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Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle © Little Fish Tours

Edinburgh Castle: Skip The Line - Guided Tour

From £29 per adult

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January — December

This engaging castle tour enables you to skip the line into Scotland's most iconic fortification. The 90-minute tour will cover the 3,000-year history of Edinburgh Castle and the significant role it has played in shaping Scotland.

This walking tour lets you skip the line and go straight into and through Edinburgh’s must see attraction and its 3000 years of history.

From the birth of King James VI to the many sieges it has withstood, Edinburgh’s fortress is full of history and surprises.

See the One o’clock Gun, Mons Meg and even The Crown Jewels in Edinburgh’s #1 attraction.

After the tour, guests will be allowed to wonder The Castle on their own time until it closes.

Contact details

Little Fish Tours
11/5 Johnston Terrace
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Castles History

Tour prices


  • £29 Per Adult
  • £22.20 Per child
  • £25.60 Concession


Tour company information

Little Fish Tours

Little Fish Tours offers various walking tours of Edinburgh leaving daily. These include free tours on a tips only basis, Edinburgh Castle tours, Whisky and Folklore evenings and private tours. Our small, locally founded company works with only the best tour guides in order to offer Edinburgh in an informative yet entertaining way. We believe Edinburgh has an incredible history, so we present it with the flair and enthusiasm it deserves. We’re very proud of the excellent quality of our walking tours in Edinburgh. Don’t take our word for it, check out our near flawless TripAdvisor reviews.

Opening times

Office Open: 9.30-5.30 daily

Walking Tours Run: 10.30am, 1.30pm
Castle Tour Runs: 1.30pm
Whisky & Folklore Evening Runs: 5pm

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