4-Day Tour Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands from Bournemouth

Duration: 4 days
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Bournemouth
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  • 4 days
  • Bournemouth
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Welcome on a weekend tour to Scotland, Edinburgh & The Highlands where you will have the chance to experience the best of Scotland on this 4-day tour.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Breakfast included

Itinerary

Day 1: Bournemouth - Edinburgh (overnight travel)

Pass By: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland
After travelling overnight, wake up to see the old town of Edinburgh.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 2 nights accommodation with breakfast included

Day 2: Edinburgh

Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
This castle situated atop a volcanic rock called Castle Rock has been a royal castle since the 12th century. Its part as an important fortress during the Wars of Scottish Independence makes it a historically important monument. It is hosts a series of performances known as Edinburgh Military Tattoo where parades of pipes and drums fills the air.


Pass By: Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL Scotland
This museum located in central Edinburgh in a neoclassical design by William Henry Playfair, houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art. The collections represented begin from the Renaissance up to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Jacopo Bassano, Van Dyck among others will leave art lovers interested for hours.

Pass By: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland
This museum was once the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland and The Royal Scottish Museum before being joined together. Its collections relating to Scottish Antiquities, culture and history and the Royal Museum covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures are some of the best in the world.

Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
This hill in central Edinburgh just next to Princes Street is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the hill we can see some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks such as the National Monument, the Nelson Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument among others whilst offering panoramic views of the city.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Scott Monument, E. Princes St Gardens, Edinburgh EH2 2EJ Scotland
This Gothic monument dedicated to the Scottish author Sir Walter Scott overlooks Princes Street near to Edinburgh Waverly Station. With a height of 61 meters, it offers a series of viewing platforms open to the general public.

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the British monarch and is located at the bottom of the Royal Mile at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle. It has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century. Visitors can enter and get a unique view of how royalty live.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Scottish Highlands

Stop At: Queen's View, Pitlochry Scotland
As well as a stunning viewpoint overlooking the loch and beyond to the iconic Schiehallion, the area offers a range of woodland walks suitable for all abilities.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Blair Athol Distillery, Perth Road, Pitlochry PH16 5LY Scotland
Go on a tour of one of Scotland's famous distilleries and see the process of making a fine single malt.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF Scotland
The National Wallace Monument is a tower standing on the shoulder of the Abbey Craig, a hilltop overlooking Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish hero.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SF Scotland
The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge across the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Centre. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Duration: 20 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 2 Night's Bed and Breakfast included on this tour.

Day 4: Edinburgh to Bournemouth (day time travel)

Stop At: Moffat Woolen Mill, Ladyknowe, Moffat DG10 9EP Scotland
On our way back to Bournemouth, we will have a last minute shopping stop at the Moffat Wollen Mill to buy any souvenirs which you still may be looking for.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Headless Cross, Gretna Green DG16 5EA Scotland
We will have a lunch stop at the famous blacksmiths shop which has been famous since 1754 for runaway marriages. You can say it is the Las Vegas of Scotland in a way.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2-nights accommodation at hotel or student campus accommodation during summer.
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Scottish National Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Blair Athol Distillery

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Scotland
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Rooms based on multiple occupancy (2-3 people of same gender sharing a room)
  • Tour subject to minimum numbers required for the tour and may be cancelled or rescheduled
  • Please note that the majority of passengers are students aged 18+, but all ages and non-students are welcome
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Departure Point

Bournemouth BH8 8DN, UK


Departure Time

8:15 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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