Rosslyn Chapel & North Berwick Day Tour from Edinburgh

Perhaps the final resting place for the holy grail, or perhaps not… Rosslyn Chapel is certainly full of mysteries. On this tour, you’ll get to explore them for yourself and learn all about the legends of Scotland from your guide.
Departing

Edinburgh

From

£595

Duration

8 Hours

Tour Details

Discover the mysteries of Rosslyn Chapel, a rumoured resting place of the Holy Grail, on this tour. Immerse yourself in Scotland’s rich folklore firsthand as you delve into its legends. Then, set out to explore the stunning vistas along the east coast, from the picturesque Berwick Law drive to the mesmerising Tantallon Castle ruins perched dramatically on the cliffs by the sea. Seize every moment, capturing memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Itinerary

Starting from your preferred location, your very own personal driver will pick you up to start your adventure for the day!

Renowned for its association with the Da Vinci Code conspiracy, Rosslyn Chapel brims with mysteries and legends. At first glance, the chapel might look small and humble, but upon closer inspection, you’ll see how awe-inspiring the stone masonry and carvings really are. There’s actually a story about the ‘apprentice pillar’ which you might know, where the apprentice was left to carve one pillar by himself and the work was so spectacular, the master mason killed him in a fit of jealousy!

As you approach Berwick, the landscape is fairly flat aside from Berwick Law, a large hill protruding from the ground. It’s a prominent landmark in Scotland and actually features two whale bones on the summit (now made of fibreglass), which makes for a rather cool picture.

Once you reach North Berwick, you’ll no doubt be ready for lunch. This is a lovely seaside town, with two beaches and plenty of cafes and restaurants to choose from.

There’s also the fantastic Scottish Bird Centre, where you can look through binoculars and telescopes towards Bass Rock and admire the birds and wildlife in their natural habitat.

Bass Rock is a prominent mark on the landscape – you certainly won’t miss it. With views out to the sea, you’ll see flocks of birds swarm the Rock and dive into the waves beneath.

Your final stop before returning to Edinburgh is Tantallon Castle. Famed for its location on the peninsula, the sea cliffs and ‘curtain wall, are truly a sight to see. Perched on the edge of the cliff, this speculator 14th Century castle ruin has marvellous views over the sea and towards Bass Rock.

Return to Edinburgh

Tour Map

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Edinburgh location
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities
Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Edinburgh location
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities

Why book with Hopscotch Travel?

Important Information

Meeting point
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow, we we come to you! So once you have booked your tour we will be with you at the specified time on the day of the trip!
  • Traveling by Sea? We can pick you up at the Cruise Terminals in and around Edinburgh or Greenock.
  • Don’t worry if you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, you can continue to book and confirm these details with us later.
Contact
  • We typically reconfirm all details no later than 48 hours before your travel date. For extra reassurance our team is here should you have any questions so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions.
  • Your guide who will typically aim to be with you 5-10 minutes before your departure time. Unless you tell us otherwise we will always provide the lead passenger’s details which can be used to co-ordinate meeting up should there be any parking restrictions and/or delays at your pick-up point.
  • Upon request, we can arrange a WhatsApp group allowing you to co-ordinate with us and your fellow travellers.
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes and a waterproof jacket is recommended.​
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed).
Covid-19 precautions – Good to Go!
  • Safety measures in place including daily regular Lateral Flow Tests by all our guides.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised daily.
  • Based on current government guidelines masks are discretionary. ​

Please refer to our FAQ for any additional queries you may, alternatively feel free to contact us if you need to get in touch.

Looking for other tours from Edinburgh? Check out our Loch Ness Day Tour and our Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond Day Tour!

Why book with Hopscotch Travel?

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