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Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh

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This is the undisputed tour for history lovers. We journey through Scottish history stopping at Dunfermline Abbey, Stirling Castle and finally Rosslyn Chapel and tell you the stories of these incredible places and 'Braveheart', 'William Wallace', 'Robert the Bruce' and the 'Da Vinci Code' along the way.
You'll start at
192 High St
192 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RW, UK
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  • 1
    Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Stirling Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Rosslyn Chapel
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Visit three famous medieval landmarks near Edinburgh on one tour
  • Views of water and land from the UNESCO-listed Forth Road Bridge
  • Guided tour: Learn more about Scottish history and legends
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Edinburgh
What to Expect
After pickup from a central Edinburgh location, set out on the short drive north to Dunfermline, crossing the famous Forth Road Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival in Dunfermline, enjoy free time to visit Dunfermline Abbey, where legendary Scottish king Robert the Bruce is buried. Nearby, the Battle of Bannockburn visitor center retells the story of Robert the Bruce’s victorious clash with English king Edward II. Continue to Stirling, where you tour Stirling Castle and take in views from the Wallace Monument and learn about Scotland’s real-life Braveheart from your guide. Finally, visit the Rosslyn Chapel, the real-life setting for Dan Brown’s best-selling novel and movie adaptation, The Da Vinci Code. Your tour ends with drop-off in central Edinburgh.
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Important Information
Departure Point
192 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RW, UK
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • All Admissions are extras
  • Entry/Admission - Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Stirling Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Rosslyn Chapel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children under 3 years not accepted
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Our guide Andrew was excellent and very knowledgeable. His story telling was top notch and doesn't have a heavy accent which is very good for tourists! I would recommend this tour to anyone who are keen to know the history of the sites and Scotland in general. Andrew was
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Response from ExperienceTeam, Front Office Manager at Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - It sounds like you had a great time on your tour with Andrew! We would love to welcome you back for another tour one day! Kind Regards, Kirsty
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My husband and I went on this tour on 10/2/2019 and really enjoyed it. Our tour guide, John, and the driver, Jason, put on an excellent tour. John was very knowledgeable about what we were seeing and the history behind it all. The small group 16-person bus was the perfect way
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Steven B's tour of Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abey and Stirling Casle was very enjoyable. He gave a great history of Edinburg, early Scotland and Robert the Bruce, he made the trip very enjoyable. The only think I would change would be for not stop at the bridges to allow more
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This was a 16-passenger bus tour, which was just the right size to get a more personalized experience. We took this tour in late September and the weather was great and the views along the tour were spectacular! James was our driver, and he was great for balancing information
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Greg was fantastic as our very informative and knowledgeable guide/driver! The tour highlights were AMAZING!! I’m thrilled I chose HET’s Rosslyn Chapel tour over the other companies’ because the Dunfermline’s ruins were extra-special, and HET gave us a great amount of time
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About the operator
By: Highland Experience Tours
Drew Fyock
Very disappointed
Let me start by saying that my family has been traveling for the past 8 months, throughout Europe and the UK.
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Erin Samuel
Loch Ness, Glen Coe & the Highlands the BEST 1 DAY TOUR
We were picked up on the Royal Mile by Nero’s cafe. Don’t be late! Bus leaves 8 am sharp but it was good they send
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Fort Worth, Texas
Book tour in July 2020
Is there any way to add the Callanish standing Stones and fairy pool and fairy glen to tour. Very good tour
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Ludwig G
A great experience guided by Andrew, which made it even better!
Highly recommended day tour! Great stories told by a very entertaining guide. Will come back for another tour!
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Laval, Canada
Our guide Steven B. was the best
We had a great time on this tour. Our guide Steven B. was the best. He knew exactly what we wanted and was very
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L’usa chartier papas
Highlands and lochness tour
Awesome! Would recommend again and again. Wish we had more days to take other tours! Funny comfortable and amazing
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World Nix
Our first visit to Edinburgh
Our first visit to Edinburgh was fantastic and the Highlands tour was amazing! We enjoyed the trip to Glasgow and
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Starrah Ann
B line steven B is the best
My trip was way back in May but I was telling some random stranger on the internet about this tour and I thought
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This company alone (not counting other tour companies) filled seven buses of tourists and brought us all to the
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Fergie was the best tour guide we could have had - a true blue Scot who knows his stuff! The history and stories
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  • Duration: 24h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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