Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour In Edinburgh

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am, 2:00pm or 6:00pm
  • Departure Details :
    Outside the central entrance of Usher Hall, Edinburgh
  • Return Details :
    The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


This guided walk with our unique guides, Stuart Usher or his son, Richard Usher, will entertain and enthrall you. Their family has historic connections with Edinburgh (Stuart's great-great Uncle, Andrew Usher, donated the magnificent Usher Hall to the city). Their deep knowledge of the cultural, historical and architectural aspects of the city means they have a unique perspective on our wonderful capital. Your guides will show you the cultural treasures of Edinburgh, the secrets of its past and its famous characters, and are rightly renowned fortheir entertaining and witty commentary.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

The walks normally take three hours but can be modified to suit the visitor's requirements (as can the route and itinerary). Visitors will be shown the delights of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile together with a delightful commentary from Stuart or Richard on the celebrated characters that hail from the city. People like the great historical romance author Sir Walter Scott, the inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and, the original 'Jekyll and Hyde', Deacon Brodie.

In addition, your guide will speak with authority on the other world famous people associated with Edinburgh such as Scotland's national bard, the great Robert Burns, the philosopher, David Hume, and the founder of modern economics, Adam Smith. Most of the major historical sites of interest will be covered. Moreover, you will visit the beautiful St Giles Cathedral.

You will also visit some of Edinburgh's famous 'closes', including those associated with some of the city's famous sons such as David Hume and Deacon Brodie.

There will be plenty of excitement and fun, as well as plenty of opportunities to take some memorable photographs of the best-known landmarks of Scotland's glorious and ancient capital city!


  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Small group (maximum 10 participants)


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children under 12 are free

Children 12-16 pay 75%

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible

Monday - Friday tours hosted by Stuart Usher

Saturday and Sunday tours hosted by Richard Usher