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Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town, an elegant Georgian New Town, Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s Stone of Destiny. Arthur’s Seat is also an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views of this majestic city.

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What to do

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Edinburgh has Harry Potter, tales of witches, the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Military Tattoo and the heart-warming story of Greyfriars Bobby. Hear these tales and many more on the sightseeing trips available.

Scotch Whiskey Experience Edinburgh Scotland Tours


Become part of the whisky-making process on the interactive Scotch Whisky Experience. Daily from $31.*

Eat, Walk Tours Edinburgh, daily from $119*

Spirit of Scotland Show with Dinner, daily from $95*

Edinburgh Scotland Tours


Take in the key sights and attractions on a Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour. Daily from $24*

Loch Ness Explorer Day Tour, daily from $73*

Kelpies, Stirling & Lock Lomond Day Tour, Wed., Fri., & Sun. from $62*

Outlander Filming Locations Day Tour, Thur. & Sun.  from $93*

Edinburgh Military Tattoo Day Tour, August from $268*

Private Driver Hire, 8 hours from $814*

Edinburgh Scotland Tours


A local guide takes you to places history was made – the wynds, closes, courtyards and homes on an Edinburgh Walking Tour with Edinburgh Castle. Daily from $60*

Where to stay

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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh Scotland Tours

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel | Edinburgh

Enjoy a right royal welcome. This hotel takes its name from nearby Holyrood Palace, Scotland’s official residence of The Queen.

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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh Scotland Tours

The Scotsman Hotel | Edinburgh

Once home to the Scotsman newspaper, all rooms and suites are different, with quirky features and stunning views of mighty Edinburgh.

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Carberry Tower Mansion Hotel Muirfield Edinburgh Scotland Tours

Carberry Tower Mansion House Hotel and Estate | Muirfield, Edinburgh

On Edinburgh’s doorstep, standing regally in 35 acres of stunning, private Estate parkland Carberry Tower is a place of intimate grandeur and to stay here, is to weave your story into a history that goes back to 1480 when the first foundation stone was laid. Incomparable value of excellence, abundance and grace coupled together with the very warmest of Scottish hospitality.

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Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg Edinburgh Scotland Tours

Dalhousie Castle

Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh Scotland Tours

Grassmarket Hotel

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Scotland Tours

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Murrayfield Hotel and House Edinburgh

Murrayfield Hotel

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Trips that visit Edinburgh...

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Kilts Scotland Tours

Celebrate in Scotland

Save $300 per couple on trips with flights*

Terms & Conditions: *Save $300/couple ($150/person) on Trafalgar, Brendan Vacations or Costsaver Europe trips booked with flights on American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia on all classes of service. Must book and deposit between 05/20/2019 and 08/30/2019 (note: if combining with a Real Travel Deal then full payment on land and airfare are due at time of booking); standard payment policies apply. Valid for travel departing 09/01/2019 through 03/31/2020. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Promotion code 19OWEURO150 will be applied automatically when flights are selected within our online booking portal.

Other conditions may apply. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy of the enclosed content. Brendan cannot be held responsible for typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. CST#2084503-20