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Edinburgh’s first literary bus tour

An Edinburgh Literary Bus Tour starts this summer allowing literary fans to visit the landmarks associated with the many writers and poets for whom Scotland’s capital was inspiration.

An Edinburgh Literary Bus Tour starts this summer allowing literary fans to visit the landmarks associated with the many writers and poets for whom Scotland’s capital was inspiration.

Participants will discover Robert Louis Stevenson’s house and Thomas De Quincey’s tomb as well as seeing landmarks such as the famous Scott Memorial, built in honour of Sir Walter Scott on Princes Street, and the café where J.K. Rowling dreamed up many of Harry Potter’s adventures. Robert Burns, Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Rankin also feature. The tour will include a recorded narrative commentary, a brochure and map and performances on board by professional actors giving an insight into some of the characters who have become part of Scotland’s history.

Tours will run twice daily, June – October and cost £10 for adults, tel: 0131 226 6665. Website: www.edinburghliterarypubtour.co.uk


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