Who was George Heriot? A tour behind the gates


Enjoy code: 751568
Food and drink
Target groups
Youth, Elderly, Adult
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14/08 2024 10:00am
George Heriot's School Lauriston Place EDINBURGH
Provided by The List


Explore the outstanding example of Scots Renaissance architecture while learning about George Heriot, Edinburgh’s famous Jeweller and philanthropist and the 400-year legacy he inspired of ‘Distributing Chearfullie.’

Discover the historic Quadrangle and original entrance to the School. Other highlights include the heritage corner of the Old School building which is home to the spectacular Chapel and exclusive Council Room which still serves its purpose today.

Situated in Edinburgh’s Old Town, take in the stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard and the Silhouette of the Royal Mile.

Tours will be in English only.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Places are limited.