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3-day Private Tour: Edinburgh & the Borders

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Our Edinburgh & the Borders tour is private and completely tailor-made to your interests and needs.

Spend three days exploring one of the most inspiring European cities and the Scottish Borders, where romantic history, song and legend meet.

Visit royal castles and aristocratic mansions, walk over hills and along lochs, follow in the footsteps of great poets and raiding knights - an adventure you cannot miss!

See you in Scotland for an amazing adventure!

What You'll Get


Day 1: Edinburgh City Tour

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
We begin with a full-day Edinburgh city tour with its most iconic places including fascinating Edinburgh Castle.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland
We walk down the Royal Mile to take in all the sights of the capital's Old Town and visit colourful Grassmarket.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
We walk up Calton Hill, the best spot to admire the city from up high.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: New Town, Edinburgh Scotland
Next it's time for New Town and its stylish streets full of shops and cafés.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Rosslyn Chapel & the Borders

Stop At: 1 Chapel Loan Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT Scotland
Our first stop outside the city is the unique Rosslyn Chapel, which starred in the Da Vinci Code movie.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Melrose Abbey, Abbey House Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9LG Scotland
We set south to visit the first of the famous Borders abbeys in Melrose and charming garden of Priorwood.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Scott's View, St. Boswells TD6 0AP Scotland
A quick stop to admire the romantic Borders landscape and learn about the most famous Scottish writer.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kelso Abbey, Kelso Scotland
A visit in Kelso gives us a chance to discover the historic town and its abbey.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Floors Castle & Gardens, Roxburghe Estates, Kelso TD5 7SF Scotland
We take time to explore magnificent Floors Castle and its beautiful gardens.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Borders towns and nature

Stop At: Jedburgh Abbey Visitor Centre Abbey Bridge End, Jedburgh TD8 6JQ Scotland
To start the day we tour the town of Jedburgh, known for its abbey and links with Mary, Queen of Scots.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Borders Textile Towerhouse, 1 Tower Knowe, Hawick TD9 9EN Scotland
A short stop in Hawick, before we head west to the natural beauty of St Mary’s Loch, where we enjoy a pleasant walk.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Traquair House & Brewery, Hwy. A72, Innerleithen EH44 6PW Scotland
We finally arrive at the amazing Traquair House - Scotland’s oldest inhabited house, with its own brewery and picturesque gardens.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Edinburgh Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Rosslyn Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Melrose Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Floors Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Traquair House & Brewery

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels, airports, ports and train stations.

After you book, we will contact you to determine the pick-up and drop-off points and times.

Departure Time
9:00 AM

3 days

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Brambling Bus in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.