Uncover Literary Edinburgh: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.4km
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Duration 45m
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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
  • Unlock Edinburgh's literary past with a Self-Guided Audio Tour
  • Admire the towering Scott Monument
  • Relive Shelley's history on George Street
  • Stand where R.L. Stevenson once lived
  • End at St John's with its quaint bookstore
Extract the essence of Edinburgh's New Town through the tales of famous authors with this self-guided audio adventure. Ideal for book lovers and enthusiasts of literary history, this tour unearths the secrets behind the city's classic and contemporary literary figures. Starting at Princes Street, right at the juncture of old and new, this journey takes you through the spaces that inspired legendary narratives. Embark from the Waverley Bridge entrance of the Princes Mall, wander along grand streets, and conclude at the peaceful St John's Church. Along the way, discover authors' homes, the majestic Scott Monument, the bustling George Street, the cozy Milnes Bar, and the tranquil Queen Street Gardens. Dive into the past where Sir Walter Scott, Catherine Sinclair, and Robert Louis Stevenson among others, once roamed, wrote, and mused over their next masterpiece. Relive the vibrant literary scene of Edinburgh. Walk the route where history was penned, peek inside iconic bars that hosted literary discussions, and stand before homes where renowned writers lived. This audio tour isn't just a walk—it's a narrative woven with the city's fabric, inviting you to witness the landmarks that continue to echo with the whispers of Edinburgh's literary past.

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
Start of route
End and bookstore
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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