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We are offering a 3 night stay in our hand-picked 4 star hotel located in Edinburgh together with top price stand tickets for the event. These short breaks are designed so you can, with our expert local knowledge, enjoy the very best of the capital in the buzzing festival month of August – perhaps also including a show from the International Festival or world famous Festival Fringe.
The 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will take place over the period 3-25 August with performances on Monday to Friday at 9.00pm and on Saturday at 7.30pm and 10.30pm. There is no performance on Sunday.
In 2017, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo embraced a colourful theme, Splash of Tartan, playing host to a stunning array of performers from all points of the compass. In a Royal Navy lead year, we set sail with the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines as we celebrated the history, heritage and colour of Scotland’s global family both near and far.
You will stay in a boutique, country-style 4 star hotel close to the heart of the captivating city of Edinburgh, enjoying Victorian grandeur and elegance – with all the benefits of modern day service, comfort and Scottish hospitality. Built in 1874 and magnificently restored, your hotel offers a charming warm and friendly atmosphere and the perfect retreat for a romantic weekend away.
This short break to the 2018 Tattoo is based in Edinburgh, which can be easily reached by train or plane from elsewhere in the UK. A car is not necessary to explore the city during your stay.
Priced at £475 per person based on 2 people sharing double or twin room ensuite, for 3 nights as described on a bed & breakfast basis in our hand-picked 4 star hotel. Price includes a ticket for an East Stand seat for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
We would also be happy to tailor-make longer holidays or self-drive tours to other parts of Scotland.
Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including directions to your accommodation, Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival information, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.
All holidays and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.
All our holiday prices include a service charge of £9 per person per night towards the costs we incur in researching, planning and designing your holiday.
We guarantee to refund this service charge if you believe that arranging your holiday through McKinlay Kidd has not met your expectations for value. All we ask is that you write to us within 7 days of your return and explain your reason for claiming the refund. This will ensure that we can improve the experience for all our future guests.
The Military Tattoo was just magical!! Our seats were absolutely perfect with the castle being the backdrop for all the non-stop action in the arena.Elaine & Nicholas, Maine, USA
This three night short break can be requested in August 2018. The Tattoo will take place from August 3rd to 25th in 2018.
To check the latest availability for this holiday complete the form below or call us. We will respond to your availability check within one working day if at all possible. Please bear with us on this - we work with a hand-picked selection of smaller hotels, guest houses, and other independent businesses, ensuring that you have the chance to explore off the beaten track and really get under the skin of the destination.
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