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Edinburgh Tattoo Coach Trips 2018

With Edinburgh Castle as a backcloth, the Edinburgh Tattoo, or the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to give it its full name, is one of the worlds most spectacular evenings of music, pomp and pageantary.  Around 40 different countries participate to give the Edinburgh Tattoo its international flavour.  Every year it has a different themethat for 2018 being a 'The Sky's the Limit', celebrating Scotland's Year of Young People.

Performing for you include Switzerland's Top Secret Drum Corp, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the RAF, celebrating 100 years since they were formed.

If you want to see a slection of what we can provide, please scroll down or click on Edinburgh Tattoo offers

When is the Edinburgh Tattoo in 2018?

The Edinburgh Tatto is taking place in 2018 from the 3rd to the 25th of August.  This overlaps both the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe which both run from the 3rd to 27th August.

Why go on an Edinburgh Tattoo coach package?

  • Convenience:
    • Local pick-ups
    • Taken to and from your hotel
    • Taken to and from The Tattoo
  • Choice of different trips
  • Excellent value for money

Whilst it is obviously possible to stay in Edinburgh to go to the Edinburgh Tattoo, this has disadvantages.  Because of the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe, which take place at the same time, Edinburgh Hotels and other accommodation are much in demand, and hence expensive.  Using the coach, it is possible to stay outside Edinburgh and be driven to and from the Tattoo.  Also of course, the coach provides a good value way of being transported to and from where you live.

Your choice of Coach Trips to the Edinburgh Festival

We have both three and four day coach trips. To break the journey, most of the coach trips visit various attractions on the way up. These include, depending on the tour, York, Scarborough, Lindisfarne or Gretna Green. When in Scotland, it is not just the Edinburgh Tattoo, some, again depending on the tour, visit the Royal Yacht Britannia or visit the Trossachs and the Firth of Forth.  Of course, there is plenty to see and do in Edinburgh, particularly as the other Festivals are taking place.

Please note that the various coach trips don't run on every date from every location.

At the Edinburgh Tattoo

Generally, as the hotels are outside Edinburgh, you will attend the early show, starting at 9 pm or 7:30 on a Saturday.  The price of the various coach trips typically include the cheapest seat prices.  It is possible, if the seats are available, to upgrade.  (This may be compulsory if all the cheapest seats have sold out.)

Accommodation Only for the Edinburgh Festival or by Train or Plane

As well as coach trips we also can provide accommodation in Edinburgh with or without a ticket for the Edinburgh Tattoo.  This includes both hotels and self catering apartments.  We can also include either rail fares or flights if you wish.  When the train ticket is included, the cost is typically comparable to the coach trips depending where you are coming from.

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