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Private Mary Queen of Scots Walking Tour

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Private Mary Queen of Scots Walking Tour

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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70 to 80 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Enjoy fascinating insights from an experienced tour guide and local historian - me!. There will be a fun quiz for children at the end of your tour. If they do well, they receive a special prize!

You will hear and see amazing things. The connection of Mary Queen of Scots with the owner of John Knox House, the final resting place of her secret lover and where she kept her favourite horse.

You will also enjoy a great outside view of the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, the residence of the Royal Family when they are in Edinburgh.

This was where - for a while - Mary Queen of Scots lived with her second husband, Lord Darnley.

You will also see Panmure House, home of world-famous philosopher Adam Smith.

You will also enjoy a panoramic view of Arthurs Seat, the now extinct main volcano in Edinburgh!

Many of the true social stories you hear are mainly found in antique books. They tell them best!

What's Included

  • Hand sanitzer
  • Fully guided English speaking walking tour
  • Face masks or face shields
  • Entry to Holyrood Abbey
  • Entry to Scottish Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - John Knox House Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Panmure House
  • Entry/Admission - The Scottish Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - Holyrood Abbey

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

You will marvel at the exterior of this stunning 1500s property, hearing of Mary Queen of Scots' connection with it's owner James Mossman. Plus, what happened to him. Plus a little about one time tenant John Knox.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN Scotland

This church is the royal place of worship when the Royal Family are

The Location

Where To Go

John Knox House, Scottish Storytelling Centre, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR, UK

Departure time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/11/2022 - 10/16/2022
Saturday - Sunday:12:30 PM - 04:00 PM


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

Palace of Holyrood, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX, UK

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

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