Trips and Tours to Edinburgh

Cover the highlights of Scotland's historic capital with a guided tour of the city or pick something a little more unique and taste Scottish whiskey as you explore Edinburgh on foot. If it's the great outdoors you fancy, head off on an excursion to the wind-swept and dramatically beautiful Highlands or search for the legendary Loch Ness monster. We've got a range of day tours and excursions in Edinburgh perfect for those looking to make the most of their time in the city.

Next Departures - Edinburgh Day Tours and Excursions

ExcursionDurationNext DepartureFrom GBP
Edinburgh Haunted History Walking Tour 2 hours 18 Nov 2019 £13.41
Royal Mile Sightseeing Walking Tour in Edinburgh 3 hours 18 Nov 2019 £34.10
Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Day Trip from Edinburgh 6 hours 30 minutes 18 Nov 2019 £35.20
Hadrian's Wall, the Scottish Borders Tour from Edinburgh 10 hours 30 minutes 18 Nov 2019 £42.90
Alnwick Castle and Scottish Borders Tour from Edinburgh 9 hours 1 Apr 2020 £42.90

Best things to do in Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip

12 hours
FROM £50.60

Visit Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness, explore Cairngorms National Park and stop in the...

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1 hour
FROM £17.60

Visit popular attractions including John Knox’s House, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the National...

Edinburgh Castle and Royal Palace Entrance Ticket

3 hours
FROM £18.70

Skip the entrance queue and explore one of Scotland’s most famous historical attractions at your...

Royal Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Edinburgh Castle Admission

2 days
FROM £62.70

Enjoy panoramic views, commentary and the flexibility to explore Edinburgh’s royal sights as you...

West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh

10 hours
FROM £46.20

See the setting of Monty Python’s 'Holy Grail' series, discover the ruins of Kilchurn Castle and...

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

8 hours 30 minutes
FROM £40.70

Explore the fishing villages of Fife and pay homage to the home of golf at St Andrews before...

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

9 hours
FROM £42.90

Journey from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in a Mercedes minivan on this small-group...

Edinburgh Historical Walking Tour Including Edinburgh Castle

2 hours 15 minutes
FROM £15.40

Discover the Royal Mile, St Giles Cathedral and the World Heritage-listed cobblestone alleyways of...

Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

12 hours
FROM £52.80

Enjoy the Scottish highland scenery on this full day trip passing Loch Ness, Glencoe, the mighty Ben...

Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Day Trip from Edinburgh

6 hours 30 minutes
FROM £35.20

Uncover the truth about the Holy Grail on this ‘Da Vinci Code’ small-group tour where you’ll...

Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh

1 hour 15 minutes
FROM £11.00

Visit the scenes of murder, torture and supernatural happenings as you walk along the eerie...

Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Day Trip from Edinburgh

10 hours
FROM £46.20

Explore the rugged landscape of the Scottish Highlands and sample whiskey, the nation’s favourite...

The Royal Yacht Britannia Admission Ticket

2 hours
FROM £18.15

Visit the historic port of Leith where the Royal Yacht Britannia is now berthed after sailing over...

Royal Mile Sightseeing Walking Tour in Edinburgh

3 hours
FROM £34.10

Experience Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile with either Stuart or Richard Usher whose historic...

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

10 hours 30 minutes
FROM £46.20

Experience the scenery of Northumberland National Park, visit ancient Roman sites such as...

Hadrian's Wall, the Scottish Borders Tour from Edinburgh

10 hours 30 minutes
FROM £42.90

Visit the 15th century Rosslyn Chapel and World Heritage-listed Hadrian’s Wall as you journey...

The Edinburgh Dungeon Entrance Ticket

1 hour
FROM £14.30

Take advantage of fast track entry to the Edinburgh Dungeon where you will be taken on a journey...

Scottish Whisky-Tasting Tour from Edinburgh

9 hours
FROM £40.70

Sample fine Scotch whisky at the Glengoyne and Deanston Distilleries and learn about the history of...

Stirling Castle and Whisky-Tasting Tour from Edinburgh

10 hours
FROM £39.60

Follow in the footsteps of great Scottish heroes on this day trip with stops at Loch Lomond,...

The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh

9 hours
FROM £44.00

Explore Linlithgow Palace, Outlander's Wentworth Prison, Blackness Castle and more filming locations...

Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour

1 day
FROM £39.60

Journey through Scottish history and learn about the incredible stories of Dunfermline Abbey,...

West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh

9 hours 45 minutes
FROM £44.00

Experience some of Scotland’s best sights including Kilchurn Castle, the village of Luss, Inverary...

Edinburgh Haunted History Walking Tour

2 hours
FROM £13.41

Visit chilling cemeteries and learn about the darker side of the Scottish Capital with real-life...

Historic Scotland Explorer Pass

5 days
FROM £38.50

Visit Edinburgh Castle, Fort George and more with a 3 or 7-day pass that allows you to sightsee as...

Alnwick Castle and Scottish Borders Tour from Edinburgh

9 hours
FROM £42.90

Discover the walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Kelso Abbey ruins and Alnwick Castle, the setting...

Holy Island, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland from Edinburgh

9 hours 30 minutes
FROM £49.50

Experience Alnwick Castle, Holy Island and taste mead brewed by monks on this full day tour along...

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

4 hours
FROM £275.00

Spend a morning or afternoon zipping around Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper and see a host of sights...

Scottish Highlands Day Trip and Edinburgh Military Tattoo

9 hours 30 minutes
FROM £160.60

Capture the essence of Scotland in one day with a visit to the Highlands and a whiskey distillery...

Scottish Highland Games Day Trip from Edinburgh

9 to 12 hours
FROM £85.80

Experience the unique Scottish Highlands Games with men in kilts tossing the caber, putting the shot...

Oban and the West Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

11 hours 30 minutes
FROM £53.90

Explore the stunning coastline, moorlands and mountains of the West Highlands on this small-group...

Edinburgh by Train from London 1-Day: Castle Entry, Bus Tour

16 hours
FROM £218.90

Travel by train to the Scottish capital and explore the Royal Mile, Scott Monument and the Scotch...

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