Walking tour of the Royal Mile

Enjoy a wonderful guided tour of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile and visit St. Giles’ Cathedral.

Included in your voyage
  • Enjoy a guided walk along the Royal Mile from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to Edinburgh Castle
  • See John Knox House, Canongate Kirk, and the Scottish Parliament Building
  • Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral and see its famous crown steeple
  • Learn about Edinburgh’s past and present from an expert guide
  • Season

    All year (Available all year)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

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  • Notices

    Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Historic city

Your guided walk will take you along the cobblestone streets of the Royal Mile, past Edinburgh’s historic and modern buildings. You’ll walk the mile-long procession route that links Edinburgh Castle on one end to the Palace of Holyroodhouse on the other. During the walk, you’ll stop to visit the majestic St. Giles’ Cathedral.

Practical information:

  • Language: English
  • Remarks/requirements: Sensible walking attire is recommended. Comfortable walking shoes and sun/rain protection may be needed.
  • Walking information: Approximately 1.2 miles. Terrain is paved, some cobblestones and curbs The Royal Mile is on a gentle incline.
  • Wheelchair accessible: No