Majestic Edinburgh Tour - 1 day tour

Tour Summary

Majestic Edinburgh Tour
One day tour

Explore the Georgian New Town, then escape the hustle and bustle of city life at the Royal Botanical Gardens. In Leith, there's the opportunity of visiting the former Royal Yacht Britannia before heading to the famous Royal Mile to see the Place of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament Building.

Hop-on, Hop-off - your ticket is valid for 24 hours with 13 stops

Georgian New Town - discover the classical architecture and sprawling gardens of this UNESCO World Heritage Site

Royal Botanical Gardens - stroll through 70 acres of gardens to experience one of the most significant plant collections in the World

Royal Yacht Britannia - tour this floating Palace that served The Royal Family for over 40 years

Palace of Holyroodhouse - explore the State apartments of the Royal residence and tour the romantic ruins of Holyrood Abbey

Scottish Parliament Building - see the modern home of the Scottish Parliament that sits in the heart of the Old Town

Movie locations - Sunshine on Leith, The Illusionist and Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • Transport by open-top bus
  • Personal recorded commentary in English, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian.
  • Service charges and taxes


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

Departure information

From Bus Stop ZG
27 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh EH1 3BG

Check-in: 09:20 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:35 hrs
Tour Returns: 16:35 hrs

Child details

Concession discount applies to children aged 5 to 15 years inclusive.

Children aged under 5 years travel free of charge (maximum of 2 per paying adult).

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

Tickets are non-refundable.

Tour duration/Tickets Valid/Departures 
60 minutes/24 hours/up to every 30 minutes 

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility, admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

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

Product code 
LB 02972

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