A visit to Edinburgh at Festival time is a must and the Royal Mile is the centre of it all... loads to do and see walking the mile!
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We visited and walked the Royal Mile several times during the Festival. It is so vivid, interesting colorful and joyful, that you enjoy it from start onward. You can benefit from the traditional sights as well as the Fringe and street events.
We had a walk down the Royal Mile on the first day of the Fringe festival. There is so much to see and such a great atmosphere. Not to be missed at any time of the year.
here during the Fringe, the royal mile is an eclectic mix of music, mime and other performers. At the top sits Edinburgh Castle and of course the Tattoo is also on at the moment.
What a journey! The Royal Mile contains just about everything from historic buildings, a Cathedral, shops, restaurants, pubs and much, much more. It's wonderfully cosmopolitan and full of energy. It's even busier during the festival but even before the festival starts there were street entertainers...More
This is a long wide street totally closed to traffic in the month of August. There are plenty of places to eat with many having outdoor seating. Great energy as this is the month of the Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Military tatoo.
Walking the Royal Mile up to Edinburgh Castle on cobble stone streets can be a chalkenge. We took the train from Linlithgow, a suburb to the city. Took a taxi to the closest place near the Castle . Price was 5 GBP, which is reasonable....More