The Edinburgh Castle Tour starts in front of Camera Obscura on Castle Hill by The Scotch Whisky Experience

No visit to Scotland is complete without visiting its most famous fortress. Ensure you get the best value of your visit to Edinburgh Castle with this private tour. Your expert tour guide will lead you throughout your trip to the Castle, showing you things all other visitors miss.

Bloody battles and dramatic conquests, the Mons Meg, the Stone of Destiny and Honours of Scotland and all the secrets and most interesting spots of the Castle are all included on this 2 hour tour, which will make the most of your visit.

The Edinburgh Castle tour is available every day and is ideal for all kind of groups: schools, package holidays, business trips, etc. We can pick you up from your hotel or anywhere else around the city centre and there is a minimum of 15 people to book. Our guides are very flexible, so please contact us to talk about your preferences.

Please be aware that Edinburgh Castle stays open until 5pm and your Castle Ticket is only valid on the day of purchase. You will have time to explore the Castle after the tour, but for a longer visit you will have to purchase a new ticket on a different day.


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*To enquire about booking your private Edinburgh Castle tour, please fill this form. We will get in touch with you within 24 hours. Most messages are answered within 1 hour during normal business times. Please specify the expected number of people on the tour and the dates you would be interested in booking the tour on.

Where the tour starts

We can meet in front of the Camera Obscura (549 Castlehill).
If you prefer to get picked up at your accommodation book our pick-up service.

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On this 2 hour tour we cover:

Dùn Èideann, the first settlement
The Castle & the Esplanade
Wars with England & Scottish independence
The Crown Room
The Great Hall
St Margaret’s Chapel
Mons Meg
William Wallace & The Stone of Destiny
The One o’ Clock Gun
National War Museum and War Memorial
The Dungeons
Half Moon Battery
Dog Cemetery
And much more...
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