East Lothian, Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick Castle
PERSONALISED DAY TOUR HIGHLIGHTS OF EAST LOTHIAN, BERWICK-UPON-TWEED AND ALNWICK CASTLE:
- Bass Rock Viewpoint
- Dirleton Castle
- North Berwick
- Alnwick Castle and gardens
Leaving Edinburgh it is short and pleasant drive as we travel through East Lothian with its castles, beaches, nature reserves and championship golf courses across the border and into England to visit the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick Castle and gardens.
Our journey to Gullane and Muirfield area takes us along the picturesque coastal roads of East Lothian where we pass views of the Firth of Forth and nature reserves. Muirfield hosts The Open Championship on a rotational basis, depending on the day you want to take this tour, we may be able visit the clubhouse. Visitors are allowed into Muirfield on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We continue eastwards through the village of Dirleton where the medieval fortress Dirleton Castle is positioned. North Berwick is a very short drive away, the Scottish Seabird Centre is located here along with views of the Bass Rock. We have the option of climbing up Berwick Law to obtain fantastic views of North Berwick and the Firth of Forth.
The Bridges at Berwick-upon-Tweed
Eyemouth lies just to the north of Berwick-upon-Tweed, it was once a promising fishing village, we can stop here and see if the seals are in the harbour. From here it is a short drive to Berwick-upon-Tweed, the town has an interesting past, constantly changing between Scottish and English control. We will see the town's walls and harbour area, bridges, time will be made available to browse the town shops or just take in the history, before heading further south to visit the stunning stately home of Alnwick Castle and gardens. The castle features in the filming of Downton Abbey and Harry Potter movies. Depending on the length of time you wish to stay at Alnwick, there is the option and if the tide permits we can visit Holy Island, home to Lindisfarm Priory and Castle. On our return to Edinburgh, we can also incorporate a visit to the National Museum of Flight, where you can go on Concorde.
Pick Up Time 09:00
Approximate Return Time 18:30
Other attractions that can be substituted:
- Dirleton Castle
- National Museum of Flight
- Lindisfarm Priory and Castle
- Gosford House
- Myreton Motor Museum
- Tantallon Castle
Personalised Day Tours start at only £250 (including VAT) for two people.
In order to personalise this tour to meet your needs, we have suggested some alternative attractions that are in the same area as the above itinerary. Please contact us to discuss how we can meet your needs.
The Concorde Experience at the National Museum of Flight