Discover the best of the Scottish highlands on this tour. Follow the Da Vinci trail in Scotland and uncover the myths and legends around the Da Vinci Code, the Knights Templar and the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart at Melrose Abbey, in the heart of the Scottish Borders.
Tour the famous Scotts View and admire the spectacular panoramic vistas over the Tweed Valley and the Eildon Hills. Marvel at the untamed wilderness of the Scottish Highlands and escape into a world of enchanting beauty and serenity in the lap of nature.
You will be picked up at 0930h (09:30am) and taken to the tour destinations in an air conditioned Mercedes minibus accompanied by a guide.
See the world famous Scott’s View and admire the spectacular panoramic vistas over the Tweed Valley and the Eildon Hills. Also visit the original Wallace Monument, a prominent Victorian tower which stands above the river on a rocky crag and catches the eye for miles around.
Travel to Melrose and explore its great Border Abbey, founded by the Cistercians in the 12th century. The abbey is the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart, brought back from the crusades in Moorish Spain.
Stop in Melrose where you can have an optional lunch or time at leisure to explore.
In the afternoon make your way to the stunning 15th century Rosslyn Chapel, immortalised in Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code”. You can find out more about the myths and legends surrounding the whereabouts of the “Holy Grail”.
The tour ends at Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh. You will reach Edinburgh at around 1600h (4:00pm).
WE had a small group with a very knowledgeable and entertaining 'proud Scottish' guide who told so much about the history with enthusiasm. I learnt so much. The chapel was... SUSAN E HINES
This bus trip was awesome, we were told a lot of historical fact, and the good humor of David the driver was icing on the cake, would go again in a heartbeat :)... Mrs CK Emmett
01 Apr 14 - 31 Mar 15: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Approx. 7 hours
Start time: 0930h (09:30am)
Duration: Approx. 7 hours
The tour departs from 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
Please check in at 0915h (09:15am)
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