Journey Back In Time
Imagine a warren of streets frozen in time, where centuries of stories are just waiting to be told. Discover authentic truths about Edinburgh's dark past, and find out what it was really like for the people who lived, worked, and died on the Close.
Whisky Tastings & Tours in May
In May, celebrate International Whisky Month with our new premium Casks & Closes tour. During 90-minutes, you will hear stories of the people who used to live on the Closes and learn about the city’s love affair with whisky and the history of the spirit. The tour will be followed by a dram tasting session led by a whisky expert. £35 per person.
Free Audio Guides
If you require translation, we offer free audio guides in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin, Dutch, Portuguese, Polish and Hungarian. The audio guides have to be requested in advance and are subject to availability. To book, please contact us and quote your booking reference number.
Book a Private Tour
Enjoy your very own Private Tour of The Real Mary King’s Close for you and up to 17 additional guests. Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, your guests will go on a journey through time on these now hidden streets where they will uncover some of the city’s deepest secrets.
We Are Good To Go!
We are ‘Good to Go’ accredited and are following government guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all. You can find out more about the measures we have put in place by reading our Know Before You Go guidelines.