School Cultural Trips to Edinburgh
Steeped in history, culture, architecture, nature – the lot
A city that manages to be majestic yet down-to-earth, Edinburgh should be at the top of your list of places to visit. From natural beauties like Arthur’s Seat and the Royal Botanic Garden to buzzing cultural scenes like the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Fringe Festival, your hardest decision will be choosing what to do first.
Home to one of the richest combinations of big-hitting sights and tucked-away nooks, a school cultural trip to Edinburgh will leave you wanting more.
Want to recruit more students and get your numbers up? Start talking to our specialist Tour Consultants about how a cross curricular trip could work for your school.
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
An early morning start to travel by coach to Edinburgh
City sightseeing bus tour
Evening meal and Fun Files activities
Explore Edinburgh Castle
Visit Edinburgh Dungeon
Evening meal and bowling
Edinburgh Old Town (Royal Mile)
Early afternoon depart by coach
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Bed & breakfast accommodation
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Looking for a day trip?
A lot can be achieved in just one day!
Popular places to stay in Edinburgh
- Centrally located and within walking distance of main attractions
- Twin and single bed rooms
- En-suite facilities
- Meeting and event facilities
- The hotel provides a breakfast buffet and also has a bar lounge
- Meeting and event facilities
- Luggage storage
- Go shopping and sightseeing in the city centre
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?
We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.
Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
Travel in safe hands
Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.Discover More