Ancient Royal Kingdom of Fife private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

350151


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Stately homes saints and coal


Hotel pick up with brief driving tour of Edinburgh World Heritiage sites followed by new
W. H. S. UNESCO of South Queensferry with Forth Rail Bridge a Victorian engineering wonder and Hopetown House magnificent stately home. Drive over new road bridge to ancient Burgh of Culross frozen in time with 1, 500 years of fascinating history of monks, witches, coal, saints and salt. Old Royal Scottish Capital of Dumfermline with medieval Abbey and Cathedral the burying place of Scottish Royalty including Robert The Bruce and Saint Margret. Back to Edinburgh possibly via Aberdour Castle with lovely garden and chapel.

Itinerary

Hotel pick up and brief driving tour of Edinburgh Old Town and Newtown.
South Queensferry: Three Forth Bridges, Harbour, Hopetoun House.
Culross: Palace. Town house with witches cell, Abbey founded in 6th C. , 15C. Church. Dumfermline: Abbey and Palace, Robert the Bruce and St Margret tombs, Andrew Carnagie's house.
Aberdour: Castle, Chapel, garden.
Return to Edinburgh.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

7/ 9 hours recommended but tour can be modified as required.

Transportation

Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour is also possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.

What’s Included

Other: Pick up and return to Edinburgh hotel. All driving and guiding cost for up to 4 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch if required per person.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission charges to attractions.

A Recent Review of this tour

Toby's love of country and his depth of its historical knowledge is certainly evident on this castle/palace tour. He also knew the best shortcuts to avoid long lines and location of closest necessary rooms! He's a pro with great credentials.
Carol Chapman

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    350151


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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