Edinburgh York and Scottish Highlands

The Full Scottish Experience

Overview

Visit Edinburgh and discover a city like no other. Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new, providing you with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city. The Scottish Highlands feel a world away from the rest of the UK. The pure natural beauty is undeniable and the few people who call this corner of the world home, make visitors feel very welcome. Recently voted as the best city to live in England, York is rich in culture and heritage, a vibrant festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past.

tour duration

Tour
Duration

4 Days
age range

Age
Range

0-99
tour pace

Tour
Pace

Active
group size

Average
Group Size

16 - 40

What's Included

  • Return travel by luxury coach with WC and USB charging points
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in Edinburgh
  • Services of an experienced tour guide
  • Guided coach tour of Edinburgh's famous sights including Calton Hill, Royal Mile, Holyrood House, Arthur's Seat, Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars
  • Visit the National Museum of Scotland (admission free)
  • Optional full day guided coach tour of the Scottish Highlands including the Forth Bridges, Wallace "Braveheart" Monument, Doune "Outlander" Castle beautiful Lochs, Mountains, Castles and stunning scenery
  • Photostop at Jedburgh on the English Scottish border
  • Guided walking tour of medieval York

Itinerary

Day 1

Departing in the late evening we travel overnight to Scotland, with our tour guide, on a luxury air conditioned coach with WC, USB charging points and reclining seats. We stop for several comfort and refreshment breaks enroute.

Day 2

We arrive at our Edinburgh accommodation in the early morning, where we drop our bags and freshen up, before enjoying a guided coach tour of Edinburgh's famous sights. Our tour ends close to Edinburgh Castle at about 12.00hrs where we can have lunch, buy some Scottish tartan, and visit the National Museum of Scotland. After check in at about 15.00-16.00hrs we enjoy a free evening to explore Edinburgh at our leisure. Our tour guide will offer some useful tips.

Day 3

After an early breakfast join our guide for a spectacular day out in the Scottish Highlands, or enjoy another day in Edinburgh. We return from the Scottish Highlands at about 18.30hrs.

Day 4

After breakfast, we say goodbye to Edinburgh. Enroute to York, we stop in Jedburgh on the Anglo-Scottish border where we visit a woollen mill for a last chance to buy some souvenirs. In the early afternoon we arrive in beautiful medieval York for a guided walking tour of the sights. We also have plenty of free time to visit York Minster, shop, or enjoy a typical English lunch. We depart York at about 17.00hrs for our journey home arriving in the late evening.


Optional Tours

Scottish Highlands - $65.00

A full day is spent visiting several of the most beautiful parts of Scotland including the Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine, Dukes Pass, Wallace Monument, Stirling and much more!

Prices are subject to change on certain dates, select a tour date for more information


Accommodation

Edinburgh Central

A newly refurbished 5 star hostel in the centre of Edinburgh next to the new St James Quarter retail dining and lifestyle centre and only 10 minutes walk to Princes Street. We offer a choice of private single, double, twin, triple and four bedded rooms triple all with en-suite facilities and complimentary wifi. The reception lounge is a great place to relax and enjoy a drink from the bar.

9 Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AL

The accommodation listed are the normal ones we use, please contact us to confirm if required

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Additional Information

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21-22 Old Steine (bus stop Z, outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL20:50View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD20:20View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Burgess Hill Train Station (outside main entrance) RH15 0AD21:20View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA19:50View
HastingsHastings - Hastings Pier (bus stop) TN34 1JU19:10View
LondonLondon - Hatton Cross Underground Station (outside main entrance) TW6 3PF22:20View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR20:00View

Rooming options:


Quad ensuite:
4 single beds
included
Triple ensuite:
3 single beds
+ $13.00
Double ensuite:
1 double bed
+ $39.00
Twin ensuite:
2 single beds
+ $39.00
Single ensuite:
1 single bed
+ $65.00
Note:

If the booking is for more than 1 passenger and a room upgrade has been selected, all the passengers under that booking will be upgraded. If your party would like to book variety of accommodation options, either make separate bookings or contact us for assistance.

Rooms can be upgraded later if there is availability, please contact us to check if we can fulfil your request.

 

We want you to have complete confidence when travelling with us, so have introduced additional measures and procedures on our tours to keep you safe. 

Transportation -  our coaches are cleaned with antiviral products, and fitted with new air filtration systems which regularly purify the air onboard. Antibacterial hand gel is available too.

Seating Capacity - will be limited in line with government regulations.

Temperature Check - all drivers, guides and passengers will be temperature checked before boarding the coach.

Face Coverings - we recommend you wear a face covering when travelling on our coaches. 

IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE DEPARTURE POINT. CALL OUR TEAM ON + 44 1273 648966 / + 44 7917 224 732 FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

 

We've introduced new terms and conditions to give you maximum flexibility if you need to make changes to, or cancel your tour booking. 

  • NO cancellation fees
  • NO change fees
  • NO booking fees
  • YOUR MONEY IS PROTECTED - free date change up to 7 days before departure

see full terms and conditions below https://www.discoverytours.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

 

 
Our modern luxury coaches have reclining seats, WC and air con. Wi-Fi and charging points are available on most coaches. Infants under 2 years old travel for free, but must be seated on a parent's / guardian's lap. There is space in the hold area to store pushchairs, wheelchairs and luggage.
 
If you have any disabilities you'd like to advise us of, or special accommodation requirements, please call + 44 1273 648966 before departure. We always try to accommodate special requirements, including reserving seats on the coach.
 
Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Unaccompanied passengers aged 16 & 17 years old need a letter of consent from a parent or guardian which can be emailed to info@discoverytours.co.uk
 
If you can't arrive at the departure point on time, you're unable to attend your tour due to illness, or have an emergency while on tour, please call or WhatsApp + 44 7917 224 732 for assistance. 
 
 
 

Departure Points

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21-22 Old Steine (bus stop Z, outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL20:50View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD20:20View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Burgess Hill Train Station (outside main entrance) RH15 0AD21:20View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA19:50View
HastingsHastings - Hastings Pier (bus stop) TN34 1JU19:10View
LondonLondon - Hatton Cross Underground Station (outside main entrance) TW6 3PF22:20View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR20:00View

Rooming options

Quad ensuite:
4 single beds
included
Triple ensuite:
3 single beds
+ $13.00
Double ensuite:
1 double bed
+ $39.00
Twin ensuite:
2 single beds
+ $39.00
Single ensuite:
1 single bed
+ $65.00
Note:

If the booking is for more than 1 passenger and a room upgrade has been selected, all the passengers under that booking will be upgraded. If your party would like to book variety of accommodation options, either make separate bookings or contact us for assistance.

Rooms can be upgraded later if there is availability, please contact us to check if we can fulfil your request.

Covid-19 Safety Policy

 

We want you to have complete confidence when travelling with us, so have introduced additional measures and procedures on our tours to keep you safe. 

Transportation -  our coaches are cleaned with antiviral products, and fitted with new air filtration systems which regularly purify the air onboard. Antibacterial hand gel is available too.

Seating Capacity - will be limited in line with government regulations.

Temperature Check - all drivers, guides and passengers will be temperature checked before boarding the coach.

Face Coverings - we recommend you wear a face covering when travelling on our coaches. 

IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE DEPARTURE POINT. CALL OUR TEAM ON + 44 1273 648966 / + 44 7917 224 732 FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

Covid-19 Booking Conditions

 

We've introduced new terms and conditions to give you maximum flexibility if you need to make changes to, or cancel your tour booking. 

  • NO cancellation fees
  • NO change fees
  • NO booking fees
  • YOUR MONEY IS PROTECTED - free date change up to 7 days before departure

see full terms and conditions below https://www.discoverytours.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

 

Pre-Departure information

 
Our modern luxury coaches have reclining seats, WC and air con. Wi-Fi and charging points are available on most coaches. Infants under 2 years old travel for free, but must be seated on a parent's / guardian's lap. There is space in the hold area to store pushchairs, wheelchairs and luggage.
 
If you have any disabilities you'd like to advise us of, or special accommodation requirements, please call + 44 1273 648966 before departure. We always try to accommodate special requirements, including reserving seats on the coach.
 
Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Unaccompanied passengers aged 16 & 17 years old need a letter of consent from a parent or guardian which can be emailed to info@discoverytours.co.uk
 
If you can't arrive at the departure point on time, you're unable to attend your tour due to illness, or have an emergency while on tour, please call or WhatsApp + 44 7917 224 732 for assistance. 
 
 
 

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