About this Tour
Our Castle Tour enables you to skip the line into Scotland's most iconic fortification. The 1h30 long tour will cover the 3000 year history of Edinburgh Castle and the significant role it has played in shaping Scotland.
The tour begins by the statue of David Hume on the Royal Mile. As we walk towards Edinburgh Castle your guide will set the scene explaining the significance of the Castle and mentioning some of the key characters who have helped shape it. As we reach the Castle complex your guide will have skip the line passes giving you direct access to Scotland's most visited paid attraction. Once inside your guide will walk you through the Castle complex sharing their in-depth knowledge of all the Castles main buildings and attractions including but not limited to the Argyle Battery and One O'clock Gun, the Hospital Square and Western Panorama, the Castle dungeons and military prison, the Black Banquet and Thomas Randolph's daring castle raid, St Margret's Chapel, Mons Meg, the Crown Square and The Honours of Scotland.