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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
 
Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Highlands in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh
"Departing Edinburgh we pass Linlithgow palace birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots in 1542 and Stirling Castle with its imposing position in the centre of the country it was strategically the most important Castle in the Kingdom and close to the scene of Wallace’s greatest triumph the battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. To the south is Bannockburn where in 1314
From GBP450.00
 
Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Highlands in a Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Departing Glasgow we head towards Loch Lomond and north towards the Highland village of Tyndrum for our morning coffee stop. Crossing the Highland boundary line the lowlands give way to the lochs mountains and glens made famous by the folk hero Rob ""Roy"" MacGregor and the writings of Sir Walter Scott.Travelling north we head towards Rannoch Moor. At over 1000ft covered by heather and peat-bogs and dozens of lochs it is a truly unique landscape. This contrasts with the spectacular mountain scenery as you pass the Buachaille Etive Mor and down into Glencoe. Stunningly beautiful
From GBP500.00

More Local Customs in Old Aberdeen

The Old Brewery turned to Teaching

The Old Brewery would have had a direct connection with Old Aberdeen trades and the row of cottages named Wright's & Coopers' Place with coopers being barrel makers to hold the beer brewed here....
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Apr 04, 2011

Small is Beautiful

The Mitchell Hospital was never really a proper hospital, it was the politically correct term for a building which went some way to help the poor and unfortunates. Built in 1801 and founded by an...
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Sep 23, 2006

The Bishop Who Had to be Moved

Bishop Elphinstone was the key figure in the creation of King's College. He was born in Glasgow, an illigitimate Son of a Canon in 1431. He was schooled in Glasgow and also ordained there as a priest...
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Sep 19, 2006

Meet the Locals

When we visited the quaint streets of Old Aberdeen it was still holiday time - just - the University starts the serious business of study and teaching in the middle of September. So if you want to see...
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Sep 18, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Old Aberdeen

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Forvie Nature Reserve

The Sands of Forvie is a nature reserve north of Newburgh in Aberdeenshire and is the fifth largest sand dune system in Britain, and the least disturbed by human activity. The dune system is an...
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Dunnottar Castle

This is Dunnottar Castle, one of the bestknown castles of Scotland, because it was used as the scenery for some famous movies. The castle was built on top of a massive rock standing alone next to the...
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Top 5 Old Aberdeen Writers

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