This 90 minute guided walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile unlocks the culture, the crime, the politics and the people of Scotland’s capital’s fascinating past. Where the buses can’t take you and the guide books don’t show you are where the city’s real history and most gripping tales lie – in the hidden passages, the dark alleyways, the courtyards and houses of Old Edinburgh.

Book this tour to:

  • Enjoy a unique and informative journey around Edinburgh’s Old Town with a friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining guide
  • Take in Scotland’s spectacular Parliament Hall and the imposing St. Giles Cathedral
  • Learn the grisly story of Half Hangit Maggie and the tale behind her nickname
  • Discover how the Royal Mile got its name
  • Find out why Britain’s oldest equestrian statue was  scandalous in its time

Please note that there is no minimum of people required for this tour to run. However, in the event that there is a single traveller on the tour and that the traveller is a different gender to the tour guide, we will be in touch to discuss an alternative tour date.

This product is sold by VisitBritain and is provided by our supplier, Mercat Tours.