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Day Trips

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe, Cairngorms National Park and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster, marvel at the mountain peaks of Craig Meagaidh and traverse Drummochter Summit to Pitlochry. Travel by minivan in a small group limited to 16 passengers, with a local guide at the helm.
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  • 12 hours
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Glencoe, Loch Ness, and The Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Visit Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour

Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle on this walking tour. Listen to your guide's commentary about the Scottish landmark's history as you walk through the fortress.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Cultural Tours

5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Escape the city to experience wild, small-town Scotland on this 5-day tour of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. Aboard a luxury minivan, enjoy the scenery of Cairngorms National Park, Achmelvich Bay and the mysterious Loch Ness. Visit famous sites like the Old Man of Storr and Eilean Donan Castle, hear bloody histories like the massacre of Glen Coe, and admire the dramatic beauty of the Quiraing mountain pass. Four nights in 3- or 4-star lodging and daily breakfasts included.
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  • 5 days
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  • 5 days

Historical & Heritage Tours

Edinburgh Historical Walking Tour Including Skip the Line Entry to Edinburgh Castle

See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh this walking tour with skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence, and pass iconic locations like St Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square and John Knox House.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Day Trips

Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Journey to the frontier of ancient Rome on this full-day tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish borders from Edinburgh. First up is a tour of the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, famously featured in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and renowned for its mysterious stone carvings and unique architecture. After lunch (not included), stop at Melrose Abbey, the burial site of King Robert the Bruce’s heart, and look out over the English border from Cheviot Hills, before walking along the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. You’ll cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife where you’ll the pass by coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a Mercedes van, you’ll view Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Loch Ness and Inverness Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Discover the Scottish Highlands on a leisurely 2-day trip from Edinburgh that includes overnight accommodation at a hotel or bed & breakfast. Visit two of Scotland’s most popular spots — Loch Ness and Inverness — during scenic drives among pine forests, dramatic castles and charming villages, with an optional boat ride on Loch Ness. Travel by minivan with a small group limited to 16 passengers for a personalized experience with your informative guide.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Attraction Tickets

Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket

Avoid the queues at the ticket office and head straight to the scanning point to explore at your own pace. Visit St Margaret's Chapel, marvel at the Crown Jewels in the Royal Palace and discover the battles that shaped Scottish history at the on-site National War Museum. Whichever part of Scotland’s royal past intrigues you, you’re sure to find it at this imposing fortress on Castle Rock.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Day Trips

Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain & the Borders Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Follow the trail of the Romans through ancient Scotland on this full-day tour from Edinburgh! With an expert guide, visit millennia-old Roman ruins such as Hadrian’s Wall, Dere Street, Birdoswald Fort, Steel Rigg, and soak up the beauty of Northumberland National Park, the Irthing Valley and the Southern Uplands. Travel with a small group to historic villages and hear the about Anglo-Scottish wars that once rattled the region.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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Day Trips

Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Uncover the mysteries of Loch Ness on an exciting day-trip from Edinburgh. Set out north along Scotland's West Coast to experience one of the country's most iconic lochs, best known for the fabled 'monster' said to reside deep within its waters. En route you'll pass some incredible sights, including the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, Ben Nevis―Britain's tallest mountain―and dramatic Highlands landscapes recognizable from films like 'Skyfall.' Your guide will also regale you with stories about the area, making for an exciting, informative―and if you're lucky, truly 'legendary'―trip.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Multi-day Tours

5-Day Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Experience the mystic and striking beauty of the remote Orkney Islands on this 5-day excursion from Edinburgh. In a small group, journey with your expert guide through the rugged Scottish Highlands, John o'Groats and the wind-swept Orkney archipelago. Enjoy views of the mysterious Loch Ness and Ben Hope Mountain, villages steeped in Viking mystery and landmarks like Stirling Castle and Lamb Holm Italian Chapel. Spend four evenings relaxing in 3-star accommodation.
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  • 5 days
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  • 5 days

Day Trips

Alnwick Castle, the Northumberland Coast & the Borders Day Tour from Edinburgh

Discover the rugged beauty and cultural splendor of the Scottish Borders on a day trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable coach, visit the market town of Kelso and the magnificent Alnwick Castle, a featured film setting in Downton Abbey and the Harry Potter Series. Soak up the beauty of Northumberland as you make a final stop in the ancient seaside town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Entrance fees are your own expense.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Cultural Tours

Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

See Stirling Castle, The Kelpies monument, and Loch Lomond on this day trip from Edinburgh. Pass Linlithgow Palace on the way to The Kelpies, said to be the largest equine sculptures in the world. Then travel through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, where you can join your guide on a nature walk, before heading to Stirling Castle for an optional interior tour (own expense). This small-group tour by Mercedes minivan is limited to 16 passengers for a memorable experience.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Day Trips

Stirling Castle and Whisky Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Visit the royal stronghold of Stirling Castle and the majestic Loch Lomond on this full-day tour from Edinburgh. Escape the city for a scenic drive through the countryside, stopping to snap photos of Highland cows, the Trossachs National Park, and Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. After touring the impressive Stirling Castle, soak up the scenery around Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest lake. Finish your Scottish experience sampling Scotch whisky at the acclaimed Glengoyne Distillery.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Day Trips

Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Experience Scotland's rugged countryside on a 10-hour Highlands and whisky tour from Edinburgh. In a small-group, visit Scotland’s hilly Lowlands and forested Highlands, where you’ll spot waterfalls and migrating salmon in the River Braan. Stop in quaint towns for refreshments and optional whisky tastings, and soak up the stunning landscape — a mosaic of verdant glens, loch and rivers. Along the way, learn the often dark history of this wild region.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Experience the legend and mystery of Rosslyn Chapel and the Holy Grail on this 6-hour ‘Da Vinci Code’ tour from Edinburgh. In a small group, travel to the charming town of Melrose and through the Scottish borderlands. Explore Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel, and hear intriguing tales of Cistercian monks, the Knights Templar and Robert the Bruce.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Multi-day Tours

6-Day Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Witness the hypnotic beauty of Scotland’s northern islands on a 6-day tour of the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. With a friendly guide, journey through far-flung islands spotted with white-sand beaches and jagged peaks. Savor panoramic views from towering cliffs, and visit charming villages and landmarks like the Callanish Stone, Dunvegan Castle and Glendale Castle. Five evenings in 3-star accommodation and daily breakfasts included.
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  • 6 days
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  • 6 days

Cultural Tours

4-Day Islay and the Whisky Coast Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Indulge in natural wonders, charming locales and fine whiskies on a 4-day small-group tour of Isle of Islay. Travel to the Scottish Hebrides, where jagged peaks and white sand beaches set the stage for a centuries-old whisky-making tradition. Spend four days exploring the remote archipelago and visiting up to six distilleries such as Laphroaig and Ardbeg, and enjoy three evenings of relaxation at the 4-star Bowmore Distillery Cottages.
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  • 4 days
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  • 4 days

Cultural Tours

Discover Malt Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Treat yourself to a day of whisky appreciation with a 8.5-hour tasting trip from Edinburgh. Wind through the Scottish Lowlands to a historic whisky-producing region, where you’ll visit Glengoyne Distillery and Deanston Distillery for informative tasting sessions and tours. Discover the centuries-old tradition of Scottish whisky production, view warehouses stocked with aged casks and marvel at the quiet beauty of Loch Lomond.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Cultural Tours

Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Attention “Outlander” fans: this tour was created just for you. Leave Edinburgh behind as you embark on an epic adventure to several sites from the popular television show. Visit Culross Palace (the fictional Cranesmuir), Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Blackness Castle (Fort William), Midhope Castle (Jamie’s home), and Linlithgow Palace, the site of one of the series’ most intense scenes.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Edinburgh Old Town Evening Tour, Including Blair Street Underground and Dram of Whisky at Megget's Cellar

Edinburgh is notoriously one of the most haunted places in the UK, making it a prime destination for ghost-hunters. Dare to discover the city’s dark side on this evening tour and visit the eerie Blair Street Underground Vaults, follow in the footsteps of the infamous Edinburgh Mob, then settle your nerves with a dram of Scotch whisky in Megget's Cellar.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Day Trips

Scottish Highlands Day Trip and Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Soak up the spirit of Scotland with a full-day trip through the Highlands and an evening viewing of the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Wind through the Highlands and marvel at the majesty of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, then visit a local whisky distillery for a tour and tasting. Head back to Edinburgh for guaranteed entrance to the Military Tattoo –  an exciting light show and military performance on Edinburgh Castle’s esplanade.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Movie & TV Tours

Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh

See the Scotland of the hit television series 'Outlander' on this full-day tour through the countryside. With a driver-guide, you'll visit sites used for Lallybroch (Midhope Castle), Fort William (Blackness Castle), Crainsmuir (Culross), and Castle Leoch (Doune Castle). When booking, select pickup from Glasgow or just outside Edinburgh.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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