Edinburgh and Beyond Driving Tour (Private)

Cultural & Theme Tours in The Lothians

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Discover whats beyond the city walls on your very own full day private tour of central Scotland in our Land Rover Discovery. See the castles, the lochs, the hills and even some of the filming locations that makes Scotland the stunning country it is today. All our tours can be personalised to your needs and be as action packed or relaxed as you want.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh, ScotlandOption - Visit the stunning medieval old town of Edinburgh and explore some of the sites. Get out of the vehicle and feel the cobbles beneath your feet and learn some of the stories that makes Edinburgh what it is today. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Castlelaw Hill Fort & Earth House, Edinburgh, ScotlandOption - See and explore the Earth House of Castle Law - set in the stunning Pentland hills. This 2000 year old fort has a fantastically preserved earth house putting you in touch with how our ancestors lived.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Midlothian, ScotlandOption - Visit the mythical Rosslyn Chapel made famous for its part in the Dan Brown film the Da Vinci Code, with Orcadian roots, connections to the Knights Templar, Aliens, theories of Jesus Christ's head entombed in a secret chamber under the chapel. There are too many reasons to visit this amazing place. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Old Temple KirkOption - Now visit the real principle seat of the Knights Templar. The Village of temple is a stunning little place with a varied and important history that is often overlooked by its neighbouring Rosslyn Chapel.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Crichton Castle, Pathhead, Midlothian, ScotlandOption - See the diamond-faceted façade of Crichton Castle, a 14th century tower house. (Not open during the winter, but you can go for a wander around the grounds)Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Glenkinchie Distillery, Pencaitland, East Lothian, ScotlandOption - Tope of the day by visiting our local-ish lowland distillery, Glenkinchie. Here you can do a tour around this beautiful distillery and finish up with a sample of what it has to offer. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

What’s included

  • All guiding fees
  • All vehicle costs including parking (Parking at Midhope castle is not included)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Child Seats (must be pre-arranged)
  • Land Rover Discovery for up to 6 adults
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Crichton Castle

What’s not included

  • Lunch - Bottled water is available in the car free of charge (all other food and drink is not included within the tour)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry to the sites are not included (Castles, Distilleries etc)
  • Entry/Admission - Rosslyn Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Glenkinchie Distillery