Visit The Highlands from your Edinburgh Hotel

Are you thinking of combining your trip to Edinburgh with a visit to the magnificent Scottish Highlands? If you’re staying with us at Parliament House Hotel, you can choose from a variety of Highland tours from Edinburgh. Here are some of the best ways to explore the Scottish Highlands whilst enjoying a central stay in our vibrant capital.

Choosing Your Scottish Highland Tours from Edinburgh

Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Scotland

From day trips to longer stays, there are plenty of ways to explore the delights of our great Scottish Highlands. Fancy visiting the vast Loch Ness, where you might catch a sighting of the famous Nessie Monster? Or, perhaps you’d like to hike through the woodlands and valleys, soaking up the fresh air and natural landscapes? Start your adventure at our central Edinburgh hotel, and plan your trip to the Highlands, by car or coach.

Hiring a Car for a Scenic Road Trip

Hand on steering wheel inside car looking out at Scottish Highlands scenery

Why not hire a car from Edinburgh and head off on your own Scottish Highlands tour? You’ll be able to enjoy the fantastic natural scenery during the three-hour drive from Edinburgh. Combine your city stay at Parliament House with a stunning road trip to some of Scotland’s finest landscapes. Stop off at historic castles and ancient sites, or a charming town or village for lunch or shopping. Then, explore the Cairngorms National Park, where you’ll see plenty of Scottish wildlife.

Relaxing Coach Tours

Yellow coach travelling along road to Glencoe Scotland

There are many coach and tour companies offering day trips from Edinburgh to the Scottish Highlands. This way, you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the sights along the way. Grayline Tours will pick you up from Parliament House and take you on a 12-hour Highlands tour. You’ll stop at some fascinating places, including Callander and Fort William, and you’ll take a cruise on Loch Ness. If you’re keen to try and catch a glimpse of the Loch Ness Monster, book a Loch Ness tour from Edinburgh with Rabbies Tours. The coach will pick you up from Waterloo Place, which is very close to Parliament House, and take you off to the Highlands for the day. Here, you’ll discover the myths and legends of this renowned mysterious creature, whilst soaking up magnificent views of mountains, woodlands and the valley of Glencoe.

If you’re planning Highland tours from Edinburgh, start the journey with a stay at Parliament House Hotel. Our central city location is perfect whether you’re hiring a car or taking a coach tour. So, book one of our comfortable hotel rooms and get ready to explore the best of Scotland’s capital and dramatic Highlands.