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Language & Culture Trips to Edinburgh

From £99.00

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Places to Stay
  • Overview

    Edinburgh is Scotland’s beautiful capital, and award winning cultural destination. There is plenty to see and do in the city thanks to its rich combination of venues and activities which offer tradition and history as well as amenities which are contemporary and lively.

    Choosing school trips to Edinburgh really does offer inspiration, fun and of course education. Enabling school children of all ages to see, hear and experience some of the most important historic artifacts, will mean a brilliant excursion and the most memorable educational lesson.

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. Cadies & Witchery Tours

      A unique and highly entertaining tour in the old town of Edinburgh. You will hear well researched stories and visit the scenes of horrendous tortures, punishments and executions common in days gone by.There will be a demonstration of several props of torture on route, and you will meet costumed characters summoned from the mists of time...

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    2. Edinburgh Dungeon

      Focusing on some of the less savoury aspects of Edinburgh's past, the tour takes you on a journey taking in famous bodysnatchers Burke & Hare, who dug up graves to provide bodies for experimentation, an exhibition dedicated to torture and disease and one dealing with notorious Leith cannibal and troglodyte, Sawney Bean. Another charming exhibit describes how Auld Reekie used to be when it really was reekie; sewage being thrown out of upper windows with the cry of 'gardyloo' and carts touring the streets collecting dead bodies. There are also displays of torture equipment and early sugery - and the heart of Robert the Bruce.

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    3. Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

      On the Whisky Heritage Tour you will learn the origins of malt whisky distilling in Scotland. To get you in the mood a "wee dram" of Scotch for the over 18s or a soft drink for the kids is offered. Scotch whisky dates back to the 15th century and probably long before. The introduction to the tour will take you through all the different processes that make Scotch Whisky unique.

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  • Places to stay
    • YHA Edinburgh Central

      Edinburgh Central hostel is located in the city centre in the heart of Scotland’s capital. The famous Princes Street and Old Town are a stones throw away. 2-6 bedded rooms with private facilities, restaurant, 24 hour reception

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