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Holy Grail and Knights Templar Tour from Edinburgh
"Departing Edinburgh at 9am the tour will head south and stop for a photo opportunity at Scott's View where you will have inspiring views of the Tweed Valley. After recovering from the beauty of the views you have just taken in the tour will stop at the monastic site of Melrose Abbey. Walk to the top of the ruins and overlook the grounds before locating the site where the heart of Robert the Bruce is interred this is marked by a plaque in the grounds. Departing the haunting abbey the tour moves onto Rosslyn Chapel which has been made famous by the well-known novel and movie by Dan Brown 'The Da Vinci Code'. There is an optional tour that can be taken """See glorious views of the Tweed Valley as you stop for a photo opportunity at Scott's View fall in love with the amazing Melrose Abbey where the heart of Robert the Bruce has been interred. Visit the quaint town of Temple where you can investigate the Balantrodoch Preceptory which was the principle seat of the Templars in Scotland until they were disbanded. Moving onto the world famous Rosslyn Chapel
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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00

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There's More to Northumberland than you think!

Norhtimberland is a land of castles, hills, moors, forests, rivers, lakes, cliffs & beaches and loads more besides! Make sure that you bring enough cloyhing & sports equipment to take full...
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Nov 28, 2006

Wallington Hall

Wallington Hall is a magnificent mansion with fine interiors and collections, set in extensive gardens and parklandThe hall house was built in 1688 for Sir William Blackett before passing to the...
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May 16, 2006

Wallington Hall - Squirrels

At wallington Hall, there are some fine walks in the parkland. Down by a a lake there is a bird hide, where if you are patient, you are almost certain to see red squirrels. These animals are quite a...
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May 16, 2006

Belsay Old Hall

A two storey Tudor mansion was added to the west side of the old castle, and later the mansion was given a Jacobean west wing, both are now ruinous, but well worth viewing.The old hall was abandoned...
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May 14, 2006

Belsay Castle

Belsay Castle is a 14th century stone three storey tower house, founded by John de Strivelyn. The impressive unaltered tower, is crowned by four round corner bartizan's, standing above the...
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May 14, 2006

Belsay Hall Gardens

Belsay Hall houses 30 acres of magnificent formal and informal gardens including the famous quarry gardens with their distinct micro-climate. Here rhododendrons may be found in bloom even in the...
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May 14, 2006
 
 
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Belsay Hall

The hall was designed by the legendary Newcastle architect, John Dobson, and is exactly 100ft (30m) square. Its present unfurnished state gives even greater emphasis to its bold architecture which is...
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May 14, 2006

Don't Let Susan Map Read!

Being able to finally hike along Hadrian's Wall was just amazing for me and I thank Steven and Susan for the opportunity. For me to walk along a wall that was built almost 2000 years ago was just...
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Priestpopple, Orchard House, Hexham, Northumberlan
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Top Things to Do in Northumberland

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Lindisfarne Castle

The castle dates from the 16th century, before the Scots were pacified and when cross border problems were still the norm. It’s just 14 miles by road from Berwick-upon-Tweed and the border. In 1901...
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Berwick Barracks

From the earliest days of war between the English and Scottish. Berwick was an important military town. Soldiers of the garrison were for many years billited in local taverns and private houses, which...
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Farne Islands - Boat Trip

I can not recommend highly enough to visit the Farne Islands. We visited in late May and were lucky to have a fine sunny day. I think the main boat operators run similar services to each other. They...
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Alnwick Castle

We arrived at Alnwick Castle much later than I had hoped so we decided to focus on the castle and skip the gardens. If you know you are visiting, you can save 10% online if you book at least 24 hours...
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Hexham Abbey

I hadn't visited Hexham before and knew little of its abbey. In fact, the abbey isn't very well-known at all......which is amazing because it has a wealth of historical interest and a fascinating...
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Bamburgh Castle

Viewing the interior of the castle is by a self-guided tour so you can take as much, or as little time as you like. The State Rooms, as their name suggests, was where the castle was turned into...
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"Glorious Northumberland"
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"Northumberland - Northen Edge Of England"
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toonsarah

"England’s Border country"
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"North Northumberland"
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"Walking Hadrian's Wall"
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