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Abbotsford the Home of Sir Walter Scott Admission Ticket

Abbotsford is a 'must see' attraction and if you are going to take a half day or day trip from Edinburgh, this is the one.  • Only an hour from Edinburgh • Scott made the kilt Scotland’s national dress • Scotland’s fame and romance started with Scott’s writing • Abbotsford is the first ‘Scots Baronial’ house, copied worldwide • His ‘Hail to the Chief’ is played to welcome every USA President  Learn about Scott’s life and achievements, browse the gift shop, dine in style in our restaurant or simply relax and unwind as you wander through the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands – a day out at Abbotsford has something for everyone. Begin your visit to Abbotsford at our new award-winning Visitor Centre. Discover the life and times of Sir Walter Scott with our free exhibition, indulge in some shopping for souvenirs and unique gifts, meet friends and family for morning coffee or lunch or set off to explore our popular family play trail.Our stylish restaurant serves a range of freshly prepared refreshments and meals made with locally-sourced ingredients including morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea. Fresh seasonal menus are available throughout the day.Sir Walter Scott’s imagination and creativity extended beyond the walls of his house into the outdoors and the creation of beautiful formal gardens. Each garden at Abbotsford is distinct in character; taken together, they form three outdoor ‘rooms’ designed to offer picturesque settings for the main house. The gardens we see today are still fundamentally Scott’s work, though with certain alterations carried out by his descendants to adapt the space for the changing needs of the family.You can reach Abbotsford easily from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station by taking the Borders Railway to Tweedbank, which takes less than 1 hour. From here you can take a signposted walk to Abbotsford which will take around 20 minutes.

$7.87 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

The Devil's Porridge Museum Admission Ticket

Visit: The Devil's Porridge Museum, Eastriggs, Dumfries and Galloway, ScotlandDiscover the remarkable wartime story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth and the extraordinary lives of the Munitions Girls who worked there. Built during WW1, HM Factory Gretna stretched nine miles along the Solway Coast and produced more cordite explosive than all the other factories combined. Through unique objects and interactive displays, our museum brings to life the secret wartime history of Southwest Scotland and Cumbria. Stay and enjoy our Café and free wifi.

$222.86 Classes & Workshops

Traditional Upholstery Classes

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Prestwick Golf Club, Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire, ScotlandGolf

$458.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private 1 day tour - The Celtic Experience

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandLeaving your hotel, we will be driving through Scotlands beautiful Trossach National park where the lowlands meet the highlands before we arrive at our first location, Invereray. We will stop here for a refreshment break before driving into the Kilmartin Glen, which is home to over 800 prehistoric and historic sites.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Achnabreck Cup and Ring Marks, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandWe will then visit the incredible Achnabreck rock carvings, which are to believed to be over 5000 years old. This is one of the finest examples of prehistoric rock art in Scotland. Spread over several outcrops, the carvings are extensive and complex, with spirals and massive multiple ring marks, some reaching over 1 meter across.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dunadd Fort, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandWe will then take the short drive to Dunadd Hill Fort, which was home to a fort 2,000 years ago and a royal power centre of Gaelic kings in the 500s to 800s AD. Enjoy the spectacular views from the rocky outcrop over the Moine Mhor and place your foot in the footsteps of the kings of Dal Riata.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kilmartin Glen, Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandKilmartin is our next destination where we can be inspired by the ancient burial cairns, stone circles and standing stones. The oldest monuments in the Glen are believed to be over 5000 years old and probably used for burial sites and other Neolithic practices.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kilchurn Castle, Dalmally, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandWe will then drive north by the banks of Loch Awe and enjoy the breath-taking views of Kilchurn Castle, once the home of the mighty clan Campbell of Glenorchy. Kilchurn Castle was constructed in the mid-1400s, and it remained the base of the mighty Campbells for 150 years. After the first Jacobite Rising of 1689, Kilchurn was used as a garrison stronghold, but was abandoned by the end of the 1700s.Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Drovers InnWe will then enjoy a traditional Scottish meal in the famous Drovers Inn by the banks of Loch Lomond before we drive you back to your accommodation.Duration: 1 hour

$458.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Glencoe Photography Tour - Private 1 day tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Falls of Falloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandVisit the mighty falls of Falloch.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTravel through the Rannoch Moor and photograph the stunning Buachaille Etive Mor.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Glencoe Mountain, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe visit the stunning Glencoe Valley and capture it's beauty.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandVisit the historical site of Castle Stalker which is one of the most picturesque castles in Scotland.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Kilchurn Castle, Dalmally, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandAnother historic castle on the banks of Loch Awe. Capture the beauty of this ruined castle with picturesque mountains for an epic back drop.Duration: 1 hour

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