Edinburgh Audio Guide: Local History And Secrets! Book Tickets Now

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 30, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Apr 05, 2022
Edinburgh Audio Guide: Local History And Secrets! Book Tickets Now
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It's always fun to do something new and interesting and this tour of Edinburgh provides just that. Don't travel on the same roads the regular tourists do and step into a completely new environment with a new impressive way to see the city. With a ticket for this tour, get digital mobile audio guides, on-screen pictures on your mobile phone to keep up with the audio guides, and a geo-localized map to make sure you don't lose the way. Get your self-guided Edinburgh walking tour tickets now.

About The Self-Guided Edinburgh Walking Tour

What are the locations and sights on the Self-Guided Edinburgh Walking Tour?

On this walk, check out the old town museums, galleries, pubs, famous streets and squares, and hidden gems in all the nooks and corners of Edinburgh. You may also come across Harry Potter shooting locations, Edinburgh Castle, James Bond locations, Princes Street Gardens, the George IV Bridge, the Royal Mile, Tolbooth Kirk, Edinburgh City Chambers, the Scottish Parliament Building, Scottish National Gallery, Elephant House where JK Rowling wrote the Harry Potter series, and much more. You can explore all this Scottish capital has to offer.

How does this tour work?

Download the audio guides on your mobile phone and explore the city of Edinburgh at your own pace. Explore different areas like Edinburgh Castle and all the secret areas that this city in Scotland has to offer.

Edinburgh has a lot of attractions like St Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, Old Scottish Parliament, Princes Street, Gothic Tower which is dedicated to Sir Walter Scott, Victoria Street, Edinburgh Castle, the famous Extinct volcano, the writers' museum, and more. Explore some of them on this tour of Edinburgh along with audio guides.

What age is this tour suitable for?

This tour is suitable for everyone. Adults must accompany young children at all times during this tour.

How long does this tour take?

The total duration of the tour is one hour, though you can explore the town at your own pace.

What can I expect from this tour?

With the audio guide speaking to you constantly like an interesting podcast, explore the capital of Scotland full of history and facts. The lively and engaging audio guide is one of the best in the business and will keep you focused on the mission at hand at all times. Local culture buff Claudia and Scottish guide Niall will be talking through the hills and the winding streets of Edinburgh. Check out some of the most popular galleries, pubs, and cafes in the city.

It's fairly easy to walk around Edinburgh. Don't forget to bring your headphones along, as you'll need them as you walk down the city streets.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where does the Self-Guided Edinburgh Walking Tour start?

The address is Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, United Kingdom.

How do I get to the tour's meeting point?

If you're travelling from London, take the M6 road to reach the destination in approximately eight hours.

Edinburgh Waverley is the nearest train station.

You can also travel by air.

When should I arrive at the meeting point?

You can start the tour any time you want to. Just download the audio guide and go on an adventure.

Where can I park?

The nearest on-street parking areas are Castle Terrace and Johnston Terrace.

Where are the toilet facilities while on the tour?

You can use the public toilets along the route.

Is this tour accessible?

The tour may be accessible; do check for more details while organising the self-guided tour.

Is the tour dog-friendly?

Service animals are allowed.

Where can I eat on the tour?

Some popular recommendations are The Tea Rooms, Redcoat Cafe, Quinn's Cafe, Cold Town House, and many more.

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Based in Lucknow, India, Aashita is a skilled content creator with experience crafting study guides for high school-aged kids. Her education includes a degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's Convent Inter College, which she leverages to bring a unique perspective to her work. Aashita's passion for writing and education is evident in her ability to craft engaging content.

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