Enjoy a long weekend in Scotland and experience the very best of Edinburgh on this 3-night tour by air-conditioned coach from Brighton. Tour includes two nights accommodation in Scotland, as well as driver-guide, but excludes most meals, drinks, and entrance fees. This great-value tour is particularly popular with students.
Day 1: Brighton – Edinburgh (no meals)You'll meet your guide at 8:45pm inside Brighton Station, before boarding your comfortable air-conditioned coach with onboard toilet for the 11-hour overnight drive to Scotland. Besides the onboard toilet, there will be comfort stops roughly every three hours.
Overnight on the bus Day 2: Edinburgh (no meals) You'll arrive in Edinburgh early in the morning, in time for a guided tour to discover the Scottish capital. Explore sights including the Royal Mile and discover fascinating facts about Scotland's heritage and people. Your coach will take you back to your hotel in the late afternoon, where you can check in and freshen up before an evening at leisure.
Overnight in Scotland Sunday: Edinburgh (B) Choose between a day at leisure in Edinburgh or joining your guide on an optional tour of the Scottish Highlands: you might also want to take the train to Glasgow to see the sights there. Should you opt for the Highlands tour, expect to see beautiful lochs and mountains, the Wallace Monument, and the Forth Bridge, shop for tartan at a Scottish woolen mill, and visit a Scotch whisky distillery to try their famous malt. If you’re staying in Edinburgh, you might wish to visit Edinburgh Castle (admission £16), Holyrood Palace (admission £12), or free museums like the Scottish National Gallery and the National Museum of Scotland.
Overnight in Scotland Monday: Edinburgh-Brighton (B)
Check out of your hotel after breakfast for the 11-hour journey back to Brighton. You'll stop for lunch (own expense) at the Gretna Green World Famous Blacksmith's Shop, and enjoy several stops to stretch your legs or use the bathroom. You'll be back in Brighton around 8:45pm.