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The Murder at the Royal Mile

2 hours 
2 km/ 1 mile
1-4 Players per group

€39 / £33 per group

Based on: Case A

Difficulty: Medium

8+ years recommended


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365 days a year


City Centre, Edinburgh


In 'The Murder at the Royal Mile' you are taken back to the year 1968. You are one of the few officers on duty because of the anniversary party for the Edinburgh Police Department that is taking place. Everything is peaceful until you are called out to a crime scene behind Tron Kirk.

A woman has been found brutally murdered. It's now up to you to secure enough evidence to find the person behind

this horrific crime and ensure peace and security in Edinburgh.

This investigation could be your chance for a big promotion. Much is at stake!

Can you handle the pressure that rests on your shoulders and solve the case before it's too late?

Gather a team of investigators and take to the streets of Edinburgh and solve the mystery.

Take an enigmatic city walk where you will be guided through Edinburgh's historic sites.

If you are a larger group, you can buy more mysteries and compete against each other. The group who solves the mystery first wins.

Good luck! You may need it …

PLEASE NOTE: This mystery is only available in ENGLISH!

A mystery hunt is a unique way to explore The Royal Mile
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Go to the pick up point, which is a short walk from the starting point, to collect your mystery. Begin the game any time you want at the starting point indicated on the envelope.

The mystery takes place outside and is a private group activity, no third party members or additional players are involved. It is possible to play the game in larger groups, go to FAQ for more information or send an email with your request to:

Pick up point

Waverley Bridge TravelHub

31 Waverley Bridge

Edinburgh EH1 1BQ

Mon - Sat 08.30 – 17.30 

Closed Sundays


Police Box Lawnmarket

Corner of George IV Bridge and Lawnmarket

300 Lawnmarket

Edinburgh EH1 2PH

Open 10.00 – 17.00

7 days a week

Tired of the reagulary sightseeing? Then buy a mystery hunt
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Solve the mystery hunt at the royal mile
The Mystery Walk

'The Murder at The Royal Mile' is a true crime mystery game inspired by real events. As an investigator, it is your duty to solve this brutal murder. 

Through the experience, you will be guided around Edinburgh, while solving tasks and riddles related to the historical surroundings.


You must gather sufficient evidence and accuse the right suspect to ensure the peace of Edinburgh's citizens. It turns out that there are many possible suspects, and the hunt to find the murderer is more challenging than anticipated.

Finally, you reach the Grass Market where you gather all your clues and hopefully accuse the right person of the crime.

Pick up point

't Paleisje B.V.

Paleisstraat 5

1012 RB Amsterdam

Tue - Sun 9am - 10pm

Mondays 10 am - 9 pm

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