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 with its famed crown steeple 
  • Learn about Edinburgh, old and new, from an expert guide 
  • Season

    All year (Available all year)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration


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  • Please note

    Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Historic city    

Your guided walk will take you along the cobblestoned streets of the Royal Mile, past Edinburgh’s historic and modern buildings. You’ll walk the mile-long processional route that links Edinburgh Castle at the top to the Palace of Holyroodhouse at the bottom. 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 2 Km.  Terrain is paved, some cobbles and kerbs.  The Royal Mile is on a gentle incline. 
  • Wheelchair accessible: No