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History Walks

History Walks

Discover the stories that lie hidden above and below ground in Edinburgh – a city of royal receptions, rebellions, and riots.

Secrets of the Royal Mile Inc Edinburgh Castle

The perfect introduction to Scotland’s capital – and skip-the-line entry at Edinburgh Castle.

Sin in the City

Unlacing respectable Edinburgh.  Mercat have created a history tour with a difference!

Historic Underground

Explore the Old Town with an expert storyteller, and get exclusive access to the underground vaults.

Royal Edinburgh Experience

Tread the route of royals, past and present – and unlock the history of this ancient seat of power.

The Edinburgh Outlander Experience

What if your future was your past? An experience to remember!

Descend and Discover

A self-guided tour of the city’s oldest vaults – and the dark, damp secrets hidden within.

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Trust Mercat to show you a side of Edinburgh others don’t see. We have 5 stars and a 91% rating from VisitScotland. We’re also one of the top 11 attractions in Scotland. Our Awards