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Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Save up to two hours waiting in line with skip-the-line entry to Edinburgh Castle 
  • Avoid the lines and head straight inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Learn more about the castle's history on a guided tour 
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Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour
From US$39.00
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10am Tour with Spanish Guide
Tour departing at 10am with a Spanish speaking guide
From US$38.98
10am Tour with English Guide
Tour departing at 10am with an English speaking guide
From US$38.98
2pm Tour with English Guide
Tour departing at 2pm with an English speaking guide
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Overview

With an inordinate amount of historic attractions to go see, you won’t want to waste any time during your vacation in Edinburgh. Save up to two hours of waiting with a skip-the-line admission ticket to Edinburgh Castle, one of the Scottish capital’s most recognizable monuments. On a guided tour, discover secret histories and hidden details that you’d otherwise miss as you watch your guide bring the fortress’ history to life.

What to Expect

Your tour of Edinburgh Castle begins at a central Edinburgh location, where you’ll greet your guide and sail past long lines with a skip-the-line admission ticket. Having saved up to two hours of waiting time, explore the grounds of the castle and visit curiosities such as the world’s smallest shrine and a cemetery reserved exclusively for dogs.

Stroll through Crown Square, see the crown jewels of Scotland, and enrich your knowledge of Scottish military history in the National War Museum. Once your tour concludes, feel free to continue exploring the castle independently at your own pace.

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Reviewed yesterday
Excellent Visit

What a wonderful experience! Our tour guide was David and he was fabulous. He has so much energy and great hospitality. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the beautiful and historic castle and are so glad we had David to show us around.

Thank mkhalm26
Reviewed 4 days ago
Reliving history with Highlander Greg!

Our tour guide Greg gave an outstanding performance of Scottish history relating to Edinburgh Castle, complete with lively acting and singing renditions, bringing the past to life once again. A really enjoyable, memorable and highly recommended walking tour! A definite highlight of our visit to...More

Thank Dirk B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Tour!

I visited Edinburgh Castle last year, and walked through on my own. This year we decided to take the tour to learn more about the history of the castle, and it was well worth it! Australian David was our tour guide and he was very...More

1  Thank brianjpro
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Had a great time!

Our guide was Naomi, who was bursting with knowledge and enthusiasm. Knew tons of things about the castle and Edinburgh history that was well worth the few extra pounds. Book it, you won't be sorry.

Thank Gamecocks56
Reviewed 1 week ago
Interesting tour, fantastic tour guide

When we met the tour group we were a bit skeptical - there were a lot of people and it didn't seem like many guides. But they managed to split up the group, and we were very lucky to get Greg as our guide. He...More

Thank mrb622
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blatshaw
8 June 2018|
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Response from volgirl12013 | Reviewed this property |
I can’t answer that but the day we visited they had both English and Spanish tours.
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Coyote9259
8 May 2018|
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Response from volgirl12013 | Reviewed this property |
It means that if there is a queue for tickets, you don’t have to wait in it. Also the tour guide was excellent!
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