Greyfriars Graveyard Tour

Events (site-specific, historical)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the start time.
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Burials have been taking place in Greyfriars Kirkyard since the mid-16th century, situated at the southern edge of the Old Town. The cemetery has many notable Edinburgh residents interred within it. Join us on a fascinating guided walking tour of one of Scotland's most renowned cemeteries. This picturesque historic burial ground contains the mortal remains of many incredible characters. Some of whom have shaped our nation's history for better or worse. Be shocked, surprised, amused, disgusted, moved and entertained as your guide reveals the many curious echoes from the past.

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General venue access

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

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • 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

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