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* Barony Castle Hotel, Eddleston, near Peebles

This 16th century castle hotel has the real wow factor as you arrive. Located in the Peebles countryside just a short drive from the town, the historic building contains a modern and contemporary interior. All 74 comfortable bedrooms are traditional in style, there is a modern, informal restaurant, comfortable bar and elegant lounge where there are plenty of comfortable sofas and armchairs. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna and mini gym. There is a lift to all floors, however some single rooms are accessed via a flight of steps.

• Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • TV • Hairdryer • Iron and Ironing board on request • Complimentary Wi-Fi • Telephone • Manual temperature control • Indoor heated pool • Sauna • Fitness area • Whirlpool Bath • Heated Loungers • Treatment Room •

Price includes

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course menu with 3 choices per course

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • 1-night bed & breakfast

  • Full Cooked Breakfast

  • Soup and Sandwich lunch on day of Edinburgh Tattoo visit

  • Tea/coffee after dinner on two nights

  • Free use of indoor pool, whirlpool bath, thermal showers & sauna

  • Porterage

  • Escorted throughout

Attractions

  • Tickets for the Edinburgh Tattoo

  • Entrance to Royal Yacht Britannia with audio guide

  • Entrance to The Falkirk Wheel

  • Entrance to The Kelpies

Image © The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

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

Day 2

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 3

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 4

We continue south back to the local area and home.

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