Trips to Edinburgh for Psychology & Sociology Students
Edinburgh is a fascinating destination for those studying Psychology, a city full of history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the core. Edinburgh’s many museums, galleries and historic buildings give the city its unique character and wide appeal and make it a popular destination for students of all disciplines.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Executive coach transfer to accommodation||Camera Obscura & World of Illusions||Local orientation|
|2||Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service||Edinburgh Dungeons||Executive coach transfer home|
|Morning||Executive coach transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Camera Obscura & World of Illusions|
|Morning||Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service|
|Evening||Executive coach transfer home|
Price Shown includes
- 1 night’s bed & breakfast accommodation
- Executive coach transport from & to college & throughout your stay
- Group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a selected departure point on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Services of a StudyLink Representative to provide 24-hour emergency assistance
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Zoo is the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland. In just one day, pupils can meet over 1,000 wonderful animals in a beautiful parkland setting. A visit to Edinburgh Zoo isn’t complete without a trip to see the giant pandas!
National Museum of Scotland
Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and technology, art and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.
Science Centre (Glasgow)
The Glasgow Science Centre’s education programme o¬ffers activities that have been shaped by teachers to support science, technology, maths, ICT and geography. Pupils can participate in an innovative and entertaining workshop, and enjoy the live 30-minute shows.
Witness the Big Bang, feel an earthquake and even get caught in a tropical rainstorm. Dynamic Earth tells the unique story of our planet’s past, present and future, and allows your pupils to explore the ever-changing nature of the physical and biological processes that continue to shape the planet. This interactive tour includes interactive voting pads and smartboard technology, and your pupils will handle specimens in the workshop.
Royal Yacht Britannia
Discover what life was like on board The Queen's floating Royal residence. Your group will first explore the Britannia’s Visitor Centre, before stepping aboard. Here your group can learn about the history of Royal Yachts, view displays and historical photographs of Britannia's captivating past.
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
The Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is an excellent place for a panoramic view of the city and beyond. Students can explore the wonders of light and illusion, experiment with various hands on optical illusions and tricks.
The Real Mary King’s Close
Just off the historic Royal Mile, at the Real Mary King’s Close, your students will see an historically accurate interpretation of life in Edinburgh from the 16th to the 19th centuries. You’ll get to witness the highs and lows of 16th century living, visit the home of a grave digger’s family to discover the truth about the plague epidemic of 1644-46, and enjoy ghost stories as your guide reveals dramatic episodes and extraordinary apparitions from the past.
Edinburgh Castle is a powerful national symbol, and part of Edinburgh’s World Heritage site. Here, you can see the Honours (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the Stone of Destiny, Mons Meg, and the One O’Clock Gun. You can even visit the National War Museum of Scotland and experience life as a POW in 1781.