The Real Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour

Events (walk, historical)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Who is the real Sherlock Holmes? Join us on this 90-minute magical mystery walking tour as we take a step back in time to Victorian Edinburgh and discover the hidden history and forgotten places where the Holmes legend really began – places unseen by most visitors and fans. Hear the incredible true story of how the world's most famous fictional detective was based on a real man who lived in Edinburgh just over 100 years ago as we follow in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's footsteps. The game, quite literally, is afoot!

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