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Edinburgh - The Royal Mile  St Giles Cathedral to the Netherbow Port

The Royal Mile St Giles Cathedral to the Netherbow Port

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

About the tour

See why History is echoing round Old Town Edinburgh and the Royal Mile and hear the stories of the people and what happened there. Discover why this overcrowded and unsanitary town became a place of Enlightenment.

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

Daphne S.

09 April 2021

Very interesting tour. I really like how he interacts with his audience by welcoming people to the tour as they join.

Lynda M.

09 April 2021

Very interesting - sound quality was poor - possibly due to wind - thank you Martin though I enjoyed the tour regardless

Myra S.

23 March 2021

Enjoyed this tour guide! Lots of information. Thanks so much.

Cinthia S.

23 March 2021

Excellent tour guide!

🇺🇸 Carol (California) O.

22 March 2021

I joined the tour late, but the 15 minutes I saw was very interesting.

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