3-Day Edinburgh Tour from London by train

Duration: 3 days
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London

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  • 3 days
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable


Come with us north of the border to the wonderful country of Scotland. Make the most of two nights accommodation in central Edinburgh, a guided tour of the city and a chance to travel to the stunning Scottish Highlands to visit mysterious Loch Ness and the magnificent mountain scenery of Glen Coe and Rannoch Moor. 

This fully guided 3 day tour to Scotland’s capital city gives you your chance to see Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile and enjoy some whisky tasting, with an optional day trip to the stunning Loch Ness & Scottish Highlands. This is a scheduled tour operated by high speed train with a professional guide, with a maximum of 35-40 people per tour.


Day 1: Friday: London - Edinburgh

Pass By: King's Cross Station, Euston Road, London N1 9AP England
Meet your Tour Manager inside Kings Cross Station, next to the Information Desk, where we'll depart in the early morning for Edinburgh. We'll travel by high speed train and arrive in Scotland just after lunchtime. The train journey takes 4 hours 30 minutes, and travels through stunning scenery en route to Scotland including the Lake District. 

Pass By: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland
On arrival in Edinburgh you will be collected for a panoramic tour of city, before being transferred to your centrally located, guest house accommodation.  

See the Royal Mile which links the Palace of Holyrood House with the ancient Edinburgh Castle, sitting on top of an extinct volcano! We will see St Giles Cathedral , the old Parliament Square and the Castle Esplanade. Learn of Scottish Royalty, King David, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots.

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
After checking in at our guest houses, you'll have the option in the evening join your guide in one of Edinburgh's historic pubs to try local whiskies and maybe some haggis.

Alternatively, we have the option of a ghost tour to explore some of the city's haunted places, a spine tingling way to end the evening. You'll need to book the ghost tour with our guide earlier in the day.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: The basic price of this tour includes multi bedded, ensuite accommodation, sharing with members of the tour (same sex)

Day 2: Saturday - Optional upgrade to Loch Ness & Highlands

Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland
On day two, you will have the choice of a free day in Edinburgh to continue exploring, or join our optional excursion to Loch Ness & the Scottish Highlands, with entry to Urquhart Castle and a boat cruise along Loch Ness included. Select 'Loch Ness & Highlands included' at the time of booking.

This upgrade is £59 extra and is subject to availability.

If you do not wish to join us to Loch Ness, there are some fantastic attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, Royal Yacht Britannia, National Museum of Scotland and more.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: As day one

Day 3: Sunday - morning in Edinburgh, Edinburgh - London

Pass By: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
In the morningn, we climb Calton Hill to see the National Monument and admire the view towards Arthur’s Seat, a 250m high rocky crag that lies within the whole city. We will learn of Scotland’s writers, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson, view their memorials and see where they lived. We will then have some time in Edinburgh for some final sightseeing and shopping. See the traditional Scottish shops on the Royal Mile, or take a stroll in the more modern Princes Street. You will be transferred from the city center accommodation shortly after lunch and transferred to the train station for the relaxing journey back to London. Arrival time back into London is between 7.40pm and 8.40pm.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights accommodation in Edinburgh City Centre
  • Services of a tour manager
  • Round-trip transport from London
  • Guided tour of the city

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch & dinner. Your accommodation is in the city center within walking distance of many shops, bars and restaurants.
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are travelling with an infant (0-2 years) the infant is free of charge but we must be notified in advance.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
Departure Point

Kings Cross, London, UK

Departure Time

6:15 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


3 days

Package is not cancellable.

User's Reviews


14 Oct, 2019

Excellent tour! Andrew was great! Very knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and took good care of the whole group. Right amount of time for guided or self-guided activities. Highly recommend

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