Alnwick Castle, the Northumberland Coast and the Borders tour from Edinburgh

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, UK, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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What To Expect

Kick off your day following the road that connects Caledonia to the Roman Britannia and take in the stunning scenery. You'll stop by the charming town of Kelso to explore its cobbled streets and discover the ruins of Kelso Abbey which act as a reminder of the many conflicts between Scotland and England. Continuing south, you'll cross the border and head to Alnwick Castle.Famed for its starring role in Harry Potter as Hogwarts, you can soak up the magic of this castle that has held strong for nearly a millennium. You'll have three hours in Alnwick so once you've explored the castle, you can enjoy some time strolling around the town. It's a haven for book lovers boasting one of the largest and most impressive second-hand book shops in Britain. Then, it's time to head north along the Northumberland Coast and admire the stunning historic villages and castles that pepper the rolling landscapes of southern Scotland.

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Important info

Not allowed:

  • children under the minimum age of 5

Extra fees to be paid on-site

  • admission to Alnwick Castle. Upgrade to Castle & Garden ticket on the day is possible. Any other optional entrance to other attractions are not included unless specified

Know in advance:

  • the weather in Scotland is often cold and wet, please dress appropriately and wear suitable shoes
  • children aged 5 to 15 years old must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (over 18 years) at all times
What's included
Transport. Driver-guide. Entrance fees
What's not included
Entry fees to attractions. Food and drinks
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Step into the magical world of Harry Potter as you explore Alnwick Castle. Discover the beautiful villages and castles that pepper the Borders. Soak up the history as you see the ruins of Kelso Abbey

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can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 3 days in advance
Rabbie's Small Group Tours
Meeting Point

Please meet your guide at Rabbie's Café.