Christmas in Edinburgh

From £899
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
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From £899
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
Tour Overview

Head to Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, where your base for this Christmas break is a hotel situated in a tranquil location, just 20 minutes outside the city centre. Sightseeing highlights include iconic Edinburgh Castle and the Princes Street Gardens. You'll also enjoy a visit to the Holyrood Distillery for a tastings of whisky and gin, and walk in royal footsteps as you take a tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia. ​

  • Festive
  • Short Break
  • Half Board
  • All Highlights Included

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 4 nights in a 3-star hotel​
  • 9 included meals: 4 breakfasts, three-course Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine, 4 dinners, including a welcome drink 

Included Holiday Highlights

  • ​A guided tour of Edinburgh 
  • Visit to the Holyrood Distillery with guided tour & tastings 
  • Explore the Royal Yacht Britannia​​​​​

Itinerary

Day 1 Edinburgh

​Make your own way to Edinburgh today, your hotel is located in a tranquil area, about a 20-minute drive from the city centre. On arrival, you will be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie as you check in. This evening, enjoy a delicious three-course welcome dinner.  

Meals included: D

Day 2 Christmas Eve, Edinburgh

After tucking in to a full Scottish breakfast, we'll get to know Edinburgh on a guided walking tour which will introduce you to many of the city's highlights. We'll start with the iconic Edinburgh Castle which sits atop Castle Rock and then travel along the Royal Mile to St Giles' Cathedral with its famous crown spire. We'll also visit Princes Street Gardens, a public p​ark set in a valley between the New and Old Towns. As well as a diverse range of plants and trees, it's also home to an interesting collection of monuments and memorials. Next, we will visit the Holyrood Distillery for a one-hour fully-guided tour, which includes tastings of whisky and gin, and an opportunity to learn how these spirits are produced. Back at the hotel, we'll enjoy a three-course dinner followed by a game of bingo or a classic film.​​​
Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Christmas Day, Edinburgh - at Leisure

​It's Christmas Day, so enjoy a leisurely morning before gathering with your fellow travellers for a traditional festive lunch.
You can do just as you please this afternoon - maybe you'll head off on a walk around Corstorphine Hill ​or just relax at the hotel. We'll get together again this evening for a light dinner.

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Boxing Day, Royal Yacht Britannia

​We've a great morning excursion today, with a visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia. Once the floating royal residence of Her Majesty the Queen, the ship is now permanently berthed in Leith, just a short drive from the centre of Edinburgh. As you step aboard for an audio tour of the five main decks, you'll be following in the footsteps not only of members of the Royal Family but world leaders including Sir Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela. Highlights include the State Apartments, the crew's quarters and the engine room.  
Afterwards, we head to the south side of Edinburgh and visit the Rosslyn Chapel, a remarkable 15th century building used as a filming location for the Da Vinci Code.
This evening we will get together for a farewell Gala dinner. ​

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Edinburgh

​Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before you check out of the hotel and make your way back home.

Meals included: B

Accommodation

Leonardo Edinburgh Murrayfield

Your hotel is ideally located in a tranquil part of Edinburgh, just a 20-minute drive from the city centre. Punching well above it's official 3* rating, facilities include a restaurant, bar, gym and indoor swimming pool. Guest rooms feature private facilities, TV, hairdryer, complimentary wi-fi and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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