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Auld Reekie After Hours - Old Town Tour provided by Thistle Stop Tours

Auld Reekie After Hours - Old Town Tour

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We cover the entire Royal Mile between St Gile Cathedral and the Canongate Kirk. Our tours are private, so we can focus on the aspects of Edinburgh's history that our guests are most interested in.
You'll start at
St Giles' Cathedral
High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UKStarting at the front of St Giles Cathedral, we will arrange with you the easiest way to identify us when we create your bespoke tour.
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    Royal Mile
    Stop: 2 hours -
    If stones could talk, the cobbles and tenements of the Old Town would never let you hear the end of it. A unicorn in chains, a secret garden, superstitious sea food, and love letters on the walls – these and many more curiosities are waiting to be discovered in the closes along the Royal Mile.
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You'll end at
Canongate Kirk
153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN, UKWe will finish your tour in the region of the Canongate Kirk graveyard depending on what you wish to experience on your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
St Giles' Cathedral, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK
1h 30m
Return Details
Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN, UK
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Additional Info
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anne-Charlotte K wrote a review 12 Mar
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A really nice tour with our guide Juliette. A little extra of toture chamber for my 50!th birthday🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💕
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Date of experience: March 2020
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Thistle Stop Tours
Edinburgh, Scotland
I have just returned home from my first trip to Scotland with my family. Edinburgh was absolutely amazing and havin
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A truly memorable experience
Having wanted to do a tour like this for ages, I finally got round to booking it and I'm pleased to report that Mik
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It was an amazing and unforgettable experience that we had with Mike...
We chose to go to the Arrochar Alps and hike and at the end of the day we would camp inside a pine forest. First of
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Close Encounters of the best kind
My German family and I came on a history walking tour of the Old Town. We were delighted to get our own private tou
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Richard J
Fascinating Tour
Who would have thought you can hardly take 2 steps down the Royal Mile without becoming immersed in all sorts of in
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3 Peaks Challenge
We had the pleasure to have Mike as our guide for the three peak challenge, and we are very thankful because withou
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Three peaks challenge
I had never done anything quite like this challenge - 3 biggest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland in 24 hours. I
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Becky S
Great family tour
My family and I were visiting Edinburgh and had no idea where to start. We booked onto the Close Encounter tour and
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Fantastic day hike in very experienced hands 10/10
Mike guided myself and a friend up Ben More and Stob Binnein; an 8 hour day hike - we couldn't have wished for a fr
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, German
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