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$57.89 Day Trips & Excursions

Holy Island, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lindisfarne PriorySpend time wandering through the ruins of its Priory where the magnificent Lindisfarne Gospels were produced, sample some of the world-famous Lindisfarne 'Mead' brewed by Monks on the island, and enjoy the tranquillity for which the island is renownedDuration: 1 hourStop At: Lindisfarne CastleOur first stop is Holy Island, connected to the mainland by a causeway which leads into the quaint island village of Lindisfarne, from where there are stunning views of Lindisfarne Castle, (which dates back to 1550).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Flodden Battlefield If time permits during this journey there will be a stop at Flodden Field, one of the best preserved battlefields in Northern Europe and scene of the infamous battle of 1513 which ended in victory for the English and the death of James IV, King of Scots.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Alnwick CastleWe continue south on to the bustling market town of Alnwick, whose greatest building is the medieval Alnwick Castle*. Enjoy time in the town centre or remain at the castle complex where there is something for everyone. Home of the Percy Family for over 700 years, Alnwick Castle is considered one of the finest castles in England and proudly known as “The Windsor of the North”. Visitors can step into the unexpected in the spectacular Alnwick Garden, with its wonderful Grand Cascade and Poison Gardens. It's grounds were also used in the Harry Potter films.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

$1183.59 Day Trips & Excursions

England, Wales and Scotland 8-Day Small-Group Britain Tour

Day one takes us into the Cotswolds, first to Cirencester, then on to some of the smaller villages. We’ll continue on to Ironbridge, a village perched on the River Severn. Our overnight stop is the pretty English city of Chester. After a leisurely start in Chester, we’ll then head west to Wales to drive the Llanberis Pass and revel in the mountainous scenery. Snowdonia National Park is full of wild landscapes. We’ll also visit Conwy, a walled market town home to Conwy Castle*. You can explore narrow cobbled streets and take in views of the Thomas Telford Suspension Bridge that leads up to the Castle before we return to Chester. Today is The Peak District National Park. We’ll stop in the town of Buxton, then make our way to Bakewell. Another highlight is the stately home of Chatsworth House - set in idyllic gardens. We’ll spend our third evening in York. A day to explore York. You can choose what you‘d like to visit, perhaps York Minster*, or the Shambles. The day is free for you to do as you please with an optional walking tour. You’ll say goodbye to York, and meet your new travel companions and driver-guide as we make our way north to stop at the market town of Richmond, it’s a short walk to the Castle from the centre of town, or you can enjoy afternoon tea and a wander. We then head to Alnwick, where you can opt to visit the beautiful Alnwick Castle* or explore the town of Alnwick itself. We continue up the East Coast before we reach the city of Edinburgh. You’ll have an evening in Edinburgh to enjoy the city before you begin your journey north.  We journey through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, offering stunning views of the UK’s largest expanse of fresh water. We will cross the brooding expanse of Rannoch Moor and journey through Glen Coe where you will learn the brutal story of the MacDonald Clan massacre and take in the weeping waterfalls that inhabit this incredible glen. We will also enjoy a stop at Eilean Donan*. Here you have the chance to take photographs and explore the castle. Then it’s time to cross the bridge to Skye for your overnight stop. Enjoy a full day exploring the Isle of Skye. Your guide will ensure you get the most out of your day and enjoy sights such as the craggy Cuillin Mountains, the Trotternish Peninsula, Kilt Rock and Mealt Waterfall, the Old Man of Storr and the Iron Age Dun Beag Broch. Portree is your lunch time stop, before heading back to your accommodation for a second evening. You’ll visit the most famous Loch in the entire world, Loch Ness. You can tour Urquhart Castle then hop on a Jacobite Cruise to Nessie spot on the loch itself. Our next stop is at Culloden Battlefield. We’ll then continue south to Pitlochry; a pretty town perched next to the River Tummel, before returning to Edinburgh.

$59.18 Day Trips & Excursions

Harry Potter Alnwick Castle, Scottish Borders from Edinburgh

We leave Edinburgh at 8.15am and head south to the Borders. On the way, you will see the gently rolling hills and dramatic coastlines of East Lothian. Our first stop is the beautiful coastal town Bamburgh. Take a stroll to the stunning beach and view the dramatic 5th century Bamburgh Castle sitting on a natural throne of volcanic dolerite.In the afternoon, we will meet the star of the show, Alnwick Castle. There is far too much to do here; admire large stately rooms and beautiful architecture, explore the spectacular gardens or learn a little about all the popular films and TV shows that have been filmed here.After spending time in Alnwick, we make our way back over the border and in to Scotland. Our final stop is the border town of Coldstream that lies on the north side of the River Tweed. Hear about the turbulent past of this charming town before our journey ends in Edinburgh, early evening.

$328.06 Day Trips & Excursions

3-Day York and the Lake District Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Day 1 We’ll depart Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh and journey south to visit Melrose and Melrose Abbey*. We’ll then cross the border into England and visit the ancient site of Hadrian’s Wall*. This is an incredible artifact set amongst wild landscape. With many extraordinary stopping points your guide will be able to advise the best places to visit. Our overnight stop will be in Keswick, nestled between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake in the Lake District National Park. Day 2 We’ll begin our day with an Ullswater "Steamers” boat trip* which will take in the length of Ullswater, the most beautiful of the English lakes to enjoy some spectacular views. We’ll drive the Lake District’s highest pass as we make our way to Bowness-on-Windermere, a delightful setting for lunch. The on via the Yorkshire Dales to our overnight stop in York. Day 3 On our final day, we’ll stop at the pretty market town of Richmond, it’s a short walk to the Castle from the center of town, or you can enjoy afternoon tea and a wander. We then head to Alnwick, where you can opt to visit the beautiful Alnwick Castle* (you may recognise it from the Harry Potter flying scenes!) or explore the town of Alnwick itself. It’s home to the incredible Barter Books, a magical second-hand book shop in a converted Victorian railway station. Our next stop is Dunbar where you can enjoy stunning coastal views before we return to our departure city of Edinburgh.

$57.89 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Harry Potter and English Castle - Italian Tour Guide

Visit: Scozia Tour, Day Tours in ItalianoWe will leave Edinburgh City Centre at 8.15 am and will be back at 6:30 pm. • From Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed Firstly, we will approach the border between England and Scotland, stopping in the first English village after the frontier, Berwick-upon-Tweed, where we will enjoy its castle and historical centre. Its position over the river Tweed and the North Sea offers amazing views. We will also have time for a walk in the main street. • Bamburgh Castle Our journey leads us to the impressive Bamburgh Castle which is placed in a unique landscape, next to a white sand beach. Among other movies, El Cid, Robin Hood and Elizabeth have been filmed there. We will be able to visit the castle interior and its massive collection of objects related to aviation from two world wars. • Alnwick Castle Our third stop will be at Alnwick Castle, the second biggest castle in the United Kingdom, whose first buildings were erected in 1096. It will not be too difficult to recognise the most famous school of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Hogwarts, where the younger fans of Harry Potter can also enjoy a broomstick training. We will also catch a glimpse of the wonderful gardens of the Castle and of the biggest treehouse in Europe. For those who prefer not to enter in the Castle, it will be possible to have lunch in the enchanting village of Alnwick. • From Etal to Edinburgh In our way back to Edinburgh, we will be able to enjoy the landscape of the lowlands, stopping in the charming village of Etal where we can admire the ruins of its castle, built in the 14th century as a defence against Scots raiders.

$57.89 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Harry Potter and English Castle - Spanish Tour Guide

Visit: Viajar Por Escocia Tours en EspanolWe will leave Edinburgh City Centre at 8.15 am and will be back at 6:30 pm. • From Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-TweedFirstly, we will approach the border between England and Scotland, stopping in the first English village after the frontier, Berwick-upon-Tweed, where we will enjoy its castle and historical centre. Its position over the river Tweed and the North Sea offers amazing views. We will also have time for a walk in the main street. • Bamburgh CastleOur journey leads us to the impressive Bamburgh Castle which is placed in a unique landscape, next to a white sand beach. Among other movies, El Cid, Robin Hood and Elizabeth have been filmed there. We will be able to visit the castle interior and its massive collection of objects related to aviation from two world wars. • Alnwick CastleOur third stop will be at Alnwick Castle, the second biggest castle in the United Kingdom, whose first buildings were erected in 1096. It will not be too difficult to recognise the most famous school of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Hogwarts, where the younger fans of Harry Potter can also enjoy a broomstick training. We will also catch a glimpse of the wonderful gardens of the Castle and of the biggest treehouse in Europe. For those who prefer not to enter in the Castle, it will be possible to have lunch in the enchanting village of Alnwick. • From Etal to EdinburghIn our way back to Edinburgh, we will be able to enjoy the landscape of the lowlands, stopping in the charming village of Etal where we can admire the ruins of its castle, built in the 14th century as a defence against Scots raiders.