This is a typical itinerary for Edinburgh Rail Day Trip From London -
Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock. One of the must-visit attractions in Edinburgh, your entry ticket for the castle is included in the tour price. Do not miss a chance to explore this historic point of interest.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland
St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. Its distinctive crown steeple is a prominent feature of the city skyline, at about a third of the way down the Royal Mile which runs from the Castle to Holyrood Palace
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street Gardens are two adjacent public parks in the center of Edinburgh, Scotland, lying in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The Gardens were created in two phases in the 1770s and 1820s following the long draining of the Nor Loch and building of the New Town, beginning in the 1760s.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
The area of Old Town is always bustling with visitors and is dotted with centuries-old buildings and narrow alleys. At its heart, perched on an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle is home to Scotlands crown jewels. The Royal Mile, a steep street lined with traditional pubs, casual eateries, souvenir shops, and small museums, runs from the castle to the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queens Scottish residence.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Royal Mile is a succession of streets forming the main thoroughfare of the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland. Taking a stroll here will introduce you to the flavor of the city.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh, Scotland, and the main shopping street in the capital. The street has virtually no buildings on the south side, allowing panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, and the valley between. Most of the street is limited to trams, buses, and taxis with only the east end open to all traffic.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland
Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
Pass By: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland