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Edinburgh

One of Britain's most loved cities, Edinburgh has a lot to offer those wishing to visit for a day, a weekend or indeed longer

If you're a museum buff, then you'll be in seventh heaven, the city and surrounds boast a world class museums and galleries (many of which are actually free too!). Gems such as the National Museum of Scotland, Royal Botanic Garden and Edinburgh Castle will keep you more than occupied during your trip.

Don't forget, Edinburgh boasts a very busy festival calendar with the two big ones being the Festival Fringe and the International Festival. All year round though you'll not be short of ideas for things to do in the evening. With great restaurants featuring delicious Scottish fayre like neeps, tatties and haggis or the lively theatre, music and comedy scene where you'll always find something to see. Edinburgh has so much to offer, so go on and get there!

Here's our sample itinerary for Edinburgh, this will give you an idea of what is possible during  your stay!

Day Day by Day
1 On arrival in Edinburgh, head up towards the Royal Mile and take in a visit to Edinburgh Castle. The castle sits overlooking the city, and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Scotland. Why not head down to the National Museum of Scotland, something for everyone here. Don't forget to have a look at the Greyfriars Bobby statue on your way! After dinner, why not take a Mercat Ghost Walking Tour of the city with some award winning storytellers...if you dare!
2 After a leisurely breakfast, hit the shops for some much deserved retail therapy. Jenners is a beautiful department store which dates back almost 180 years, has been dubbed "The Harrods of the North" for good reason! No visit to Scotland is ever complete without a wee dram of scotch! Why not visit the Scotch Whisky Experience. Travel in a Whisky barrel and see just how whisky is produced. They also have the largest scotch whisky collection in the world too!

 

Included in your tour price

  • Return flights from London to Edinburgh airport
  • Return airport transfers to Edinburgh
  • One night's half board accommodation in Edinburgh hotel
  • Half day guided city tour of Edinburgh

See what you could do in Edinburgh in just 24 hours!!