Edinburgh: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Hop on a City Sightseeing Edinburgh bus tour and discover sights such as Edinburgh Castle and the Grassmarket as you travel on an open-top, double-decker bus with panoramic views of the city.

Highlights

  • Tour Edinburgh at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus
  • 3 Kids Go Free per paying Adult until 31st March 2024!
  • Hop off at Edinburgh Castle and get great city views
  • Learn as you go with the informative on-board audio commentary
  • Keep the kids entertained with kid-friendly historical stories

Description

Explore Edinburgh at your own pace with an award-winning hop-on hop-off open-top bus tour. Enjoy the onboard commentary that describes the history behind the city. Stop at locations like St Andrew Square, Johnstone Terrace, the Royal Mile. See sights like Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket. Board the bus and begin your city adventure. Compare Edinburgh's Old Town, where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows, to the elegant Georgian New Town, with its 3 main streets and square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you, and hear about historic attempts to capture Edinburgh Castle. Drive along the Royal Mile, which joins Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Use the 24-hour ticket to hop on and off as you please. With great visitor attractions, museums, galleries, and restaurants to suit every taste and budget, Edinburgh's got it all! Tour Stops: 1. Waterloo Place 2. St. Andrew Square 3. Lothian Road 4. Grassmarket 5. Chalmers Street 6. Johnston Terrace 7. Lawnmarket 8. National Museum of Scotland 9. High Street 10. Canongate 11. Holyrood 12. Our Dynamic Earth 13. Abbeyhill Crescent 14. Regent Road

Includes

24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour Audio guide commentary in 9 languages Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary Headphones Stops near all the major sights Kids go free (until March 31, 2024)

Important Information

  • This tour operates all year round
  • Until 23rd March 2024: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
  • 24th March 2024 - 2nd November 2024: 8:45am - 5:57pm, every 10 - 12 minutes
  • 3rd November 2024 - 31st March 2025: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
  • On 24th and 31st December, the service will end at 3pm
  • Tour duration: 60 minutes
  • Full mobility facilities on all tour buses, and a subtitled screen downstairs for those who are hard of hearing
  • With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out
  • Kids go free! Up to 3 kids can travel for free per adult ticket. Child tickets must be added to basket when purchasing tickets. Valid for travel before 31st March 2025

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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