Edinburgh: Sherlock Holmes Immersive Tour with Lunch

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Discover the fascinating history of the world's most famous detective and become a part of the story yourself on this guided tour in Edinburgh. Enjoy the included lunch and a cocktail or mocktail.


  • A journey through the world of Sherlock Holmes
  • 2-hour private guided tour, retracing the steps of Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Visit locations such as Greyfriars Cemetery
  • The tour ends at a restaurant mixing chemistry and good food


Immerse yourself in the world of Sherlock Holmes and uncover the mysteries behind Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic character. Join a half-day adventure that includes a guided tour, a scientific lunch, and a chance to solve thrilling crimes inspired by the places, murders, and medical discoveries that influenced the author. Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes whilst studying at the Edinburgh medical school, and based him on a Scottish surgeon? UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH MEDICAL SCHOOL. 1876. The Industrial Revolution has already left its mark on the city and its inhabitants, with thick black smoke in the sky and a growing population. Modern crimes have now spread in the streets of the city, and a young man becomes fascinated by their intricacies. A young student, heading to the Edinburgh Medical School to try to become a doctor, all the while dreaming of writing stories: Arthur Conan Doyle Explore Edinburgh with our costumed, storyteller who will give you Sherlock Holmes' greatest mystery: the detective himself. First, retrace the steps of Arthur Conan Doyle with our tour guide and discover the places which inspired the author when he created his famous Sherlock Holmes stories. Did you know that bodies used to be dug out by students in Greyfriars Cemetery? Or that Joseph Bell, Conan Doyle’s teacher, was a doctor consulting for the Scottish police? After your 2h private guided tour, warm yourself in a restaurant mixing chemistry and good food. Have fun experimenting with foaming and bubbling cocktails/mocktails and food.


2-hour Private acting guided adventure Lunch with main dish & 1 molecular cocktail or mocktail

Important Information

  • Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Deerstalkers and bowler hats are of course welcome! Bring a raincoat or umbrella. Young detectives (under 18) must be with an adult. Bring your confirmation, on your phone or printed, to be checked by the guide.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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