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  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh

2-Hour Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

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Join the intrepid duo, Clart and McBrain, on a brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the wynds, courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh's Old and New Town. An award-winning duel of wits performed by professional actors in the most literary city in the world!
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy a theatrical presentation of Edinburgh's literary heritage by a lively duo named Clart and McBrain
  • Learn the history of Edinburgh's most famous writers, including Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson
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Romp through the historic pubs of Edinburgh and learn about the city's literary heritage on this 2-hour journey and comedic theatre promenade.

You will venture through Edinburgh's Old and New Town led by an intrepid duo: Clart and the intellectual McBrain will take you on a brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the city's wynds (narrow paths), courtyards, and pubs. Enjoy their hilarious duel of wits as they narrate the stories of Edinburgh's pubs and famous Scottish writers, from Sir Walter Scott to Robert Louis Stevenson.

As you stop in each pub for a drink, watch the actors' lively presentations of nearly 300 years of famous Scottish writing.
  • 2-hour theatrical tour of Edinburgh's historical pubs
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

We meet at Grassmarket, outside the Beehive Inn.

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Customers under 18 years of age are not allowed to enter the pubs.
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From £16 £12.80 per person

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