Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland located in the Central Belt region of the country. It hosts the most stunning historical sights and in 1995, UNESCO listed the old and new towns of Edinburgh as World Heritage Sites. With a population of approximately 450,000, Edinburgh manages to combine both ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere. In Edinburgh, medieval palaces rub shoulders with the best of modern architecture, Gothic churches with amazing museums and galleries. In 2004, Edinburgh became the first member of the UNESCO Creative Cities initiative when it was designated a City of Literature.The Scottish Highlands is the rugged northern and North-western portion of Scotland. This is the Scotland conjured up by visions of tartan, kilts, Bonnie Prince Charlie and all.
|Duration: 3 Days|
|Age Range: 16 - 60yrs|
|Tour Pace: Active|
|Group Size: 55 - 55|
Departing in the late evening we travel overnight to Scotland, arriving at our hostel in Edinburgh in the early morning. We enjoy a guided coach tour of the famous sights – Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the Queen’s Palace, and much more. In the afternoon we have free time to visit the museum of Scotland & shop in Princes Street, before returning to our hostel. In the evening we enjoy a typical Scottish night out.
In the morning we depart for Stirling where you will have the opportunity to learn about the great battles of William Wallace. We stop for a photo at Stirling Castle before climbing the Abbey Cragg to see the Wallace Monument in all its glory! We depart mid-day to return in the late evening in the UK.
A comfortable hotel in the centre of Edinburgh with easy walking distance to the shops on Prices Street and also the Royal Mile
17 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3BG
A 5 star hostel in the centre of Edinburgh, which offers a range of shared accommodation and private rooms, all en-suite. Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is within walking distance of Edinburgh's main attractions, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the National Museum of Scotland, Dynamic Earth and the Scottish Parliament.
9 Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AL
These accommodations are the normal ones we use, please contact us to confirm which one is used if required❮❯
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