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Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour we cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile we lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions cloned sheep and the birthplace of Harry Potter. Highlights include:New Town
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Private Edinburgh Sightseeing and History Tour
"Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Join this and hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During your tour you will cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile your guide Alan will lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP45.00
 
Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh will be covered. Starting on the famous Royal Mile you will be lead through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP350.00

More Transportation in Scotland

Transportation

Belfast - Cairnryan Ferry

In September 2015 my dear friend VT member Ravenswing aka Lynne and I were having our autumn tour of Northern Ireland and Scotland which seems to becoming something of an annual event and long may it...
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Scottish Citylink

I travelled through most of Scotland by way of bus. The most common agency available is Scottish Citylink. I found this method affordable. My one complaint was that buses were not always that...
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Travel In Scotland By Train

Travelling in Scotland is relatively easy. Most of the time I traveled by bus but I did take a train to Stirling from Edinburgh and back again. The trains are excellent but I thought for the...
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Paul2001
Oct 05, 2016

Metro

Glasgow has a metro, yesssss. It is a circle line and is the easiest way to get around the city centre and west wnd of Glasgow. Running every four minutes at peak times, it takes just 24 minutes to...
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lina112
Sep 05, 2013

Moving

It is the most economical way to get and move around Scotland from other parts of the UK. Scotland has an extensive bus network that covers much of the territory, but in remote rural areas, adapted to...
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lina112
Aug 25, 2013

Let´s Train

Traveling by train through Scotland is very good option especially for short journeys. We did it to go to Stirling and Glasgow from Glasgow Queen Street Station. To Stirling the journey takes about 30...
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lina112
Aug 23, 2013
 
 
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Easy Jet to Inverness

No direct flights to Inverness from Spain, so we flew to London Luton from Málaga the early night and from Luton next morning we took our flight to Inverness. From Glasgow there are daily flights to...
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lina112
Aug 23, 2013

Gourock - Dunoon Ferry

This is a great alternative to driving the long way round to reach the Cowal Peninsula and southern Argyllshire.Ferries leave McInroys Point (Gourock) to Hunter's Quay (Dunoon) every 20 mins or so. No...
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nickandchris
Jun 24, 2013

Take the Ferry to Skye!

Taking the bridge from Kyle of Lochalsh to the Isle of Skye is a quick, but also relatively boring way to reach the island. With a length of approximately 500m (and there is a tiny isle in the middle...
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King_Golo
Sep 19, 2012

The Country of Long Distances

Getting around Scotland can be quite complicated, particularly if you come without a car and want to explore the more remote areas. While there are frequent buses between the larger towns, the local...
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King_Golo
Sep 17, 2012

How to get around Scotland

perhaps this type of transport might help you... at least get to the more far flung areas you are after, quicker so you don't have to spend so much time traveling and...
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kirsty_lamb
Mar 18, 2012

Driving in Scotland - urban and rural

Our road trip was pure joy. Even though we were in the car for an average of 8 hours a day, the beautiful scenery and great road network made travelling in the car a fun & relaxing way to see...
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JessH
Apr 04, 2011

Getting around cheap!

Book your bus destinations at least the night before and you will get amazing deals. In July '05 we got a coach bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen, a transit bus from Aberdeen to Braemar and return to...
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graememooney
Apr 04, 2011

Scotland Self Drive - Travel Help, Tips and Advice

Planning a trip to Scotland? Thinking of renting a self drive car? Think about the problems:Congested cities, often starting your journey in the centre of Edinburgh or at busy airports. You are on the...
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scotlandscotour
Apr 04, 2011

Popular Cities in Scotland

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Edinburgh

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Glasgow

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Isle of Skye

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Inverness

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Aberdeen

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Top Hotels in Scotland

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1 Princes St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
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11 Sherbrooke Avenue, Glasgow, G41 4PG, United Kingdom
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96 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB25 1NX, United Kingdom
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14 Culduthel Road, (formerly Culduthel Lodge), Inverness, Scotland, IV2 4AG, United Kingdom
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Upper Milovaig, Glendale, IV55 8WY, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Scotland

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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle has lots to see and takes a lot of time to see it all. There are plenty of free Toilets and they haven't forgotten you many get hungry and thirsty. Located in the old Cart Sheds...
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Necropolis

There are good views over Glasgow from the Necropolis, especially towards Glasgow Cathedral and the Royal Infirmary. The Necropolis has lots of interesting graves, some of them are extremely ornate....
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Dunvegan Castle

The castle is the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod and is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the chiefs of the clan for more...
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Culloden Battlefield

On 16th April 1746, five miles to the east of Inverness, the last pitched battle on British soil resulted in the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his attempt to reclaim the thrones of Britain and...
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Union Street

The long main street in Aberdeen from the docks to Holborn is the heart of Aberdeen. All the main shops can/could be found there as well as some more local ones. Towards the centre is a bridge...
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Dunfermline Abbey

We decided to take a drive around some places in Scotland and Dunfermline Abbey and Palace grounds just happened to be one of the places we stopped at. We almost didn't get into the Palace grounds,...
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Top 5 Scotland Writers

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stevezero

"Scotland For The Brave"
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scotlandscotour

"Scotland Travel Tips - Scotland Edinburgh Orkney"
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margaretvn

"My Scotland page"
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JessH

"Alba, Caledonia, "God's Country"; this is Scotland"
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Ben-UK

"Ben-UK's Scotland page"
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