An Evening History Walking Tour through Edinburgh's Old Town. Hear about the Characters and Events that shaped this beautiful city. By choosing to tour in the evening it less crowded and gives you time during the day to visit locations with closing times.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh, ScotlandOne of the oldest buildings in Edinburgh's Old Town. Here about it's history.Pass By: Writers' Museum, Edinburgh, ScotlandRobert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott, three great Scottish Writers. Lady Stair's House dates to the 1620'sPass By: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, ScotlandRobert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and Witches all play part in the Castles HistoryPass By: Riddle's Court, Edinburgh, ScotlandHere see one of Edinburgh's only wooden outside staircases. Hear about Patrick Geddes and his influence on the buildings.Pass By: Grassmarket, Edinburgh, ScotlandViewed from above hear about the events that have taken place in this once bustling market placePass By: St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, ScotlandFounded by David I hear about this buildings long and interesting pastPass By: Mercat Cross, Edinburgh, ScotlandPlace of Proclamations here the story of the Mercat (market) Cross Pass By: John Knox House Museum, Edinburgh, ScotlandDating to the late 1400's this once Goldsmiths House has connetions to John Knox and Mary Queen of ScotsPass By: Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, ScotlandOnce a separate Burgh hear about the Church and Tolbooths historyPass By: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, ScotlandSee the New Scottish Parliament Building and hear about it's constructionPass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, ScotlandThe Abbey was founded by David I in 1128 and the Palace started by James IV in 1503. Links to Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie hear the stories of it's turbulent past.