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Clart and Mcbrain in action
Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

From £20 per adult

Departure days

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January — December

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A hilarious duel of wits across three hundred years of great writing and colourful characters! A pioneer in its field,and a"Must-See"cultural attraction in guide books throughout the world.

Join the intrepid duo,Clart (as in muck!) and our clean-hankied intellectual McBrain,who will lead you on a brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the wynds,courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh's Old and New Town.A hilarious duel of wits across three hundred years of great writing and colourful characters! A pioneer in its field,and a"Must-See"cultural attraction in guide books throughout the world.Why does it stand out from all the rest? - Its Performed by professional actors,not guides reciting from book. It represents a great introduction to Edinburgh and superb entertainment.

The tour starts inside the Beehive Inn, in Grassmarket, where the opening segment is performed for around 15m. The group proceeds to the Jolly Judge in James Court. Here we visit the pub for drinks and the actors perform the second segment outside in James Court. The next stop is an interval break in one of three venues just off James Court and into the Royal Mile. A short break of 15m before proceeding to the Makars' Court area, where the third segment is performed for around 10m. The tour finishes in Rose Street, where the closing segment is performed for around 20m in one of three different pubs: The Kenilworth, The Milnes Bar or Cafe Royal. Please check the route here.

COVID-19 information

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

The Scottish Literary Tour trust Ltd
34
north castle street
edinburgh
Midlothian
UK
EH23BN
Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
2
Hours
Transport
Walking
Type
Bespoke Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Ancestry Art Beer Castles City Food and drink Gin History Literature Walking Whisky

Tour prices

From

  • £20 Per Adult
  • £15 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Tour company information

The Scottish Literary Tour trust Ltd

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The Scottish LiteraryTour Trust Ltd. The aim of The Scottish Literary Tour Trust Ltd is to produce unique literary projects which will entertain and inform a wide audience, through the collaboration of Scottish talent, past and present - raising awareness of Scotland's rich literary heritage.

Opening times

February Fridays/Sundays,March Fridays/Sundays
April Thursdays/Sundays,May Daily,June Daily,July Daily
August Daily,September Daily,October Thursdays to Sundays
November/Dec Fridays,Jan Fri/Sundays

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