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Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders and Abbotsford

1. Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders and Abbotsford

Travel through the Scottish Lowlands and Borders on an enjoyable day-tour. See the varied natural wonders that make this section of Scotland famous. See historic sites and sample real Scottish whisky as you travel with a friendly and knowledgeable guide! Your tour will head out from Edinburgh Castle to the lovely village of Roslin. There, you will have the opportunity to visit Rosslyn Chapel. Dating back to 1445, the chapel gained worldwide fame thanks to the increasing interest in Freemasonry and the Knights Templar. See the intricate “musical” boxes and green men carved throughout the chapel. Leave Roslin and continue your journey into the heart of the Scottish Borders in the eastern part of the Scottish Uplands. This area is rich in hills, valleys, rivers, and moorland, as is also the traditional home of Scottish rugby. Travel to the historic town of Melrose, the birthplace of the game of Rugby Sevens and home to of Melrose Abbey. The Abbey, founded in 1136, is one of the most beautiful religious ruins in the United Kingdom, containing many intricate carved sculptures. It is also said to be the burial place of the embalmed heart of Robert the Bruce. Enjoy a tasty lunch in Melrose and have plenty of free time to explore the town and the abbey. Before heading back to Edinburgh you will have to option to explore the home of Sir Walter Scott - Abbotsford House.

Roslin: Christmas Magic Walking Tour

2. Roslin: Christmas Magic Walking Tour

Get into the holiday spirit on this guided walking tour in the charming village of Roslin, Scotland. Together with a professional local guide, visit the most beautifully decorated places and hear miraculous Christmas legends about Roslin. This special time of year brings magic to Roslin. Visit the festive Christmas tree of Roslin, discover must-taste local Christmas products, and more. Prepare to be spellbound by the charming Christmas atmosphere in Roslin, something you can only experience this time of year. 

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