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Edinburgh from London: By Train, Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, Edinburgh Castle Ticket

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily 

  • Duration

    Approx. 16 hours

  • Start time

    7am

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to the Evan Evans information booth inside Kings Cross Station. You can spot our representative by their red clipboard.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key Highlights

  • Explore Edinburgh on your own with this day tour from London
  • Enjoy a comfortable train journey from London to the Scottish capital
  • Includes an Edinburgh hop-on, hop-off tour and entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • Discover the city with the help of a guide map
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted

Overview

From one British capital city to another; leave London for the day on this wonderful Edinburgh Tour!

You will travel by train from London to Edinburgh. Your time in Edinburgh is at leisure - receive tickets for Edinburgh hop-on, hop-off tour,  admission to Edinburgh Castle, a city map and a guidebook – what you see and when is up to you!

While in the city you can wander through the cobbled city centre streets, visit St Giles's Kirk or John Knox's House or stroll along Princes Street checking out the tartan, whisky and shortbreads that have made Scotland famous. Some of the Edinburgh highlights are:

• Old Town Quarter

• the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

• The Scott Monument

• The Palace of Holyrood House

• Scottish Parliament Building

About the Supplier: Evan Evans is the longest established sightseeing company with over 86 years' of service. Established in 1933, the company is known for its impeccable service and hospitality. They deliver memorable guided tours in and around London and have a fleet of ultra-modern, Mercedes-Benz coaches, complete with free Wi-Fi, USB chargers and full air conditioning on-board.

Itinerary

This tour starts at Kings Cross Rail Station at 06:30am. You will met by a representative who will give you a round trip train ticket (with reserved seats), an entrance ticket to Edinburgh Castle, a ticket for the Edinburgh hop-on, hop-off tour, a city map and an information guide. (Please note the tour is unescorted).

You will arrive in Edinburgh at approximately 11:30am. There is a stop for the hop-on, hop-off tour very close to the station so you can start your Edinburgh sightseeing straight away. The hop-on hop-off ticket allows you the freedom to leave and re-join the bus as often as you like. The ticket will be valid for the duration of your time in Edinburgh. Frequent departures throughout the day mean you have total flexibility to plan your day the way you choose.

Some of the highlights of this Edinburgh tour are:
• Old Town Quarter
• the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
• The Scott Monument
• The Palace of Holyrood House
• Scottish Parliament Building

You will also receive an entrance ticket to Edinburgh Castle. The Castle, which lies on top of an extinct volcano and affords spectacular views across the City and beyond. The highlights of Edinburgh Castle are the Royal Apartments and the dazzling Scottish Crown Jewels.

While in the city you might want to wander through the cobbled City centre streets, visit St Giles's Kirk or John Knox's House or stroll along Princes Street checking out the tartan, whisky and shortbreads that have made Scotland famous.

The details of your return journey will be contained in your information pack. You will leave Edinburgh late in the afternoon and arrive at Kings Cross where the tour ends at 10:30pm.

Inclusions

  • Edinburgh hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • FREE city map and information guide
  • Round trip train tickets with reserved seats

Exclusions

  • Guide
  • Food & drinks
  • Hotel transfers 

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Customer Reviews

  • Mervlyn Clarke

    Very well organised. The only thing I would say is that the timing concerning the departure of the train and meeting the rep at Kings X could be better explained. The party had a wonderful time. They were from the US and wanted to experience Edinburgh. The time was enough for us. Excellent

    United Kingdom 11/10/2015
  • Mr Leigh Fotheringham
    Good quick way to see Edinburgh

    Long day, but worthwile if you do not have much time to see Edinburgh. Edinburgh was surprisingly small & really only needs a day to look at. Return train ride home was...

    Australia 06/10/2010

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