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Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh provided by Heart of Scotland Tours

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Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Waterloo Place
    Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
    This tour departs from Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BQ. Please arrive no later than 09.00
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  • Pass by
    Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
  • 1
    Lindisfarne Priory
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Lindisfarne Castle
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Bamburgh Castle
    Farne Islands
  • 3
    Alnwick Castle
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    The Alnwick Garden
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Coldstream
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Waterloo Place
    Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
    This tour departs from Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BQ. Please arrive no later than 09.00
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small group tour - 13 passengers or less
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Attraction Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Lindisfarne Priory
  • Entry/Admission - Lindisfarne Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Alnwick Castle
  • Entry/Admission - The Alnwick Garden
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small group tour - 13 passengers or less
  • Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions (unless it is unsafe to do so), please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michelle L wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions8 helpful votes
Quite good tour, helpful and friendly guide who really loves Scotland! Small group tour and enough duration at each stop
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded Dec 23, 2019
Hello Michelle, Thank you for choosing to explore Scotland with us on the Wee Red Bus and for taking the time to write such a great review. Kind regards and best wishes for Christmas and New Year Helen and the HOST team
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JoNgang wrote a review Nov 2019
Texas13 contributions35 helpful votes
I'm sorry to say I've waited long enough to share this review, I don't recall our guide's name. He was great, though! We stopped at the Hirsel Estate and enjoyed tea before moving on to Alnwyck Castle (pronounced All-nick). The gardens were AMAZING! And then we visited
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded Dec 19, 2019
Hello there, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your tour with us on the Wee Red Bus. It's always nice to hear from you no matter how long has passed since the tour. We hope that we might see you again if you ever return to Edinburgh. Kind regards and festive greetings Helen and the HOST team
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AuthorKelly wrote a review Oct 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
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This tour was awesome. Graham was the best tour guide. He entertained us but didn't over chatter. He told us the most fascinating stories about the history of the borderlands between Scotland and England. I'm an author so I took pages of notes. (I know, I'm a nerd). Graham was
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded Nov 1, 2019
Hello Kelly, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent Wee Red Bus trip - it sounds like it was a great day out. Graham will be delighted to read your positive comments. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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Zoë wrote a review Oct 2019
Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands2 contributions3 helpful votes
Today we did this tour with our tourguide Graham. It was great. Graham tells you nice facts while you are on youre way trough the beautiful ladscapes. The stops are pretty, and you get plenty of time in Alnwick Castle, were you can visit the caslte, the gardens en even the city
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded Oct 21, 2019
Hello there, That's great to hear you enjoyed your day visiting Alnwick Castle with Graham. Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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22ag_chiarap wrote a review Oct 2019
9 contributions13 helpful votes
We really liked it! The tour started on time and even though we are Italian we understood the guide who is very good at speaking simple and good English. All the steps on the tour were fantastic, but Alnwick Castle is the most beautiful thing. We were so excited about Heart of
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded Oct 11, 2019
Hello there, Many thanks for for joining us on the Wee Red Bus to visit Holy Island and Alnwick Castle. We are delighted to hear it was such a great day out and thanks for booking with us again! Hope your Best of Scotland tour was as enjoyable! Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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About the operator

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EmJo
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Fantastic tour
23 October 2020. Almost everything is so good, but Glencoe stood out due to its natural beauty. We were on the foo
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Greatoceanroute
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Great tour and super nice tour guide
The tour was very informative and entertaining. We've stopped at many great places to take pictures and enjoy the b
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basiao977
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Amazing
We went on the Loch Ness and Highlands tour and it was really good. Even though you spend a long time in the bus, y
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sarah_twc
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The great Scotland Highland tour!
Kevin McLeod was our tour guide and he was great!!! Definitely recommend this from Arthur & Sarah!👍
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G699IWhelenad
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A must do trip
We only had 2 days in Edinburgh and this trip was a very good use of our time as we fit so much sightseeing into on
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572alisonw
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Amazing way to try everything in Highland
We attended the 3-day highlands tour from Edinburgh. Our tour guide, Keith, was a very friendly and thoughtful pers
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John Isaac T
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Exploring high lands in Scotland worth going .
All the Mountain views, woodlands , all the Lochs . Our tour guide ,Dom ,took us to the place more than we expect .
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222zsuzsanna_
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Gabor and Suzanna’s first trip in Scotland
This tour was amazing! For us, Londoners who mainly only see grey everday all this green today was just marvellous.
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Arthurwright1877
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Great experience
I highly recommend this tour to any traveller wishing to discover Scottish Highlands within a day. The different st
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_Myyy13
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Great day with an amazing guide!
Despite the social distancing and the face covering during the whole journey, we spent a wonderful day with Heart o
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j0hnnyt1980
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History Heaven
Late review I went in July 2019. It's been a dream of mines to see Hadrian's Wall since I'm into Roman history. The
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beekerlg2
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Excellent Day
Transportation was comfortable. Guide was friendly and very knowledgeable. The scenery was amazing, we loved the
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donnaf2018
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Castles, Whiskey, & Highland Cattle...Oh my!
We had a fantastic day trip from Edinburgh to see the Highlands, castles, & enjoy a bit of Scottish whiskey. Our gu
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romyt509
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What a amazing day it was!
We totally loved this day trip to the Highlands and Loch Ness. Our guide, Graham, started and ended the day tour fu
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benR1982
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perfect way to explore the highlands!
Iain was a superb guide, and the tour was spectacular. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to get out of th
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