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3-Day Edinburgh Tour from London by train

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Enjoy a weekend break north of the border to the wonderful country of Scotland. Make the most of two nights accommodation in central Edinburgh, a guided tour of the city and plenty of free time to explore.

This 3 day tour to Scotland’s capital city gives you your chance to see Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile and enjoy some whisky tasting. This is a scheduled tour operated by high speed train with a maximum of 15-20 people per tour.

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Day 1: Friday: London - Edinburgh

Pass By: King's Cross Station, Euston Road, London NW1 2AL England
Meet your Tour Manager inside Kings Cross Station, next to the Information Desk, where we'll depart in the early morning for Edinburgh. We'll travel by high speed train and arrive in Scotland just after lunchtime. The train journey takes 4 hours 30 minutes, and travels through stunning scenery en route to Scotland including the Lake District. 

Pass By: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland
On arrival in Edinburgh you will be collected for a panoramic tour of city, before being transferred to your centrally located, guest house accommodation.  

See the Royal Mile which links the Palace of Holyrood House with the ancient Edinburgh Castle, sitting on top of an extinct volcano! We will see St Giles Cathedral , the old Parliament Square and the Castle Esplanade. Learn of Scottish Royalty, King David, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots.

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
After checking in at our guest houses, you'll have the option in the evening join your guide in one of Edinburgh's historic pubs to try local whiskies and maybe some haggis.

Alternatively, we have the option of a ghost tour to explore some of the city's haunted places, a spine tingling way to end the evening. You'll need to book the ghost tour with our guide earlier in the day.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: The basic price of this tour includes 3 star hotel, ensuite accommodation based on twin or double rooms.

Day 2: Saturday - Free day in Edinburgh

Stop At: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Opportunity to visit many of the fantastic attractions in Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, Royal Yacht Britannia, National Museum of Scotland and more.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: As day one

Day 3: Sunday - morning in Edinburgh, Edinburgh - London

Pass By: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
In the morningn, we climb Calton Hill to see the National Monument and admire the view towards Arthur’s Seat, a 250m high rocky crag that lies within the whole city. We will learn of Scotland’s writers, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson, view their memorials and see where they lived. We will then have some time in Edinburgh for some final sightseeing and shopping. See the traditional Scottish shops on the Royal Mile, or take a stroll in the more modern Princes Street. You will be transferred from the city center accommodation shortly after lunch and transferred to the train station for the relaxing journey back to London. Arrival time back into London is between 7.40pm and 8.40pm.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are travelling with an infant (0-2 years) the infant is free of charge but we must be notified in advance.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights accommodation in Edinburgh City Centre
  • Round-trip transport from London
  • Guided tour of the city

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch & dinner. Your accommodation is in the city center within walking distance of many shops, bars and restaurants.

Departure Point
Kings Cross, London, UK

Departure Time
6:15 AM

3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the International Friends in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.