Unlock History With Edinburgh's Royal Mile Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1.7km
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Duration 1h
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Kick off the Self-Guided Audio Tour at the mystical Witches Fountain
  • Discover Deacon Brodie's double life in the close that bears his name
  • Uncover the tales of old Edinburgh at the High Street's towering houses
  • Admire the Mercat Cross, a symbol of Scotland's storied past
  • Feel history come alive at the Palace of Holyrood House
Step into the world of ancient kings, queens, and scholars with this Self-Guided Audio Tour along Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Perfect for history buffs and curious explorers alike, this tour offers a rich narrative of the Old Town's storied past. Journey through narrow closes and grand streets where history was made and feel the echoes of time in every step. Starting at the mysterious Witches Fountain and concluding at the grand Palace of Holyroodhouse, your adventure covers notable landmarks, memorials, and hidden gems. Along the Royal Mile, unveil the secrets of Tolbooth Kirk, puzzle over the dual life of Deacon Brodie, marvel at the High Kirk of St. Giles, and stand before the Canongate Tolbooth, where the city's vibrant history comes to life. Memorable experiences await as you traverse the cobbles of Paisley Close, relive tales at John Knox House, and peer into the remnants of the Netherbow Port. The tranquil grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, against the dramatic backdrop of Salisbury Crags, provide a picturesque ending to a journey through Scotland's living history.

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
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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