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Rosslyn Chapel and Whisky Tour

Rosslyn Chapel

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Duration: 6 hours
Price: £55 per adult; £50 per concession (over 60); £20 per child.

Why Choose this Tour:

Join us on this 6 hour tour where you will enjoy much of the picturesque Midlothian region near Edinburgh. 

 

  • Discover Rosslyn Chapel believed to be the location where the Holy Grail is buried which inspired the book and subsequent movie The Davinci Code
  • Enjoy the ruins of Rosslyn Castle, once inhabited by the Sinclair family. It is a red stone ruin that has spectacular views of the surrounding area.
  • Wet your appetite at a Scottish Medieval Castle, once home to the Ramsay Clan. The grounds are absolutely beautiful.
  • Enjoy a real taste of Scotland on a tour of Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery, fondly dubbed the Edinburgh Malt. 


Tour Itinerary

  • 10.30am - Pick Up in Edinburgh Port.
  • 11.00am - Arrive at Rosslyn Chapel and Castle (stay here for 1 hour)
  • 12.15pm - Arrive at Dalhousie Castle, a Clan Ramsay Castle where you will have lunch. The grounds are spectacular and there should be an opportunity to take a stroll. Please note the castle may be booked for weddings, in which case an alternative and just as interesting place will be available for lunch.
  • 2 pm - Arrive at the Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery (stay here for 1.15 hour). Included in the tour is exhibition/model distillery, tour of distillery & complimentary tasting of Glenkinchie single malt. Please note Children under 8 are not permitted to take part in the production tour. 
  • 4.30 pm - Arrive back at the ship.

Terms and Conditions:

The 16 seater coach travel is provided by 3rd Party suppliers, Clyde Coast Tourism is responsible for small groups up to 4. Clyde Coast Tourism Ltd cannot take any responsibility for the coach travel provided by 3rd party suppliers their terms and conditions apply.

We cannot accept responsibility for conditions which are outside our control, e.g. the weather, the closure of visitor attractions etc. We reserve the right to alter or cancel our tour itineraries where necessary due to weather conditions, road closures, etc.

Important Information

Inclusions:

On all our tours we include your guided tour, bottled water, snacks and a complimentary dram of Scotch / children's activity pack.

Exclusions:

We not not include meals or entrance however we can assist in a cost effective solution for your entrance for your whole trip. If you are visiting more than one port, please let us know as you may qualify for an Explorer Pass or Scottish Heritage Pass which will save you a lot of money on admission during your stay.

 

Languages:

We offer a multilingual service. See the languages we offer below and if you book please put in your requested language in the special requirements field on the booking form.

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian

 

Fun Facts:

  • Currency in Scotland: British Pound (£)
  • Weather: We have quite a wet and mild climate so it is always advisable to bring a rain jacket or umbrella. Suitable footwear is also advisable, nobody wants wet socks :-)
  • Temperature: Average summer temperature is 19°C / 66.2 F
  • Gratutities: It is not complusary to tip in Scotland, however if you feel that the service was deserving, the going rate is 10%. This is not set in stone either but it can assist you in what you wish to contribute.