Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Edinburgh

Where the performance venues are as grand as the landscape

Inject some Scottish soul into your concert tour
Suitable for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £235pp i

Head north to the cultural heart of Scotland, where its cityscape of historic landmarks and castle-topped hills transport you to a time gone by. Home to one of the best performing art scenes around, youth and school groups will feel inspired with every corner turned. From St Giles’ Cathedral to the Scott Memorial Gardens, you’ll have your pick of scenic performance venues.

Take to the streets with a musical spring in your step as you explore sights like Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Mile, with optional day trips to Glasgow or Perth.

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Edinburgh

  • Centrally located and within walking distance to main attractions
  • Twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Meeting and event facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting and event facilities
  • Vending machines for snacks and drinks
  • Luggage storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant
  • Go shopping and sightseeing in the city centre
  • Centrally located
  • Multi, quad, triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Meeting and event facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and cafe
  • Guest kitchen available for use
  • Shared lounge and TV area
  • Free tea and coffee available in guest kitchen
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tuck into a delicious meal in the restaurant
  • Relax with a drink in the cafe
  • Chill out and watch TV in the shared lounge
  • Go shopping and sightseeing in the Old Town
  • Centrally located in the heart of the Old Town
  • Dorms, multi, quad, triple and twin bed rooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Pool table
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Guest kitchen available for use
  • Pool table
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tuck into a delicious meal in the restaurant
  • Go shopping and sightseeing in the Old Town

Performance Venues in Edinburgh

Popular concert venues in Edinburgh

  • Best suited for: Bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: On request
  • Best suited for: Bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: On request
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Any
  • Location: Canongate (centre)
  • Performance times: 17.00 or 19.00
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Any
  • Location: Royal Mile (centre)
  • Performance times: 12.15
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: West of Edinburgh
  • Performance times: 14.00
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: Morning or afternoon

Excursions in Edinburgh

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Additional Information

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 instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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What our customers say

I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

Chloe Reid

The Godolphin and Latymer School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Edinburgh

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.

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