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Morning - Meet tour manager at London Euston Station

Meet your tour manager at London Euston station prior to your train’s departure to Edinburgh at 06.43am. Enjoy a beautiful scenic journey up the east coast to Scotland on board a high speed train, with a fully stocked shop, buffet car and on board WiFi. Enjoy breakfast in England and lunch in Scotland!

Early afternoon - Arrive Edinburgh. 2 hour fully guided coach tour of the city

On arrival, enjoy a tour of Scotland’s capital, taking in the landmarks of Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum of Scotland, Grassmarket, Greyfriars Bobby and the Elephant coffee house where J.K.Rowling first penned Harry Potter. After your tour, we’ll transfer you to your nearby accommodation, and take the chance to visit some of the attractions or sites your guide will have talked about on the tour. Your tour manager will remain available to provide local information, help and advice. 

Evening - Optional Ghosts & Ghouls evening tour and free time to explore

A spine tingling evening with ghoulish tales of torture and witchcraft as you learn of Edinburgh's ghostly past! The guided tour takes place in medieval closes and the haunted Blair Street Underground vaults. Included in the tour is a shot of Dewar's super Scotch Whisky to keep you warm on this chilling tour!!

Rest of the evening free to enjoy Edinburgh’s atmospheric old inns to sample some local ales and whisky, joined by the tour guide. A great opportunity for you to get to know some other fellow group members on the tour.

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Full day option 1 - Free day to explore Edinburgh at your leisure

Either enjoy a full free day in Edinburgh to visit some of its best attractions or join an optional upgrade tour to Loch Ness & Scottish Highlands - see option 2 for more details.

Full day option 2 - Loch Ness & Scottish Highlands upgrade

Upgrade available for £49. This day tour to the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness will take you right into the heart of the Highlands, past Stirling Castle, the site of the famous battle of Bannockburn, past the National Wallace Monument. Through the Trossachs National Park into the spectacular Glen Coe. Stop for lunch and have the chance to sample haggis, then on to Loch Ness. Visit lovely Urquhart Castle, with the option of a boat cruise on the Loch before heading back to Edinburgh.

Morning - Join your guide for a walk up Calton Hill

Join your guide on a walk up Calton Hill for views of the city and the Firth of Forth. From here you can see the tower in honour of the great Admiral Nelson and his victories over Napoleon. Admire the great National Monument of Scotland next to the tower. From here it is clear to see why many refer to Edinburgh as 'the Athens of the North.'

From Calton Hill the tour manager will accompany you to Edinburgh Castle (entry extra) OR 

Morning - Whisky Tasting upgrade - £22 - ( only adults over 18s)

A tour of Glenkinchie whisky distillery, the closest to Edinburgh. After experiencing the highly skilled process of making a bottle of 'Scotch' you will have the chance to taste some of the whisky made here. If you select this day trip you will be dropped back in Edinburgh after the tour in time for the coach departure transfer to the train station.

Early Afternoon - Transfer from accommodation to the station and journey back to London

Our departure transfer coach will collect you from your accommodation at 13:30 for the transfer to Edinburgh station, your train departs at 14:51 for your return journey to London Euston. Arrival time in London is shortly after 20:30pm.

What's
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Included

  • Return train travel in standard class from London Euston station to Edinburgh by train. On day 1 the train departs London Euston 06:43am arriving Edinburgh Waverley 12:22pm. On day 3 depart Edinburgh Waverley 14:51pm, arriving London Euston 20:30pm.
  • Two hour professionally guided coach tour of Edinburgh on arrival, ending with drop off at city centre accommodation
  • Traditional Scottish guest house/hotel accommodation in 3-5 bedded rooms in central Edinburgh with breakfast. If you require a twin/double or single you MUST select an upgrade in the 'Book this Tour' box
  • Coach transfer on day 3 from accommodation to Edinburgh train station.
  • Services of Tour Manager for entire duration of the tour

Not included

  • Optional tour upgrade to Highlands and Loch ness tour from Edinburgh on day 2 (£49)
  • Optional entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • Optional Whisky tour to Glenkinchie distillery
  • Food/drink except for breakfast on day 2 and 3

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