The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

5 Days Starting in Local UK joining point and ending in Local UK drop-off point

Visiting: Edinburgh, Glasgow

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk23edtat

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Please advise requests

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

Budget, UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing

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Tour Overview

One of the greatest shows on earth, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular mix of music and dance, pomp and ceremony, performed in the shadow of mighty Edinburgh Castle. Expect stirring performances from the 1,000 musicians, pipers, drummers, singers and dancers – a night to remember! You'll also get to discover the charming city of Glasgow, and visit one of the following places: Border Country, Ayrshire Coast, Loch Lomond or Stirling.

Highlights

  • Expect stirring performances from the 1,000 musicians, pipers, drummers, singers and dancers – a night to remember!

  • Local UK joining points

  • Discover the charming city of Glasgow

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Travel To Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then continue to Scotland and your chosen hotel where we enjoy a four-night stay.

Day 2 : The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo*

Location: Edinburgh

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast

After breakfast we enjoy a leisurely morning before making our way to Edinburgh for the highlight of our trip.

Arriving in the afternoon, there will be some free time to explore – why not enjoy the atmosphere of the Royal Mile, hit the shops on popular Princes Street or see the sights in the delightful Old Town. There are plenty of dining options through the city as well as cosy pubs and charming cafés to enjoy.

Later in the evening we take our seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo**. Drawing together a host of creative talent from across four continents, the innovative production features heart-stopping sounds, imaginative graphics, state-of-the-art lighting, specially commissioned fireworks and almost 1,000 performers! After the show we’ll make our way back to the hotel.



* Please note that the itinerary may vary and days of operation will be confirmed on your final travel documents. Dinner is not provided on the day we visit the Edinburgh Tattoo. ** The Edinburgh Tattoo is an evening performance and we recommend wearing suitable clothing in case of changeable weather. The Edinburgh Tattoo is reached by a steep walk on a mainly cobbled approach and there are steps to seats - if you have concerns about access please contact us for further information.

Day 3 : Glasgow

Location: Glasgow

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

After a leisurely morning we visit the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow, which bursts with culture, history, museums and superb shopping.


Glasgow is full of striking architecture, from the magnificent splendour of the gothic Cathedral to the modern Riverside Museum – there is so much to admire! Having evolved over recent decades, Glasgow is now one of Britain’s most vibrant and intriguing cities.

Day 4 Included Excursion*

Location: Edinburgh

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today's included excursion will vary depending on which tour you have selected:

Border Country Discover the rolling hills of Border Country as we visit the Border Town of Kelso with its charming market square, and historic Jedburgh, known for its associations with Mary Queen of Scots.

Ayrshire Coast Enjoy an excursion along the Ayrshire Coast to reach Ayr, a popular town with many fine buildings in the heart of Robert Burns Country. This popular seaside resort has a charming seafront and there are great shopping and dining opportunities to be enjoyed.

Loch Lomond Admire the sparkling scenery of the Trossachs National Park, with its vast mountain ranges and sparkling, tranquil lochs and, enjoy some free time on the shores of stunning Loch Lomond.

Stirling Visit the impressive city of Stirling where you can explore the Old Town and the charming Victorian Stirling Arcade, or admire the hill-top castle and National Wallace Monument – the choice is yours!

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Edinburgh

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast

  • 3 evening meals

  • Porterage at the hotel

  • Local joining points

  • Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at one of the following hotels: Waverley Castle Hotel near Melrose, Tinto Hotel near Biggar, Carlton Hotel in Prestwick, Pocotel Glasgow, Normandy Hotel Glasgow in Renfrew, Avonbridge Hotel near Hamilton, Tarbet Hotel in Tarbet Loch Lomond, Claymore Hotel in Arrochar, Castlecary Hotel near Falkirk, Richmond Park Hotel in Bo’ness or a similar standard hotel in the area.

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  • Cancellation Policy

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    Up to 75 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 74 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 48 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 35 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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