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Edinburgh Old&New

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This tour is a nice way to start your acquaintance with Edinburgh if it is your first time in the city. An easy and fun walk will take you through time and space across the city centre. Starting right in front of Edinburgh Castle we will walk down the Royal Mile - one of the most incredible medieval streets in Europe and will witness how the city grew and changed over the centuries. The tour covers both the Old and the New Towns.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Castle Esplanade

09:00 AM

Castle Esplanade

A grand square in front of the iconic Edinburgh Castle on the hill.

This place is impossible to miss and it is the perfect location to start your acquaintance with Edinburgh.

09:30 AM

Edinburgh Castle (optional)

The beautiful panorama from the top of Castle Rock is a must-see, while the Scottish Crown Jewels and a visit to the castle's citadel are the attractions not to be missed.

However, this part of the tour can be omitted to be left for an individual visit at later times. In this case, the duration of the tour will be adjusted accordingly.

11:30 AM

Castle Esplanade

Once we have finished with the Edinburgh Castle tour (if we had one) we can proceed down the Royal Mile - one of the most spectacular medieval streets in Europe.

12:00 PM

Grassmarket

This former market square is also dubbed as a public execution place. Many grim stories to be told here.

12:30 PM

Greyfriars Cemetery

An old cemetery in Central Edinburgh is home to the graves of Greyfriars Bobby, Tom Riddle aka Lord Voldemort from JK Rowling's books, and the notorious Mackenzie Poltergeist.

01:00 PM

High Street

Back to the Royal Mile and into the very heart of the Old Edinburgh

01:30 PM

St Andrew Square

A lovely location to some of the city's favourite restaurants, this square offers multiple options to enjoy a memorable lunch (advance booking is recommended)

02:30 PM

George Street

The principal street in the New Town is trimmed with elegant buildings and is the best place to explore living in Georgian Edinburgh.

03:20 PM

Charlotte Square

A garden square and a masterpiece of the celebrated architect and designer Robert Adam, home to Alexander Graham Bell.

03:30 PM

Georgian House (optional)

This 5-star attraction reveals life behind closed doors in the Georgian Era. Here we will see how challenging the life of the Scottish gentry could be back in the 18th century.

05:00 PM

Charlotte Square

End of the tour. At your request, I can organize a taxi pickup or can walk you to your hotel if it is within walking proximity.

Ending Point

Charlotte Square

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Entrance fee:

Edinburgh Castle £15.50 per person

Georgian House £10.00 per person

Lunch

Tour Important Information

I can also meet you at your hotel if it is in Central Edinburgh. Visiting Edinburgh Castle and Georgian House is entirely optional and can be omitted or replaced by other attractions more suited to your interests. Advance booking is required.

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