Best Things to do for adults in Edinburgh
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Discover the Scottish Highlands and the magical Isle of Skye with its outstanding natural beauty, Viking history and ancient myths and legends. Ride one of the greatest train journeys of the world on the Jacobite Steam Train.
With the 48-hour grand pass, enjoy 3 sightseeing bus routes round Edinburgh and a boat cruise where you might just see puffins! Take hop-on hop-off buses round the Old Town and New Town, and so much more, to really make the most of your time in Edinburgh.
Hop-on to a City Sightseeing Edinburgh bus tour and enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 24 hours. 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.
Combine movie magic and historic wonder on this trip to the Scottish Borders. Alnwick Castle is the true star of this show. Not only was it a key location for Harry Potter films, it’s a historic location of epic conquests and royal splendor.
Taste superb Scotch whisky and see the stunning sights of the famous Highlands on a full-day tour from Edinburgh. Visit the Wallace Monument to learn about Scotland’s greatest patriot, and wander through the woods of the Hermitage.
Tour Edinburgh on 3 different hop-on and hop-off bus routes with 24 or 48 hours unlimited travel. Take the City Sightseeing Tour and the Majestic Tour, with multilingual audio commentary. Enjoy live guidance in English on the Edinburgh Tour.
On this 3-day tour you will admire Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, Glencoe, and many more inspiring places. A limited amount of time in Scotland should not stop you from visiting the natural wonders of the Scottish Highlands.
Explore the Scottish Highlands and take in some of the country’s most iconic landscapes and sights. You’ll have a chance to try a “nip” of the national drink and take the optional “Famous Grouse Experience” tour at one of oldest whisky distilleries.
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