Rosslyn Chapel, Castles, Melrose Abbey - Custom tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

185852


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Medieval history and Masonic mysteries in the beautiful Borders countryside.


Collect clients from hotel and drive to Rosslyn Chapel. I will explain the fascinating real story of the fearsome Knights Templar connection to Scotland. Explore this famous 14th century Chapel covered in masonic stone carving. Through Rosslyn Glen to beautiful Borders countryside onto picturesque Peebles, Innerleithen and Naidpath Castle. Optional visits to Traqauir House the oldest occupied house in Scotland, or through the Tweed valley to Abbotsford Sir Walter Scotts gothic fantasy . Scots view over Tweed valley and Eildon Hills, best contender for site of Cameltot. Home on ancient route through Border hills to Edinburgh.

Itinerary

Collection from hotel. Brief driving tour through Edinburgh to, Rosslyn Chapel and Glen. Drive through Tweed Valley to Abbotsford House and Melrose abbey. Scotts View. Back to Edinburgh Hotel on ancient road through hills.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Full tour can be adjusted to suit client but 7/10 hours recommended.
This tour may be amended to a half day tour to just Rosslyn Chapel and Rosslyn Glen.

Transportation

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

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: All driving to and guiding costs for up to 4 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch and refreshments if required. Rosslyn Chapel entrance £12 per person.

What’s Extra

  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Lunch, Refreshments if required, Entrance fees.

A Recent Review of this tour

With out a doubt one of the most wonderful tour we've ever taken. Toby its just an amazing person, very knowledgeable, studied and passionate for history, arts and architecture; spending a day with him its just a delightful experience. if you have the opportunity i highly recommend taking one of his tours, you wont regret it.
Marcos Bucay

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    55648 JPY(for up to 4 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    185852


    Categories

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

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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