Highlights of the Scottish Borders Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent)

Spend time in Roslyn Chapel, Abbotsford and the historic town of Melrose.

A visit first to Rosslyn Chapel ( as featured in the Da Vinci Code ).
Followed by a visit to Abbotsford the Home of Sir Walter Scott ( where many of the Waverly Novels were written ).
After which we visit the historic town of Melrose with time for a private visit to The remains of Melrose Abbey or free time for Retail therapy before return to Edinburgh.


Travel by vehicle to RoslinChapel for tour of this historic chapel followed by visit to Sir Walter Scott's home of Abbotsford , where we have an optional lunch stop.
Next we visit Melrose abbey and spend time in the time of Melrose for private exploration after which we return to Edinburgh

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City Hotel, Edinburgh Cruise Port, ot mutually agreed venue.

End location: At collection point or elsewhere ss agrerd

Duration: 7 hours


Modern Air conditioned Vehicle selected for number of clients on the tour.

What’s Included

Services of Guide, Tour of Roslin Chapel, Tour of Abbotsford..
Services of Driver and Modern Air conditioned vehicle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 GB Pounds - All attractions. Shops and Restaurants accept debit and credit cards.
The amount shown is only for incidentals.

What’s Extra

Entrance as at 2018
To Roslin Chapel £9 adults, £7 Seniors
To Abbotsford £9.60adults £8.50seniors
Meals or snacks .


Where vehicles are used I always employ a driver.Parking restrictions require vehicles to be parked some considerable distance from most attractions, a driver can drop us off at the entrance, and collect again when visit completed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Martin is very knowledgeable and friendly. His tour was exactly what we wanted.
Stan Bradley

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