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Edinburgh, The Royal City

City Breaks

Explore the beautiful Scottish capital city with our unescorted day trip from London to Edinburgh. Visit impressive Edinburgh Castle, wander the alleyways of the medieval Old Town and the elegant Georgian New Town and try some traditional haggis, shortbread or whiskey.


  • Round-trip train tickets from London to Edinburgh with reserved seats
  • Sightseeing open-top tour of Edinburgh
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • A free city map and information guide
  • Discount Tickets - Save 10% booking online

COVID-19 Update

This tour is now back on sale as the hop on hop off tour and Edinburgh Castle are both open again for individuals.

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London to Edinburgh

Our Evan Evans representative will meet you at 6.30am at London's Kings Cross station to give you your tickets and welcome pack before your train journey to Edinburgh, arriving into Edinburgh around 11.30am.

Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour and Castle

You'll jump straight onto the open air sightseeing tour bus taking you into the heart of the city and to the wonderful must-see sites of this historic city.

Discover over 1,000 years of history with a visit to Edinburgh Castle, perched high on a 700 million year old extinct volcano. Stroll along the cobbled streets and take a walk up Calton Hill for spectacular views over the city, of Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat.

Evan Evans Tours

This tour is booked through Evan Evans Tours.

Days of operation:

Monday to Thursday
Tour Starts: 6.30am Kings Cross Station
Tour Finishes: 10.20pm Kings Cross Station

Closed out: 16 December - 1 January and School Holidays

Please note, you do NOT require a printed copy of your eticket. On booking, you'll recieve an email confirmation with your eticket. If you don't have access to a printer, an electronic copy on your phone is sufficient to join the tour.

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Edinburgh, The Royal City (Unescorted, 1st Class)

Poor information. But it was my first time in Edinburgh. I will be having all the information for the next visit.


Edinburgh, The Royal City (Unescorted, 1st Class)

most enjoyable day, unfortunately not enough time. There was so much to see. I really enjoyed Edinburgh castle and Holyrood house. Will probably go again next trip to London.Please use this space to let us know what you think


Edinburgh, The Royal City (Unescorted, Std Class)

My son and his girlfriend will be visiting the UK over Christmas 2016 and plan to visit Edinburgh as well. I will be recommending Evan Evans tours to them.


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