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Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia

5 days - from only £339pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia

One of the most famous ships in the world and travelling over a million nautical miles, the Royal Yacht Britannia has provided the stunning setting for glittering state visits, official receptions, Royal honeymoons as well as intimate, relaxing family holidays!

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Return coach travel
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Waverley Castle Hotel for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Royal Yacht Britannia

    Excursion visiting a ship unlike any other - The Royal Yacht Britannia. For over 44 years, the Royal Yacht served the Royal Family travelling more than a million nautical miles and providing the perfect Royal residence for glittering state visits, official receptions, Royal honeymoons and relaxing family holidays.

    Now berthed in Leith, just outside Edinburgh, this is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions an audio handset is included so you can learn more as you explore the five main decks that includes the Royal Apartments, the Crew Quarters and the Engine Room.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Royal Yacht Britannia

    Royal Yacht Britannia

    Included Highlights

    • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Jedburgh and Kelso

    Relax at the hotel and enjoy a day at leisure to do as you please. The nearby town of Melrose is home to stunning abbey ruins and the pretty Harmony Gardens. You might even wish to take the train into Edinburgh from Tweedbank, to explore the city.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion discovering the Bordern Towns of historic Kelso and Jedburgh, known for its associations with Mary Queen of Scots.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Jedburgh

    Jedburgh

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023
    • Jedburgh
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Edinburgh

    Explore Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital where the majestic castle towers over the whole city. The medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town sit side by side, dotted with interesting visitor attractions. Princes Street is home to city centre shopping, and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes to enjoy where you can sit and watch the world go by!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Included Highlights

    • Edinburgh
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose.

  • Waverley Castle Hotel

    The Waverley Castle Hotel is an attractive country hotel idyllically set amidst rolling hills, within easy reach of castles, country houses and the scenic beauty of the Scottish Borders. Just a mile from the centre of Melrose, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, the hotel is splendidly set in five acres of rolling parkland. A great base from which to explore the local area, guests can spend time relaxing in the comfortable bar, lounge and games room. The on-site Eildon Restaurant also serves a delicious selection of traditional dishes, and boasts fantastic views over Eildon Hills. With stunning surroundings, a very warm welcome and an unbeatable atmosphere, you’re sure to enjoy a memorable stay.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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