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Edinburgh Castle: Guided Tour

Save time with fast track entry to one of Edinburgh's most iconic landmarks

Provider:
Scotland City Tours
Registered address: 4/1 Lochend Park, EH7 6BT, Edinburgh, GB
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Duration: 1h 30mins
Skip the line
Wheelchair accessible
Instant ticket delivery
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

Save time and money with a city pass

Enjoy a quintessential tour of the Scottish capital

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What's included

Professional guide
Fast track entrance ticket to Edinburgh Castle
Guided tour of Edinburgh Castle

What's not included

Transport to and from the meeting point

Important information

* Please note that the meeting point is **not** at the entrance of Edinburgh Castle * This tour is only in English

Meeting point

351 High Street, EH1 1PW, Edinburgh

  • Gain fast track access to Scotland’s most popular tourist attraction – Edinburgh Castle
  • Marvel at the grandeur of the Great Hall and take a peek into the lives of queens and kings at the Royal Palace
  • Take a stroll through time on a guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage Edinburgh Old Town

Discover the home of Mary Queen of Scots on this tour of the Edinburgh Castle.

Meet your professional guide for a formal introduction to Edinburgh with a tour of the city, included in your ticket. Pass by medieval prisons, modern museums, national monuments, and churches along the way.

Then, walk to Edinburgh Castle, a structure that's dominated the city skyline for centries from its seat perched on the extinct volcano of Castle Rock.

You'll explore the castle's promenade and learn about the the origins and sieges of the castle. Admire the 16th-century Great Hall where parties and feasts took place and learn about the bloody history of the kings and queens who resided in the castle.

  • Arrive to the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of your tour
  • Meeting point: at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite St. Giles’ Cathedral
  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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Sarah,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
03 Nov 2023
Excellent
Great tour! Nice to start along the Royal Mile and our tour David did a great job of keeping us informed, entertained and somehow away from other groups. Good insider tips too… thanks David and Tiqets!
Great tour! Nice to start along the Royal Mile and our tour David did a great job of keeping us informed, entertained and somehow away from other groups. Good insider tips too… thanks David and Tiqets!
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Anonymous
12 Jan 2024
Excellent
Awesome tour! I highly recommend it; our tour guide, Melanie, was fantastic and extremely knowledgeable.
Edinburgh Castle Guided Walking Tour - Tickets Included
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Anonymous
12 Feb 2024
Excellent
Lovely tour guide Catherine has very informative. Just a great tour
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