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Coach Trips to Edinburgh

Tailor made school visits to Edinburgh

Edinburgh city

The capital city of Scotland and the second most popular tourist destination in the UK, Edinburgh is a wonderful destination for a school visit. This historic city is packed with fabulous attractions, from its 900 year old castle to the fascinating ‘Our Dynamic Earth’ science centre. Edinburgh’s Old Town with its castle, medieval streets and the underground city at Mary King’s Close attracts millions of visitors each year and is a must see for any school group visiting this vibrant city.

Groups visiting Edinburgh can choose to stay at Edinburgh Central Hostel or the newly opened Safestay Hostel. Both offer high quality group accommodation in the heart of the city.

Sample itinerary A (3 day visit)

 Day 1Day 2 Day 3
Morning Journey to Edinburgh Edinburgh Castle            Our Dynamic Earth
Afternoon Edinburgh Zoo Mary King’s Close and Camera Obscura
Evening Guided Ghost Walk  Bowling Journey back to School


Sample itinerary B (3 day visit)

 Day 1Day 2 Day 3
Morning Journey to Edinburgh  Edinburgh Castle    Royal Yacht Britannia
Afternoon Museum of Scotland  Mary King’s Close and Camera Obscura
Evening Self-guided walk  Bowling  Journey back to School


Edinburgh Castle

Our Accommodation

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

Edinburgh Youth Hostel

Edinburgh Central offers 5 star VisitScotland accredited hostel accommodation in the heart of the city, close to major transport links and ideally positioned for exploring Scotland's capital.

Various room types are available from singles and family rooms to dorms. All are en-suite and premium rooms come with a TV, USB sockets and coffee making facilities. WiFi is free for all guests and other amenities include a laundry, a secure bike store and luggage storage for anyone arriving early and eager to head off right away to explore the city!

The hostel is just ten minutes on foot from Waverley railway station, Princes Street and the Royal Mile.

Safestay Edinburgh

Safestay Edinburgh

Safestay Edinburgh is nestled in the heart of old town, within a few metres from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. This really is the perfect location for seeing Edinburgh’s historic attractions. Whether it's walking through the Royal Mile to the Camera Obscura, seeing the Castle, taking a pic of Greyfriars Bobby or exploring the extensive food on offer, you won't want your trip to end! There are always street performers and instagrammable stops on the way!

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