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Edinburgh City Shore Excursion from Greenock Port

Cruise Excursion from Greenock (Glasgow) Port

Join us on this small group shore excursion to the Scottish Capital, Edinburgh from Greenock Port (Glasgow). This tour is perfect for ship’s that are not visiting Edinburgh Ports as part of their itinerary.

About Our Edinburgh City Shore Excursion from Greenock Port

Led by a knowledgeable Edinburgh city guide, you will enjoy a tour that allows you to experience the main highlights of Edinburgh’s Old Town in the time that you are docked at Greenock (Glasgow) Port.  You will have the opportunity to visit Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary Kings Close and Holyrood Palace. Please note that you cannot achieve all 3 locations and early booking is advisable if you want to visit any of them. You will then enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Mile and the chance to have a bite to eat. After lunch, we will walk up to Calton Hill which has great views towards Arthurs Seat and the city. Your tour will end with a walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens.

All our tours include a knowledgeable guide and return port transfers. The tour does not include entrance fees, meals, and alcoholic drinks.

Edinburgh City Tour Highlights:

  • Have the chance to visit Edinburgh Castle, Scotland’s most iconic castle that sits on castle rock, an extinct volcano. See the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny, National War Memorial, the One O’Clock Gun (not Sunday’s) and much more!

  • Have the opportunity to be guided through Edinburgh’s past, at the Real Mary King’s Close. This 5-star attraction will surely take you back in time. (not suitable for young children and those with mobility restrictions.)

  • Feel like a Queen if you decide to visit Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s Official Residence in Scotland.

  • Enjoy a real Scottish pint in one of the many old taverns on the Royal Mile.

  • Basque in the unique and vibrant Edinburgh Royal Mile atmosphere.

  • Marvel at the views from Carlton Hill (reasonable fitness required to access the view).

  • Walk through the Edinburgh Royal Botanical Gardens.The Gardens are free but there is an admission into the Glasshouse for anyone who would like to visit.

Tour Departs from the Greenock Port Exit on Patrick Street
Please see following map: