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Edinburgh Short Break

From £899
Duration 4 Days
Departures from: Mar 2024 - Oct 2024
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From £899
Duration 4 Days
Departures from: Mar 2024 - Oct 2024
Tour Overview
Explore Edinburgh on a short break. Visit iconic sites such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and learn more about the history of this fascinating city. We'll also visit the Royal Yacht Britannia as well as enjoy an evening walking tour of the Old Town.
  • short break Short Break
  • meals included tour All Breakfasts
  • max group size Max Group Size 25

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Holiday Director as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 3 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 5 included meals: 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners including a welcome drink
  • Travel in destination by coach and guided walks
  • Porterage

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Evening walking tour of Edinburgh old town
  • Guided visit of Edinburgh Castle
  • Walk the Royal Mile with a local guide
  • Visit The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Farewell dinner 


Day 1 Edinburgh

Make your own way to the 4-star Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - York Place. You’ll have time to check-in this afternoon and relax before we come together in the evening. When darkness falls, our local guide will lead us on a storytelling walking tour of Edinburgh Old Town. They’ll talk us through the incredible history of this fascinating city and share stories of murder and mystery.

Tonight, get to know your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Edinburgh

After breakfast, we’ll spend the morning exploring the main sights of Edinburgh in the company of an experienced local guide. Perched on a volcanic rock, Edinburgh Castle is one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe. Our guide will share with you many exciting tales of its time as a military fortress, royal residence and prison of war. We'll then take a walk along the Royal Mile, discovering its charm. Running through the heart of Edinburgh historic city center, the Mile is flanked by impressive, towering buildings between which cobbled closes and narrow stairways lead off to hidden courtyards, museums bars and more that are waiting to be explored. The rest of the day is free to explore at leisure.

Meals included: B

Day 3 The Royal Yacht Britannia

Today we’ll travel by public transport to Leith to step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, once the floating royal residence of Her Majesty the Queen. This magnificent ship hosted an array of state visits and official receptions and you’ll not only follow in the footsteps of members of the royal family, but renowned world leaders such as Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill. On this visit, explore the State Dining Room, the Bridge and the Sun Lounge. The afternoon is free for you to explore Edinburgh on your own. End your short break with a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals included: B,D

Day 4 Edinburgh

This morning, after a leisurely breakfast, it’s time to say farewell to your travel companions and Holiday Director as your short break in Edinburgh comes to an end.

Meals included: B

Accommodation (as specified or similar)

Hotel Indigo Edinburgh

The Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - York Place is a beautiful historic building, set in Edinburgh city centre, walking distance to the train station, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Facilities include a bar & lounge. The individually decorated guest rooms feature luxurious Egyptian Cotton linen, safe, rainfall showers and tea & coffee facilities.

What customers say

  1. Excellent introduction to the city

    "The Edinburgh Short Break is an excellent introduction to the city and its must see sights. The holiday is well planned, with good accommodation, interesting places to visit, sufficient time to do your own thing and excellent tour leadership." Howard Chester

  2. Royal Ship Britannia was the highlight

    Enjoyable break - particularly for someone who had had no proper break away from home for 2 years. Visit to Royal Ship Britannia the highlight. Excellent guide also" - Helen Robinson

  3. Good holiday experiences with Just You

    "An excellent holiday that gave me a good insight to Edinburgh. I have always enjoyed good holiday experiences with Just You." - Peter Mower

  4. Thoroughly enjoyable time

    "This was my first trip as a solo traveller but it will definitely not be my last! I didn’t really know what to expect but I had a thoroughly enjoyable time" - Caroline Thompson

  5. Friendly atmosphere

    "Friendly atmosphere, good planning and time to do your own thing if you want" - Colin Jackson

  6. Enjoyable trip

    "Enjoyable trip, it was good to get away for a few days, I would like to go back to Edinburgh. This type of holiday may not suit everyone but it was ideal for me" - Mark Shepherd