Edinburgh and Roslynn Chapel - A Day Trip from Glasgow

Tour Number

Activity Level

418680


Categories

Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Private Tour of the Scottish Capital City.


A great wee trip, impressive landmarks abound as we go East, to the Capital of Scotland. Stop at the famous Forth railway bridge a Victorian masterpiece of engineering and go into both the New town and Old town of Edinburgh's fair city. Then after lunch the mystery of Roslynn chapel.

Itinerary

The second most visited tourist destination in the UK after London. We drive for an hour to stop and admire the 3 bridges across the Firth of Forth. Group photo stop at South Queensferry. It is considered an iconic structure and a symbol of Scotland, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Next a must see Gothic building, Fettes college, especially for Harry Potter fans. Touring into the 18th century New town and see classical buildings like Georgian House.
Then over to medieval Old town, and dominating above the city Edinburgh castle. Around the Scots parliament and Holyrood palace going up Arthurs seat for panoramic city viewpoint. Somewhere, nearby for lunch and last stop Roslynn Chapel and find out more about the Knight Templars, and the other mysteries associated with the Da Vinci code.

Highlights:
- Forth Railway Bridge 1890.
- Fettes college 1870.
- Arthurs seat.
- Roslynn Chapel 1446.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at Glasgow city.

End location: Drop off at Glasgow city.

Duration: 9 hours

The full tour can run from 08.30hrs to 17.30hrs for visitors staying in Glasgow.

Transportation

Land Rover Discovery vehicle.
Capacity for 4 adults + 1 child.

*For larger groups up to max of 8 adults, and bigger vehicle can be arranged. Advance notice needed, so please contact me for the details

What’s Included

- My driving, vehicle, and service as your private guide.
- Free on board WiFi.
- Bottled mineral water.
- Pick-up and Return to Glasgow.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 £ GBP - Tea/Coffee, Lunch, Roslynn chapel entry fee £9.

What’s Extra

- Lunch
- Roslynn chapel fee
- Any personal purchases or expenses

**For adult group size up to a maximum of 8 adults. An alternative vehicle can be arranged. Advance notice is required to secure and plan, so please contact me for the details.

Restrictions

Please note that some historical monuments have their own guides and staff on site, and I will be unable to guide inside of these buildings/sites.

In my vehicle, children must use a child car seat until 12yrs or 135 cm, UK Law. No babies.

Contact this Guide

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Message Frank J.

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