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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
 
Private Day Trip to Culloden and Clava Cairns from Edinburgh
"You will be picked up from your Edinburgh accommodation at 8AM (08:00).  You will travel across the River Forth and head into the Scottish Highlands.  There will be time for a comfort stop along the way.  Your first stop of the day will be at Culloden Ba here you will have time to explore the Visitor Centre and walk around the Battlefield before lunch.  After lunch you will travel to Clava Cairns to walk around the Standing Stones.  On your return journey to Edinburgh you have the option to visit a Whisk""Day trip from Edinburgh to Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre. Then walk around Clava Cairns (4000 year old Standing Stones and Burial Cairns).  Driving through some stunning highland scenery.  There is also the option to visit a Whisky Distillery.title=Highlights&1=Private+full-day+trip+from+Edinburgh+to+Culloden+and+Clava+Cairns%2C+with+air-conditioned+transport&2=Admire+the+scenery+on+a+drive+across+the+Forth+Bridge+and+into+the+Scottish+Highlands&3=Visit+the+Culloden+Battlefield+and+Visitor+Cen"""Edinburgh
From GBP625.00
 
"Diana Gabledon's ""Outlander"" Experience - Private Full Day Tour"
"Truth they say is stranger than fiction. This bespoke tour for fans of Diana Gabaldon’s widely acclaimed and hugely successful series of books will bring alive for devotees of the story the actuality of life in the troubled times portrayed in the series. Our tour will be a tapestry weaving between the romance of Diana’s fact based fiction and the real Highland Story. We will begin our adventure from Inverness and travel to The Rings of Standing Stones and the Chambered Burial Cairns at Clava known in the Outlander series as Creag na Dun. The stones have been standing in their position for over 3000 years. Like Claire
From GBP400.00

More Things to Do in Tain

Tain Through Time

During the summer there is a historical journey through Tain available. 1 April to 31 October , Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm, in July and August to 6pm.It is centred round 3 buildings - The Collegiate...
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Apr 04, 2011

Look out for Maitland buildings

Maitland BuildingsTain is known for the buildings built by the Maitland family of Architects. They originally came from Elgin. The father [ 1802-1894] and his sons Andrew and James set up their...
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Jun 29, 2010

Visit Tain Museum

Tain Museum is in a small Maitland Building on Castle Brae.It has a lot of exhibits related to the area, including false teeth for a dog made by an early Tain Dentist.There are some fragments from...
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Jun 05, 2010

The Murray Memorial

With its back to the Rose Garden stands a memorial to one of the town's major benefactors, Kenneth Murray, about 1825- 1876. The bust sits in a splendid structure reminiscent of the Scott memorial in...
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Jun 03, 2010

The Rose Garden

In 1996 Her Majesty the Queen Mother opened the rose garden which was planted with 900 roses to celebrate the 900th anniversary of Tain receiving the status of a Royal Burgh . I used to look forward...
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Jun 03, 2010

The Tolbooth and market cross

The Tolbooth stands at the junction of the High Street and Tower Street.The tolbooth was repaired in 1631 and it was then that the curfew bell which had been specially cast for it was brought was...
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Jun 03, 2010
 
 
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Old St Duthus Chapel

Old St Duthus Chapel was built on a knoll near the sea , supposedly on the site where the saint was born. The old chapel is between the Playing fields and the Golf course.It is a roofless ruin, having...
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Jun 03, 2010

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"The oldest royal burgh"
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"historic town"
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