Tour of Edinburgh & Surrounding Area

Changes to the itinerary are necessary during the winter period

We take you round the City of Edinburgh “off the beaten path” with a drive up Arthur’s seat. 823ft of volcano in the heart of Edinburgh, enjoy panoramic views of the city.

We then head to the Forth road and rail bridges. The rail bridge (The Forth Bridge), built in 1881, was considered at the time, the greatest feat of engineering in the industrial world.Forth Rail Bridge

Overlooking these landmarks are some of Scotland’s finest stately homes and castles. First we visit Hopetoun House. Arguably the finest stately home in Scotland.

Blackness Castle is our next stop. This sea side fortress is a text book example of a Scottish castle.

Next its on to the Palace of Linlithgow. A ghostly looking shell of its former grand royal days.

Finally we visit Rosslyn Chapel. Recently featured in Hollywood blockbuster The Da Vinci Code. With links to the knight’s templar and Built in 1446, this is believed to be the hiding place of the Holy Grail.Apprentice Pillar at Rosslyn Chapel

You also have the option to visit Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery on this tour as a replacement to some locations listed above.

Tour Highlights

  • Panoramic views from the top of Arthur's Seat
  • The Forth Rail Bridge
  • Hopetoun House Stately Home
  • Blackness Castle
  • House of Binns
  • Palace of Linlithgow
  • Rosslyn Chapel, featured in the movie, 'The Da Vinci Code'
  • Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery optional

Duration

  • Approximately 08.30-16.30, 8 hours

Total Cost for Vehicle & Guide

  • 2 Person £360 inclusive of VAT
  • 3 Person £375 inclusive of VAT
  • 4 Person £390 inclusive of VAT
  • 5-8 Person £435 inclusive of VAT
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