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Edinburgh Castle Tour

Includes skip-the-line tickets to Edinburgh Castle

Tue, Thu & Sat


154 High Street


1.5 hours



Concession (60+):


Child (5-15):


Child (0-4):


IMPORTANT: For security reasons, bags and backpacks larger than a 30L capacity will not be admitted in Edinburgh Castle.

Tour insights

Ensure you get the best value of your visit to Edinburgh Castle with this tour. Your expert tour guide will lead you throughout your trip to the Castle, showing you things all other visitors miss.

Bloody battles and dramatic conquests, no visit to Scotland is complete without visiting its most famous fortress. Our Edinburgh Castle Tour includes a ticket with skip-the-line entrance!

The Mons Meg, the Stone of Destiny and Honours of Scotland and all the secrets and most interesting spots of Edinburgh Castle are all included on this 1.5 hours tour, which will make the most of your visit.

Please be aware that Edinburgh Castle stays open until 6pm and your Castle Ticket is only valid on the day of purchase. You will have time to explore the Castle after the tour, but for a longer visit you will have to purchase a new ticket on a different day.

On this 1.5 hours tour we cover:

Dùn Èideann, the first settlement
The Castle & the Esplanade
Wars with England & Scottish independence
The Crown Room
The Great Hall
St Margaret’s Chapel
The Mons Meg
William Wallace & The Stone of Destiny
The One o’ Clock Gun
National War Museum and War Memorial
The Dungeons
Half Moon Battery
Dog Cemetery
And much more...

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Meeting point

The Edinburgh Castle Tour starts on The Royal Mile, just in front of a whisky bar called The Royal McGregor (154 High Street).

Look for the yellow umbrellas!

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