Women's History tour - Canongate (1.5 hours)

Sat May 18 2024 at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm UTC+01:00

Moubray House | Edinburgh

Ruth Boreham
Publisher/HostRuth Boreham
Women's History tour - Canongate (1.5 hours)
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Discover the history of Canongate, a separate burgh from Edinburgh until 19th century, and the women who lived/worked here.
About this Event

Starting at the old well outside Moubray House/John Knox House, Ruth will take you down through the Canongate, a separate burgh from Edinburgh until 19th century, exploring the lower part of the Royal Mile and the women who worked and lived there, finishing up at Holyrood Palace.

The tour will take one and half hours (90mins) in total, and will be outside with no shelter so please wrap up according to the weather conditions! There will be no toilet stops or seats along the way.

FAQs

Where and when do we meet?

Please meet at the old well outside John Knox House/Moubray House clothing shop15 minutes before the tour is due to start.


Where will we finish?

We will finish at Holyrood Palace/Parliament area at the bottom of the Royal Mile.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Phone ticket is fine


Safety issues

Please be aware that there are no seats available along the route, so the tour will be on your feet, walking and standing. You are responsible for your own safety. Taking part in the tour means you are participating at your own risk. If you have pre-existing conditions that may be relevant or feel unwell during the tour, please let your guide know. You are also responsible for looking after your own belongings.

Data protection

Your privacy will be maintained at all times. We will never share or sell the information contained in our database to any third parties. Your details will be kept by Ruth Boreham in the run up to the event, and for the purposes of sending you an email after the event with details of people and books mentioned during the tour. Your phone number is in case of any issues on the day.

Booking queries

Refunds are available up to 1 day before the event. Tickets are not transferable. Unfortunately we cannot take cash payment during the tour at the moment due to licensing requirements.


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Moubray House, 61 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Tickets

GBP 12.50

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