The Royal
Edinburgh Military Tattoo


Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh’s magnificent castle The Military Tattoo is one of the most iconic events in Edinburgh’s calendar. Each year it brings together a host of international performers, military & civilian, from over 48 countries. Music, dance, precision displays and the bands of the Royal Marines not forgetting the poignant refrain of the haunting lament by the Lone Piper. The Tattoo can only be described as one of the greatest shows on earth and is highly renowned worldwide.

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Reserved Seat
  • Services of an Experienced Tour Driver
  • Drive On / Off Ferry with Stena Line
  • Porterage
  • 2/3 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
  • 1/2 Evening Meals
  • Excursion
  • Admission to Edinburgh Military Tattoo



Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £60






Best Western Garfield House Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Tea / Coffee
Making Facilities

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Following our pick-up this morning, we will travel to Belfast for the 11:30hrs Stena ferry to Cairnryan. We will travel towards Ayr where we will have a comfort break before the next stage of our journeytowards Glasgow. This year we will be staying at the 3 star-Best Western Garfield House Hotel. Our estimated time of arrival at our hotel is 17:30hrs. Time to settle in before our evening meal.

Day 2

Depart Hotel 10:30hrs Friday 9th August & Thursday 22nd August
It will be a long day today, so we recommend comfortable shoes. We’ll travel into Edinburgh where we will spend the full day in the city centre with free time to enjoy theatmosphere and festival activities. Due to strict parking regulations at this busy time please listen carefully as our driver gives instructions ofwhat time and exactly where in the city we must rejoin the coach (usually Waterloo Place at 18:45). We must then travel to a dedicated parking area (usually Chambers Street) for the evening where we willdisembark. The coach must remain here until the conclusion of the Tattoo. Please ensure you return tothis point after the event tonight. Time then to join the throng of visitors all making their way up to the Castle for the 21:30hrs show.

NOTE: We do not return to the hotel until after the show.
Dinner is not included tonight.

Day 3

(applies only to 4 day tour) Edinburgh City Centre – Free Time.

Day 4

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs
As we begin our journey homeward bound, we will travel towards the outskirts of Ayr. We will have a comfort break at Dobbies Garden Centre – a convenient location which offers restaurantand toilet facilities. We will then resume our journey to Cairnryan where we will check in for the 15:30hrs ferry home to Belfast and it’s time to say our good-byes.
NB: Your driver will confirm/ amend departure times as necessary for the duration of the tour.

Pick up Points

Pick up PointPick up TimeReturn Time
NEWTOWNARDS, Regent Street - Front Of Bus Station09:3019:15
BANGOR, Abbey Street - Front Of Bus Station09:4519:00
HOLYWOOD, Redburn Square10:0018:40
BELFAST, Glengall Street - Corner Of Opera House10:2018:20
BELFAST, Stena Passenger Terminal10:4518:00

Departure Dates

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 3/4 Days

Departs: Thu 08 August, 2024
Returns: Tue 20 August, 2024


£ 399

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £60

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 3/4 Days

Departs: Wed 21 August, 2024
Returns: Sat 24 August, 2024


£ 499

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £90

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