Falkland, Glamis, & St Andrews Tour From Edinburgh

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6. EDI-XX Burns Day Tour From Edinburgh
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This is a private, full day, driver-guided tour for up to 6 participants. Your expert driver guide will pick you up and drop you off at your Edinburgh accommodation with their vehicle. 

Embark on a journey to Scotland’s soulful east coast with our full-day tour from Edinburgh, where the tales of kings, scholars, and sports legends intertwine. Wander through the historical village of Falkland, delve into the academic and golfing heritage of St Andrews, and marvel at the royal splendor of Glamis Castle. This tour is a tapestry of Scotland’s rich history, offering a blend of serene village charm, scholarly prestige, medieval ruins, and the hallowed greens of the Old Course—a truly unforgettable Scottish experience.

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Discover on This Tour

The Forth Bridges

The Forth Bridges stand as a testament to Scotland’s engineering prowess and innovation, spanning the Firth of Forth with grace and strength. This trio of bridges, each from a different century, showcases the evolution of bridge design. The iconic Forth Rail Bridge, a symbol of Scotland’s industrial heritage, is celebrated for its distinctive cantilever structure. Together, these engineering marvels offer not just vital transport links but also breathtaking views, making them a captivating sight on your journey through Scotland.

Falkland

Nestled within the heart of Fife, Falkland is a picturesque village that feels like stepping back in time. It’s crowned by the magnificent Falkland Palace, once a beloved retreat for Scottish royalty. This village isn’t just about its aesthetic charm; it’s steeped in history, offering a glimpse into the leisurely lives of the monarchs of old. The Renaissance architecture and the lush gardens of the palace invite you to wander and wonder, making Falkland a serene start to your journey through Scotland’s storied past.

St Andrews

St Andrews transcends its fame as the cradle of golf, embodying a blend of quaint charm and profound historical significance. This ancient town, with its picturesque streets and medieval buildings, offers a serene ambiance that invites exploration and reflection. It’s a place where every corner tells a story, from the scholarly pursuits within the walls of its venerable university to the quiet, timeless beauty of its coastal landscapes. St Andrews is a mosaic of Scottish culture, where history, education, and natural beauty converge to create an unforgettable experience.

The Old Course

The Old Course at St Andrews is hallowed ground for golf enthusiasts around the world. Known as the “Home of Golf,” this legendary course isn’t just a sporting venue; it’s a symbol of the game’s enduring traditions and history. With its iconic Swilcan Bridge and centuries-old links, the Old Course offers a golfing experience that is as challenging as it is historic. Playing a round here, or simply walking the course, is a pilgrimage for golfers, offering a connection to the legends who have shaped the game.

St Andrews Cathedral, Castle, and University

The ruins of St Andrews Cathedral, once the largest church in Scotland, stand as a testament to the town’s spiritual and historical importance. Nearby, the imposing remnants of St Andrews Castle, with its dramatic seaside setting, tell tales of sieges and intrigue. Both sites offer a window into Scotland’s tumultuous past. Equally historic, the University of St Andrews, founded in 1413, is the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world. Its academic excellence and picturesque buildings make it a cornerstone of Scottish education and heritage, embodying the intellectual spirit that has flowed through the town for centuries.

Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle, with its fairy-tale facade, is a jewel in Scotland’s crown of historical landmarks. The ancestral seat of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, it’s famously the childhood home of the Queen Mother. Glamis Castle whispers secrets of Scotland’s nobility, with stories of Shakespearean inspiration and royal legends echoing through its halls. Each room, each corridor, each stone carries a story, enveloped in the castle’s stunning architecture and breathtaking gardens. A visit to Glamis Castle is not just a tour; it’s a step into a living history book, where every turn reveals a new chapter of Scotland’s rich heritage.

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Where & When

START: Your guide will meet you with their vehicle at your Edinburgh accommodation at 09:00.
FINISH: At the end of the tour your guide will drop you off at your Edinburgh accommodation at approximately 19:00.

What’s Included & Not Included

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Entrance Fees are Required?

Glamis Castle 2024 Prices
Adult: £17.50

Entry can be purchased on arrival at the venue. 

What are the T&Cs and Cancellation Policy for this Tour?

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation 14 or more full days before tour departure: 100% refund.
Cancellation less than 14 full days before tour departure: No refund.
The Booking Fee (£30) is non-refundable.

Your Guide
We are a tour guide booking agency. The tour guides we book for you are expert, self-employed, freelance tour guides. Fees charged by can guides vary.

What Happens If I’m Late or If I Miss the Tour?
If you are running late, please contact the guide directly using the contact details we have provided to you after booking. Your tour finish time does not change. No refunds are issued for ‘no shows’ or missed tours.

Terms & Conditions
For further information please see our full Terms, Conditions, and Cancellation Policy.

Is This Tour Suitable for Children?

All of our tours are suitable for children but please do bear in mind the following when booking this tour:

  • This tour is an 8.5 hour long tour.
  • Any children on this tour who are who are both under the age of 12 and under 135cm/4ft 5in tall will require child car seats. Please indicate during booking how many child car seats you require.
What Type of Vehicle is Used?

Our driver guides use different vehicles to deliver our private tours. These include Mercedes V-Class and Vito, Land Rover Discovery, VW Transporter, Nissan Qashqai, and more.

If you desire a specific type of vehicle for your private tour, please state this when booking. 

Falkland, Glamis, & St Andrews Tour From Edinburgh
Falkland, Glamis, & St Andrews Tour From Edinburgh

From £930.00

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