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Skip the line tour of Edinburgh Castle

Skip the line tour of Edinburgh Castle

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
This is popular! Over 2,670 people have booked it.

About your host

In 2013 Edinburgh Castle opened it's gates to tour guides for the first time and Luca and I have been guiding groups from all around the world through Scotland's most important fortification ever since. In this time we have developed a fantastic working relationship with Edinburgh Castle. Scotland has a deep and rich story telling culture and by combining our shared passion for story telling…
Luca And Ben
Luca And Ben
Luca And Ben
Luca And Ben

What we’ll do

This tour includes a little of The Royal Mile and a lot of The Castle. Set aside time after your tour to explore. The price advertised does not include the entrance price to the castle, this is because some people book their own tickets in advance. You can purchase castle tickets directly from us at the start of the tour at a discounted rate for your convenience. We meet on the Royal Mile and…

What else you should know

Tour departs prompt, please arrive 15 minutes prior. Tour price does not include castle entrance, additional charge at start of tour. £17 (adult), £13.60 (60+), £10.20 (5-15), under 5 free.

What to bring

The cost of this tour only covers the guide, it does not include the cost of the ticket for Edinburgh Castle. At the start of the tour an additional payment for the cost of the castle entrance will be necessary. This can be payed by cash or card.
The whole tour takes place outside no matter the weather so please dress appropriately for the Scottish climate.
Edinburgh Castle is built on top of the core of an old extinct volcano and all the paths are laid in cobble stones so wear footwear that you are comfortable to walk in.
The castle does not allow luggage with a volume of over 30L into the site. They also do not provide storage for luggage so please do not turn up with large bags otherwise the castle may refuse your entry.

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Where you'll be

Edinburgh Castle is the most important fortification in Scotland. It has been the site of many battle and besieges, the home of Kings and Queens and now it is the backdrop to our tour. You could walk around the castle by yourself and dip in and out of the museums but with over three thousand years worth of history centring round this historic fortress we have worked really hard to bring the complex history to life through story telling.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, 24th Sep    From 13:30 to 15:00.
$27 per person
8 of 12 spots left
This is popular! Over 2,670 people have booked it.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 12 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

More tips

Tour departs prompt, please arrive 15 minutes prior. Tour price does not include castle entrance, additional charge at start of tour. £17 (adult), £13.60 (60+), £10.20 (5-15), under 5 free.
Luca And Ben
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Skip the line tour of Edinburgh Castle
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738 reviews
From $23/person