Book this tour if you'd like... A unique journey round the sites, stories and secrets of the Old Town you might otherwise miss A tour led and loved by Mercat historians A wonderful introduction to Edinburgh, it’s past and people Fast track entry and guided visit to Edinburgh Castle
BOOK THIS TOUR IF YOU'D LIKE TO...
Get a tour of Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile - This is optional cost is £12 without castle and £29 with fast track castle tour
Skip the line at Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy a personal tour in a small group
Learn about royalty, writers, philosophers – and everyday Edinburgh folk
Battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been and inspired by it. Visit the Castle and let your Mercat guide reveal it's remarkable history.
Fascinating and Revealing
*Limited capacity of 30pax
*Visitors with the Historic Scotland Explorer Pass are very welcome to join our tour, including the guided tour of Edinburgh Castle. This is dependent on other visitors having booked the full experience.
*Please note that route may vary during August due to Festival activity
MEETING POINT AND ROUTE
Start: Mercat Cross, High Street
Finish: Edinburgh Castle esplanade, Castlehill
TIME, LENGTH & AGE
Monday to Sunday: 1.30pm 2 hours 15 minutes, including Edinburgh Castle 1 hour 30 minutes for the walk alone