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Scotland's Democracy Trail

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April — October

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This walking tour takes a gentle uphill path to the top of Calton Hill to tell a 500-year-old story of democracy in Scotland, much of it almost forgotten.

Whether it’s IndyRef, Brexit, Project Fear or Project Farce, how we do democracy is a hot topic in Scotland. In 2014's Independence Referendum, many thousands of people in Scotland even got enthusiastic about it - and the world was watching.

Sometimes it's good to look to the past...

This walking tour takes a gentle uphill path to the top of Calton Hill to tell a 500-year-old story of democracy in Scotland, much of it almost forgotten. Using the fabulous views of the city, the tour will show you the clues that live on in Edinburgh's landscape. We then take a downhill stroll to the Scottish Parliament to bring the story right up to date.

Contact details

Greenyonder Tours
44 Claremont Court
Edinburgh
Midlothian
Scotland
EH7 4LA
Length
2
Hours
Transport
Walking
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Themes
History Walking Walking/Hiking

Tour company information

Greenyonder Tours

Greenyonder Tours is an Edinburgh-based company, offering walking tours around the city that bring you closer to people and places you'd be unlikely to encounter otherwise. We specialise in tours of gardens and green space, and how these special places link into the city's past and present.

Opening times

We are open 24 hours for inquiries.

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