Scottish tours and Shore Excursions

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Edinburgh Castle
This majestic castle is one of the UK's biggest tourist attractions.
Brilliant View towards the Edinburgh castle
Edinburgh City Vaults
Explore the people's history of Edinburgh (a ghost story or 2 thrown in)
The Royal Yacht Britannia
See how the Royals enjoyed cruising the World
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Scrubbing the decks of the Queen's yacht
We speak English, German, Afrikaans, Italian and Japanese - We have a reasonable fluency in Spanish and French.

Edinburgh City Shore Excursion

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Duration: 8 hours

Price:

Group: £65 per adult, £60 per concession and £40 per child. This includes guided transport, bottled water and snacks. It excludes entrance fees and meals.

Private: This tour is operated on a private basis: £400 for up to 4 persons and £500 for up to 8 persons.

Why Choose this Tour:

Visit the Scottish Capital City and its famous sites such as Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Yacht Britannia and The infamous Edinburgh Vaults in the bowels of the city. Excludes entrance fees and meals.

*Elements of this tour are unsuitable for children and those with mobility problems.  Please also note that during cruise days, Edinburgh Castle is very busy and queues to see some of the sights inside can be expected.

 

Edinburgh Castle

Itinerary

9am - Pick Up from Edinburgh Port.

9.30am - Edinburgh Castle 1 hour and a half

11am - Take a guided walk of the Greyfriars Kirk and Graveyard which will inspire both history enthusiasts and Harry Potter Fans alike.

12pm - 1 hour and a half free time on the Royal Mile to enjoy lunch or some shopping. There is also ther St Giles Cathedral here should you wish to visit.

13:30 - Make way to Royal Yacht Britannia stopping at Calton Hill with fantastic views of Edinburgh. (There are quite a number of stairs here to contend with and those that do not wish to walk to the viewpoint are welcome to stay on the bus.)

14:45 - Arrive at Royal Yacht Britannia and have lunch and tour. (1 hour)

16:45 - Return for cruise ship.

 

Terms and Conditions:

The 16 seater coach travel is provided by a 3rd party and Clyde Coast Tourism is responsible for small groups up to 4. Clyde Coast Tourism Ltd cannot take any responsibility for the coach travel provided by the 3rd party and their terms and conditions apply.

We cannot accept responsibility for conditions which are outside our control, e.g. the weather, the closure of visitor attractions etc. We reserve the right to alter or cancel our tour itineraries where necessary due to weather conditions, road closures, etc.

Inclusions:

Entry to attractions mentioned in itinerary are included.

Exclusions:

We not not include meals or entrance outside the itinerary however we can assist in a cost effective solution for your entrance for your whole trip. 

 

Fun Facts:

  • Currency in Scotland: British Pound (£)
  • Weather: We have quite a wet and mild climate so it is always advisable to bring a rain jacket or umbrella. Suitable footwear is also advisable, nobody wants wet socks :-)
  • Temperature: Average summer temperature is 19°C / 66.2 F
  • Gratutities: It is not complusary to tip in Scotland, however if you feel that the service was deserving, the going rate is 10%. This is not set in stone either but it can assist you in what you wish to contribute.