Romantic Edinburgh

4.63 (76 ratings)
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Our fairytale adventure begins in the idyllic Dean Village, renowned for its tranquil atmosphere, rich milling history, and magical architecture.  There will be no shortage of romantic moments in dreamy settings, alongside fascinating local legends and history. 

Follow the river past old mill buildings, Well Court; a World Heritage Site, the bustling, bohemian neighbourhood of Stockbridge, picturesque cobblestone streets such as Circus Lane, and the Botanical Gardens. 
Please note that this game ends in a different place than it starts.

Starting point: Dean Bridge House 
Endpoint: St Shepherd’s Comely Bank Church

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  • Best for couples
  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
  • Game ends in another place than it starts

Places you will visit


It will take you

60-90 mins

You will walk

5910 steps

Total distance

4.5 km


  • Wander dreamily along the peaceful flows of the Water of Leith.

  • Follow the path of the river to St. Bernard's Well, a remarkable example of Greco-Roman architecture representative of Stockbridge's Artisan community.

  • Relish in the artisanal delights offered by Stockbridge and its local farmer's market.


You are Katherine, daughter to the chieftain of Clan Brodie. To avoid a marriage arranged by your father to strengthen clan bonds, but to a cruel man you had no love for, you have escaped from the castle and hitched a ride on a carriage heading south.

You find yourself in Dean Village, with no money in your pocket and no idea what to do next. 

You are completely unaware that you’ve been drawn here by destiny and are about to meet your true love! Or, that your cruel fiancé has followed you here…

Game route

Starting point Dean Bridge House
Queensferry Rd, Edinburgh EH3 7UA, UK
Finish point Saint Stephen's Comely Bank Church
10 Comely Bank Rd, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH4 1DW, UK
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21 Jan 2023
beautiful and would never have known the places we walked were there

Ignacio Andrés Luna Borrás

08 Jan 2023


02 Jan 2023

Matt Garrow-Fisher

31 Dec 2022
really enjoyed the game! Interesting puzzles, beautiful places to see and great historical insights. highly recommend!


12 Dec 2022

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