Scotland’s capital city is famous for its castle, heritage, museums, festivals and of course its Hogmanay celebrations. Come and discover the history of the medieval Old Town in the morning and explore the elegant Georgian New Town in the afternoon. Edinburgh has a fantastic selection of high-end hotels, restaurants and unusual venues, like city vaults, converted churches and gin/whisky distilleries. It’s also perfectly situated for visiting Scotland’s beautiful countryside and coastline. The city has a temperate maritime climate with mild winters and cool summers.
Guides will lead you high into the Pentland Hills for a thrilling biking adventure. For a completely different view of the cityscape, enjoy a fast rib ride on the Firth of Forth estuary, taking in the scenery and wildlife. For a less adrenaline-filled experience, take a gentle hike up Arthur’s Seat: an ancient volcano towering above the city. Or, get away from it all and forage deep in the forest.
An exclusive chartered train will whisk you off to the Highlands of Scotland for a day packed full of adventure – both on the train and at a special destination in the heart of Scotland. Take in the glorious countryside and the superb onboard cuisine as you relax in one of seven beautifully detailed carriages. You can expect glamour, fun and excitement from this uniquely designed experience.
In your clan, the night before battle, you will prepare your costumes and war chants, deep in the heart of the city. Next day you will be transported to a historic castle where your clans will battle through challenges such as wellie chucking, caber tossing, highland dancing and more. Competition is fierce, there can only be one winner…celebrate with a dram of whisky at the best lowland distillery in the country.
Explore the history and heritage of Edinburgh whilst enjoying delicious Scottish cuisine on a foodie walking tour or visit the sites in a red vintage bus with your very own conductor. Then, spend the afternoon at a kilt-making workshop with a quintessentially British afternoon tea. Don’t forget to allow time for shopping – Edinburgh’s George Street and Multrees Walk are stacked full of luxury and designer outlets!
Join Sir Francis Ogilvy for dinner in his family home, Winton Castle set within Winton Estate, with its thriving communities, farming, forestry and wildlife. Dating back to 1480, Sir Francis shares it's rich history in a charming and welcoming way. Explore the castle, before moving into the dining room for an authentic Scottish gala dinner, complete with piper, ceilidh dancing, and of course an ‘address to the haggis’!