Half Day Tour Stirling Castle, Stirling Bridge & Kelpies

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Tour Number

Activity Level

559935


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Fantastic Half Day Tour including Scotlands most important Castle & Battle site


Our first stop is Stirling Castle! The most important Castle in Scotland. Perched on a volcanic plug dating back 350 million years, Stirling is the most fought over Castle in Scotland & if you're going to visit a Scottish Castle, it has to be Stirling Castle.
Mary Queen of Scots was crowned at Stirling Castle in 1543, it was the home of Kings, plotters and even our earliest recorded attempt at flight !
On this half day tour you won't miss a thing and we'll even walk across the 15th century Stirling Bridge, following in the footsteps of Scottish Freedom fighter William Wallace.
The day is not complete without a visit to the famous Kelpie sculptures near Falkirk. The largest statues of horses in the world and truly spectacular landmark heralding the industrial revolution and Highland folklore.
Our return to your drop off point will be around 13;45 -1400 hrs (depending on traffic)

Itinerary

First stop is Stirling Castle, in the beautiful town of Stirling, a 45 min drive from your collection point and on our way, passing through important parts of Scotland rich landscape.
After a snack and Castle Tour (around noon) we shall walk over the old bridge across the river Forth made famous by William Wallace (or Mel Gibson, depending how you like your history)
The day is not complete without a visit to the famous Kelpie sculptures near Falkirk. The largest statues of horses in the world and a modern Scottish landmark you will not forget.
Our return is normally 13;45 hrs

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

Traffic can sometimes add 15-20 minutes to your arrival back.

Transportation

Transportation is in a very comfortable MPV with A/C and lots of space for both you and your fellow travellers. Water is provided also.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Sterling - Sometimes handy to have a little cash for small coffee shops or stores, although most will take card.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: If you wish to enter Stirling Castle, the cost is 15.00 Thank you.

A Recent Review of this tour

Niall was very knowledgable about his Scottish History and shared many interesting facts about Rober the Bruce. I would highly recommend a tour with Niall.
Ron Liston

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    451 USD(for up to 7 people) (duration: 5 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    559935


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 7

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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