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Journey through the Old Town of Edinburgh

Journey through the Old Town of Edinburgh will take you throughout one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals, which used to be within the medieval walls of the city of Edinburgh. Your stops would include The Royal Mile, The Grassmarket and Greyfriars Kirk and Kirkyard.

From Edinburgh
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
United Kingdom
Upto 12 people
English
Highlights
  • Live-streamed online experience from within the medieval walls of the Old Town
  • Walk through the Royal Mile, the Grassmarket and Greyfriars Kirk and Kirkyard
Description

I will take you through one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals, which used to be within the medieval walls of the city of Edinburgh on this real-time online experience. Your trip will include stops which will highlight the various buildings and places to visit in the city. Areas to cover with your Edinburgh tour guide include:

The Royal Mile - The main artery of the city. Explore the Mercat Cross, St. Giles Cathedral, views of Edinburgh Castle and some of the city's hidden neighbourhoods.

The Grassmarket - The original market of Edinburgh. Hear the tales of the farmers, publicans and some of the more grim stories of criminals who found themselves brought to justice on the Grassmarket.

Greyfriars Kirk and Kirkyard - The oldest cemetery within the medieval city walls. Go back in time and learn about some of the eccentricities of how the people of Edinburgh dealt with life and death. With a great collection of Gothic monuments, one of the last pieces of the protective walls of the city, tragic and humorous stories of those who made their way to the cemetery and the most famous citizen of Edinburgh; this part of the city is not to be missed.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop.
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking.
Know before you go
  • You can book this tour as a group or as a private tour and pay GBP 65, invite up to 12 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world.
  • This tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimise such disruptions.
Meet your Host
Melanie Boyd

Melanie has been an educator, performer, and writer for most of her professional life. After relocating to Edinburgh, Scotland she has fallen in love with the culture, stories, and communities of this phenomenal city. Step out of your life and into hers as you explore the characters, stories, and streets of this ancient and remarkable World Heritage location.

From USD 88 / Group
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be cancelled up to 24hrs before the tour.
  • The date is based on the local time zone of the experience host.
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions.