Edinburgh and York
Visit two of Britain's most beautiful cities
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. 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.
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- Return travel by luxury coach with WC and USB charging points
- 1 night 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)
- Photostop on the English Scottish border
- Guided walking tour of medieval York
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.
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.
After breakfast, we say goodbye to Edinburgh. En-route to York, we stop for a photo on the Anglo-Scottish border. 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 in the late afternoon for our journey home arriving in the late evening.
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