Edinburgh has inspired writers whose work is known and influence is felt
across the globe. Work that includes desert islands, detectives and
dissecting tables. Books that altered Scottish identity and world views.
Words that shaped the future of economics and religious beliefs. Texts
which changed the world. Organised by Mercat Tours.
Please note: The tour visits the Old Town which can involve cobbled
streets, slopes and stairs. The guide will always adapt the route to
visitor’s needs. Departs from Mercat Cross, beside St Giles Cathedral.