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Tours from Edinburgh

Scotland’s charming capital city is home to some of Europe’s most historical sites and just a  short bus ride from a host of iconic Scottish destinations.

Whether you’re looking for a Highland day tour from Edinburgh, a visit to a traditional whisky distillery, or an extended trip to the farthest corners of the country, Edinburgh is the perfect starting point for your Scottish adventure.

Discover award-winning coach tours from Edinburgh with Scottish Tours for the trip of a lifetime.

Day Tours From Edinburgh

Squeezed for time but still keen to explore the beauty of Scotland? Edinburgh is the place to be. Jump aboard your very own luxury coach and enjoy the ride as Scottish Tours takes you on a fun-filled day of sightseeing and historical discovery.

Some of the best day tours in Scotland depart from Edinburgh. Here are some of our favourites:

Urquhart Castle overlooking Loch Ness

The Original Loch Ness Tour From Edinburgh

Discover spectacular scenery and magnificent mountains as you search for the world-famous beast lurking in the waters of Loch Ness. The tour takes you through some of Scotland’s finest countryside, including Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, and the towering heights of Ben Nevis — the UK’s tallest mountain. Book Now

Looking down on Loch Lomond

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Tour From Edinburgh

Explore the rich history of Scotland with a jam-packed day trip to Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, and even a whisky distillery. Enjoy a smooch around the 12-century walls of Stirling Castle before soaking up the beauty of the Trossachs National Park. Take a walk along the "bonnnie, bonnie banks" then reward yourself with a dram or three at the famous Glengoyne Malt Whisky Distillery. Make your booking today.

Jacobite Steam Train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct

1 Day Jacobite Steam Train Tour from Edinburgh

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

White-washed buildings in Culross

Outlander Day Tour from Edinburgh

Follow in Jamie and Claire's footsteps as you visit many of the filming locations featured in the hit Outlander TV series. In just one day this tour will take you to visit Lallybroch Castle, the ancestral home of the Frasers; Blackness Castle, the Headquarters of Black Jack Randall and sinister Wentworth Prison, where Jamie was incarcerated. As you explore delightful Culross imagine meeting Geillis Duncan walking the cobbled streets of Cranesmuir Village. Book your Outlander tour    

Picturesque Glen Coe

Loch Ness Small Group Tour

Hop aboard a deluxe mini-coach for an exclusive touring experience. Travel in a party of just 16 passengers to explore the very best of the scenic Scottish Highlands. Spend time in Glen Coe, see Ben Nevis and enjoy the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park. At Loch Ness enjoy a relaxing break in Fort Augustus or experience a short monster-spotting cruise across the deep and mysterious waters. Make your reservation today 

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Highland Tours From Edinburgh

Pack your bags for an unforgettable multi-day tour to the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh. Sit back and relax as you enjoy a leisurely trip to some of Scotland’s most iconic sites and explore the exquisite beauty of the Scottish countryside. From winding country roads to the rugged terrain of the Northern Highlands, you’ll explore a trip along the world-famous North Coast 500 driving route before reaching the secluded town of John O’Groats at the tip of the country. Bask in the glory of Glen Carron and catch a ferry to the charming Isle of Skye — the largest island in the Inner Hebrides.

Looking over Portree Bay

 2-day Isle of Skye Tour from Edinburgh

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

Looking over Loch Linnhe at Ben Nevis

Short Tour of Scotland

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

Old Man of Storr at Sunset

3 day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

Hogwarts Express puffing across the Harry Potter Bridge

3 day Scotland tours including Jacobite Steam Train

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

Ring of Brodgar

5 day Orkney Highlights Tour

Enjoy a scenic tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands exploring many of the filming locations from the popular Harry Potter movies. At Mallaig step aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable ride along the beautiful West Highland Line. Just like the Hogwarts Express in the films your journey crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known to Potterheads as the "Harry Potter Bridge". Book your magical tour here 

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Tour Scotland with Scottish Tours. Discover the highlights of Scotland on a tour to Loch Ness, The Scottish Highlands, Skye and Loch Lomond.