4-day Edinburgh and The Scottish Highlands Tour From Cambridge

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Enjoy a weekend tour to Scotland, Edinburgh and The Highlands where you will have the chance to experience the best of Scotland on this 4-day tour.
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Day 1: Cambridge Edinburgh

Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
This hill in central Edinburgh just next to Princes Street is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the hill we can see some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks such as the National Monument, the Nelson Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument among others whilst offering panoramic views of the city.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
This castle situated atop a volcanic rock called Castle Rock has been a royal castle since the 12th century. Its part as an important fortress during the Wars of Scottish Independence makes it a historically important monument. It is hosts a series of performances known as Edinburgh Military Tattoo where parades of pipes and drums fills the air.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Scott Monument, E. Princes St Gardens, Edinburgh...
Itinerary

Day 1: Cambridge Edinburgh

Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
This hill in central Edinburgh just next to Princes Street is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the hill we can see some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks such as the National Monument, the Nelson Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument among others whilst offering panoramic views of the city.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
This castle situated atop a volcanic rock called Castle Rock has been a royal castle since the 12th century. Its part as an important fortress during the Wars of Scottish Independence makes it a historically important monument. It is hosts a series of performances known as Edinburgh Military Tattoo where parades of pipes and drums fills the air.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Scott Monument, E. Princes St Gardens, Edinburgh EH2 2EJ Scotland
This Gothic monument dedicated to the Scottish author Sir Walter Scott overlooks Princes Street near to Edinburgh Waverly Station. With a height of 61 meters, it offers a series of viewing platforms open to the general public.

Pass By: Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL Scotland
This museum located in central Edinburgh in a neoclassical design by William Henry Playfair, houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art. The collections represented begin from the Renaissance up to the 20th century. Masterpieces by Jacopo Bassano, Van Dyck among others will leave art lovers interested for hours.

Pass By: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland
This museum was once the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland and The Royal Scottish Museum before being joined together. Its collections relating to Scottish Antiquities, culture and history and the Royal Museum covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures are some of the best in the world.

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the British monarch and is located at the bottom of the Royal Mile at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle. It has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century. Visitors can enter and get a unique view of how royalty live.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 2 nights accommodation with breakfast included

Day 2: Scottish Highands

Stop At: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SF Scotland
The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge across the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Centre. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: National Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF Scotland
The National Wallace Monument is a tower standing on the shoulder of the Abbey Craig, a hilltop overlooking Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish hero also known as Braveheart.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Kelpies & The Helix, 4 Stadium Way The Helix, Falkirk FK2 9EE Scotland
The Kelpies are 30-metre-high horse-head sculptures depicting kelpies, standing next to a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and near River Carron, in The Helix, a new parkland project built to connect 16 communities in the Falkirk Council Area, Scotland. The sculptures were designed by sculptor Andy Scott and were completed in October 2013. The sculptures form a gateway at the eastern entrance to the Forth and Clyde canal, and the new canal extension built as part of The Helix land transformation project. The Kelpies are a monument to horse powered heritage across Scotland.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Queen's View, Pitlochry Scotland
The Queen’s View lies at the eastern edge of Loch Tummel and is surrounded by part of the Tay Forest Park. As well as a stunning viewpoint overlooking the loch and beyond to the iconic Schiehallion, the area offers a range of woodland walks suitable for all abilities.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Driver/guide
  • 2 nights accommodation
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Edinburgh Castle
Departure Point
Parkside, Cambridge CB1, UK
8:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Rooms based on Multiple Occupancy (2-3 people of same gender sharing a room)
  • Tour subject to minimum numbers required for the tour and may be cancelled or rescheduled
  • Please note that the majority of passengers are students aged 18+, but all ages and non-students are welcome
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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