Edinburgh Bus Tours resume as travel restrictions continue to ease

Edinburgh Bus Tours have announced their return to the Capital’s streets as travel restrictions continue to ease across Scotland.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 2:14 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:13 pm
Three signature city tours, City Sightseeing, Majestic and the Edinburgh Tour, resumed on Friday, April 30.

Three signature city tours, City Sightseeing, Majestic and the Edinburgh Tour, resumed on Friday, April 30.

Edinburgh locals will also be able to escape the city with a half day tour on the Three Bridges Tour, to South Queensferry. The tour includes a 90-minute cruise on the Firth of Forth, with visitors getting a closer look at the iconic bridges from below on the water.

The company also launched an official Edinburgh Bus Tours app, featuring an interactive map showing live tour times and departure points. The digital platform will allow users to plan their visit and purchase tour tickets in advance, for ease and convenience.

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Willie Hamilton, General Manager for Edinburgh Bus Tours, spoke at his delight at the resumption of tours and thanked his team for their hard work behind the scenes.

He said: “We are thrilled to be able to bring back our tour attraction in line with the easing of Scottish Government travel restrictions.

“Our open top buses offer a fantastic way to experience our capital city and are a great value, fun family day out for both residents and visitors.

“Our team have been working really hard behind the scenes to ensure our 5-star attraction is ready to welcome customers and I want to thank them all for their dedication and hard work.”

Edinburgh bus Tours is a Visit Scotland 5-Star rated attraction, where visitors can choose a tour with a live specially trained guide or a multi-lingual commentary, which is available in 9 different languages. The bus tours also offer easy access for all, including space for a Class 2 Mobility Scooter.

Adult tickets for tours start from £8, with children of up to 3 travelling free with each paying adult.

More information on the Edinburgh Bus Tours can be found at www.edinburghtour.com. Customers can also download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

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