Mary, Queen of scots

Luxury full day private tour - group prices from £450

Mary, Queen of Scots is perhaps the most famous and iconic figure in the whole of Scottish history…

…and amazingly, many of the locations in Scotland that she would have known well are still surviving today, and these are the basis of our full-day luxury private hybrid EV tour.

Our journey starts at your accommodation, with complimentary pickup at your accommodation or cruise vessel.  We travel first out to the historic town of Linlithgow, where Mary was born and baptised, before coming back to the edge of Edinburgh, to Craigmillar Castle, where Mary often enjoyed archery and falconry.

This historic place is where the fateful plot was made by her supporters to kill her second husband, Lord Darnley.

Then a short drive to the ancient and beautiful village of Duddingston and the cosy Sheep Heid inn, thought to be the oldest surviving inn in Scotland, where you’ll have a relaxed lunch. Mary dined here on several occasions.

Next, we head into the city centre, passing the sites of Darnley’s killing and Rizzio’s burial, as well as the house of Mary’s fiery nemesis, John Knox. Your tour will finish with an audio-guided visit to the Palace of Holyrood, Mary’s Edinburgh home, before return to your accommodation or your choice of location.

Mary, Queen of Scots is perhaps the most famous and iconic figure in the whole of Scottish history…

…and amazingly, many of the locations in Scotland that she would have known well are still surviving today, and these are the basis of our full-day luxury private hybrid EV tour.

Our journey starts at your accommodation, with complimentary pickup at your accommodation or cruise vessel.  We travel first out to the historic town of Linlithgow, where Mary was born and baptised, before coming back to the edge of Edinburgh, to Craigmillar Castle, where Mary often enjoyed archery and falconry.

This historic place is where the fateful plot was made by her supporters to kill her second husband, Lord Darnley.

Then a short drive to the ancient and beautiful village of Duddingston and the cosy Sheep Heid inn, thought to be the oldest surviving inn in Scotland, where you’ll have a relaxed lunch. Mary dined here on several occasions.

Next, we head into the city centre, passing the sites of Darnley’s killing and Rizzio’s burial, as well as the house of Mary’s fiery nemesis, John Knox. Your tour will finish with an audio-guided visit to the Palace of Holyrood, Mary’s Edinburgh home, before return to your accommodation or your choice of location.

Tour essentials

 

  • Visiting key locations related to Mary Queen of Scots; Linlithgow Palace, St Michael’s Parish
    Church, Craigmillar Castle, Sheep Heid Inn, site of Kirk O’ Field, Canongate Churchyard,
    Holyrood Palace.
  •  Full day tour
  • Tour prices- small group up to 3 adults or family of 4 (Hyundai Ioniq PHEV) £450. Medium group 4-7 guests (Mercedes Vito) – £700. Large group 8-18 guests (Minicoach) – price on application.
  • Price payable to guide on day – credit/debit cards, Apple/Samsung pay, cash all accepted.
  • Lunch and entry fees not inclusive

  • Entry charges not inclusive
  • Warm clothing may be required
  • Free cancellation up to 24hrs before tour time
  • Complimentary pickup – tour ends at Holyrood Palace
  • Children welcome but we cannot provide child safety seats
  • Fully insured local driver/guide