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Scottish Church History, Reformation And Presbyterian Heritage Tour

Scottish Reformation Tours

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Led by Bible believing Scottish Christians, we will guide you through Edinburgh's Old Town visiting locations of significance to Scotland's Reformation, the Covenanters and Presbyterian history. We will stop at locations and hear the stories of the people and the events of this period

We are a non-profit ministry of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland.

Any funds remaining after direct costs are paid, are used to facilitate church planting in Scotland.

Our tours are not merely sight-seeing arrangements. Our goal is to encourage you in your Christian faith, and to point out how and where the people and places you learn about honoured Jesus Christ in everything they did and how you can do the same today.

Our tour guides are Bible-believing Christians who care deeply about helping to build up your faith.

We are also happy to add in any other location you would like to visit within a reasonable distance.

We are 5 star rated on Tripadvisor.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

We begin near the Cathedral with an overview of Scotland's Church history and hear about the history of the building focusing on it's connection to the Reformation and the Covenanters. We will visit the grave of the great Reformer John Knox nearby and hear about his life and legacy.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

The Grassmarket was the place of public executions in Edinburgh and the place where many martyrs died for their faith. Hear their story.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

There are many stops within the Kirkyard that is relevant to Scotland's Church history and in particularly the Reformation and Covenanters. We will stop at several locations to hear many stories.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Magdalen Chapel, Magdalene Chapel 41 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR Scotland

We will visit one of Edinburgh's oldest buildings which is rich in Reformation history.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

We will visit the Reformation section of the museum to see artefacts that are relevant to that period. We will also hear some heartbreaking but inspirational accounts of several martyrs.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

We will finish back outside St Giles, this time at the Mercat Cross where we will hear more accounts of individuals and recap the history we learnt.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Entry/Admission - Magdalen Chapel

Departure Point
St Giles' Cathedral, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK

Departure Time
9:00 AM

2 to 3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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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.