Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North - 5 day tour

Tour Summary

Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North
5 day / 4 night

Speed from London to Edinburgh by high-speed train. On arrival, explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off tour and visit the historic castle. The next day relax with more time in Edinburgh before taking a train through the Highlands to reach Inverness. From your highland base, enjoy excursions to the picturesque Isle of Skye and John O’Groats & the Far North. Return directly to London through the Cairngorms National Park and Highland Perthshire. 

Express Train - travel between London and Scotland in comfort with reserved seating

Edinburgh - explore the fascinating history of Edinburgh and visit its colossal castle

Eilean Donan Castle - discover this stunningly beautiful castle

Isle of Skye - see the mighty Cuillin Hills, spend time in colourful Portree and be awed by the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock

Northern Highlands - visit John O’Groats, Britain’s most northerly village and admire the fairytale Dunrobin Castle 

Movie locations - Sunshine on Leith, The World is not enough and Winter Solstice

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Edinburgh (1) and Inverness (3)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (4)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Hop-on, Hop-off tour of Edinburgh
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Full-day excursion to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye with a local driver/guide
  • Full-day excursion to John O’Groats and the Far North with a local driver/guide

Tour Essentials

  • Standard class train tickets from London to Edinburgh, Edinburgh to Inverness and Inverness to London
  • Seat reservations on all train journeys when available
  • Customised tour itinerary 
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From Kings Cross Railway Station
Euston Road
London N1 9AL

Check-in: 06:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 07:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 15:54 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re sorry but children aged under 3 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

IMPORTANT: Once booked this tour cannot be changed or cancelled

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Train Times
The times shown above are for guidance only. The train times for your journey will be shown on your tickets and itinerary.

Tour documentation including service vouchers and tickets are issued in electronic format. A smart device with an IOS or Android operating system is required.

Admission Prices
To give you maximum flexibility, admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour (except Edinburgh Castle). 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code 
RT 00315

Tour route map

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