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Tours of John Knox House and Netherbow

The Scottish Storytelling Centre offers special tours of John Knox House and of the historic Netherbow area with a professional storyteller, which will bring the history and stories of the place to life. Interesting, historically accurate and often funny, these tours are definitely not to be missed!

JKHTOURSSCHOOLS GROUPS
We can arrange guided tours of the house for school groups lasting around 35 minutes. The tour costs £1 per child with no charge for supervising adults.

JOHN KNOX HOUSE STORY TOUR
Transport yourself back in time and explore one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in Scottish History - The Scottish Reformation. A professional storyteller will carry you back through the centuries to relive the dramatic events that unfolded in Edinburgh’s only surviving medieval building.
Price: £90 plus admission to the house (adult £5, conc. £4, children over 7 £1, children under 7 free)

THE PREACHER AND THE QUEEN
Explore the dramatic story of firebrand Reformer John Knox, the troubled Mary, Queen of Scots and her faithful goldsmith James Mossman. Follow in history's footsteps and visit the very place where it all happened!
Price: £90 plus admission to the house (adult £5, conc. £4, children over 7 £1, children under 7 free)

And if you are looking to explore the Netherbow area we can offer:

BESIDE THE CITY GATE
Delve into the life and times of Edinburgh’s oldest house, featuring the people, events and quirky features that make up the biography of a building over six centuries.
Price: £150

EDINBURGH’S NETHERBOW
Explore the honeycomb of courts, gardens and closes around the city gate.  Experience the literary and cultural life of the Royal Mile’s centrepiece, midway between Castle and Palace.
Price: £150

THE LIAR’S TOUR
A storyteller’s guide to the heart of Old Edinburgh, where truth and fiction collide. And sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction...
Price: £150

 

Please contact Moira Hay (moira@scottishstorytellingcentre.com or 0131 652 3273) for more information and to discuss booking a tour.

For tailor made tours of John Knox House, the Netherbow area, the Old Town and/or traditional storytelling sessions, please contact Mairi McFadyen (mairi@scottishstorytellingcentre.com or 0131 652 3272)

 All prices above inclusive of VAT.

John Knox House General Admission

Prices:
Adult - £5.00
Concession - £4.00
Children over 7 - £1.00
Children under 7 - Free

Opening times:
Monday- Saturday 10am-6pm
Sundays: 12noon – 6pm (July and August only)

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