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About this tour

Beginning in the famous Old Town meander through the years of stories and streets to the New Town. Visit National Trust’s properties – Gladstone’s Land on the Royal Mile and the Georgian House on Charlotte Square.

Your guide will reveal the surprising contrasts between Edinburgh’s two characters on this unique tour.

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

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Things you need to know

Book this tour if you'd like...

  • See and hear the fascinating contrasts between our Old and New Town
  • Visit two National Trust for Scotland properties: Gladstone’s Land and the Georgian House

Tour times

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

Where your tour starts

Start: Mercat Cross, High Street

Finish: Georgian House, Charlotte Square

award award

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