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$356.02 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 day North East 250 - small group tour

Day 1We'll depart Edinburgh and begin our journey north past the impressive Forth Railway Bridge. You'll visit Scone Palace and learn of its colourful and exciting past. As we continue north through the Spittal of Glenshee and the Cairngorms National Park you'll really feel like you've entered the Highlands. We'll stop for lunch in the pretty village of Braemar before a quick stop at Crathie Kirk, the royal family's regular place of worship. Our day ends by visiting the incredible Dunnottar Castle, this dramatic ruined cliff top fortress will take your breath away! Our first overnight stop is in the pretty harbour town of Stonehaven. Day 2Leaving Stonehaven we continue north up the east coast. Pitmedden Garden an absolutely stunning re-created Scottish Renaissance walled garden. We'll continue up the coast stopping at sandy beaches and friendly villages. You'll also be able to see Elgin's ruined cathedral before we journey through whisky making country. Speyside distilleries carry out 2 thirds of malt production, producing over 226 million litres of malt whisky every year! The village of Grantown-on-Spey is your overnight stop.Day 3After a restful night in Grantown-on-Spey we will begin our journey south, stopping enroute to try some delicious single malt whisky*. We will also visit the Highland Folk Museum, an incredible place where you can journey back in time from the early 1700s to the mid 1900s.

$58.82 Day Trips & Excursions

Scottish Castles: Glamis and Dunnottar - Italian Tour Guide

The tour departs at 8.00 am and returns to Edinburgh at approximately 6:15 pm. • From Edinburgh to Glamis CastleWe will leave Edinburgh at 8.00 and after our first stop in North Queensferry, where we will be able to contemplate the famous bridge over the Forth River, we will arrive to Glamis castle, in which King Duncan was murdered by Macbeth. As we watch its amazing outline of towers and pinnacles, we will listen to its ghost and mysteries legends and stories. • StonehavenThen, we will head to Stonehaven, where we will have time for lunch (not included) and we can enjoy the landscape offered by the county of Aberdeen, with its farming fields on one side and the coastal route on the other. • Dunnottar CastleAfter that, we will arrive to Dunnottar Castle. It was a key place in the dark years of the Independence wars in the XIV century. Robert Bruce conquered it and it has been an inspiration for painters, writers and film directors, because of its dramatic position on the cliffs of the Scottish coast. • From Dundee to EdinburghOur last stop will be in Dundee, from which we will catch a glimpse of the RRS Discovery, the wooden three-masted ship that carried Captain Scott on his first, successful journey to the Antarctic. Before heading back to Edinburgh, at 18.15, we will pass through the Silicon Glen, the Scottish Silicon valley, where the high tech companies are mingled with the barely fields and the lakes, in a region that is of vital importance for the economy of the country.

$58.81 Day Trips & Excursions

Scottish Castles: Glamis and Dunnottar - Spanish Tour Guide

The tour departs at 8.00 am and returns to Edinburgh at approximately 6:15 pm.  • From Edinburgh to Glamis CastleWe will leave Edinburgh at 8.00 and after our first stop in North Queensferry, where we will be able to contemplate the famous bridge over the Forth River, we will arrive to Glamis castle, in which King Duncan was murdered by Macbeth. As we watch its amazing outline of towers and pinnacles, we will listen to its ghost and mysteries legends and stories. • StonehavenThen, we will head to Stonehaven, where we will have time for lunch (not included) and we can enjoy the landscape offered by the county of Aberdeen, with its farming fields on one side and the coastal route on the other. • Dunnottar CastleAfter that, we will arrive to Dunnottar Castle. It was a key place in the dark years of the Independence wars in the XIV century. Robert Bruce conquered it and it has been an inspiration for painters, writers and film directors, because of its dramatic position on the cliffs of the Scottish coast. • From Dundee to EdinburghOur last stop will be in Dundee, from which we will catch a glimpse of the RRS Discovery, the wooden three-masted ship that carried Captain Scott on his first, successful journey to the Antarctic. Before heading back to Edinburgh, at 18.15, we will pass through the Silicon Glen, the Scottish Silicon valley, where the high tech companies are mingled with the barely fields and the lakes, in a region that is of vital importance for the economy of the country.

$82.27 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Aberdeenshire Castle Tour

Visit: Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandOur first stop is the stunning Dunnottar Castle located just outside of the beautiful village of Stonehaven. Here you'll visit a Fortress poised on the promontory out to sea. The impressive ruins was home to the Earl of Marishall and retains both the military barracks & buildings as well as the family home. The next visit is one of Aberdeenshire's castles which is a bit of a hidden gem, Edzell Castle. Again a ruined estate but this time its tucked away in the countryside of the Mearns. Edzell castle is a glimpse of a more lordly lifestyle in this country estate. Owned by the Lindsay family the estate was build in the early 1520's. The walled garden has unique features that you'll not see anywhere else!The last castle on our stop is the popular Crathes Castle home to the Burnett-Leys on the edge of Banchory in the Royal Deeside. Crathes Castle is one of Scotland’s National Trust Properties. Wander through the walled garden and admire the massive yew hedges, planted as early as 1702. Explore this magnificent 16th-century tower house, with its intricate maze of turrets, towers, oak panels and painted ceilings.

$116.77 Classes & Workshops

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Single Day Tour and Photography Workshop

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandA guided tour round Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire ( including castles and distilleries on certain tours)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandOne of Scotland's most spectacular castlesDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Spa, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandLunchDuration: 1 hourStop At: Glen Garioch Distillery, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandSee how whisky is madeDuration: 2 hours