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Edinburgh City: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

2.1 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: Citywalksz Ltd

Edinburgh City: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Citywalksz Ltd

From US$ 13.99 per person

Go on a self-guided audio walking tour of Edinburgh with scenic strolls around iconic spots, underground alleys, and the Edinburgh Castle.

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Duration 2 hours
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Audio guide included


  • Go on a self-guided tour around Edinburgh's iconic attractions
  • See the Edinburgh Castle and witness the Scottish Crown Jewels
  • Stroll past the Princes Street Gardens, the Royal Mile, the George IV Bridge, and more scenic spots
  • Try out local food and drinks at your own pace
Full description

Download an MP3 audio guide and explore Edinburgh's famous attractions at your own pace. See Edinburgh Castle, the Princes Street Gardens, the Royal Mile, Tolbooth Kirk, the George IV Bridge, Edinburgh City Chambers, Tron Kirk, and the Scottish Parliament Building.

Begin your tour at Edinburgh Castle (entry not included), a building that dates back to the 12th century. See the Scottish Crown Jewels, the magnificent St Giles' Cathedral, Mary King's Close, and walk past underground alleys with a layered history.

Drop by at Deacon Brodie's tavern and try Edinburgh's best haggis, a national delicacy immortalized in poetry by Robbie Burns (the National Bard of Scotland). 

  • Self-guided audio tour
  • Edinburgh Castle entry ticket
  • Headphones and audio device
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Start the self-guided experience at Princes Street Gardens.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • Please note: This is an audio tour, and hence it does not include a physical guide or have a set meeting point. The tour can be followed at your own pace. There is no specific starting time
  • If you wish to enter the Edinburgh Castle, you must pay an entrance fee
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2.1 /5

based on 19 reviews

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On time and a lot of information

August 13, 2022

We could not access the downloads. I finally got mine dowloaded but the other person never did. The instructions were terribly unclear, we were told to bring our vouchers to a location that did not exist. When we finally got someone on the phone, it took them more than half an hour to explain that it was a download. We did not get to take the tour.

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June 25, 2022

April 25, 2022

Product ID: 405879