Hidden beneath the Royal Mile lies Edinburgh’s deepest secret: a warren of hidden ‘closes’ where real people lived, worked and died. For centuries they have lain forgotten and abandoned…until now. Visit Edinburgh’s most famous Close, which makes Edinburgh’s Hidden History unmissable.
2 Warriston’s Close
0131 225 0672
9:3oAM-5:00PM daily, but varies seasonally
The Real Mary King’s Close is located in the centre of Edinburgh on the Royal Mile just opposite St Giles’ Cathedral, well-connected to all bus routes and just minutes away from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station. Paid public parking in walking distance of the attraction is limited.
Its important you plan ahead when visiting any establishment or open space and to check on any changes that have been brought about by COVID-19. Measures such as social distancing have changed the way business operate and you may need to book ahead or wear facemasks.