Edinburgh Military Tattoo Escorted Tour

Tour highlights

  • Spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Pre-show dinner
  • Guided tour of Edinburgh Old Town
  • Explore historic Edinburgh Castle
  • Visit the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Discover the Royal Botanic Gardens

What's included

  • Four nights at Edinburgh Club Campsite
  • Tickets to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo show
  • Blue Badge Guide for the tour of Edinburgh old town
  • Private coach transport for all excursions
  • Excursions and meals as detailed
  • Tour Hosts to accompany the group

Days 1 - 2: Edinburgh Old Town and Castle

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Day 1 - Arrival at Edinburgh Club Campsite

Settle onto your pitch at the site and meet your fellow tourers and Tour Hosts.

Day 2 - Private coach excursion to Edinburgh

Today, take a fascinating walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town with an expert Blue Badge guide. During the tour, you will visit sites such as the upper Royal Mile and the vibrant Grassmarket, as well as learn all about William Wallace and The Stone of Destiny and the Scottish Enlightenment. You'll have some time for lunch (at your own expense) before an afternoon exploring the iconic Edinburgh Castle, at your own pace. Situated atop a rocky crag at the top of the Royal Mile the castle offers great views over the city and you’ll find out about its history and see the home of the Honours of Scotland - the Scottish crown jewels.

Days 3 - 5: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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Day 3 - Royal Botanic Garden and Royal Yacht Britannia

Your first destination today is Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens. Set in 70 acres, the garden's history goes back over 350 years and features an amazing array of plants from numerous parts of the world, just waiting for you to come and discover them.  Explore the garden at your own pace, enabling you to enjoy it in your own way. 

Then after an enjoyable morning your next destination is the Scottish coast where you’ll find the famous Royal Yacht Britannia moored. Step aboard the yacht which was a royal residence for over 40 years and a favourite of Queen Elizabeth II as she sailed around the world on state visits. As you explore the ships decks, rooms and apartments, imagine yourself travelling the world in style and learn about life on board.

Day 4 - The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

You can largely enjoy today at your leisure. Perhaps relax on site after a day of sightseeing or explore a little more of the local area?

In the evening you will travel by coach to enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant, before heading over to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade for the main event. With the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, sit back and enjoy the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo spectacular! Be entertained by the impressive skills of military bands, display teams and dancers, and revel in the music and celebration of this wonderful event.

Day 5 - Depart the campsite

After an enjoyable show, it’s time to depart, but with some wonderful memories to take with you.

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