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Historic Mary Queen of Scots documents found at Museum of Edinburgh

Historic Mary Queen of Scots documents found at Museum of Edinburgh

Some important documents signed by Mary Queen of Scots have just been found at Museum of Edinburgh . They were gifted to the museum in 1920 and then ‘lost’ until recent work by curators to inventory and restore them. They are handwritten, dated numbered and signed and reveal some interesting facts about Edinburgh in the 16th century. Mary Queen of Scots tours from Private tours Edinburgh There are permits for London salt sellers allowing them to operate in Edinburgh and…

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The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers

The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers

The “Outlander effect” continues , telling us what we already know , that Outlander has provided a major boost to the economy in Scotland . Visitor numbers to Scotland’s attractions increased for the fifth year in a row. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh   The two top sites – the National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle – each attracted more than two million visits, only the second time any visitor attraction in Scotland has surpassed the two million…

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Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours

Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours

Our Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours feature a visit to two Outlander castles  – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) and Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) – plus a tour of Deanston Distillery , producer of Highland malt whisky . private tour Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) Deanston distillery Loch Lubnaig Loch Lubhair Doune Castle Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and…

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Eilean Donan Castle tours

Eilean Donan Castle tours

Private tours of Eilean Donan Castle and the Highlands from Edinburgh including a visit to Glencoe and Buachaille Etive Mor . Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . This tour starts at 10 am and costs £295. Book your tour now on phone 07305-294773 or contact us online . This photo tour is ideal for beginners/ intermediate photographers . Your photo guide will offer assistance as required with taking…

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will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?

will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?

At Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Scotland’s tragic Mary, Queen of Scots, the volunteer guides and workers are preparing for a tourist surge. This 15th-century palace, a bulwark of the Stuart dynasty, is astonishingly well preserved and already draws visitors who walk among its stone halls and ramparts and admire its little loch. Outlaw King tours from Private tours Edinburgh . Phone 07305-294773 for more details or contact us online. But Frances Murray, tour guide and shop manager, knows there…

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Whisky and castles day tour

Whisky and castles day tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of Scotland’s amazing castles and whisky distilleries ? Two ancient Scottish castles and two distilleries feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Glenturret Distillery Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and the Outlander TV series. Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and amazing architecture. Deanston Distillery makes award-winning Highland…

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