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A Royal Mile Walk in the Spirit of Burns and Stevenson

Edinburgh, United Kingdom


1 hour 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Did you know that Edinburgh was once home to some of history’s most notable writers? Come learn about literary icons Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson amidst the inspiring backdrop of Edinburgh’s old city! 

Join actors Peter Berry and John Shedden in the spirit of Burns and Stevenson as they perform and illuminate, with humorous interplay, many of the famous works of two of Scotland's greatest writers!

What's Included

  • Local taxes
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

Enjoy a tour in the delightful surroundings of the historic Royal Mile. Starting at the front of the Canongate Kirk, this engaging ninety-minute enacted walk starts with a saunter through the Canongate graveyard, bringing to life some of the characters buried therein including Robert Burns' and Stevenson's muse, Robert Fergusson, and Burns' unrequited love, Clarinda. The tour then winds its way up the old High Street (even including some places of quietude on the Mile!), taking in the wee

The Location

Where To Go

Canongate Kirk (Church) on the Royal Mile

Departure time

2:30 PM


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

Tour ends at the Writer's Museum, Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PA

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


A Royal Mile Walk in the Spirit of Burns and Stevenson

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