Celebrate the spirit of Christmas aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia. Former floating palace of Her Majesty The Queen and enjoy hot mulled wine and shortbread onboard.
Friday We depart and travel to Edinburgh. On arrival at the Novotel Edinburgh Park the remainder of the day will be free for you to explore. Anyone wishing to visit Edinburgh this evening can make use of the excellent transport links into the city centre from the hotel with Edinburgh Park Railway Station located approximately 200 yards from the hotel. The journey to Waverley Station is 10-15 minutes with 4 trains per hour. This information is subject to change, please check with the hotel on arrival.
Saturday Today we enjoy a morning visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia with the remainder of the day free in Edinburgh. The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. Enjoy hot mulled wine and shortbread onboard. In the afternoon the coach will return from Edinburgh to the hotel at 16:00. This evening we offer a coach shuttle to Edinburgh leaving the hotel at 18:00 and returning at 23:00.
Sunday We depart after breakfast and visit The Palace of Holyrood House, Her Majesty The Queen's official residence in Scotland. The Palace stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat and will be adorned with glittering decorations to celebrate the festive season. We depart later this afternoon to make our journey home.
The Novotel Edinburgh Park is conveniently located 4 miles from the city centre with excellent transport links to the city centre. All bedrooms are en-suite with television, telephone, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional facilities include the stylish and contemporary in design Elements restaurant and bar. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and gymnasium. Lift to all floors. Official rating AA 4 star.