Canongate Tour

Two distinct boroughs, one fascinating story.

Edinburgh's Old Town and the Canongate, two boroughs linked by the most famous street in Scotland and this guided tour.  Stories of Kings and Queens, rich and poor and famous and infamous will enthral you as you walk up the slope of the Royal Mile.   You'll also visit 'off-the-beaten-route' places.  Some of them are among the most picturesque locations in the entire UNESCO World Heritage Site.

See what most visitors miss as you share our 'Capital Story – A tale of the Canongate and Old Edinburgh.'


Meeting Point: Your guide will meet you at the arena in front of Dynamic Earth, 112-116 Holyrood Gait, Edinburgh EH8 8AS.  Please arrive at 5-10 minutes prior to the tour start time, so that the guide will be able to start the tour on time.

Finishing Point: The Old Quadrangle of Edinburgh University.