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Escape The Past

Old Town

Thrilling, highly immersive escape room experience. Set on the edge of Edinburgh’s old surgical district, ‘The Anatomist’ invites you to descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you enter the study...

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Cadies & Witchery Tours

Old Town

The award-winning Cadies & Witchery Tours, established in 1984, invite you to join our fearless phantoms for a suspenseful and mirth-filled walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Step back a few hundred years as Alexander Clapperton (deceased) and...

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The Royal Yacht Britannia

Ocean Terminal

Step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty The Queen’s former floating palace for over 40 years. Berthed in Edinburgh, follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart and soul of this most...

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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street

With over 20,000 objects on display bringing together the history of Scotland, the wonders of nature and diverse cultures, game-changing scientific breakthroughs and exquisite art, design and fashion from across the centuries, there’s plenty to...

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Rosslyn Chapel

Roslin

Founded in 1446, Rosslyn Chapel is renowned for its stunning architecture and ornate stone carvings including the famous Apprentice Pillar. Visits should be booked on the website and, with numbers restricted, you can enjoy the...

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Dynamic Earth

Holyrood

A visit to Dynamic Earth is like nothing else on Earth. It’s a chance to experience the primeval forces of nature as they shaped our planet, to journey through space and time and even go...

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Edinburgh Castle

Old Town

A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation and a world famous attractions – Edinburgh Castle has dominate the skyline for centuries. And the high volcanic rock on which it stands has been occupied for...

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Mercat Tours

Old Town

Explore Edinburgh on a 5-star history walk or ghost tour. Above and below ground, Mercat’s award-winning storytellers will show you Edinburgh’s sites as you’ve never seen them before. Visit key locations such as Edinburgh Castle, Palace...

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Rabbie’s Tours

Waterloo Place

Get your suitcases and cameras ready, because it’s time to combine little-known legends with classic destinations on Rabbie’s mini-coach tours of the UK & Europe. Each trip comes with a driver-guide who knows the sights...

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The Georgian House

Charlotte Square

Discover this grand 18th-century town house that was at the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town development. Admire the stunning collections of period furniture, paintings, porcelain, silver and glass, and gain a fascinating insight into both...

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St Cecilia’s Hall: Concert Room & Music Museum

Old Town & New Town

St Cecilia’s Hall is Scotland’s oldest concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh’s collection of musical instruments. Built by the Edinburgh Musical Society, this Georgian jewel held its first concert in 1763. Today...

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The Edinburgh Dungeon

Waverley Bridge

The Edinburgh Dungeon is the ultimate underground journey through Edinburgh’s darkest history, using live actors, theatrical sets and thrilling rides. Featuring live actor shows from a professional cast, underground journey through Scottish history, full on immersive...

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