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Spend St Andrews Day with us!

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November 30 is St Andrew Day, the day we celebrate Scotland’s Patron Saint, St Andrew. The day has been celebrated in Scotland for over a thousand years but is wasn’t until 1320 when Scotland’s independence was declared that he officially became our patron saint. The Saint was a strong, friendly and giving man, all traits that the Scots are reknowned …

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Lothian People Awards 2017

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Fifteen Lothian employees received awards at  Annual Lothian People Awards last week for their exceptional contribution to the company. This years Edinburgh Bus Tours winners were Tammie Carey, Top Edinburgh Bus Tours Employee and Brian Fraser, Top Edinburgh Bus Tours Driver. The ‘Lothian People’s Champion’ award in association with the Edinburgh Evening News was presented to Raul Campos-Folgado, whose love …

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#givingtuesday

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Tueday 29 November is #givingtuesday, the day to support your favourite charity. Launched in the UK in 2014, the day has gone on to become one of Britain’s biggest days for charities, raising millions of pounds for good causes. This #givingtuesday we are asking you to support our Charity of Choice, Macmillan Cancer Support. Cancer affects one in 91 people …

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The nominations for Lothian’s first People’s Champion are in

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Many of you nominated your favourite member of our team for the first Lothian People’s Champion and the judges have now picked their final three.  Bus Driver Raul Campos-Folgado, IT Systems Administrator Joe Burnett and our very own Edinburgh Bus Tours Guide, Joy Innes-Greig. We are now asking you to vote for your favourite to be recognised at our awards …

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This year’s Lothian Poppyscotland bus has been unveiled

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The Lothian family annual ‘Poppy Bus’ today, was revealed today, 30 October, at the opening of this years Remembrance Garden in Princes Street Gardens. This year’s high impact design takes a modern turn featuring a creative of cascading bright red poppies set against an all-white background. Gordon Michie, Head of Fundraising at Poppyscotland, said: We are delighted to once again …

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Winter season at Edinburgh Bus Tours

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Our Edinburgh Bus Tours winter season starts this Sunday 29 October. Our 3 Bridges Tour takes a well-earned rest but never fear, our CitySightseeing, Edinburgh Tour and Majestic Tour operate all year round. Edinburgh looks stunning at this time of year with the low bright light and autumn leaves, it’s the perfect time to get on board and get some …

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Halloween in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is renowned for its spooky stories and haunted past, making halloween the perfect time to hop on of our tours buses, listen to ours guides tell scary stories and visit some of the most haunted places in the City. Our Edinburgh Tour will take you to some of the most infamous spots in town, here are just five of …

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World Tourism Day 27 September 2017

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Tomorrow, 27 September is World Tourism Day. The day, which has been celebrated since 1980, raises awareness of the role of tourism within the international community and its social, cultural, political and economic value. This year’s World Tourism Day, will focus on Sustainable Tourism This time last year we launched a fleet of new buses which are designed not only …

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Have a ROYAL time with us

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Last week was a big week for the Royal Family. Hey Her Majesty the Queen opened the new Queensferry Crossing, a new baby was announced and Prince George started school. Why not keep up with the Royals with one of our Royal Edinburgh Tickets. This unique ticket is all you need to explore the Royal splendours of Scotland’s capital Our …

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Edinburgh Bus Tours choose Macmillan Cancer Support as it’s Charity of Choice

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As part of the Lothian family, we are delighted to announce today, 31 August 2017, that our chosen Charity of Choice is Macmillan Cancer Support. Our team will have the opportunity to wear Macmillan branded pin badges and will get involved in various fundraising events including MacMillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in September with the aim to help local people …