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The Real Mary King's Close entry

2 Warriston's Close, High Street, EH1 1PG

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Entry for one or two to The Real Mary King's Close with optional afternoon tea for two; explore the unique warren of hidden streets & spaces of Edinburgh's Old Town in this award-winning 5* Visit Scotland attraction

A deal fit for a King

  • Entry for one or two to The Real Mary King's Close
  • Option to include afternoon tea for two in the award-winning coffee-house
  • Shrouded in myths and mysteries, the close and its warren of streets, homes, and passageways offer a truly unique 5 star visitor experience
  • Unlock the secrets of Edinburgh’s only preserved 17th century street, wander through a labyrinth of Old Town alleyways, avoid the cry of gardyloo and discover the stories of the people who lived, worked, and died here
  • As you journey back in time you'll experience over 400 years of history through a myriad of tales on this guided tour
  • The heady aromas of fresh baking and coffee have long been associated with the close so kick back and relax with an indulgent afternoon tea in The Royal Exchange Coffee house, one of the oldest of its kind in Edinburgh
  • Enjoy a selection of dainty finger sandwiches, crumbly scones and a variety of patisseries
  • Head to the gift shop to peruse locally sourced artist prints, handcrafted Scottish mementos, exclusive whisky blends and gifts inspired by the tour such as the sought-after plague doctor masks or the last letter of Scotland's fallen queen
  • Winners of Best Heritage Tourism Experience 2018/19 at the Scottish Thistle Awards
  • Rated 4/5 on TripAdvisor and listed as one of the Top 10 Things to Do in Edinburgh

What to expect

  • Entry for one or two to The Real Mary King's Close
  • Entry for two to The Real Mary King's Close with afternoon tea

Small print

Voucher is valid from Sun 3 Nov 2019 until Thur 26 Mar 2020; Sun - Thur 10.15am - 5.30pm and Fri - Sat 10.15am - 9pm (January only); subject to availability.

Excludes 16 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan, 7 - 25 Feb 2020 and Fri - Sat (except in Jan).

Advance booking required. Voucher must be booked by Thur 26 Mar 2020 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

Online bookings only.

You risk forfeiting your voucher if you cancel within 48 hours of your booking.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted; max of 3 per person.

Suitable for ages 5+. Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Duration approx. 90 mins.

There are a total of 58 steps to be descended and 38 ascended as part of the tour. There is no lift access unfortunately. Many areas are dimly lit, and some guests may experience disorientation or claustrophobia.

Due to uneven surfaces and some steep inclines, sturdy footwear is recommended.

Option 3: Includes afternoon tea; menu is subject to change. Vegetarian options are available.

No wheelchair access available on the guided tour. Full information of accessibility can be found here.

The venue may restrict the number of itison bookings on each day so please book early if you want a specific date.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest. We advise members to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Vouchers can be presented on mobile device or printed for redemption; please show your voucher on arrival.

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

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Small print

Voucher is valid from Sun 3 Nov 2019 until Thur 26 Mar 2020; Sun - Thur 10.15am - 5.30pm and Fri - Sat 10.15am - 9pm (January only); subject to availability.

Excludes 16 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan, 7 - 25 Feb 2020 and Fri - Sat (except in Jan).

Advance booking required. Voucher must be booked by Thur 26 Mar 2020 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

Online bookings only.

You risk forfeiting your voucher if you cancel within 48 hours of your booking.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted; max of 3 per person.

Suitable for ages 5+. Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Duration approx. 90 mins.

There are a total of 58 steps to be descended and 38 ascended as part of the tour. There is no lift access unfortunately. Many areas are dimly lit, and some guests may experience disorientation or claustrophobia.

Due to uneven surfaces and some steep inclines, sturdy footwear is recommended.

Option 3: Includes afternoon tea; menu is subject to change. Vegetarian options are available.

No wheelchair access available on the guided tour. Full information of accessibility can be found here.

The venue may restrict the number of itison bookings on each day so please book early if you want a specific date.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest. We advise members to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Vouchers can be presented on mobile device or printed for redemption; please show your voucher on arrival.

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

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    EH1 1PG
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The Real Mary King's Close entry

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