Robert Burns Full Day Private Tour from Edinburgh

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6. EDI-XX Burns Day Tour From Edinburgh


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. 

Dive into a journey through Robert Burns’ Scotland, starting from Edinburgh and stretching to the poet’s cherished Alloway. This tour is a heartfelt tribute, inviting Burns enthusiasts to explore the very places that inspired his legendary works. From his humble birthplace to the iconic Brig o’ Doon, every stop is a chapter in his storied life. Feel the connection to Burns’ world, walking paths he might have trod and exploring his final abode in Dumfries. It’s more than a tour; it’s a pilgrimage for every Burns admirer.

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Discover on This Tour

Burns Cottage, Poet’s Path, and Alloway Kirk

Begin at Burns Cottage, the birthplace of Robert Burns, where the poet’s early life and influences are preserved. Stroll along Poet’s Path, adorned with sculptures representing his most famous works, leading you to the haunting ruins of Alloway Kirk. This historic setting, featured in Burns’ “Tam o’ Shanter,” offers a tangible connection to the poet’s world.

Brig O’Doon and Memorial Garden

Cross the picturesque Brig O’Doon, the setting for the climax of “Tam o’ Shanter,” and explore its surrounding Memorial Garden. This idyllic spot commemorates Burns’ enduring legacy, inviting contemplation and appreciation of his impact on Scottish identity and literature.

Burns Birthplace Museum

Delve deeper into Burns’ life at the Burns Birthplace Museum, which houses an extensive collection of his manuscripts, personal letters, and items. Interactive displays and exhibitions bring the poet’s story to life, offering insights into his creative process and the era that shaped his work.

Burns House

Visit Burns House in Dumfries, where the poet spent his final years. This preserved residence provides a glimpse into his domestic life, showcasing original manuscripts and belongings. The house stands as a testament to Burns’ lasting fame, drawing visitors and literary figures alike.

Burns Mausoleum

Conclude your pilgrimage at Burns Mausoleum, the poet’s final resting place, located within St Michael’s Churchyard. This solemn site offers a moment to reflect on Burns’ legacy, celebrating the life and works of a man who captured the spirit of Scotland in his poetry.

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Where & When

START: Your guide will meet you with their vehicle at your Edinburgh accommodation at 08:00.
FINISH: At the end of the tour your guide will drop you off at your Edinburgh accommodation at approximately 19:30.

What’s Included & Not Included


Not Included

Frequently Asked Questions

What Entrance Fees are Required?

Burns Cottage and Birthplace Museum 2024 Prices
Adult: £11.50

Includes entry to both venues. Entry can be purchased on arrival at the venues. 

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 11.5 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. 

Robert Burns Full Day Private Tour from Edinburgh
Robert Burns Full Day Private Tour from Edinburgh

From £1,090.00

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