Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders and Glenkinchie Distillery Tour  

  • Tour ID: 1012
    Tour Theme: Luxury Coach Tours
    This tour starts from: Edinburgh
    Duration: 1 Day - 8 Hours approx.

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    Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders and Glenkinchie Distillery Tour
    Enjoy a day tour to the intriguing Rosslyn Chapel, experience the pretty Border town of Melrose and explore its Abbey, and then led from the spiritual to the spiritful with a tour and a taste at Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery.

    Rosslyn Chapel Tour from Edinburgh - Scotland TourFrom our start point by Edinburgh Castle we head out of the city to the unassuming little village of Roslin, making our first stop at Rosslyn Chapel. Described as the "Library in Stone", the inside walls of Rosslyn Chapel are covered in thousands of ancient carvings, each with a story of its own. You can also learn of the myths and legends surrounding the chapel, including tales of the Knights Templar. Rosslyn Chapel's worldwide fame increased thanks to "The Da Vinci Code", Dan Brown's blockbusting novel.

    Leaving Rosslyn we continue our journey into the heart of the Scottish Borders, an area rich in hills, valleys, rivers and moorland, as well as the traditional home to Scottish rugby.We travel to the historic town of Melrose, Melrose Abbey Tour from Edinburgh - Scotland Tourbirthplace of the game of Rugby Sevens, and location of Melrose Abbey, founded in 660, said to be the burial place of the casket containing the heart of Robert the Bruce. Here we stop for lunch and have free time to explore Melrose and its Abbey.

    On our return journey, we’ll travel via St. Boswells and pause for a photo stop at Scott’s View, where we can enjoy glorious scenic views. Our journey north takes us to Pencaitland, where we visit the charming Glenkinchie Distillery for a ‘tour and a taste’ and learn more about ‘the water of life’. Glenkinchie is one of few Lowland distilleries in Scotland. Then we’ll return to Edinburgh.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose & Melrose Abbey, Scott’s View, Glenkinchie Distillery.

    OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey, Glenkinchie Distillery.

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    Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders and Glenkinchie Distillery Tour


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