Private Royal Mile Walking Tour

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Admission / entry price options

No admissions or donations are included in the tour cost.  We usually view everything from the outside, however if you would like to include a site visit on the day that can be accommodated.  Please let your guide know.


Please meet your guide outside GLADSTONE'S LAND, LAWNMARKET, ROYAL MILE. Edinburgh's Old Town is not flat. The pavements and paths can be uneven in places.

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Edinburgh Tour Guides

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Private Royal Mile Walking Tour

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Come and explore the history and mystery of Edinburgh's Old Town on our three hour walking tour. Starting at the top of the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town your guide will lead you into Edinburgh’s historic past.  You will hear about the characters and events that shaped our city.  Along the way you will see St Giles Cathedral a site of worship for over a thousand years. The Mercat (market) Cross a place of proclamations, punishments and celebrations, You will walk through the Grassmarket and Greyfiars passing many of Edinburgh's free Museums. You will also hear about the people who have lived in this city from the common to the extra ordinary, Adam Smith to John Knox, Robert Burns to Burke and Hare and Robert the Bruce. Ending outside the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Duration: 2-3 hours

Dress code

Please dress for the weather conditions. The tour runs all year and in all weather condition. Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended.

Additional information

The tour is walked in a mainly down hill direction. There are some inclines that can be avoided if you tell the guide in advance. There are also some stairs (if you would prefer to avoid them please let the guide know).


Does the tour start and end in the same place? No.