Category: Excursions from Edinburgh

  • Holy Island and Lindisfarne: Tide Times and More

    Holy Island and Lindisfarne: Tide Times and More

    A place called Holy Island has gotta be pretty, well, holy, right?! In the case of Holy Island and Lindisfarne, it certainly lives up to its name. But irrespective of your religious beliefs, this sacred ground, which can be found in Northumberland (near the Scotland/England border), provides ample reasons why it should be on your…

  • Rosslyn Chapel Scotland: A Guide for Visitors

    Rosslyn Chapel Scotland: A Guide for Visitors

    Scotland is the birthplace of so many historical and cultural sites and it can be challenging to find time to cram all your bucket list stops into one mere trip. As well as the Highland beauty and mysterious loch-dwelling monsters the country is famous for, Scotland is home to some incredible architecture – particularly its…

  • From Edinburgh: How to Ride the Harry Potter Train

    From Edinburgh: How to Ride the Harry Potter Train

    Anyone in love with steam train rides and romantic landscapes must go on an Edinburgh Harry Potter train ride while visiting the city. This incredible experience is not reserved only for Harry Potter fans, everyone can enjoy beautiful scenery through the Highlands while having the unique experience of a ride on a Jacobite steam train.…

  • Exploring Fife Coastal Path: The Complete Guide

    Exploring Fife Coastal Path: The Complete Guide

    When it comes to incredible coastal scenery, few places come close to the beauty that Fife, Scotland, provides. In particular, the Fife Coastal Path. The Fife Coastal Path (FCP) is loved by many natives and visitors alike, owing to its epic scenery, fresh sea air, and its relative ease (as walking trails go). The trail…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Bungee Jumping in Scotland

    Everything You Need to Know About Bungee Jumping in Scotland

    Bungee jumping is among those extreme sports that most people can try. There are no significant restrictions, it is affordable, widely available, and very safe. You can release a ton of energy and stress with just one jump, and go out of your comfort zone for a moment. That is why many people are interested…

  • Abbotsford Scotland: A Visitor’s Guide

    Abbotsford Scotland: A Visitor’s Guide

    If you love historical buildings, romantic rolling hills, and stunning scenery, Scotland is the place to be. While the more touristy parts of the country, such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Highlands, and the Hebridean Islands, are, of course, beautiful and well worth a visit, some of the lesser-known locations are absolute hidden gems. One such…

  • 10 Day Scotland Road Trip: The ULTIMATE Itinerary

    10 Day Scotland Road Trip: The ULTIMATE Itinerary

    Bagpipes, haggis, kilts, and gorgeous Highland views. What else comes to mind when you think of Scotland? If this is your first time exploring the magical country, you’re in the right place! This 10 day road trip itinerary (with options to extend) is the perfect way to get to know Scotland’s major towns and sites,…