The capital city of Scotland since at least the 15th century has many places of interest for school visits. Edinburgh Castle offers a unique look into Scotland’s rich history and struggles and connection with England. Edinburgh also has many museums including the National Museum of Scotland and National Gallery of Scotland which both offer free admission and hours of interesting viewing. Along with these and its unique landscape and charming cobbled-lined streets, visits to this city for students are both interesting and enjoyable.
The Scottish Highlands is an area which although is very sparsely populated has some of the UK’s most beautiful nature spots. Stunning views of lochs and mountain ranges will keep your school group’s eyes glued to the outstanding beauty of this Scottish region. You can even visit a Scottish whiskey distillery and see how this Scottish drink is made from start to finish. Perfect for nature lovers, and students of all subjects. Enjoy an entire day with your school group in this incredible part of the world.
Evening: Departure from your school and overnight travel by coach into Scotland.
Morning: Arrival outside of Edinburgh for breakfast stop and chance to freshen up before travelling into Edinburgh. Start of walking tour and see Calton Hill, National Monument, Nelson Monument, Scott Monument, Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile and more.
Afternoon: Spend time with your school group visiting Edinburgh’s places of interest before meeting with coach for transport to accommodation.
Evening: Check-in and overnight stay. Evening activities available upon request.
Morning: After breakfast, travel to the Scottish Highlands to see Scotland’s outstanding natural beauty including many lochs and mountains and the National Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle and more.
Afternoon: Lunch stop in charming Scottish village to try traditional Scottish meals.
Evening: Return back to accommodation for overnight stay.
Morning: After breakfast, group checks-out of accommodation and begin return journey back to England.
Afternoon: Lunch stop on the Scottish-English border at the famous Gretna Green Blacksmith’s shop.
Evening: Return back to school.