Edinburgh Educational Tour

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Scotland’s historic capital city provides a unique learning experience for students of all ages. This beautiful city is steeped in history and is a bustling, vibrant destination offering a mixture of outstanding views…

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Scotland’s historic capital city provides a unique learning experience for students of all ages. This beautiful city is steeped in history and is a bustling, vibrant destination offering a mixture of outstanding views and iconic historical sites that your students can explore. At Marathon Travel we organise educational trips to Edinburgh that transport groups into a world of fun and excitement as they wander through the quaint Scottish streets, try local delicacies and learn about the history of this awe inspiring city.

Our all encompassing itinerary can be devised to ensure that each school group gets the most out of their time away, filled with fun and excitement your pupils won’t even realise they are learning!

Email us now on groups@marathontravel.ie for your tailor made quote, our dedicated team are waiting to assist you.

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Day 1

Morning

Your Luxury Coach will be waiting at your designated pick up point.

Travel to Dublin Airport to check in for your flight to Edinburgh.

Afternoon

Arrive in Edinburgh and head straight for your first stop of the trip, Edinburgh Dungeons.

After the tour, you will have some free time for shopping and to grab a bite to eat.

Evening

In the evening we will take you on a spooky Ghost Walking Tour of the city to experience Edinburgh's haunted history.

In the evening you will be transferred to your hotel for check in.

Evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning

Breakfast will be served at your accommodation.

You will be picked up from your hotel and travel to your first stop of the day.

Explore the Camera Obscura & World of Illusions.

Afternoon

Free time for lunch at the groups expense.

In the early afternoon we will take you to Edinburgh Castle where you can learn the history of this ancient city.

Evening

Enjoy an evening of class bonding with a game of bowling.

Transfer back to your hotel with the evening at leisure.

Day 3

Morning

Early breakfast served at your accommodation.

Once fed your coach will pick you up for the days transfers.

Enjoy a morning at Dynamic Earth, Science Centre.

Afternoon

Spend the early afternoon exploring what lies beneath the ocean in the Deep Sea World Centre.

After your second visit the group will have some free time for shopping to pick up some souvenirs of their trip!

Evening

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Ireland.

When you land in Dublin there will be a coach awaiting your arrival to take you back to your original pick up point.

What is included in your Edinburgh School Tour?

  • Return flight from Ireland to Edinburgh
  • Coach Transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • 2 nights stay in the hotel
  • Breakfasts each morning
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Dungeon
  • Ghost walking Tour
  • Entrance to Camera Obscura & World of illusions
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
  • 1 game of bowling
  • Entrance to Dynamic Earth & Science Centre
  • Entrance to Deep Sea World
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • Online Booking System for your Group
  • Designated Account Manager to look after you from your initial quote until you return home

What Educational Visits are included?

  • Edinburgh Dungeon
  • Ghost walking Tour
  • Camera Obscura & World of illusions
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Dynamic Earth & Science Centre
  • Deep Sea World

Why book your school trip with Marathon Travel?

Marathon Travel are the experts in creating overseas educational trips and unique travel experiences for secondary school students.

Let our experienced educational tour planners customize your school group tour to fit your curriculum needs! From destinations throughout Europe and the UK to destinations worldwide, our planners will work with you to design a customized tour to meet the needs of your curriculum and budget.

Marathon Travel take the headache out of booking international school tours, we offer an online booking system to all groups travelling that can be dispersed to all students and their guardians to allow each of them to book and pay independently.

We are insured, licensed & bonded with the Commission for Aviation Regulation.The bond we have with them ensures the safety of all deposits and payments.Tour operator number T.O 225

HOW MUCH DOES MARATHON TRAVEL'S EDINBURGH TRIP COST?

Our School Tour to Edinburgh varies in price depending on your groups requirements. Prices vary depending on the time of year you with to travel and how many students will travel as part of the group.

Please email: groups@marathontravel.ie for further information or call our offices on +3531 4755010 ext. 4 and one of our team will be happy to assist.

HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU NEED TO QUALIFY AS A GROUP?

We offer group packages for groups of 20 people up to 100 people. The more the merrier

DO YOU OFFER NATIONWIDE PICK UPS?

We do indeed!

Your driver and luxury coach will pick you up from your school and will accompany you for the duration of your trip.

Can you create a tour of Edinburgh to specific curricular requirements?

We can indeed, whether your group is travelling for history, geography or drama we can curate a tour that is specific to your curricular requirements.

We create the tour specifically for your requirements, whether they be curricular, budget or time.

Drop us an email groups@marathontravel.ie with your requirements and we will create the perfect itinerary for you and your students!

CAN WE EXTEND OUR TOUR?

Absolutely, we can tailor make your package if required just email your requirements to our team at groups@marathontravel.ieor call us on +353 1 4755010 ext. 4 and we will be more than happy to assist.

CAN WE MAKE ADDITIONS AND CHANGES TO THE ITINERARY?

Yes of course, if there is a Cultural tour or some specific sightseeing you would like to add, just mention this at the time of inquiry and we will adapt the itinerary accordingly.

All our tours can be tailor made to suit your needs. We aim to give you the best experience possible.

DO YOU OFFER FREE TEACHER PLACES?

Free Teacher places are offered on the basis of a minimum number of 20 paying passengers with 1 Free Place for every 10 paying passengers.

HOW DOES YOUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM WORK?

Once you have received your quote and are happy to proceed with your group booking we will create your personalized secure online booking and payment portal.

We can include your school / club logo on the landing page.

We will then forward the group leader a link which can be forwarded to your members. Each person can then individually log in, book their place and make their payment. Saving you the hassle of collecting and dealing with cash!

IS YOUR ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM SECURE?

Yes, 100%

Our booking portal complies with all GDPR regulations and guidelines.

We use SAGEPAY as our payment system that is completely secure and safe for your group to use!

IS A PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL?

A passport is required for travel by air to Scotland. Your passport must be valid up to your return date.

CAN WE FUND-RAISE FOR OUR TRIP?

Absolutely! Fundraising is a terrific team or class bonding experience.

Please note if you are fundraising for your trip we do have payment terms that need to be met for your trip to be secure!

Pop us an email on groups@marathontravel.ie for fundraising ideas.

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