About the tour: Capital Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia

From its majestic castle to its famous shopping district, uncover all that Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, has to offer on this exciting tour. We will also visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, one of the most famous ships in the world and the stunning setting for glittering state visits, official receptions, Royal honeymoons, as well as intimate, relaxing family holidays! With the chance to explore the pretty town of Jedburgh with its charming attractions, this tour is the perfect way to discover Scotland!

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 1300 811 500 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    For your convenience, you may choose to start this tour in the UK or at the first city in Europe.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we visit the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. There’s no shortage of attractions in this fantastic city, such as Calton Hill which home to Edinburgh’s most prominent monuments, the National Museum of Scotland and the Scotch Whisky Experience.

    Edinburgh Castle is a must-see, with the oldest parts of the complex dating back to the 11th century. Or, why not wander down the famous Royal Mile or Princes Street, do some shopping, or simply admire the architecture in this beautiful city.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Edinburgh
    Edinburgh

    Included Highlights

    • Edinburgh

    Relax in the hotel or explore Melrose at your own pace today. Why not visit the ruined Melrose Abbey or one of the nearby gardens?

    Alternatively, you may choose to join our optional excursion to Jedburgh. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1566 at a house which now tells the story of her tragic life.

    Enjoy time at leisure to explore, take a riverside walk or browse the shops in the colourful buildings in the Market Place. On the outskirts of town is the Jedburgh Woolen Mill, selling many famous brands and Scottish produce such as knitwear, whisky and traditional food, and stocks over 250 tartans.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Jedburgh
    Jedburgh

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Jedburgh
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Today we visit Edinburgh for a second time and include entrance into the Royal Yacht Britannia, a ship unlike any other. For over 44 years, the Royal Yacht served the Royal Family, travelling more than a million nautical miles and providing the perfect Royal residence for glittering state visits, official receptions, Royal honeymoons and relaxing family holidays. It is the Best UK Attraction of 2020 as voted by Which? Magazine and welcomes 390,000 visitors each year from all over the world!

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    Royal Yacht Britannia

    Included Highlights

    • Royal Yacht Britannia

    If you are leaving the tour in Europe, you will say farewell to the group after breakfast this morning. If you joined the tour in the UK, today you will return and continue to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Capital Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    1300 811 500

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose.

    Waverley Castle Hotel (Coast & Country Hotel)

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room