Discover Scotland tours are a great, stress-free way of seeing the best of the country. Explore castles, lochs, whisky distilleries and some of our famous historic buildings.
DISCOVER SCOTLAND TOURS
I’ve often said that the best way to see the country is by walking, and it is if you’re fit and you know where you’re going. Driving around Scotland can be great too, but if you’re a visitor and want to really unwind and relax, stress-free, then you’ll be hard pushed to beat a nice leisurely guided tour for seeing some of our popular sights.
TOURS IN AND FROM EDINBURGH
HARD ROCK CAFE EDINBURGH
The Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh, is located on George street, just minutes from Princes Street. Some of the Memorabilia on display here include: Elvis Presley’s sombrero, a pink satin vest worn by James Brown and a black leather jacket worn by Ringo Starr…..
EDINBURGH PRIVATE WALKING TOUR
Explore Scotland’s ancient capital and see a side to the city many visitors miss on this private 2.5-hour Edinburgh walking tour. Follow your private guide through the streets and alleyways to discover some UNESCO–listed attractions and hidden gems. Stroll from the Old Town to the Royal Mile and take in key sites of interest such as…..
EDINBURGH HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR WITH SKIP THE LINE ENTRY TO EDINBURGH CASTLE
Pack in history, mystery and local flavor on this 2-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Follow an informative guide into Old Town’s labyrinth of cobblestone alleyways and tenements, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, and find secret places you’d never…..
HISTORIC SCOTLAND EXPLORER PASS
Enjoy free entry to 78 of Scotland’s top attractions with the Historic Scotland Explorer Pass – a flexible sightseeing pass that allows you to visit the sites that interest you most. Make the most of skip-the-line entry to Scottish showstoppers such as Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle, and visit lesser-known treasures including…..
EDINBURGH SUPER SAVER: ROYAL EDINBURGH HISTORY AND GHOSTLY UNDERGROUND VAULTS
Maximize your time in Scotland’s capital with an Edinburgh Super Saver – a combination of two tours at a discounted price. First, follow in the footsteps of Scottish icons like Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie as you unravel the…..
JACOBITE STEAM TRAIN: HOP ABOARD FOR A FIVE STAR TRIP AND GORGEOUS SCENERY
The WEST HIGHLANDS & JACOBITE EXPERIENCE TOUR (two days/one night) is highly recommended. Starting from Edinburgh, you’ll visit Loch Ness and the Highlands.
But the jewel in the crown of this tour is a ride on the JACOBITE STEAM TRAIN, taking you over GLENFINNAN VIADUCT, which is perhaps better known to some of you as a part of the route taken by ‘HOGWARTS EXPRESS’ in some of the HARRY POTTER films.
The Jacobite Tour departures are Wednesdays and Saturdays, from May to October.
EDINBURGH SHORE EXCURSION: CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR
When your cruise ship arrives in Edinburgh, get to know Scotland’s capital on this full-day shore excursion. Board a comfortable coach and enjoy a tour of Edinburgh city highlights as a prelude to three of its headline acts.
Explore EDINBURGH CASTLE, once residence to Scotland’s monarchs; tour the ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA, former floating home of Queen Elizabeth II; visit HOLYROOD PALACE, the Queen’s official Scotland residence. Free time for lunch and to explore the ROYAL MILE provide the finishing touches. PLEASE NOTE: LUNCH AND ENTRANCE FEES NOT INCLUDED.
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SIGHTSEEING TOURS IN – EDINBURGH – GLASGOW – INVERNESS – STIRLING – ISLE OF SKYE
From the Scottish Highlands to the Borders, Loch Lomond to Fife, you can experience the best of our culture, history and scenic beauty with these fabulous coach tours. For our visitors and residents alike, there is simply no better way of exploring the country.
See the Scotland Travel Information page for all the information you need for travelling to Scotland. Get some helpful advice on passports and visas, currency, weather, holiday extras, useful travel links and a lot more.