You are offline

Please check your internet connection.


Thank you for creating your shortlist.


Successfully added to your favourites list


An error occurred adding to your favourites list


Successfully removed from your favourites list

Sorry listing cannot be favourited

This listing cannot be favourited as we haven't added it to our listings yet. Please let us know about this issue at


Small Group Edinburgh Royal History Walking Tour with Optional Palace Entry

Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 15 people.

Follow the route of royals, past and present, on this 1.5-hour guided small group walking tour through Edinburgh's Old Town and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Learn about legendary Scottish royals like Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie and hear tales of battles, ceremonies, and scandals, unlocking the history of the ancient seat of power.

per adult from




1 hour 30 minutes


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Award-winning local storytellers
    • Small group experience
    • TourTalk radio receiver to enjoy live storytelling at safe distance
    • Optional entry to Palace of Holyroodhouse
    What's excluded :
    • entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland

    Explore Holyrood Palace, Her Majesty The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Hear tales of past residents including Mary, Queen of Scots.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN Scotland

    Journey through the ancient, picturesque burgh of the Canongate.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Holyrood Abbey, Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

    Meander through beautiful, hidden closes and gardens.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

    Tour meeting point.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

    Stroll and soak the atmosphere of the Royal Mile.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Mercat Cross, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children over 5yrs only
    • Tours are guaranteed all year round, so please dress for the weather, with comfortable shoes.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • You will be part of a small group (max 15) and we'll provide "Tour Talk" radio sets to make social distancing easier. Please bring your own face masks and earphones (disposable earphones can be provided).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Mercat Tours

Activity ID: V-2934P16

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .