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Mercat Tours
Tale o Twa Touns

Book this event if you’d like...

  • a chance to see and hear the fascinating contrasts between our Old and New Town
  • to visit two National Trust for Scotland properties: Gladstone’s Land and the Georgian House

A City of Contrasts

To really experience Edinburgh; to explore, discover and enjoy it you have to walk it.

This is the chance for an exclusive journey into Edinburgh’s past and contrasts. Begin in the famous Old Town and meander through the years, stories and streets to the New Town including a visit to the National Trust’s properties – Gladstone’s Land on the Royal Mile and the Georgian House on Charlotte Square.

Your guide will reveal the surprising contrast between Edinburgh’s two characters – ‘Auld Reekie’ and the ‘Athens of the North’, on this unique tour.

This tour is offered in collaboration with the National Trust for Scotland.

Please get in touch and we'll be happy to arrange your private tour


approx 2 hours 30 minutes (includes entry and tour of Gladstone's Land and Georgian House)


Mercat Cross, High Street


Georgian House, Charlotte Square
Tale o Twa Touns