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Private Tour of Edinburgh's Highlights with Castle Tickets

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Discover the best of Edinburgh in a half-day on a walking tour with a private guide and with timed entrance tickets to Edinburgh Castle. On your tour, your guide will help you orient yourself in the Old Town, showing you the best spots for iconic pictures, pointing out the highlights, and giving you the best tips and tricks for visiting the highlights. Your guide will also give you the historical context of the ancient city, including taking you on a tour of St Giles Cathedral, which has been at the heart of Christianity in Scotland for more than nine centuries. You’ll see Victoria Street, City Chambers, The Royal Mile, and Calton Hill. Your tour finishes with a 30-minute guided tour of Edinburgh Castle with your guide, and then you can continue to explore the castle at your own leisure.

What's Included

  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
  • Timed entry tickets to Edinburgh Castle
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
  • Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

Walk through the iconic Royal Mile, discuss the history of Edinburgh's Old Town, and hear about the many characters who lived and died here, including Deacon Brodie, town councilman by day and master thief by night, who inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1

The Location

Where To Go

15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH1 3BJ, UK


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

Edinburgh, UK

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

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


Private Tour of Edinburgh's Highlights with Castle Tickets

From $255.00
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