Edinburgh City Tour
School Trips @ Equity
At Equity we are specialists who will work with you to deliver great learning experiences outside of the classroom for young people that will inspire them back at school and in everyday life.
We have been taking young people around the world since 1933, which is why we are the best at what we do. We deliver educational tours, music and performing arts experiences, ski trips and sports tours.
Why are Equity great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
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.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Scone Palace is a fantastic location to explore Medieval Scottish history as both Macbeth and Robert the Bruce were crowned here.
Originally founded as a monastery, the Palace of Holyroodhouse has been the residence of royalty in Scotland for centuries, and is a great place to learn more about the Tudors and Stuarts.
Edinburgh Castle has been an important part of the city's history and is a great place to learn more about the lives of Victorians.
What activities are available during group visits?
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
What size groups do you cater for?
A minimum of 10 and no upper limit, and we can split large groups across multiple coaches and hotels as required.
Is there first aid on site?
We believe the travel insurance policy we offer is one of the best available.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with disabilities.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with Special Educational Needs.
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