• Riddle's Court - Building Tour

  • Fri, 07-06-2019 at 14:30
  • Riddles Court - Patrick Geddes Centre
    322 Lawnmarket
    EH1 2PG Edinburgh
Riddle's Court - Building Tour - Riddles Court - Patrick Geddes Centre - Edinburgh

Riddle’s Court, recently re-opened following an extensive £6m restoration, is a stunning 16th century Merchant’s Tenement, just steps from Old Town Edinburgh's Royal Mile. The building spellbinds visitors with 400 years of Edinburgh’s history, from its origins as a Grand Tenement to the stunning Arts and Crafts illustrated ceilings. This tour explores how the remarkable features and social history of Riddle’s Court reflect the wider development of Scotland’s capital city from the late medieval period to the present.Please note - due to other activities in the building, the King's Chamber may not be available for viewing during some of these particular tours. The Library, Seton Room, Geddes Room, McMorran Room, and other areas of the building will be explored and discussed.