The Murder at the Royal Mile

2 Hours 
Route 2 km/ 1 mile
1-4 Players per group
Price approx. £33

Based on: Case A

Difficulty: Medium

Age recommendation: 8+

Language available: ENG

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365 days a year


City Centre, Edinburgh


The year is 1968. You are the only Detective Constable on duty due to a anniversary celebration of the Edinburgh police department. Everything looks like an uneventful shift until you are called to a crime scene behind Tron Kirk. The body of a dead woman has been found.


This might be your chance for a big promotion. Furthermore, you must serve justice to those guilty of this hideous crime. Much is at stake! 

Good luck and happy solving!

PLEASE NOTE: This mystery is only available in ENGLISH!

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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 at 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

Open Monday to 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

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Edinburgh City
The Mystery Walk

The murder at The Royal Mile is a true crime mystery 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 indict 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 guilty of the crime.