Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Scott Monument
  • Victoria Street
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
Edinburgh, Scotland's Capital
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2 day tour from £310

Bed & Breakfast

Twin/Double/Family room - from £ 310 per person
Children - from £ 0 per child
Single Room - from £ 0 per person

Hotel

Twin/Double/Family room from £ 0 per person
Children from £ 0 per child
Single room from £ 0 per person

Accommodation information

Notes

IMPORTANT: Once booked this tour cannot be changed or cancelled

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

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information and guidance on prices.

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

Product code ST 00216

Tour Summary


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Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital
2 day/1 night

Speed between London and Edinburgh by comfortable express train. On arrival check-in to your city centre hotel then head out to explore Edinburgh’s historic Old Town including a visit to Edinburgh Castle. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Next day discover more of Edinburgh on a hop-on, hop-off tour.  Enjoy free time for shopping before catching a late afternoon train back to London.

Price range: £310 - £455

High Speed Train - travel from London to Edinburgh in just under 4.5 hours

Edinburgh Castle - see the Scottish Crown Jewels and admire the views over the city

Old Town - explore the ancient Royal Mile with its cobbled streets, narrow closes and hidden courtyards

New Town - discover the wide tree-lined streets, magnificent gardens and elegant squares

Hop-on, Hop-off Tour - get a different perspective on Edinburgh from the top deck of an open-topped bus

Movie locations - Trainspotting, Outlander and The Illusionist

Hotel accommodation included

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Freestyle Train Tour?
This carefully planned semi-independent tour will stretch your holiday time to the max, without making you feeling rushed. A unique combination of travel by train, comfortable accommodation and quality sightseeing will give you extra time to explore Edinburgh in greater detail.
All the documentation you need, including your rail tickets, will be emailed to you around 7 days prior to your trip. Just print these out and you are good to go. Any questions or if you need your documents earlier - just email or call us, we’re here to help.
On the tour you’ll travel independently by train to and from London. We’ll make sure you have a reserved seat and we’ll send you a comprehensive itinerary so you know what’s happening at any time during your tour. This personalised document contains step-by-step directions to your hotel and sightseeing departure points, all of which are close by.
The city tour of Edinburgh is by open-top double deck bus and is hop-on, hop-off with 14 conveniently located stops.  No trip to Edinburgh is complete without a visit to Edinburgh Castle - on your visit you can either explore on your own or join a guided tour hosted by a Castle Warder.
What are the train times?
Subject to availability we will make a reservation for you on a train departing London (Kings Cross) Station between 07:00 hrs and 08:00 hrs (arrival time in Edinburgh between 11:22 hrs and 12:20 hrs). The return journey will depart Edinburgh at 16:30 hrs (arrival time in London (Kings Cross): 20:53 hrs). 
Will someone meet me in Edinburgh?
This is a semi-independent tour so you will not be met on arrival in Edinburgh. A comprehensive and customised itinerary is included as part of your documentation together with an Official Guide to Edinburgh. Assistance is also available by telephone 7-days a week. 
How will I find my hotel?
This Freestyle Train Tour has been very carefully planned. Your hotel has been selected not just for its comfort but also for its location close to the railway station as well as your sightseeing requirements. Concise directions on how to reach your hotel will be given in your customised tour itinerary.
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from your hotel accommodation:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed. Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate bedsDouble room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed  Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person).
Please note that a family room can be a standard double room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed.All our accommodation features en-suite facilities (the toilet and shower are located in your bedroom for your exclusive use.  
How and when will I get my train tickets?
All your documentation will be emailed to you approximately 7 days prior to your tour commencing. It is important that you print these documents and bring them with you on the tour as you will need to exchange the vouchers to access the various services that make up this package.
Can I cancel or alter this tour?
We are sorry but once booked it is not possible to cancel or change this tour without incurring 100% cancellation charges. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance coverage in place.
What happens if I miss my train?
The tickets that are issued as part of this package are only valid on the train service shown on the ticket and in your itinerary. If you miss the train you will need to purchase new tickets at your own expense. We recommend arriving at London and Edinburgh Stations at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of your train so that you have time to locate the departure platform. 

What's Included

Accommodation
·       1 nights hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·       Location: Edinburgh (1)

Meals
·        Scottish/Continental breakfast (1)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

·     Admission to Edinburgh Castle
·        Hop-on, Hop-off tour of Edinburgh

Tour Essentials

·         Return standard class train tickets between London and Edinburgh with seat reservations
·         Customised tour itinerary & Official Edinburgh Guide
·         Service charges and taxes


Not Included
  • Admission charges unless otherwise stated above
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature

Departure information

The train departure time will be shown on your train tickets and in your tour itinerary.
From Kings Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, London, N1 9AL
Tour ends at 20:53 hrs approximately (Day 2)



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