All aboard.. Edinburgh’s history is coming out of lockdown with Bright Bus Tours

After months of waiting, Edinburgh’s history bus tour finally returns to the roads from Thursday (May 287) with a brand-new offering.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 12:30 pm

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The bus tour will be transporting the city’s iconic characters back home, after finding themselves stuck in lockdown at Bright Bus Tours HQ.

The historic figures have had their post-lockdown glow up and are ready to get back to doing what they do best – guiding visitors and locals around some of Edinburgh’s most fascinating spots.

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Get on board for a tour with some of the city's historical figures
Get on board for a tour with some of the city's historical figures

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Tony Stewart, Tour Manager for Bright Bus Tours, said: “It is an unbelievably exciting time for everyone at Bright Bus as we emerge better than ever from lockdown. Lockdown has been a huge challenge for everyone involved, and our people have been desperate to get back to doing what they love and showing off our wonderful capital city to the world.”

“This has been a difficult year for everyone, but we have taken the time to improve our offering and are really excited to come back bigger, better and brighter than ever before with an expanded offering.

"By launching a second tour, it allows us to squeeze in even more of the city’s rich culture and offers our customers best hop on, hop off experience of the capital. We look forward to working with a host of partners to deliver the best possible experience and welcoming the world on board."

Passengers can choose between the original city tour, taking in spectacular sighs of Edinburgh Castle, the historic world famous Royal Mile and soak up the culture of the Grassmarket.

Or instead you can try out the new Britannia tour which gives you a taste of the royal treatment. Stopping at the Royal Yacht Britannia, the beautiful Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and its stunning collections and to top it off you will be served a tipple at the Holyrood Distillery.

If you are torn between the two, why not combine them with the new Two-Tour ticket available

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