Edinburgh: City Highlights Walking Tour

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Explore Edinburgh's historic landmarks on a walking tour. Discover the city's iconic destinations, infamous legends, and history with an entertaining and knowledgeable local guide.


  • Stroll up the Royal Mile, visiting St Gile’s Cathedral and other major landmarks
  • Hear stories about the Scottish greats including William Wallace and more
  • Visit the lively area known as the Grassmarket for a relaxing coffee break
  • Learn about local literary greats like Arthur Conan Doyle at the Writers Museum
  • See the famous National Museum of Scotland with its impressive building


Learn about Edinburgh's stories on this walking tour with a local guide. Start on the Royal Mile and make your way along the city's storied streets to see top attractions including Greyfriars Kirkyard and the charming Grassmarket. Hear what Edinburgh locals thought of the English kings and queens in scandalous tales of royalty. Discover the real-life Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Edinburgh's dark side, and see where public executions once took place, which didn't always go as planned. Enjoy tales of heroic men and women throughout the ages and visit the Scottish Writer's Museum to learn about Scottish literary greats, and even hear the tale of a sweet dog who redefined the word loyalty.


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Important Information

  • Due to the old streets and uneven terrain, accessing parts of Edinburgh by wheelchair can sometimes be challenging. The tour is wheelchair accessible when accompanied by an able-bodied participant Minors are welcome on this tour only when accompanied by an adult

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