The highlight of our Edinburgh tour is the Military Tattoo, set against the inspiring backdrop of the Scottish capital’s ancient castle. Also visit the Former Royal Yacht Britannia, The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies, the largest equine sculptures in the world. Image ©The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Detailed Overview

Hotel

3* King Robert Hotel, Stirling

The King Robert is a family run hotel where you will always find a friendly welcome. Situated on the site of the Battle of Bannockburn on the outskirts of historic Stirling. It is ideally placed in the heart of Scotland for those wishing to explore what the country has to offer

• Restaurant • Bar • Lounge • Tea/coffee in room • Television • Telephone • Complimentary toiletries • Wi-Fi • Writing desk and chair • Hairdryer • Iron & Ironing Board •  There is no lift at this hotel •

Price includes

Overnight Hotel - Holiday Inn Preston

  • 1-night dinner, bed & breakfast on the outbound & inbound journey

  • 3-course dinner with 3 choices per course

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

Main Hotel - King Robert Hotel

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course menu with 3 choices per course

  • 1-night bed & breakfast

  • Soup and Sandwich lunch on day of Edinburgh Tattoo visit

  • Welcome tea/coffee and scones on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner on two nights

  • Porterage

Attractions

  • Tickets for the Edinburgh Tattoo

  • Entrance to Royal Yacht Britannia

  • Entrance to The Falkirk Wheel

  • Entrance to The Kelpies

  • Escorted throughout

Image © The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We make our way northward to Preston to our overnight hotel, arriving in time for dinner.

Day 2

Continuing our journey north, we arrive at our hotel on the outskirts of Stirling before dinner.

Day 3

Royal Yacht Britannia & Edinburgh Military Tattoo
A morning at leisure before an early lunch of soup and sandwiches before we head into Edinburgh. Our first stop will be to the Former Royal Yacht Britannia, after which we head to the centre of Edinburgh where there is free time for shopping and sightseeing. We then take our reserved seats for the highlight of our holiday, the 9.00pm performance of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. We return to our hotel after the tattoo. (Dinner is not provided tonight). Please note: The Tattoo is located at the castle, a historic site in which the seating is outdoors and only accessible by many steps, therefore it is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Day 4

Falkirk Wheel & The Kelpies
We have a late start today as we head out to Falkirk where we enjoy a 50-minute boat journey during which we experience the Falkirk Wheel, a lift which transports boats up to join the Union Canal 35m above. see the world's largest equine sculptures 'The Kelpies'. We have included a guided tour which allows you to go inside a Kelpie and marvel at the complexity of engineering that created these incredible works of art.

Day 5

We retrace our steps back to our overnight hotel in Preston.

Day 6

We continue south back to the local area and home.

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