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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Overview
Join this small group tour (maximum 16 passengers) and travel to the amazing and mysterious 15th century Rosslyn Chapel, across the historic Scotland/England border and south to Hadrian’s Wall, a World Heritage Site celebrating the power – and northern limit – of the Roman Empire. Other highlights on this tour include the mighty Abbeys of Melrose and Jedburgh as you journey at a relaxed pace through the beautiful Borderlands.
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Waterloo Place
Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UKThis tour departs from Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BQ. Please arrive no later than 08.45
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  • 1
    Rosslyn Chapel
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Melrose Abbey
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Carter Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Jedburgh Abbey
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Guarantee a spot on a Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian’s Wall tour
  • Discover little-known legends about the Rosslyn Chapel
  • Stay comfortable on the drive in a climate-controlled Mercedes minivan 
  • Save the stress of planning rides with included round-trip transport
What to Expect
This Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian’s Wall tour starts with pickup from central Edinburgh. Once you board your minivan, get ready for the ride over to Rosslyn Chapel. At the chapel, take in the stunning architecture as your guide tells you about the chapel’s history and secrets. The Rosslyn Chapel was a filming location for the 'Da Vinci Code,' and many people flock from all over the world to see it. Afterward, it’s on to the town of Melrose. Here you can enjoy lunch (own expense) before continuing your journey to Hadrian’s Wall. Stop at Housesteads Fort in Northumberland National Park, and take a short hike along the main wall. On your way back to Edinburgh, make a stop at the Jedburgh Abbey to snap some photos. Your tour ends with a drop-off back in Edinburgh.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Departure Time
8:45 AM
Duration
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small group tour - maximum 16 passengers
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Attraction Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Rosslyn Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Melrose Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small group tour - maximum 16 passengers
  • Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions (unless it is unsafe to do so), please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I went on the "Rosslyn Chapel, the Borders and Hadrian's Wall" tour with Paul. What I like most of this company are the small groups: on this occasion it was only 6 of us and Paul started the day with small talk so we could get to know the other participants and create a
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Response from WeeRedBus, Front Office Manager at Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Paul. It sounds as though you had a lovely group to travel with and a great day out! We hope to see you back on another tour with us soon... Happy travels Jenny and the Heart of Scotland Team
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This tour was fantastic. It takes you across the border to the north of England to the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. On the way we visited the small but intricate Roslyn chapel and the imposing Melrose Abbey. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour.
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Felicity, Thank you for joining us on the Wee Red Bus recently and for taking the time to write about your trip here - much appreciated. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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Nice day traveling with Gregor,he really love his country... He told us about so many historical details, and he is so friendly.... Roslin chapel is really stunning....Thanks for the beautiful journey
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Elena, Thanks for the fantastic review of Gregor and your recent trip with him on the Wee Red Bus. We are delighted to hear it was such a great experience all round. Best wishes Helen and the HOST team
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The tpur is awesome, we were really a small group. He talked about everything you pass by on the trip. Timelines are good specially with different season lighting.
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello there, What a great review - thank you. If you return to Edinburgh some day in the future we hope we might see you again on the Wee Red Bus. Best wishes Helen and the HOST team P.S. We'll pass on your recommendation that Gregor becomes Mayor!
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The tour was great. Small group of 6. Comfortable car. Positive and storytelling guide Iain (hope I spelled name correct😅) Everything in time. Good for adults, not sure about the kids under 10. On the way back home we were enjoying very authentic local Gaelic music. I liked
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello there, Many thanks for choosing to explore Scotland and northern England with us on the Wee Red Bus. Thanks also for taking the time to write such a great review. Best wishes Helen and the HOST team
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By: Heart of Scotland Tours
J2887
London, United Kingdom
10
Interesting, Fact-filled Tour!
This was my second time through the Highlands and this time around, I've seen the beautiful snow-ladden version of
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Kiranjit D
London, United Kingdom
31
Fantastic Tour
We would highly recommend this 1day tour, if you’re in Edinburgh for a short time. Our guide Paul, was informative
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Alexandros K
11
Fantastic tour
That was an amazing day tour and our driver Paul is the best guide we could ever have. He is a great person and he
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Nancy G
Crosby, Texas
220
Beautiful scenery
This was a fantastic way to see the beautiful scenery and have an informed guide describe the sights.
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Stephenie D
11
Change of Plans, but Excellent Time.
I had to be bumped from the Stirling/Loch Lomond tour because I was the only one interested, but I had an
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Zelda S
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
43
Five stars all the way!
We used Heart of Scotland Tours during my April 2019 vacation. We had Eddie as our guide on the 3-day Isle of Skye
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Melissa P
United Kingdom
11
Stirling castle and whiskey tour
We had a wonderful day despite the weather and traffic. Ian was a fun and interesting guide and willing to fit in
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Jini
Cieszyn, Poland
10
Wonderful
Very experienced, knowledgeable and humorous guide! We had great time during Christmas holidays, thank you.
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Elisa
61
Fantastic Tour with Paul
I went on the "Rosslyn Chapel, the Borders and Hadrian's Wall" tour with Paul. What I like most of this company
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Madelyn B
11
Great day trip with Graham
Heart of Scotland Tours showed us a fantastic day in the Scottish Highlands. Graham was our tour guide and he was
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