Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Events (solo show, walk)

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  • The Royal Oak - Inside
  • 12:00
  • Aug 3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31
  • 2 hours
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Rebustours
  • Warnings and additional info: Involves Walking
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Experience the dark and hidden atmosphere of the Detective Inspector John Rebus books which are written by best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin. Discover some of the fascinating real locations and feel the history, mystery and humour of this most ancient and modern European capital city. Readings from the books are provided by actor and local historian Colin Brown. Tours are described by customers as ‘a wonderful introduction to Edinburgh’, ‘an intriguing and engaging experience’ and ‘knowledgeable, engrossing and fun’. Rebustours are an entertaining, novel way of discovering Edinburgh and its captivating, spellbinding and enchanting past.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There is a single step into the bar. There are two flights of stairs down to the toilets.
  • Wheelchair access type:
  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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

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