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Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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    Pass By: Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, The Reserve, TD15 2SP England

    Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve protects a stretch of coastline, including the dunes of Lindisfarne (Holy Island).

    Stop At: Lindisfarne Priory, England

    During your time on Holy Island (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes) you will have time to visit Lindisfarne Priory (entrance at own expense).

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lindisfarne Castle, TD15 2SH England

    During your time on Holy Island (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes) you will enjoy wonderful views to Lindisfarne Castle. If you choose to make a short visit, entrance will be at your own expense.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Pass By: Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF England

    Enjoy views over to Bamburgh Castle from Holy Island.

    Pass By: Farne Islands, NE68 7YT England

    Enjoy views to the Farne Islands from Holy Island.

    Stop At: Alnwick Castle Greenwell Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ England

    Arriving at Alnwick Castle around lunchtime you’ll stop here for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours. This amazing castle, one of Europe’s finest, has been the centre of many historical events – from bloodthirsty battles between the Scots and English to the intrigue of the Guy Fawkes plot. Its sumptuous setting and exquisite architecture has famously been used as a filming location, including the Harry Potter movies (Hogwarts) and Downton Abbey. Visit the new Downton Abbey exhibition featuring costumes, photography and props from the series and enjoy ‘Harry Spotter Tours’, revisiting some of your favourite scenes. Next door to the castle is the world-renowned Alnwick Garden, several acres of beautiful parks, woodland walks and the Poison Garden.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1YU England

    During our stop at Alnwick Castle (minimum 2.5 hours) you will also have time to visit the world-renowned Alnwick Garden; several acres of beautiful parks, woodland walks and the Poison Garden.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Northumberland National Park, Hexham NE46 1BS England

    The return home takes you through beautiful Border country and Northumberland National Park. We will stop for refreshments and to stretch legs along the way.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: COLDSTREAM, Coldstream Garage, 87 High St, Coldstream TD12 4AE, UK

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    All reviews holy island poison garden heart of scotland tours wee red bus second stop driver graham great trip scottish borders an unforgettable experience an excellent tour guide rich history his knowledge well worth the money beautiful scenery would highly recommend this tour harry potter causeway
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Great tour on the Wee Red Bus. Easy pickup and drop off, great info from our guide Paul throughout, Lindisfarne was beautiful (though I would have loved more time there, understand the tide makes it difficult, so be prepared to walk fast out to the...More

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    WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello again Brook, Thank you for the fantastic review of Paul and your recent trip with him on the Wee Red Bus to visit Holy Island and Alnwick Castle. Glad to hear it was such a fun day out. Kind regards Helen and the HOST...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great Tour perfectly organised ! Graham the Guide did his best to ensure top service, professional entertainment and relaxed atmosphere. The stop to Holy Island is terrific!

    Thank Alexset06
    WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello there, Many thanks for the fantastic review of your recent trip to Alnwick Castle and Holy Island. Graham will be delighted to read your lovely comments. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A lovely day out to see some beautiful scenery on the drive, with excellent discount to get into Alnwick castle with plenty of time to look around. Our driver Graham was friendly, humourous and shared lots of information on how to make the best of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello there, Many thanks for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus to visit Lindisfarne / Holy Island and Alnwick Castle. It sounds like you had a lovely day out. Thanks also for taking the time to write here about your experience - Graham...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Alnwick Castle is a long drive from Edinburgh. The driver we had was high energy and very friendly. She did a great job. The red bus was comfortable too. There is a stop at Holy Island. My wife and I would strongly recommend that this...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello there, Many thanks for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus and for taking the time to give us your feedback. We're glad to that you enjoyed the tour overall and take on board your comments regarding the length of time at each...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was our first tour with Heartland of Scotland Tours, and it was a memorable one! Our trip out to Holy Island was too short, but the tide over the causeway really determines the schedule. Our second stop, Alnwick Castle and the Gardens was fabulous....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank cruzenby21
    WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello there, It sounds like you had a great day out of the city recently with George. Many thanks for joining us on the Wee Red Bus and for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

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