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.
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.
Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour may be possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch and refreshments if required. Rosslyn Chapel entrance £12 per person.
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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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.