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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
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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
From GBP45.00
 
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
From GBP45.00

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Day 6) Heddon-on-the-Wall to Wallsend

This section is normally 15 miles (24 km) long but as we had walked 4 miles beyond Heddon-on-the-Wall the day before it only left a very manageable 11 miles to walk to Wallsend for our last day.The...
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Day 5) Chollerford - Heddon-on-the-Wall

This section is normally 15.5 miles (24.9 km) long. but as we were 2 miles short of Chollerford the night before and this night our accommodation would be 4 miles beyond Heddon-on-the-Wall made it by...
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Day 4) Steel Rigg - Chollerford

This section is normally 12 miles (19 km) long but as we were 3 miles short of Steel Rigg the night before and this night our accommodation would be 2 miles short of Chollerford this adds one mile...
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Day 3) Walton - Steel Rigg

This section is normally 16.25 miles (26.15 km) long but as our chosen accommodation was 3 miles short of Steel Rigg making this a 13.25 mile dayAnother very pleasant days walking and this time the...
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Day 2) Carlisle - Walton

This section is 11 miles (18 km) long.) And the shortest section that we walked, again a fairly easy underfoot.The route takes you out of Carlisle through pleasant parks, again initially following the...
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Day 1) – Port Carlisle to Carlisle

This section is 14.75 miles (23.74 km) and a fairly easy start to your walk. As we had walked the short section from Bowness-on-Solway to Port Carlisle the previous evening we had a small head start....
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Splitting the walk into stages

The following Sports Travel tips are how we decided to break the 84 miles down into stages, The main consideration here is Accommodation, I initially started off with wanting to split the walk into as...
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"Hadrian’s Wall Walk, Bowness on Solway to Wallsend"
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"Scotland's Gentle Face,The Borders/ East Lothian"
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