Duration
Duration
02:00
Participants
Participants
1—30
Seasons
Seasons
All
Mobile Ticket
Mobile
Ticket

Discover the first city to receive the award of UNESCO City of Literature, home to many great writers and the only station in the world named after a book. Visit the monument of Walter Scott and hear about his influence on Edinburgh’s culture. Discover more about the birthplace of Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde authors, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. You will also learn about local resident and national treasure, J.K Rowling and visit the place where she wrote most of the earlier Harry Potter books. Hear fascinating facts about top crime writer, Ian Rankin, and stories of Edinburgh’s poets, novelists and crime writers, the lives they lived in Edinburgh and the places that inspired them.

Meeting point

The main entrane of St Mary's Cathedral (Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, United Kingdom) See Map