions, including the Argyle Battery and One O'clock Gun, the Hospital Square and Western Panorama.
See the Castle dungeons and military prison, the Black Banquet and Thomas Randolph's daring castle raid. Encounter St Margret's Chapel, Mons Meg, the Crown Square, and The Honors of Scotland.
After the tour, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore the castle museums (not accessible during the tour).
Skip-the-line entry into the castle
Guided tour in English language only
Bags with a volume larger than 30L are not allowed into Edinburgh Castle and there is no locker space for luggage
'Scotland has two seasons, June and winter!' - Billy Connolly. This tour takes place outside so please dress appropriately for the glorious Scottish climate
Please note that children aged 15 and under will not be able to join the tour unless accompanied by a responsible adult
The guided tour is available in the English language only
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund