Edinburgh Castle tickets


Edinburgh Castle holds more than just its historical importance but is also the most specific form of architecture.

Unravel the castle’s dark secrets as you explore the dungeons, military prison, the Black Banquet and tales of Thomas Randolph’s castle raid.

You are in for a surprise when you find out the connection between Walter Scott and Hogwarts express.

See what inspired J.K Rowling and how she converted Waverley train Station, named after Walter Scott’s novel called ‘Waverley’, into Hogwarts express.

Here are our top recommendations:

Edinburgh Castle guided tour with fast-track entry

This Edinburgh Castle guided tour begins with a stroll in Royal Mile and takes its way around the castle with an expert guide who explains the history of Edinburgh Castle.

Enter the castle and explore its main attractions like the Argyle Battery and One O’clock Gun, the Hospital Square and Western Panorama.

The ticket will get you an English-language tour to help you discover this 3000-year-old monument that shaped the history of Scotland.

From the open attractions like Adam Smith’s statue, St Margaret’s Chapel, Mons Meg, and the Crown Square to the hidden museums, this tour covers everything.

Tour Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (16 to 64 years)€33
Senior ticket (65 to 99 years)€29
Child ticket (5 to 15 years)€26
Infants ticket (upto 4 years)Free Entry

Harry Potter tour with entry to Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh is the hotspot for all Harry Potter fans as it is the home of the movie sites that created both the wizard and muggle world.

These locations of Edinburgh were the actual inspiration of J.K. Rowling when she was creating the magical world of Hogwarts.

Your journey on this Harry Potter tour begins at the Hogwarts train at the Waverley Train station, just like it did for Harry.

The next stop is at Edinburgh University Old College along with a visit to a shop down Victoria street that was used as the inspiration for Diagon Alley.

Tour prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (16 to 99 years)€60
Child ticket (upto 14 years)€60

Secrets of the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle

Celebrate the beauty of Edinburgh away from the crowds, as you pass the wynds, closes and courtyards led by a guide.

Wander through Edinburgh Castle, hear the horror tales enlivened by the locals and wash all the stomach-punching fear by relaxing at Scotch Whisky.

Hear all the stories of Mary Queen of Scots, David Hume, Adam Smith and Robert Burns to immerse into their greatness.

Tour Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (16 to 59 years)€38
Senior ticket (60+ years)€33
Child ticket (5 to 15 years)€26
Students ticket (with valid student ID)€33

Edinburgh private tour: The Castle to Arthur’s Seat

The priority of this private Edinburgh tour is set upon providing you with the best guide based on your preferences.

Upon booking this tour you will be contacted within 24 hours and be paired with a like-minded guide that has a passion for the history of their roots.

Learn more interesting facts about Edinburgh than any guidebooks or the Internet can ever provide you.

Depending on your interests, the guide will suggest and direct you to places that would give you the most exciting trip possible.

Tour Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (13 to 99 years)€120
Child ticket (3 to 12 years)€15
Infants ticket (below 2 years)Free Entry  

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