The Royal Mile

    Edinburgh final2
    Yap profile
    14 Apr 2015
    Clock 30min      Length1mi
    Rating
    2 ratings
    Share

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Old Sam's not like the usual tour guides. For one thing, he died over a century ago.

    Find out what really happened on the hallowed cobbles of the Royal Mile as Sam recounts the dark and dangerous days of his life - in particular, his dealings with the Royal College of Surgeons.

    Follow the trail down the Royal Mile, and find out Sam's darkest secret, on this fictional walk through Edinburgh.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Edinburgh Castle, Sheriff's Court, St Giles Cathedral, The Royal Mile, The Cowgate, Tron Square

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    In front of Edinburgh Castle, right at the top of the Royal Mile, looking down the hill with the castle to your back.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Deacon Brodies, The Tron Square, The World's End Pub and Boyd's Entry.

    Best time to walk:

    Evening or night.

    Precautions:

    Part of the route is pedestrianised, but not all. Be mindful of traffic.

    This adventure is a work of fiction with a mature narrative.

Similar Audio Tours in Edinburgh

Coverart

The Thousand Year Theft

Distance 1mi
Duration 20min
3 ratings

Life isn’t easy for you on board the New Hopes Space Station in the year 3015. You’ve got yourself into a bit of debt, and the only place to turn for some extra cash was crime boss and loan shark Abe Martelli. Now you owe more than you can pay... More»


Volicon
Locicon 9-10 Saint A...
Andrew lownie author
by Andrew Lownie in Edinburgh
30 Apr 2016
Edinburgh new town audio tour

Edinburgh New Town

Distance 1.5mi
Duration 50min
3 ratings

On this literary tour, you'll find out about Edinburgh’s most famous classic as well as modern authors. Starting along Princes Street, the dividing line between Old Edinburgh and the New Town, author Andrew Lownie will show you where writers, such... More»


Volicon
Locicon 31 Waverley ...