Edinburgh Castle to Palace Walking Tour

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Castle to Palace Walking Tour Private Walking Tour with Admissions (16 - 99 years)
From £295


Admission / entry price options

Fast Track admission to Edinburgh Castle is included in the tour cost.

Fast Track admission to the Palace of Holyroodhouse is included in the tour cost.  If the Palace is closed for state business an alternative visit will be arranged.

Lunch is at your own cost.

Organiser: contact details

Edinburgh Tour Guides

Mob: 07858 880072

Email: info@edinburghtourguides.com

Edinburgh Castle to Palace Walking Tour

About / description

Edinburgh is a city best explored on foot, especially the historic Old Town.
Spend the day discovering the history of our Medieval city from the Castle at the top to the Palace at the bottom. 
Starting with a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle (Fast Track Admission included) you will be given a guided tour of the Castle followed by free time to explore. 
Next you will stroll through the streets of Edinburgh's Old Town and Royal Mile hearing about the characters and events that have shaped this beautiful city. 
Lunch will be at a local eatery (not included in the tour cost).
After exploring the Canongate you will end the tour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Fast Track Admission included).  Here you will see Mary Queen of Scots Royal Apartments and ruins of the Abbey.  This is the Queens official residence in Scotland and does occasional close at short notice.

This is a Private Walking Tour for up to 8 people.


This is a walking tour and has a few hills but is mainly downhill in direction. All payments are final. We strongly recommend you take out appropriate Travel Insurance.

Dress code

Please dress to the weather conditions

Additional information

The Palace will be completely closed on: 19 April 2019, 14-25 May 2019, 24 June - 5 July 2019, 25 – 26 December 2019, The Palace Gardens will close at 13:30 on 31 May 2019. The last Garden History Tour will depart at 13:00.