Day tours from Edinburgh: group and individual
Excursions to the Scottish castles and the picturesque Edinburgh walking tours – in one place. Latest tours with detailed descriptions, traveler reviews, and photos.
Now you can easily plan a trip and find day trips from Edinburgh on our site. Here you will find a large selection of individual and group tours, as well as family Edinburgh day trips.
It has everything you need to have a great time in Edinburgh!
Explore Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Scottish Highlands on this 12-hour tour from Edinburgh. Depart from Edinburgh on a luxury mini-coach and travel out into the Scottish Highlands to Glencoe with your guide. Stop at Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness at marvel at the spectacular scenery, then continue on to explore the Cairngorms National Park. Admire the majestic mountain of Craig Meagaidh and continue through the Drummochter mountain pass to visit the Victorian town of Pitlochry. Group size limited to 16 to ensure a personalised experience.
Each vault has stories of crime, disease, death and lots more... with which your guide shall enlighten you in all the gory details! You will see a genuine witchcraft temple, recently used by a Wiccan coven and you will enter their former temple. Join us to learn why it is no longer safe for them to practice their craft in that vault.
DARE you step inside the infamous stone circle?
Then, visit what is regarded as the most haunted graveyard in the world at "Greyfriars Kirkyard." Finally, go deep underground and explore the Edinburgh Vaults beneath the streets. Completed in 1788, the series of chambers were used to house taverns and as storage space for illicit material, including the bodies of people killed by serial killers Burke and Hare for their medical experiments.
Journey through over 400 years of history and hear terrifying true tales of hangings, torture, murders and witchcraft. Shiver at the weird noises and unexplained smells that make an appearance after dark!
Experience Scottish culture through the folklore of Scotland’s myths and legends, historical sites and learn about the history of our wonderful country. Every twist and turn of the winding Scottish road has a new photo opportunity, a new story to be told and a new experience to be had.
See and touch the fruit of the chocolate tree, and learn all about how the beans are transformed into delicious chocolate.
Have fun making your own Scottish-themed chocolate to take home! You can even make a chocolate Greyfriar's Bobby, a chocolate Nessie or a chocolate Edinburgh Castle!
Next, come to the tasting room with a wide selection of chocolates from both Scottish and international chocolate makers. There are over 30 varieties to choose from including Haggis chocolate, Japanese chocolate, chilli chocolate, gin chocolate and many, many more.
Finally, wrap your delicious chocolates to take home to enjoy or give as a gift.
Chocolate samples are provided throughout the tour. Vegan or milk-free options are available.
Suitable for adults and children aged 6+.
(Not suitable for children under 6)
Please note on December 26 there will be no castle or cruise available
Tour leaves from our start point at 192 High Street, by the statue of Adam Smith.