Common Questions

Where does the tour start and finish?
[Map]The tour starts outside the main entrance to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh on Nicolson Street. Look for the lady with the Gladstone bag and collect your special souvenir tour ticket!
Lothian Bus Numbers 3, 31, 33 from Princes Street. Get off at Nicolson Square.

How long is the tour?
The tour lasts 90 minutes with level walking most of the way. There is one short set of steps but the route can be amended, by prior arrangement, for groups unable to negotiate steps.

Where does the tour end?
The tour ends on The Royal Mile close to the junction with the North Bridge. At this point it is five minutes walk to Princes Street.

How do I book?
Tours are available for groups of 8-18 people from 31 March to 31 October 2010. Please contact us with your preferred dates. As soon as your reservation is confirmed we will ask you to complete payment using PayPal or by sending a cheque for the total amount at least 7 days before tour departs.

How much does it cost?
All prices quoted are in pounds sterling.

Adults£10.00
Super Adults
(Seniors 65 and over)
£7.50
Group Rate£8.75 (based on minimum group size of 12 people)
Children£6.00 (tour not suitable for children under 14)
Family Rate£25.00 (covers 2 Adults and 3 children)

What happens if I cancel?