Guided tour

Edinburgh: Royal Mile, High Street, & Old Town Walking Tour

Edinburgh: Royal Mile, High Street, & Old Town Walking Tour

Activity provider: City of Edinburgh Tours

From US$ 16.24 per person

Explore the best of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, High Street, and Old Town on this walking tour with a historian guide. Learn the secrets hidden within the city's streets.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Walk, shop, and sightsee along the Royal Mile
  • Admire characteristic Edinburgh scenery
  • Learn the unforgettable local history
  • Explore the Lawnmarket, Old Town, and Castle Esplanade
Full description

Join this guided walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the historic path running between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, spotted with noteworthy sights and many things to see and do. Explore Edinburgh’s High Street, Old Town, and more.

Start your excursion at the old police box in Edinburgh’s High Street area, where you will be met by your tour guide and embark on a journey through the streets of Scotland's historic ancient capital.

Visit St. Giles Cathedral, the Lawnmarket, and Ramsay Garden before heading back towards the Canongate and the World’s End pub.

See amazing secrets unfold before your eyes on this unmissable walk through Edinburgh’s characteristic High Street and Old Town. 

  • Local historian guide
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the old police box (opposite Starbucks). Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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    Product ID: 406078