Bookings with 1st deposits paid between the 1st April 2021 - 31st August 2021 will be covered by Equity’s Covid Guarantee meaning:
You have the flexibility to move your schools tour to an alternative date at any time. Where possible Equity will keep the same pricing.*
If your booking needs to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions within 14 days of departure, you will receive a full refund of monies paid.**
Equity’s standard Terms & Conditions still apply such as;
• Bookings cancelled by you 14 days or more prior to departure.
• Refund policy is only applicable to full group booking cancellation and is not applicable to individual passenger cancellations.
Equity booking terms and conditions can be found here.
*Equity will endeavour to move your booking at the same price within the same season but are subject to cost fluctuations such as flight, accommodation and excursion pricing.
**To receive a full refund one or more of the following must apply:
• The Department for Education advises against overnight residential trips to your destination
• Quarantine is required on arrival at destination or on return to the UK
• The UK Government lockdown measures prevent your tour departing as scheduled
• Where government or local legislation is in place that impacts and inhibits the primary reason for your tour
• The Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel
• Equity is unable to operate your trip due to a significant number of planned excursions being closed during your stay.
• The booking’s payment terms have been fully met as outlined in Equity’s terms and conditions.
A full refund will be payable up to 60 days after the date of scheduled departure allowing Equity to obtain refunds from suppliers, such as airlines and accommodation providers.
Learn about the diverse history and culture of Edinburgh - Scotland's thriving capital on a school trip with Equity.
Equity have been taking young people around the world since 1933, making us one of the longest running tour operators in the school travel market. We take pride in delivering an exceptional customer experience and sharing our expertise in education and travel.
A History school trip to Edinburgh will give your emerging historians a new respect and understanding of the history of this capital city, as well as the way it has helped to shape the city and Scotland as a country. Although Edinburgh can trace its history to around 1000 B.C, the more interesting aspects come into play a little later down the line. Learn about medieval society and King David I, through to the relationship between Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth. Plus, give your students an understanding of Scotland’s role in the modern development of the UK.
Edinburgh is a fantastic destination to learn about Medieval Scottish history, as both Macbeth and Robert the Bruce were crowned here. Visit Scone Palace, the Royal Mile and the city's Old Town to uncover more about Medieval Scotland.
Edinburgh is steeped in history to do with the Tudors and Stuarts. Take a trip to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which has been the residence of royalty in Scotland for centuries, and is a great place to learn more about the Tudors and Stuarts.
Edinburgh is a great place to learn more about the British Empire, including the Industrial Revolution. Students can also take a trip to Edinburgh Castle to learn more about the Royal family during the Victorian era and the reign of Queen Victoria.
Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Kings and queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal residence in Scotland.
One of the most famous castles in the United Kingdom with a dramatic position that leads the skyline of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Castle highlights Middle Age history and warfare.
Scone Palace was the crowning place of Scottish kings where Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II were once crowned. You can wander down the Long Galley where King Charles II strode to his coronation in 1651.
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Best enjoyed by foot, discover the highlights of Edinburgh on a guided walking tour. Learn more about the treasures of the Old Town and the secrets of the Royal Mile on this engaging tour.
A minimum of 10 and no upper limit, and we can split large groups across multiple coaches and hotels as required.
We believe the travel insurance policy we offer is one of the best available.
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with disabilities.
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with Special Educational Needs.
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