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Scotland’s capital is a veritable treasure trove of history. Visit historic castles and palaces, roam the higgledy-piggledy medieval streets of Old Town, or admire the Georgian splendour of New Town. Uncover the unique character of the city on a fantastic day trip from London to Edinburgh.

A sense of history is around every corner and under your feet of this beautiful city. Underground vaults and hidden passageways, relics of construction from a bygone era, are located in around its historic town centre, known as ‘Old Town’.Visitors and locals pack the narrow cobbled alleyways of Old Town, the medieval heart of Edinburgh filled with centuries-old buildings. Explore the traditional pubs, charming stores and casual eateries that line the‘Royal Mile’, a historic street cutting through the middle of Old Town, and visit St Giles’ Cathedral, the 900-year old religious focal point of the city.

From £73.50pp return or £38pp single from London

Rail Only – Accommodation not Included

  • Standard-class rail transfers to and from London.
  • Excellent prices and amazing customer service from UK Rail Breaks.
  • Seat reservation included were possible.
  • Hassle free booking process.

Walk down Princes Street from Edinburgh Waverley station and visit the Haymarket district of the city.

Visit the docks at Leith.

Scotland’s capital is built on a old volcano.


Nightclubs, Bars, Comedy and Theatre.

Visit Rose Street and visit its many pubs or the Grassmarket area is also good fun.

Try a battered Haggis or Black Pudding supper from a fish and chip shop!

Sample a single or double malt whisky!

Foot, bus or tram is a good way to get around Edinburgh.

Contact us for day trips by rail from Edinburgh

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