A must for the Rugby Tourist. We've sent more Rugby Teams to Edinburgh than any other destination. No other city lends itself to tours of all ages like the Scottish Capital. If you've not been, here is your chance in 2020!

Introducing: Edinburgh

Exceptional Edinburgh sits atop our list as the #1 Rugby Tour destination in the UK. The city is as exciting as it is beautiful, and offers rugby groups of all ages highlight after highlight.

Edinburgh offers a range of exceptional clubs for your games, including some of the worlds oldest. The state-of-the-art Oriam, the training base for the Scotland National side opened in 2017 & offers a great venue to train with Scotland Internationalists.

For young and old alike, there are itinerary fillers galore. From visits to Edinburgh Gin & Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery to Stadium Tours at Murrayfield & your very own Highland Games contest at a Country Manor, there is something for everyone. 

Top 5: Edinburgh

1. Tickets to watch Edinburgh in the Guinness PRO 12

2. Fixtures against some of the Oldest Rugby Clubs in the World

3. Your own Highland Games competition

4. Behind the Scenes Visit to Murrayfield Stadium

5. Guest Coaching Sessions with Scotland Internationalists at the National Team Base 'Oriam.' 

Key Information

The Rugby

  • Guest Coaching Clinics with Scottish Internationalists
  • Training Experiences at the Oriam National Training facility
  • Guest Coaching Clinics with Players & Coaches from Edinburgh
  • Tickets to Guinness PRO 12 Matches
  • Fixtures with clubs in Edinburgh or even the Scottish Borders 


Travelling to Edinburgh by Coach is simple. The city is just an hour North of the Border via the A1 

Travel times by Coach are as follows:

  • Manchester - 4 Hours
  • Newcastle - 2 Hours
  • Glasgow - 2 Hours
  • Leeds - 3 Hours
  • Oban - 2 Hours



Our new and exciting link with Virgin Trains East Coast has opened up Edinburgh as a destination to many. From Kings Cross, you can be in Edinburgh within 4-hours. With Hotels available within walking distance, the days of traffic-jams and late-arrivals are a thing of the past.


Smart City by SafeStay

Safestay Edinburgh is located just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile in the heart of the Old Town. It's the perfect base to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer. The city's famed attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and Scott Monument are right on our doorstep. Our great location on Blackfriars Street means we are only minutes from Waverley Station which is right next to the airport bus stand and the city centre tram stop.

SYHA Edinburgh

Just 10 minutes on foot from Waverley Railway Station and the bus station, Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is within walking distance of Edinburgh's main attractions, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the National Museum of Scotland, Dynamic Earth and the Scottish Parliament. Our accommodation is a short walk from Edinburgh Playhouse and the Omni Centre