All the little closes, wynds and courts with a handy rating guide to the most interesting ones. The significant buildings and monuments, noted pubs, restaurants and modern visitor attractions. It recounts the Mile’s long and spectacular history, has evocative pictures, fun facts and even lists the Old Town’s notorious haunted sites.
You start at Edinburgh Castle on top of the Mile and work your way to Holyrood Palace at the bottom. By the time you get to the end, you’ll be an expert on one of the most fascinating streets in the world.
‘Henderson writes with great wit… you can almost hear the voice of a tour guide (which he has been for many years) walking with you as you read the book’ – Edinburgh Southside Advertiser