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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

    Coldstream Village

    Pass By: Coldstream, Coldstream, Scottish Borders, Scotland

    Coldstream (village / town on Scotland England border
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Small group tour - maximum 16 passengers
    • 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
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Small group tour - maximum 16 passengers
    • 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
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    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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    Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
    Responded 5 days ago
    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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    This was a very nice day trip. We loved our visit to the Holy Isle and Alnwick castle. The castle has a really fun treehouse restaurant at the entrance but if you want to eat there you will need to make reservations as they very seldom have tables for walk ins. The drive was
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    Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
    Responded 5 days ago
    Hello there, Thank you for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus and for taking the time to write such a lovely review - much appreciated. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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    Absolutely would recommend this tour. Our guide was brilliant, she knew her stuff, had us laughing, and got everyone engaged. Best day trip, ever!
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    We would highly recommend Heart of Scotland tours and have had great experiences with them, but this particular tour was not our favorite. We loved parts of this tour, but were a little disappointed with some of it. The castle was beautiful and we had plenty of time to see it
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    Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hello there, Many thanks for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus to visit Holy Island and Alnwick Castle. Thanks also for taking the time to write here about your experiences. Whilst we are glad to hear you enjoyed the tour over all, we are, of course, disappointed to hear there were aspects that you were not so happy about. If you wish to discuss any issues in more detail, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us directly. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Scotland. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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    Took this trip 3 yrs ago and it was great. This time we knew what to expect. Alnwick castle makes the royal family's place look like a hovel. Holy Island has the best mead we've ever tasted. Iain, our driver/guide, had the luck with the tides and the 411 on everything.
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    Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello there, It is so nice to welcome back previous passengers - thanks for coming back to us! Thanks also for the wonderful review - Iain will be delighted to read your lovely comments. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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