Scotland Day Tours from Edinburgh

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Edinburgh.

Scotland Day Tours from Edinburgh

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Edinburgh.

Great Day Out - Book one or more of these 1-day tours to enjoy Scotland at it's best!

Choose from:

  • Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands
  • Loch Lomond National Park & Stirling Castle
  • Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky
  • West Highland Lochs & Castles
  • St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife
  • Rosslyn Chapel & the Scottish Borders
  • Alnwick Castle, Berwick and the Borders
  • Hadrian's Wall and Scottish Borders
  • Discover Malt Whisky
  • NEW FOR 2018: Outlander Adventure Tour

Additional Notes

Not operating: Dec 24-27, Dec 31-Jan 2. Other blackout dates may apply and all tours subject to availability.


Itinerary

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands

Daily departures - Departs 8:00 am, Returns 8:00 pm. "Scotland in a Day" tour covering the magnificent beauty of Rannoch moor, Glencoe, the Great Glen, Loch Ness and Pitlochry.

Loch Lomond National Park & Stirling Castle

Daily departures - Departs 9:15 am, Returns 6:00 pm. A day spent in the land of Scots heroes Rob Roy, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace, taking in the magnificent splendor of the medieval stronghold of Stirling Castle and the beautiful nature and forests of Scotland's first National Park of Loch Lomond.

Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky

Daily departures - Departs 9:00 am, Returns 6:30 pm. A journey through the Celtic heartlands in the central Highlands taking in the waterfalls in Birnam forest, Pitlochry, the Queen's View and the splendor of Loch Tay, an area abundant with standing stone circles.

West Highland Lochs & Castles

Daily departures - Departs 8:15 am, Returns 6:30 pm. A fantastic day out in the heart of the scenic Western Highlands taking in the superb ruins of Kilchurn Castle, stunningly situated at the head of Loch Awe and Inveraray Castle, home to the Duke of Argyll.

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife

Daily departures - Departs 9:30 am, Returns 6:00 pm. A day out with lots of free time in the medieval city of St. Andrews, home of golf, and the picturesque old fishing villages in the East Neuk (corner) of the Kingdom of Fife.

Rosslyn Chapel & the Scottish Borders

Operates Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat & Sun only up to March, then daily departures begin April - Departs 9:30 am, Returns 4:15 pm. Uncover the myths and legends around the Da Vinci code, the Knights Templar and the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart at Melrose Abbey, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Half Day Tour visiting Rosslyn Chapel, Temple & Melrose Abbey. (Note for 2018, from April 01, new departure time of 9:45 and new return time of 4:30)

Alnwick Castle, Berwick and the Borders

Daily departures Apr 3-Oct 28 only - Departs 9:30 am, Returns 6:30 pm. A day spent in the borderlands of Scotland and England. Stopping at Melrose, home to the remains of the Cistercian Abbey and the burial place of the heart of Scottish King Robert the Bruce and continuing South we cross the border and travel onto imposing Alnwick Castle, one of the great castles of Northumberland that has stood for nearly a millennium. (Note for 2018, from April 01, new departure time of 8:45 and new return time of 6:15)

Hadrian's Wall & Scottish Borders

Daily departures Apr-Oct (limited to Sat/Sun Nov - Mar) - Departs 8:30 am, Returns 7:00 pm. A fantastic day out, stepping back into history. We visit Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland National Park and the Scottish Borders.

Discover Malt Whisky

Operates Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat to March 2017 then daily departures begin April 2017 - Departs 9:30 am, Returns 6:15 pm. Come and experience Scotland's “Water of Life” - single malt Scotch whiskey - with visits to two fascinating distilleries situated right on the edge of the highlands.

Outlander Adventure - NEW TOUR STARTING APRIL 1, 2018

Operates Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun - Departs 9:15 am, Returns 5:45 pm. Step back in time on your very own Outlander Adventure. Visit fictional town of Cranesmuirhe and see Claire's herb garden. Journey past Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument to Doune Castle, also known as Castle Leoch. Visit the fictional headquarters of Jack Randall and enjoy a photo op at Jamie's home Lallybroch.

Rates & Hotels

Great Way to See Scotland

2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$89
$99
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$99
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$89
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$109
$99
$89
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$89
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$79
$89
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$79
$79
$89
$99
$89
$79
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$79
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$69
$79
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$79
$69
$69
$79
$89
$79
$69
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$79
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$79
$79
$89
$99
$89
$79
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$89
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$89
$79
$79
$89
$99
$89
$79
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
$79
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$69
$69
$69
$69
$69
$69
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
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$59
$69
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
$59
$59
$69
$79
$69
$59
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$59
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
$79
$89
$79
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$89
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$89
$79
$79
$89
$199
$89
$79
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$149
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69
$79
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$79
$69
$69
$79
$89
$79
$69
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$69

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

day tour: Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands
1 day tour: Outlander Adventure
day tour: Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle
day tour: Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Tour
day tour: West Highland Lochs & Castles
day tour: St. Andrews and Fife
day tour: Rosslyn Chappel & the Scottish Borders
day tour: Alnwick Castle, Berwick & the Borders
day tour: Hadrian's Wall & Scottish Borders
1 day tour: Discover Malt Whisky

Tour Details

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(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There are no triple rooms for this tour.

Children ages 5-15 are welcome on all tours, with the exception of whiskey tours, at discounted prices.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would start touring in the UK including any pre/post nights. Does not include air travel.