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The Real Mary King's Close guided tours

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

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Guided tour for up to 8 or private guided tour for up to 16 at The Real Mary King's Close; 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

  • Guided tour for up to eight at The Real Mary King's Close
  • Or opt for a private guided tour for up to sixteen
  • Explore the close and step down into Edinburgh's fascinating past on a one hour character led fully guided tour
  • Enjoy the award-winning attraction while there are less tourists in the Capital

The Real Mary King's Close

  • 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
  • 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

  • Guided tour for up to 8 OR
  • Private guided tour for up to 16 

Small print

Voucher is valid from Sun 2 Aug 2020 until Thur 17 Dec 2020, Sun - Thur 10.15am - 5.30pm; subject to availability.

Excludes Fri - Sat.

Advance booking required. Voucher must be booked by Tue 17 Nov 2020 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

Online bookings only; bookings must be made minimum 48 hours in advance.

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.

Max of 16 people per tour.

Option 1: Tour may be with another group.

Duration approx. 1hr.

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.

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 2 Aug 2020 until Thur 17 Dec 2020, Sun - Thur 10.15am - 5.30pm; subject to availability.

Excludes Fri - Sat.

Advance booking required. Voucher must be booked by Tue 17 Nov 2020 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

Online bookings only; bookings must be made minimum 48 hours in advance.

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.

Max of 16 people per tour.

Option 1: Tour may be with another group.

Duration approx. 1hr.

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.

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.

  • The Real Mary King’s Close
  • 2 Warriston's Close, High Street,
    EH1 1PG
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The Real Mary King's Close guided tours

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