Explore Stevenson's Youth: In-App Audio Tour of Edinburgh

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3.4km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore Edinburgh with the In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood haunts
  • See where young Stevenson's imagination blossomed
  • Admire the crag where Edinburgh Castle sits, just as Stevenson did
  • Follow Stevenson's steps to his very first school
Delve into the childhood haunts of Robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland’s legendary storyteller. This in-app audio tour is perfect for literature enthusiasts and history buffs eager to walk through the storied streets of Edinburgh's New Town, where the author spent his formative years. The route kicks off at the Robert Louis Stevenson monument in West Princes Street Gardens, taking you past the grand old houses of Heriot Row, to his very birthplace at 8 Howard Place. Along the way, you will traverse the cobbled paths that Stevenson himself may have wandered and glance upon the places that inspired his vivid imagination. From his schools to the places of personal significance, you’ll journey from the robust memorials to the quiet, unseen corners of his childhood territory. Immerse yourself in the visual feast of Edinburgh’s architecture and the tales of Stevenson’s early days. Stand before his family home, reflect on the vistas that shaped his worldview, and peer into the city that fostered one of literature's most revered minds. As the author’s story unfolds at each stop, you'll connect with the city and its history in a profoundly personal way.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
RLS monument
8 Howard Place
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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