Edinburgh Tour with afternoon tea
Please turn up 10 min prior to the departure time to prevent any delays. You will receive an order confirmation by e-mail.
1 St Andrew Square
The Column in the middle of St Andrews Square is Henry Dundas. In 1776 he defended a Jamaican slave who had runaway from his Scottish master and the court decided ‘no person could be a slave on Scottish soil.’
2 David Livingstone Statue
The most famous Scottish Missionary and African Explorer.
3 Scott Monument
Sir Walter Scott, a writer who popularised tartan and Scottish culture in the 19th Century.
4 The Meadows
During the war, a lot of the meadows were temporarily converted to gardens to help produce food.
5 Scotland’s National Museum
Scotlands National Museum was first completed in 1886 before its more modern extension in 1998.
6 Greyfriars Bobby Statue
Greyfriars Bobby was a Skye Terrier who became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until he died on 14 January 1872.
7 Edinburgh Castle
The castle was fought over for centuries facing more than 23 attacks making it the most besieged place in Europe.
As the name suggests, Agricultural markets were held here and this was a place of commerce and trading.
9 Scottish Parliament
Suspended in 1707 a new Scottish Parliament was created with 129 MSPs and opened in 1999 after the devolution referendum.
10 Holyrood Palace
Mary Queen of Scots stayed here before moving up to the castle for her own safety.