The Scottish Highlands

Edinburgh - Scotland's Capital


Edinburgh is one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Scotland’s capital city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Discover the remarkable medieval Old Town and the grandeur of the 18th-century New Town. There’s a view to enjoy at every turn. Edinburgh has so much to offer: a castle, a royal palace, and a parliament, as well as fascinating galleries and museums.

Things to see...

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle – The mighty fortress

This dramatic stronghold dominates the skyline from its rocky perch. Learn its tales of siege and warfare and see the Scottish Crown Jewels. The panoramic views from the battlements are outstanding.

Palace of Holyroodhouse – The Queen’s official home

Holyrood House
A royal residence for centuries, Holyrood Palace has witnessed some of Scotland’s most turbulent times. Explore the exquisitely appointed state apartments and extensive collection of paintings, tapestries and antiques.

Royal Yacht Britannia – The floating palace

The Royal Yacht Britannia
This famous ship travelled over one million miles and served the Royal Family for 44 years. Now permanently moored in Leith, Britannia welcomes visitors to follow in the footsteps of kings, queens, presidents and Prime Ministers.

Tours that visit Edinburgh


1 Day Tour Edinburgh City Tour
Edinburgh City Tour
from Edinburgh

See the highlights of Edinburgh from a different viewpoint - the top deck of an open-top double decker bus.

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11 Day Tour Scenic Britain
Scenic Britain
from London

This leisurely tour from London to Edinburgh focuses on the delights of Cornwall, scenic North Wales and the beauty of the Lake District.

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1 Day Tour Edinburgh by Train
Edinburgh by Train
from London

Want to visit Edinburgh for a day during your stay in London? This convenient tour package is just for you!

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3 Day Tour Edinburgh, Loch Ness and the Highlands
Edinburgh, Loch Ness and the Highlands
from London

Leave London behind to get a taste of historic Edinburgh and experience the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

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4 Day Tour Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands
Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands
from London

Travel directly from London to visit Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic Capital City then tour through the Highlands to see Glen Coe, Loch Ness and the amazing Isle of Skye.

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5 Day Tour Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North
Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North
from London

On this short break from London discover elegant Edinburgh then head to the Highlands to explore the Isle of Skye and the Northern Highlands.

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8 Day Tour England and Scotland Heritage
England and Scotland Heritage
from London

Experience the highlights of Britain and enjoy great value on this fabulous tour

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8 Day Tour Amazing Britain
Amazing Britain
from London

Capture the heritage of Britain, explore celebrated cities and venture into the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

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