Edinburgh School Trips

Prices from: £129 (Based on 3 Days, 2 Nights)

Standing on 7 hills, Edinburgh is one of Europe’s most beautiful and cultured cities. Capital city of Scotland and home to the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh is the second most visited destination in the UK and is a favourite destination for school trips.

Edinburgh’s many museums, galleries and historic buildings give the city its unique character and wide appeal making it a popular destination for students of all subjects.

An abundance of historic locations, modern shops and a performing arts scene on a world-class scale make Edinburgh an exciting and rewarding destination for any school trip.

Contact Adaptable Travel today and let our team tailor make your perfect itinerary for your Edinburgh school trip.

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Our Dynamic Earth
Dynamic Earth takes you on a journey through our planet’s past, present and f... Read more
Camera Obscura
Located at the top of the Royal Mile the Camera Obscura is a phenomenal visit fo... Read more
Edinburgh Zoo
This phenomenal 82-acre zoo is home to over 1000 rare and endangered animals, al... Read more
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is an amazingly enchanting fortress that sits a top Castle R... Read more
Deep Sea World
Deep Sea World is one of the largest aquariums in Europe and amongst its many r... Read more
Ghost Walk
As light turns to dark and night turns to day it’s said that Edinburgh’s mysterious... Read more
Museum of Childhood
The Museum of Childhood is a museum like no other, boasting over 2,000 obj... Read more

YHA Central

Location: Located in the heart of Scotland’s capital and just 10 minutes on foot from Wa... Read more

Safestay Hostel

Location: Situated just off the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town with... Read more

Chancellors Court - The University of Edinburgh

Location: Situated in Pollock Halls and located at the... Read more

Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Adaptable Travel can arrange your bespoke school trip to Edinburgh. See our suggested itinerary below.

Day 1

  • Depart your school by coach and travel to Edinburgh.
  • Enroute travel via the Forth Road Bridges for photo opportunities, and even the chance to cross the new Queensferry bridge should time allow.
  • Visit the nearby Deep Sea World to explore one of Europe’s largest aquariums.
  • Continue your journey to your accommodation and check in.
  • Evening meal in Edinburgh with your group.


Day 2

  • After breakfast, take a trip to the fantastic Edinburgh Castle which towers over the city.
  • Following lunch, take your group on a Ghost Walking tour and hear the ghostly tales and sinister stories as you walk on the haunted alleyways.
  • Finally take a visit to one of Edinburgh's fascinating museums, such as the Museum of Childhood where students can be amazed by toys of yesteryear.
  • Enjoy a group meal in the evening to finish off your day.


Day 3

  • After breakfast and checking out, take a trip to Camera Obscura for amazing views of Edinburgh, holograms and 3D pictures.
  • Following this, you may have time to visit Edinburgh Zoo before your return journey home.
  • Return journey to your school.p's requirements, so get in touch today and start planning your next school trip.


Like the itinerary mentioned above? Enquire today to start planning your amazing school trip to Edinburgh alternatively, call us at 01451 832 133.

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