Edinburgh Old Town

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Getting to Edinburgh by Bus

Megabus/Scottish Citylink bus tickets to Edinburgh from £1. Travel from Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Perth and more.

The Royal Mile

Royal Mile Shops
Complete list of the shops on the Royal Mile with name, address and type of goods sold.

Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Comprehensive information on the Royal Mile with a map of the closes, wynds and courts. Includes brief history. One of the best resources available on the Royal Mile.

Royal Mile Map
Map of the Royal Mile with notes indicating all of the places of interest.

A Spiritual History of The Royal Mile
Read about the history of The Royal Mile, from the Celtic Period to the 21st Century.

Walking Highlands: Edinburgh and Lothian
Directions for walking through Old Town, pictures, distances, and details.

Edinburgh Architecture
Historical information about some of Edinburgh's most interesting buildings and architecture, pictures, and attractions.

The Royal Mile Gallery
Find antique maps, prints, and books related to Edinburgh throughout history.

Old Town Edinburgh Guide
Details on the various venues located in Old Town Ediburgh, including pictures and histories.

Edinburgh: Old Town and Royal Mile
Historical maps of the area, from 1575 to the late 20th Century.

Rampant Scotland: Edinburgh's Royal Mile
Information and history of areas in The Royal Mile, including Lawnmarket, High Street, Canongate, and Abbey Street.

Camvista
View live shots of The Royal Mile via webcam, updated every 5 seconds.

Burke and Hare Murders
Read about the terrible murders committed by Burke, Hare, and M'Dougal, allegedly responsible for killing 16 people in just a year. Includes detailed analysis, maps, and animated tours.

Attractions on the Royal Mile

The Festival Hub
Official site of the Hub, the Edinburgh Festival headquarters. Includes a virtual tour, information on tickets and on the Hub Cafe.

Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
Official site of the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre near Edinburgh Castle.

Camera Obscura Tour
Personal account of a visit to the Camera Obscura.

The Real Mary King's Close
Official website of the Mary King's Close tour.

Dynamic Earth
Science centre at the bottom of the Royal Mile.

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