Ancient abbey, university and golf via picturesque fishing towns.
Pick up from Edinburgh hotel, brief driving tour of Edinburgh then drive over iconic Forth Bridges now a World Heritage Site. Drive to St Andrews along Fife coast through picturesque "East Neuk" with ancient quaint harbour towns. St Andrews was center of religion in Scotland for 1, 000 years but alas, now better know for golf. Explore fifteenth century University, ruined medieval Abbey and Bishops Castle with its turbulent and occasionally bloody history. Return to Edinburgh on faster inland route through Fife countryside. Optional visit to Dunfermline Abbey burying place of Scottish Royalty if time permits.
Pick up at Edinburgh hotel. Short Edinburgh driving tour. South Queensferry. Coastal drive through, Crail, Anstruther, St Monans, Lower Largo. St Andrews. Fife countryside route back. Return to Edinburgh hotel. Optional visit to Dunfermline Abbey.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours
Tour can be adjusted to suit but 7/10 hours recommended.
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.
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Lots of sites in Elgin and Inverness so Toby helped us select the most interesting. He knew shortcuts to avoid long lines and locations of closest necessary rooms!