Edinburgh Royal Mile 

Edinburgh Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle is one of the most famous place in the world with over 2 million visitors a year. Royal Mile is the name for 6 streets that links Edinburgh Castle with the Palace Holyrood House. Edinburgh Castle is where it all began.

Edinburgh Royal Mile Castlehill is a short street of about 150m from Edinburgh Castle to the Lawnmarket. Edinburgh Royal Mile Lawnmarket is also about 100m with shops on both sides and accommodation right in the heart of the old town. The Lawnmarket is joined to the High Street Edinburgh Royal Mile which is the largest of the streets of about 500m with shops restaurants, cafes, attractions, museums, pubs and accommodation its like a town on its own as it was in the 16th century with over 40,000 residents. Half way down the Edinburgh Royal Mile High Street it is intersected by the North and South Bridge more shops hotels restaurants.

The foot of the High Street was the end of Edinburgh where you will find the World’s End Bar and where the Nether Bow gate stood as entry to Edinburgh. Beyond the High Street is the Edinburgh Royal Mile Canongate more shops restaurants, pubs and attractions, museums and the Canongate Kirk where the Queen goes to church when staying at the Palace of Holyrood House here main residence in Edinburgh. 

Abbey Strand and Horse Wynd are where the Palace of Holyrood House stands  with the Scottish Parliament building in Horse Wynd and access to Arthur Seat you have walked the Royal Mile. 

 

 Castlehill Edinburgh Royal Mile  Lawnmarket Edinburgh Royal Mile  Upper High Street Edinburgh Royal Mile 

 lower high street Edinburgh Royal Mile   Canongate Edinburgh Royal Mile  ABBEY STRAND Edinburgh Royal Mile Horse Wynd Edinburgh Royal Mile

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Maps of where the attractions are in the Royal Mile Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

    

What attractions to look out for in; Edinburgh Royal Mile

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle Esplanade 

Castlehill Royal Mile Edinburgh 

Lawnmarket Royal Mile Edinburgh 

High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh 

Canongate Royal Mile Edinburgh

Abbey Strand Royal Mile Edinburgh 

Horse Wynd Royal Mile Edinburgh

Arthur Seat and Queen’s Park Edinburgh

 

Upper High Street (South) Royal Mile Edinburgh

West Parliament Square Royal Mile Edinburgh

Parliament Square Royal Mile Edinburgh

Steil’s Close | Barrie’s Close

Old Fishmarket Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Borthwick’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Old Assembly Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Covenant Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Burnet’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Bell’s Wynd Royal Mile Edinburgh

New Assembly Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Stevenlaw’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Blair Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

Hunter Square Royal Mile Edinburgh

Marlin’s Wynd Royal Mile Edinburgh

South Bridge Edinburgh

 

Lower High Street (South) Royal Mile Edinburgh

 

Niddry Street

Dickson’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Cant’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Melrose Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Blackfriars (Wynd) Street

Toddrick’s Wynd Royal Mile Edinburgh

South Gray’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Hyndford’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Fountain Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Tweeddale Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

World’s End Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

 St Mary (Wynd) Street

 

Upper High Street (North) Royal Mile Edinburgh

 

Byer’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Advocate’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Roxburgh Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Warriston’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Writer’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Mary King’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Allan’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Craig’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Anchor Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Geddes Entry Royal Mile Edinburgh

North Foulis Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Old Stamp Office Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Lyon’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Jackson’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Fleshmarket Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Cockburn Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

North Bridge Edinburgh

 

Lower High Street (North) Royal Mile Edinburgh

 

Carrubber’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Bishop’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

North Gray’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Morrison’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Bailie Fyfe’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Paisley Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Chalmer’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Monteith’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Trunk’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Hope’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Baron Maule’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Jeffrey Street

 

Canongate Royal Mile Edinburgh

 

Canongate Royal Mile Southside 

Gullan’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Gibb’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Pirrie’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Chessel’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Weir’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Old Playhouse Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

St John’s Pend Canongate Royal Mile Edinburgh

Sugarhouse Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Bakehouse Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Wilson’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Cooper’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Crichton’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Bull’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Reid’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Vallence’s Entry Royal Mile Edinburgh

Canongate Royal Mile Northside

Mid common Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Sibbald Walk Royal Mile Edinburgh

Gladstone’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Old Tolbooth Wynd Royal Mile Edinburgh

Dunbar’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Panmure Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Lochend Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Reid’s Court Royal Mile Edinburgh

Campbell’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Brown’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Forsyth’s Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

Galloway’s Entry Royal Mile Edinburgh

White Horse Close Royal Mile Edinburgh

 

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