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  3. Edinburgh
  4. Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 298455
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Ensure you get the best value of your visit to Edinburgh Castle with a 1.5 hour tour with an expert guide.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 12:30 PM
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  • Skip the line for a 1.5 hour guided tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Discover the secrets and most interesting locations of the site
  • Enjoy some free time to explore the Castle after the tour
Full description
Edinburgh Castle is a world-famous landmark that dominates the skyline of the city. Explore Edinburgh Castle with professional tour guides who will deliver a unique experience and give you the best value tour available. The price of the tour includes skip-the-line entrance so there is no queuing or waiting. Instead, you can get straight into the heart of the castle.

Meet your guide on the historic Royal Mile and begin an ascent to Edinburgh Castle. Once inside you will learn the history of the bloody battles and dramatic sieges that have befell this ancient fortress.

The tour will last 1.5 hours. During which you will discover the intricate history and dark secrets of the most iconic castle in Scotland. Hear the stories of Mons Meg, the 1 O' Clock Gun, the Honours of Scotland, and the Stone of Destiny. You will have time to explore Edinburgh Castle after the tour, but for a longer visit, you will have to purchase a new ticket on a different day.
  • Entrance ticket
  • Skip-the-line entry into the castle
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

The Edinburgh Castle Tour starts on The Royal Mile, just in front of a whisky bar called The Royal McGregor (154 High Street). Look for the yellow umbrellas!

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Important information
Know before you go
• For security reasons, bags and backpacks larger than a 30L capacity are not admitted in Edinburgh Castle
• Children aged 4 and under are welcome to join this tour for free
• Edinburgh Castle stays open until 5:00 PM 1 October - 31 March and 6:00 PM 1 April - 30 September
• Your Castle Ticket is only valid on the day of the tour
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Product ID: 298455