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Taste of Scotland & Ireland | CIE Tours

Taste of Scotland & Ireland

  • 2019 Taste of Scotland & Ireland – 10 days/9 Nights
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63 reviews
Starts Glasgow
Ends Shannon
  • Tour Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Dates and Prices
  • Reviews

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 30 to August 20 departures.
  • Enjoy farm life as you sample fresh baked scones with tea and watch a sheep herding demonstration
  • Discover the rich history and local lore of Edinburgh, Galway and Dublin with local guides

Trip Highlights:

Dining Experiences:

  • 9 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 6 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh and a festive medieval castle banquet.

Hotels:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, Glasgow (1 night)
  • Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn (1 night)
  • Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Trinity City Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night)

Hotels

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central, Glasgow

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central, Glasgow Description:

Check in to DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central and count on stylish comfort and a signature warm chocolate chip cookie. This stylish hotel with characterful interiors is just 10 minutes away from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central railway stations. Nestled in the heart of the city centre, we’re within walking distance of the main shopping district and top attractions, including the famous Glasgow City Chambers and iconic Glasgow Cathedral.

Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn

Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn Description:

This beautiful Scottish baronial-style mansion was built as a family home in 1872 and has been a hotel since 1951. It recently has undergone extensive refurbishments to ensure a comfortable stay. All 56 guest rooms have been modernized while retaining the traditional ambience. This imposing building is set on 21 acres of mature parkland and gardens, bordering the Moray Firth on the North Sea and overlooks the Nairn Golf Course.

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh Description:

Blending the traditions of a baronial manor with modern amenities, the Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a breathtaking golf resort set on 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland. Our luxury hotel features intricate architecture, with our unique main house period rooms filled with character and traditional furnishings to create an unforgettable stay. Situated just seven miles from Edinburgh city centre, guests can easily access world-class attractions while enjoying on-site amenities that include two 18-hole golf courses, an indoor pool, tennis courts, beauty salon and the Dalmahoy Leisure Club. Home of the award-winning Pentland Restaurant, this luxurious hotel also offers full-service catering to complement the unparalleled event spaces that make the Dalmahoy a truly remarkable destination in Edinburgh.

Trinity City Hotel, Dublin

Trinity City Hotel, Dublin Description:

Whether for the hotel’s superb location in Dublin city center or its striking contemporary interior, this popular Dublin hotel offers something rather special indeed. Featuring all the modern conveniences as required by today’s traveling visitors, accommodation at this hotel is modern, spacious and of a high standard.  Trinity Capital Hotel is located in the city center, near historic Trinity College, 6 miles from Dublin Airport.

Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney

Killarney Avenue Hotel,  Killarney Description:

This luxury hotel in Killarney is located just 10 minutes from the town centre and Killarney National Park. The common areas are elegant and bright, while rooms are classic and offer understated sophistication. Try dining on locally sourced food in the wood paneled Druids restaurant, or enjoy a drink, and live music on the weekends, in the hotel bar.

Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty

Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty Description:

Nestled in the heart of the historic countryside of Bunratty, this hotel is an ideal base for visiting and touring the cultural West of Ireland. There is a wide selection of dining options from which to choose, including Kathleen’s Bar and Fibber McGee’s Steakhouse Restaurant. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Durty Nelly’s Pub and the shops at the Bunratty Village Mills.

Itinerary

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2019 Taste of Scotland & Ireland 10 Days / 9 Nights / 17 Meals

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

 

Day 1Glasgow Highlights

Tour begins 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow -- a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers, and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D)

Day 2 Loch Lomond & Loch Ness Cruise

Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Continue through Fort William and stop at a woollen mill to shop for quality Scottish goods. Embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to Nairn. (B, D)

Day 3Whisky Tasting & St Andrews

Visit Blair Athol Distillery to see how whisky is distilled and enjoy a sample. Travel to St Andrews, best known as the “Home of Golf.” Take a panoramic drive around and spend some time exploring independently. Continue to Edinburgh to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses. Enjoy a Scottish evening with traditional cuisine with a lively show of songs, stories, and dancing. (B, D)

Day 4Edinburgh Castle & City Tour

Explore the principal sights of central Edinburgh from the bustling Princes Street and through the gracious, wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along part of the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach 11 floors tall. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city on volcanic rock. The castle contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The balance of the day is free. The July 30 - August20 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)

Day 5Ferry to Ireland & Titanic Belfast

Depart Edinburgh and travel through Ayrshire and along the coast. Embark on a ferry ride to Belfast with lunch on board. At Titanic Belfast, immerse yourself in the history of this famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. Head to Dublin for a free evening. (B, L)

Day 6Dublin Sightseeing & Canal Dinner Cruise

Discover central Dublin with a local guide. See the shopping areas around Grafton and Nassau Streets, view elegant Georgian squares, and the General Post Office, where the 1916 Uprising started. Take a walk around Christ Church Cathedral founded in 1028. Board a former Guinness barge for a canal dinner cruise complete with traditional Irish music. (B, D)

Day 7 Farmhouse Tea with Sheepdog Demonstration & Blarney Castle

Travel through the midlands of Ireland, stopping for photos at the stately Rock of Cashel. Immerse yourself in farm life with tea and scones at a farmhouse visit and watch skilled dogs herd sheep. Head to Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence.” Treat yourself to Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills before heading to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. (B, D)

Day 8Ring of Kerry & Skellig Experience

Step back in time as a jaunting car drives you past Ross Castle set on Lough Leane. Embark on the Ring of Kerry drive -- a winding route with breathtaking sights of mountains and coastal views. Cross the bridge to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island featured in the film “Star Wars VII.” Enjoy a casual lunch and later stop in the pretty village of Sneem. Pause at Moll’s Gap for panoramic mountain views and return to Killarney where the evening is free. (B, L)

Day 9Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet

Take in the enormity of the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone that reaches 700 feet above the Atlantic. Walk along the Cliffs for stunning views. Later, at Bunratty Castle Hotel, you’ll have free time to visit the Folk Park, have a drink in the 200-year-old Durty Nelly’s Pub, or shop at the Bunratty Mills independently. In the evening head for a memorable medieval-style feast where the lords and ladies will serenade you with song and harp music evocative of the Middle Ages. (B, D)

Day 10Tour Ends In Shannon

Your program ends after breakfast today. (B)

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63 Reviews


Customer: Grace Akana

Date: 06/22/2018

Vacation:
CIE tours made everything extremely easy. We booked online and had them arrange our flights and transportation to and from the airport. When we finally met up with the tour group a day late, due to bad weather and flight delays, we found out that we had the best guide and driver, Colm Clarke. He was AMAZING- very accommodating and cheerful throughout the whole tour. He kept us informed and entertained all at the same time. I've taken several tours and he surpassed any guides I've dealt with by far. The stops and sights planned are excellent and truly give you a taste of Ireland and Scotland. I found the hotels to be comfortable with good service. I cannot stress how much I enjoyed this tour and how hard I;m working to get back to Ireland as soon as possible. Of course, I'll be booking with CIE again and requesting Colm (Seriously, he is the BEST).

Customer: Ann Catherine Cox

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
Yes I would book again. I felt the trip encompassed many of the highlights for both countries in the alloted time. As a first journey there, I couldn't have been more pleased. The things that made it special: the accomodations, the driver Aiden and tour guide in Ireland, our tour guides in Scotland, the comfort of the bus, and an extraordinary event --- the people on our bus were all congenial. We had a marvelous time. I have been recommending CIE to many friends, and hope to take another tour with them one day. Thank you for asking for my feedback. Best wishes to all! Ann Cox

Customer: Mrs. Pamela Ann Smith

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
I would travel with CIE again and recommend to friends and family. Everything was taken care of, all we had to do was have fun. Our bus driver Colm was great, he was excellent historian, driver and entertainer. Our tour guide Onya in Scotland was also awesome. The tour gave you enough of Scotland and Ireland to really enjoy. I had my mother, who is 91 years old with me. Seeing Ireland was on her bucket list. She really enjoyed it.

Customer: Ms. Margie Frances Mulligan

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
It was a wonderful experience and so happy that I had the opportunity to go with CIE Tours... My son gave it to me as a gift and I had and once in a lifetime trip that I will never forget... Everything was so organized and the staff was amazing... Love, love, love...

Customer: Susan Griffin Fountain

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Have recommended them and would use again. The service was first class and the sites were very good. No time was wasted. The tour did a good job of having organized events and letting one have some leisure time to explore on our own. The accommodations were good to excellent. A couple of venues were rather noisy as wedding parties were being held and continued well into the night. The tour guides were very informed and provided excellent commentary as we motored along the routes. Special tour guides were used in the various cities.

Customer: William John Ince

Date: 04/14/2019

Vacation:
The tour was amazing and our driver and guide, Joe Lyons, was absolutely awesome!! He went over and above to make the tour so interesting. We would definitely recommend CIE.

Customer: Robert Todd Johansen

Date: 04/11/2019

Vacation:
We just returned from the eleven day Taste of Scotland and Ireland tour. It was an AWESOME trip! We were amazed by the beauty of both countries and the kindness of the people. Our guide in Scotland, Alsdair, shared so much of the history of each of the areas we visited. Loch Lomond and the Loch Ness cruise were beautiful, and Edinburgh Castle and city were wonderful! Crossing to Ireland by ferry, we visited Titanic Belfast, learning about the ship and the people. We also toured Dublin, kissed the Blarney Stone, and enjoyed a demonstration of sheep dog herding. The Ring of Kerry and Skellig Islands were breathtaking, as were the Cliffs of Moher, and an interactive dinner at Bunratty Castle was such fun! The last day we visited Galway and the monastery of Clonmacnoise before returning to Dublin. During our stay in Ireland, our guide, Aidan, gave us insight into the rich history of his homeland as well as current events and issues facing the country. Aidan was the difference between a so-so tour and the tour of a lifetime! He looked after us, kept us moving, and went the extra mile in all that he did. We really enjoyed ourselves and look forward to the next trip!

Customer: Mr. Raymond Richard Hoffman

Date: 04/09/2019

Vacation:
Great tour for your dollar. Tour was put together well.

Customer: Danny Franklin Hampton

Date: 04/07/2019

Vacation:
From the booking to the last taxi ride to the airport the service was great. Pat, our driver/guide was outstanding.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 04/01/2019

Vacation:
Purchasing the trip was easy. They answered all my questions and sent necessary travel docs in a timely manner.

Customer: Ms. Val

Date: 03/31/2019

Vacation:
Booked online. Quick response.

Customer: William Arthur Peace

Date: 01/11/2019

Vacation:
Shannon at AAA in Old Saybrook was the best. Our next trip will be thru him

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 01/05/2019

Vacation:
Excellent service by our driver on a daily basis. Quality hotels, and meals.

Customer: Ms. Martha Melinda Marshall Andocs

Date: 12/31/2018

Vacation:
Liam and Santa were fantastic tour guides. All hotels were wonderful and it was very convenient to have everything included.

Customer: David Joseph Bossart

Date: 12/29/2018

Vacation:
Ireland was my first major trip. Usually my husband does all the research. I love the fact that everything was taken care of. Every agent I interfaced with was extremely helpful and friendly

Customer: Mrs. Christine Victoria Hoogasian-Gamble

Date: 12/27/2018

Vacation:
I really enjoyed this trip! I feel I saw the best, top attractions of Scotland and Ireland. I wish I could go back again now!

Customer: Belinda Armada De Pano

Date: 12/28/2018

Vacation:
every detail of the tour was taken cared off well by Liam Finnegan. price of the trip is reasonable.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 12/23/2018

Vacation:
Everything was fantastic! Our tour guide, Harry, was the best! Recommending CIE to everyone I know!

Customer: Bruce Avrom Kolman

Date: 12/20/2018

Vacation:
Made all the pre trip plans easy including advice on pre and post tour arrangements

Customer: Mrs. Kathy Blount Pardue

Date: 11/30/2018

Vacation:
The booking service was great. Every time I called them they were extremely helpful and polite. I would have liked a few follow-up calls or letters to make sure everything was still good in the 13 months or so between our booking and our trip.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/13/2018

Vacation:
easy, good follow-up

Customer: Jeanette Denise Thompson

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
We had a great time. All hotels were great except the last one. Most on board were upset that we weren’t allowed to use the bathroom on board. We loved most of the excursions. I wish we could have stayed in st-Andrews longer. I hated the rotated seat schedule. We lived at the back of the bus for the first part of the tour putting us last in line for the Scottish dinner where we sat the furthest away from the stage and saw very little. (The tip showed my displeasure).

Customer: Judith Arline Blakely

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
Easy, informative booking for Scotland & Ireland. Niles, driver and guides were all excellent. Fast paced but we got to see everything on our bucket list. Rooms were wonderful. Food was excellent. I would highly recommend this trip, wish I could go back. Try and get Niles for your driver!

Customer: Virginia Anne Johnson

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
I did it through CIE itself by talking to an agent. She was very helpful with all of my questions.

Customer: Laura Adele Davis

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
I was able to research and book all of our trip online, at my our pace. It was fun to research the options and choose the experience that would best fit myself and my husband. I am a frequent traveler and I prefer to independently select vacation experiences, without being pressured by a travel sales person.

Customer: Sam Woodman

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
Very easy to use.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/11/2018

Vacation:
Yes

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/11/2018

Vacation:
Was hard to get through to agents on phone at times, but all worked out.

Customer: Ms. Linda Brown

Date: 11/11/2018

Vacation:
CIE tours met and exceeded all of our expectations. Every detail was met. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable. From the coach driver to every guide they were the best. It was truly a trip of a lifetime!

Customer: Nancy Jolene Herrmann

Date: 11/11/2018

Vacation:
This was my second CIE tour to Scotland and Ireland. I booked this tour online with Ian McCarthy he was so very helpful and patient as I changed my mind a few times. Perfect from start to finish. No problems at all. This was a birthday celebration with my sister and he really helped with making this tour perfect!

Customer: Gerald Beckwith Sanders Jr

Date: 11/11/2018

Vacation:
Was easy to book and from the first day to the last, our driver/guide was excellent.

Customer: John Dudley Copham

Date: 11/12/2018

Vacation:
you took care of all my arrangements

Customer: Mr. James B Frazier

Date: 11/08/2018

Vacation:
Everything was very well planned. Hotels were 4 star. Coach was very clean & comfortable. Driver & guides were very courteous. Meals were delicious & entertainment enjoyable.

Customer: Ms. Pauline Florence Hicks

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
The tour guides were dictatorial and unfriendly Felt like I was on a school trip with assigned bus seats everyday. Hotel in Edinburgh was inconveniently located. You had to leave the city by 5 PM on the bus or spend 30 euros to take a cab back later. The bus driver/ tour guide was one step from rude. He only interacted with the group when necessary. One person in our group gets motion sickness, I asked if he could sit in the front of the bus, the guides said no and handed him a barf bag. The hotels were very good. But they don't compensate for the terrible tour guides. Even the local ones, with one exception were unfriendly and indifferent. I will stick with Go-Ahead for my trips in 2019.

Customer: Jane E Armstrong

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
I would definitely consider going on another CIE tour. Even though the days were full and sometimes long, it was great what CIE had pre-planned for us and taken care of all the details so we didn’t have to.

Customer: Kimberly Jean Driussi

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
Guided us through and got back to us every step of the way.

Customer: Ms. Gloria Victoria Gray

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
I had a great experience with CIE Tours and I would definitely recommend them to others. Thanks for the great adventure.

Customer: Bryan Dee Adams

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
The booking service was great! Everyone we talked to was very helpful and were very patient in answering our questions. They were also helpful booking our airline tickets. Their communication was timely and efficient.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
The reservation agents were very efficient, patient and informative.

Customer: James Colin Kelley

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
The wife and I had a great time. Our driver Nills was the best. We highly recommend this tour.

Customer: Judith M Artman

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
thought it was good, was glad my sister called and asked for copies of all paperwork, rather just giving to me.

Customer: Mrs. Marcia Jeanne Wyman

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Thoroughly enjoyed our Taste of Scotland and Ireland. Our main tour guide and coach driver, Aiden, was most accommodating and informative. Our lodging was all four star as advertised and meals to match. Both my husband and I believe it to be one of our best vacations. Well organized,beautiful scenery, pleasant staff, and never rushed. Thank you CIE for these fantastic memories.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
The helpful agents on the phone made the booking very easy. I would definitely recommend CIE to family and friends.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Not so sure .... since I had a bad experience with pickup at the beginning of the trip . I call CIE and question the arrival date since we were traveling overnight the date changed the company assured me the date we were leaving was the one we should used . But it was not right and the company picking up wanted my group to pay again and then get reimbursed later ...if at all

Customer: Mrs. Bonnie Lee Larotonda

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
The whole experience, through AAA, was fanastic. Thank you sooo much.

Customer: Mr. James Richard Gates

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Everything! Great travel guides, hotels.

Customer: James Lloyd Williamson

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
They did everything well. My only complaint was being on hold for 10-15 minutes everytime i called.

Customer: Leo A Santiago

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
The trip was fantastic, I would highly recommend it. Everything was well organized. All the guides were very informative and had great sense of humor. The cities and sites visited were incredible. The people in Scotland and Ireland were very friendly and polite. GREAT Trip

Customer: Mrs. Lydia Ann Smith

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Absolutely

Customer: Mrs. Nancy Alice Jordan

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
It was easy to book our tour. When I had to call CIE with questions, I spoke with very professional and polite employees.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/06/2018

Vacation:
Everything Yes

Customer: Mr. William Charles Lucas

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
Everything was easy. The whole tour was well planned and executed. The hotels and meals were excellent, it was a great vacation experience. John Green was the best coach driver and tour guide ever.

Customer: Mrs. Merile Charlene Cooke

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
This was our first tour. We has a wonderful driver- very knowledgeable and Collum was very personable. Our guodes were just a good. We'd highly recommend CIE Tours

Customer: Mrs. Mary Jo Stanton

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
Loved every minute of the tour. Got there 2 days late because of the airline catastrophes. Would love to do it again someday. Had so much fun . We loved our tour guide Eamon and of course the food, shows, and beautiful Ireland and Scotland.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
booking the trip was easy. but the booking of air flights was not very easy and was not very accommodating. also hotel did not have us registered upon arriving

Customer: Ms. Elaine N Smith

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
No. Other tour companies gave their clients a lot of very nice things to use while traveling. I had nothing like that given to me and felt very disappointed.

Customer: Lillian Ann Flowers

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
We had great guides that knew the history of their country. Our bus driver had a great sense of humor and very thoughtful to our friend who has health issues. We enjoyed the hotels and our meals. We hope to plan another trip with CIE.

Customer: Mary Ann Dantuono

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
CIE was a first class experience. We have traveled on several bus tours. We found CIE great in value. The itinerary was great. The guides informative, funny and culturally enriching. The accommodations were fantastic.

Customer: Mr. John Richard Strine

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
The booking service was okay, as expected

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
very helpful

Customer: Michelle

Date: 11/07/2018

Vacation:
Everyone I’ve spoken with at CIE Tours was very courteous and professional. I rated the booking service a 4 because the wait time to speak to someone is extremely long. However, once I got someone on the phone, the booking process went smoothly, and if I had questions, all questions were answered clearly and sufficiently.

Customer: Jennifer L Brown

Date: 05/22/2018

Vacation:
They found me a great tour in the time frame i wanted. Helped buy plane tickets, gave me lots of info to help.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 05/26/2018

Vacation:
Great company to travel with. Went above and beyond. Made sure every part of our tour was perfect.

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Terms & Conditions: ** LASTMINUTE: 15% off new bookings on select guided tour departures between April 4-May 31, 2019. Book by April 30, 2019. Promotion Code: LASTMINUTE. Does not apply to groups, Private Driver or self drive vacations. $500 per person non-refundable deposit required. Subject to availability, not combinable with any other CIE Tours offers/discounts and may be withdrawn at any time. Advertised price is per person, land only based on double occupancy and reflects the discount. Other conditions may apply.

Experience the legendary Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Save 10% on these departures: August 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 16, 25 & 30

Offer valid from 05/09/2019 to 08/31/2019
Experience the legendary Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Save 10% on these departures: August 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 16, 25 & 30

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