Edinburgh (Newhaven)


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Cruises to Edinburgh (Newhaven), Scotland

Make sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary's chambers. Savour the old town's marvelous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view. Visit St. Giles' Cathedral where John Knox once preached. Leave enough time to rest your legs at one of Edinburgh's seaside restaurants to enjoy fresh salmon, scallops, lamb and prime Angus beef.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Edinburgh
    Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
    No UTC/GMT Offset
  • Language
    The local languages are English and Scottish Gaelic.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Pound Sterling (GBP)
    Shop for shortbread treats and traditional tartan kilts.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      This is a walking city. Taxis and buses are also available for transportation.
    • Famous For
      The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has plenty to see and do. Don't miss Old Town, with historic cobbled streets, churches, and castles.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      To do as the locals do, set aside fruity cocktails and opt for a Scotch instead.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      For breathtaking views of Edinburgh and the sea, head up to Arthur's Seat, an extinct volcano 800 feet above sea level.

Edinburgh (Newhaven) TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


The Royal Experience

From the moment you arrive into the center of Edinburgh, you’ll be captivated by the stunning skyline and magnificent ar...


Glamis Castle & St. Andrews

Travel to Glamis Castle, a royal residence since 1372, reputed to be the most haunted stately home in Britain. It was th...


A Walk on the Royal Mile & Holyroodhouse

The best way to appreciate the historical past of Edinburgh is to explore the Royal Mile on foot. This famous thoroughfa...


Royal Yacht Britannia & Scenic Edinburgh

Drive through the Edinburgh suburbs and arrive at the port of Leith to visit ‘Britannia’. The Royal Yacht proudly served...


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Dublin (Dun Laoghaire) (Ireland); Liverpool (United Kingdom); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland);
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12-Day British Isles Round-trip Amsterdam: England, Ireland, & Scotland

From bow to stern, Norwegian Jade shines with upgrades. | Europe's Leading Cruise Line, 12 years in a row (World Travel Awards) | Explore 10 ports in 12 days with Norwegian.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Amsterdam (Netherlands);
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14-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage

Sail on our newly updated Norwegian Star, upgraded in 2018. | Europe's Leading Cruise Line, 12 years in a row (World Travel Awards)
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