1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Rosslyn Chapel

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle & Dunfermline Abbey Tour

Product ID: 13027
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This fascinating tour of Scotland's Highlands will take you behind the scenes of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code as you visit some of the country's most beautiful buildings and historical landmarks.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Scotland's ancient history in a nutshell
  • Explore the incredible Stirling Castle
  • See where Robert the Bruce battled the English in 1314
  • Unlock the secrets of the Da Vinci Code
Full description
On this guided tour of Scotland's most famous medieval landmarks, learn about the many heroes that battled in this ancient kingdom.

The first stop on your tour will be the town of Dunfermline. Walk down the beautiful nave of Dunfermline Abbey*, the final resting place of Robert the Bruce, who battled for Scotland's right to be a nation.

Next, travel to Stirlingshire, where you will stop in the beautiful city of Stirling, site of the monument of Scottish hero William Wallace (whose life was dramatized in the film Braveheart). You'll have ample time to stroll through the beautiful and ancient streets that surround it. You will also have a chance to explore the city's stunning castle.

From Stirling, head to Bannockburn, the battlefield where Robert the Bruce routed the English in 1314.

Lastly, decode the mystery of Rosslyn Chapel, which was made famous in Dan Brown's novel the Da Vinci Code. Is this the resting place of the Holy Grail? No one really knows, but you'll love the chapel and the beautiful walk you can take through Roslin Glen and the ruins of Rosslyn Castle.
Includes
  • Transportation and services of a driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees

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Meeting point

Pick up is situated beside St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

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Important information
Know before you go
Children under 3 years old are not allowed on the tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 67 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Nicely paced tour. Unable to go in Dumferline Abbey as it was closed. Nice stop at battle of Bannockburn and statue of Robert the . Right amount of time at Stirling Castle for tour, walking around and lunch. Got the last tour of Rosslyn chapel. Steven A was our tour guide and he had a good spiel and music (bagpipes and the National Anthem.

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March 4, 2020

Excellent tour, one of the best we have been on.

Tour was with a small group not the big bus crowd. Driver provided excellent information as we traveled to each location. There was ample time at each location to take in the site, not rushed through as on other tours we have taken. Sterling Castle was the highlight of the stops, recommend this tour.

July 27, 2019

It’s quite a bit of history packed in a day !!! Thankfully there is no exam at the end of it!

October 11, 2019

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Highland Experience Tours

Product ID: 13027