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Alnwick Castle & Lindisfarne (Holy Island) Tour

    Tour Operator: Gray Line Scotland     1 day     Travel method: Bus     Region: Edinburgh

For this tour we journey south from Edinburgh, taking you across the Scottish Border into England. Heading south our experienced tour guide / driver will tell you all about the historic rivalry between Scotlandand England while you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Borders. You will then journey into England, with an hours stop at The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. Known as Holy Island, Lindisfarne is internationally famous both for it's medieval religious heritage and it's picturesque 16th century castle. We will then continue to the highlight of our tour, Alnwick Castle* Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK; home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. In recent years it has also taken starring roles in a number of film and television productions, featuring as Brancaster Castle in Downton Abbey’s 2014 Christmas special and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter films. Visitors to Alnwick Castle can explore the Downton Abbey exhibition, featuring photography, costumes and props from the show. You will have approximately 2.5 hours at Alnwick to explore the Castle, gardens and to enjoy lunch before you relax and enjoy your journey back to Edinburgh *Admission to the Castle and Gardens is not included. ** Please note that tour routing and availability are subject to the tidal timetable at Lindisfarne which may result in the tour having to operate in reverse**

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What is included

* Hotel Pickup Service
* Guided Tour with a Fully Trained and Experienced Driver/Guide
* Central Edinburgh city centre drop offs

Important information

* This tour has 6 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met.
* In the unlikely event of such a cancellation, your choice of a refund, reschedule or alternative tour will be offered.
* Amendments to dates and tour changes are subject to a £5.00 administration fee


This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 8 years old.
Amendments to dates and tour changes are subject to a £5.00 administration fee

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