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.
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 Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Edinburgh Hotel.
End location: Edinburgh Hotel.
Duration: 8 hours
7/ 9 hours recommended but tour can be modified as required.
Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour is also possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch if required per person.
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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.