Women's History tour - heart of Edinburgh Old Town (1 hour)

Sat May 11 2024 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Moubray House | Edinburgh

Ruth Boreham
Publisher/HostRuth Boreham
Women's History tour - heart of Edinburgh Old Town (1 hour)
A walking tour of the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, highlighting women from history and how they lived.
About this Event

Starting at the old well outside Moubray House/John Knox House, Ruth will take you up along the high street, weaving in and out of closes and alleyways, to finish outside St Giles Cathedral, explaining not just the history of Edinburgh but also highlighting women from the past, from the well-known to what life was like for those who left no record in history.

T he tour will take one hour 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.


Where and when do we meet?

Please meet at the old well (show in the photo of the event) outside John Knox House/Moubray House clothing shop15 minutes before the tour is due to start.

Where will we finish?

We will finish near St Giles Cathedral.

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 hour 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.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Moubray House, 61 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


GBP 10.00

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