Storyteller holds a candle while speaking to tour group in Edinburgh's Blair Street Underground Vaults., Mercat Tours Ltd

Mercat Tours Resident Rate

Think you know all about Edinburgh – think again!

Since 1985 Mercat Tours have been enthralling both residents and visitors to Edinburgh with walking tours exploring the city’s rich history. From history walks exploring the historic Royal Mile and Old Town, to ghost tours exploring the dark and sinister side of the city, they’ll take you take you deep into the past and bring the city’s stories alive.

Resident Rates

City of Edinburgh residents receive a concession rate, £2.00 discount on all adult tickets on all tours.

A Storyteller telling stories to a tour group in a historic Edinburgh close., Mercat Tours Ltd
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Whether you choose to take a walk on the dark side and explore more about the tales of ghosts and ghouls that lurk beneath the city’s streets or are keen to discover the secrets of the ancient Royal Mile, there’s a tour for you with the award-winning Mercat Tours.

Bookings can be made on Mercat Tours’ website using the ticket type ‘Concession’.

Terms and conditions

  • Bookings can be made on Mercat Tours’ website using the ticket type ‘Concession’.
  • A concessionary £2.00 discount on all adult tickets.
  • This reward is only valid for residents with a city of Edinburgh postcode. Check here to confirm if your postcode qualifies. Contact and address details will be required when booking and on arrival (photo ID or utility bill with a city of Edinburgh postcode). 
  • This reward is valid until 31 December 2024.
  • All bookings are subject to availability.
  • This reward cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Advance booking is required. 

This project is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

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