Darwin in Edinburgh

Events (walk, immersive)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
Dates, Times and Prices


In 1825 Darwin arrived to study Medicine. In 1831, he set sail on HMS Beagle, a journey to change history. Retrace his steps to explore the locations and characters that influenced Darwin’s own evolution here in Edinburgh. Led by experienced guide Angus Miller, geologist and walk leader of GeoWalks and Jane Westhead, creator of the show Who Cares? The Ultimate One-Woman Show, in ‘10 of the most unusual shows to see at the Edinburgh Fringe’ (Herald). A unique, engaging blend of walking tour and immersive theatre to experience this influential time in Darwin’s early life.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices