Scottish Highlands Day Trip and Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Tour the Scottish Highlands on a day trip from Edinburgh, and then watch the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at night. Capturing the essence of Scotland in one day, the experience offers the perfect combination of Scottish Highland countryside, a whisky distillery tour with a sample and a guaranteed ticket to the Military Tattoo — where festival-style performances and marches take place at Edinburgh Castle’s historical esplanade.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
National Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF Scotland
We stop to hear tales of Scotland’s most famous patriot and his part in the medieval Wars of Independence.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
The Glenturret Distillery The Hosh, Crieff PH7 4HA Scotland
We visit a local whisky distillery where you will learn how our national drink, the 'water of life' is made with an informative tour and sample a wee dram.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Just off A9 at Dunkeld, Dunkeld Scotland
Explore a stretch of magical Perthshire forest; the peaceful Hermitage. Take a short woodland walk to see the Black Linn Falls on the River Braan and don't forget to look up! You can spot here the giant Douglas firs which are among the tallest trees in Britain.
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Dunkeld Cathedral, 10 Cathedral Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AW Scotland
Take in Dunkeld with its spectacular cathedral on the banks of the River Tay
Duration: 45 minutesPass By:
Forth Bridge, North Queensferry KY11 1HP Scotland
Return to Edinburgh via the inspiring Forth Bridges - Forth Rail Bridge, Forth Road Bridge and the Queensferry Crossing.Stop At:
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Johnston Terrace Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
The Tattoo is an iconic Edinburgh institution, and a sellout year after year after year. Music, dance and precision display with the Massed Pipes and Drums, the Massed Military Bands, cultural troupes, singers and the poignant refrain of the Lone Piper against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"The Castlehill location at Edinburgh Castle, where the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place, is reached via a short walk along an old cobbled street of some 262 feet (80 meters) and on a steep incline. Some people may find this difficult. There is another 197-foot (60-meter) walk including several steps before the steeply tiered seating area is reached"
"Minimum age is 5 years"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"It is recommended to book transport to the departure point in advance. Please also allow extra time to get to the departure point for check-in. We advise you arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour departure to allow time to check-in for the tour. Unfortunately, we are unable to hold back the tour for late arrivals."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 23 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
Duration: 14 Hours 15 Minutes
26 Elder St, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.