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Edinburgh - The Royal Mile  Cannongate to Abbey Strand

The Royal Mile Cannongate to Abbey Strand

(46 reviews)
Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
30 mins

About the tour

Follow the Royal Mile downhill through Cannongate to the Palace of Holyrood House seeing the historic buildings and hearing about the people who lived in them and events that occurred. See the extraordinary buildings of the new Scottish Parliament and find out the reason for building Dynamic Earth

Meet your local guide


An Engineer by training who 14 years ago returned to his life long love of Scotland and his home town Edinburgh and trained with a number of local companies as a tour guide. A tour with Martin will Entertain, Educate and Amuse!

Martin has been guiding since Nov 2007

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Edinburgh with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Edinburgh. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Dunia K.

12 April 2021

Step into a time when royals passed alongside the merchants and writers of ages past woven with happenings of today.

Virginia S.

12 April 2021

Can't wait to be able to walk it.

Julie (Ottawa) V.

12 April 2021

Very good tour

Faith F.

12 April 2021

Excellent tour with lots of interesting stories. Enjoyed it very much, though my video was blurry at times. Luckily the audio was perfect.

Caroline P.

12 April 2021

Lots of information and of course stories. Recommended tour.

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