"the Royal Mile from the Castle or Holyrood"
Edinburgh Castle
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeEdinburgh Castle - Credit: David Clay, Flickr

The main thoroughfare of Edinburgh Old Town, the Royal Mile, runs from Edinburgh Castle to the ruins of Holyrood Abbey and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. It consists of the following streets: Castle Esplanade, Castlehill, Lawnmarket, High street, Canongate, and Abbey Strand.

Follow this link to see a map of the Royal Mile


Ruins of Holyrood Abbey
Creative Commons AttributionRuins of Holyrood Abbey - Credit: LASLO ILYES, Flickr