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Day Trip to Edinburgh
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Soak up the beauty of Edinburgh as you independently explore the city at your own pace. With train tickets and admission to Edinburgh Castle and an open-top bus tour all organised for you, you'll have more time to take in the sights and admire the Scottish Crown Jewels.
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Edinburgh Castle, the emblem of the city, clings dramatically to a rock. From here, the ancient buildings of the Royal Mile tumble down the spine of the hill to the splendid Palace of Holyroodhouse. Capture all of the city's grace and history on this unescorted excursion.

After picking up your train tickets from a representative, you'll catch the train to Edinburgh. Once you arrive, hop aboard an open-top bus and enjoy an overview of the city and such glorious landmarks as the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Mile. Continue to Edinburgh Castle to tour the Royal apartment and view the glittering Crown Jewels. Spend the afternoon exploring the stylish New Town, browsing the designer shops, or visiting those sights which capture your imagination—the choice is yours!

Please note: This is an unescorted tour.

Inclusions :
  • Roundtrip tickets and reserved seats on the London—Edinburgh train
  • Open-top bus tour of Edinburgh
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Complimentary pick-up from London hotels
  • Commentary available in English only

16 hours


Departure time and location:
6:30 AM; main ticket office of King's Cross Station

Return time and location:
10:20 PM; King's Cross Station

This is an unescorted tour. The Open-top bus tour departs from outside the bus station. The return train to London departs from Edinburgh at 5:30 PM. Children aged 3 and younger participate for free. Lunch and refreshments are not included.
Redemption instructions

After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:
1. Print
your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

How to exchange your voucher(s):
Reservation confirmation is required. Please contact the service provider at least 24 hours in advance of the day of your tour to confirm your pick-up location. The contact details will appear on your printed voucher(s). Present your voucher(s) to the service provider's representative on the day of your trip. Please note: This is an unescorted tour.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity cannot be changed or cancelled. No refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancellations of this Activity are allowed. Refunds will not be issued for unused or partially used attractions or services.