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Private Half-Day Architecture Tour of the Old Town

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

If you have a curious nature and a hunger for knowledge, this Edinburgh tour around Royal Mile is for you. Discover the mysterious creatures lurking overhead and wander the multitude of atmospheric closes and courtyards, many of which were saved by the town planner and local hero Patrick Geddes.

Find more ins & outs than an Edinburgh local would know, and take in the greenery of Royal Mile’s hidden gardens. To keep up the energy for further exploration of the Old Town, we will break for a meal in a lavish Neoclassical setting of the Signet Library.

What's Included

  • Local taxes
  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Colonnades at the Signet Library

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

The group will then delve into foreign architectural influences and the development of Scottish Baronial style as we walk through the serpentine of Cockburn street. 

Amid the hustle and bustle of the Old Town social and physical backbone, The Royal Mile, your guide will narrate the story of the city's landmark and oldest building on the street - St Giles Cathedral.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St

The Location

Where To Go

3 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, UK

Departure time

10:00 AM


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

Horse Wynd, Edinburgh EH8, UK

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

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


Private Half-Day Architecture Tour of the Old Town

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