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Edinburgh Day Trip at Your Own Pace from London Tour Code: 345-681

From USD$244  
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
London, United Kingdom
English
15 Hours
Visit Edinburgh Castle. Bus tour of Edinburgh to see places like the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Bobby, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and more.
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/person)
    Adult $244
    Child
    (4-11 yrs)
    $232

Pricing Policy

Tour Option AdultChild
First Class Tour with refreshment at seat - Surcharge $86$86
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Guests should meet the tour guide at Kings Cross Station in London at 6:30am, where they will board the train bound for Edinburgh. Upon arrival, they will take a bus tour of the city to see places like the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Bobby, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and more. Then, we will head to Edinburgh Castle, where we will explore the grounds. Afterwards, guests will have the remainder of the day to explore the city at their own leisure. They should return to the train station for their ride home about 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information.
  • Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM

    Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
    Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, to the north of England in the United Kingdom. Learn about the area's proud history at the National Museum of Scotland, and tour the Royal Yacht Britannia and Arthur's Seat.

    Greyfriars Bobby Statue

    This statue of a Skye Terrier pays homage to the legend of a dog named Greyfriars Bobby that is said to have sat at the grave of his deceased master for 14 years, until he died himself.

    Holyrood Palace

    The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official Scottish residence of the royal family and has been since the 1500s. The structures on the palace ground dated back even further, to the founding of Hollyrood Abbey in 1128.

    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle
    This historic and famous castle sits atop the Castle Rock precipice in the city of Edinburgh. Human occupation of the area that is now the fortress dates back to the second century AD or possibly even earlier.
  • Departure Schedule: London - Edinburgh
    Check-in time: 6:30am
    Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:00am
    Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:22am
  • Departure Schedule: Edinburgh - London
    Check-in time: 5:00pm
    Departure from Edinburgh Waverly Station: 5:31pm
    Arrival at Kings Cross Station: 10:14pm
  • Hop-on Hop-off Edinburgh Schedule:
    Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct: last tour at 6:00pm, runs every 15 minutes
    Jul-Aug: last tour at 7:15pm, runs every 10-15 minutes
    Nov-Mar: last tour at 4:15pm, runs every 20 minutes

Price Includes

  • Reserved Train seat
  • Open Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle

Price Excludes

  • Tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up or drop off
  • Food and beverages unless stated differently

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Terms & Condition

  • Currency Fluctuations: All tour prices are current at the time of publication and are susceptible to currency fluctuations. We reserve the right to alter the tour price in accordance with changes in foreign exchanges rates and changes in prices for services. The rate that you pay when you reserve your tour will protect you against future currency fluctuations; on the other hand, no price adjust (refund) will be made based upon change in tour prices.
  • Once booked this tour cannot be cancelled.
  • No Shows are charged in full.
  • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
  • We reserve right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
  • We reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to remove from the tour and the Site (whether before, during or after the tour) (without warning) any person who:
    • has been convicted of a criminal offence which is likely to affect the safety or enjoyment of other visitors;
    • has behaved in a manner which we considers is likely to affect the safety or enjoyment of other visitors or tour staff (including, without limitation, unnecessary noise (whether from mobile phones or personal stereos or otherwise));
    • has used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or in any way provokes or behaves in a manner which may provoke a breach of the peace;
    • is or appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
    • does not have a valid ticket;
    • accesses any area of the tour and/or Site other than the areas designated for access by consumers; or
    • does not comply with all or part of the tour Terms and Conditions.
  • For the safety of all, consumers are admitted subject to a condition that, if requested to do so, they will allow themselves and/or their belongings to be searched. The following items may not be brought on to the tour: weapons, fireworks, (smoke) bombs, glass bottles, flammable liquids or other articles which may cause injury. Any consumer who refuses himself/herself and/or their belongings to be searched or who is found in possession of such items will be denied entry to the tour and the Site or will be removed from the tour and the Site.
  • The throwing of any article is strictly prohibited.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited on the tour or in its vicinity.
  • Pets and other animals (except for guide or hearing dogs) are strictly prohibited on the tour or in its vicinity.
  • Additional Note

    • This tour is unescorted.
    • Please note there are no storage facilities for prams or pushchairs and rucksacks/suitcases over 30L will not be permitted.
    • Train seats are allocated on first come first serve basis and not guaranteed together.
    • Please print all documents including the rail and entry tickets. You will need all these documents for your trip.
    • No refund allowed once booked. Passports will be required. Please check visa requirement.

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