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Edinburgh: Literary Walking Tour

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Get introduced to Edinburgh's local resident and national treasure, J.K Rowling, on this literary tour. Also hear fascinating facts about Edinburgh's famous poets, novelists and crime writers and the places that inspired them.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear about Walter Scott's influence on Edinburgh's culture
  • Discover new facts about Sherlock Holmes
  • Listen to stories about national treasure J.K Rowling
  • Visit iconic literary locations
Full description
Discover the first city to receive the award of UNESCO City of Literature, home to many great writers and the only station in the world named after a book.

Visit the monument of Walter Scott and hear about his influence on Edinburgh's culture. Discover more about the birthplace of Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde authors, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

You will also learn about local resident and national treasure, J.K Rowling and visit the place where she wrote most of the earlier Harry Potter books.

Hear fascinating facts about top crime writer, Ian Rankin, and stories of Edinburgh's poets, novelists and crime writers, the lives they lived in Edinburgh and the places that inspired them.
Includes
  • Professional local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

By the main entrance of St. Giles Cathedral.

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From £229.83 Per group up to 10