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Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh - with unbiased reviews

Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Overview
This popular small group day tour (maximum 16 passengers) explores Holy Island, scene of the first Viking invasion of Britain, and Alnwick Castle (filming location for Harry Potter and Downton Abbey) before returning north to Edinburgh via the beautiful Borders. You will enjoy stunning views along the Northumberland coastline before arriving at Alnwick Castle for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours. On Holy Island you may want to include the beautiful short walk to Lindisfarne Castle and a visit to the picturesque Abbey.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Duration
9h
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 - Lindisfarne Priory
  • Entry/Admission - Lindisfarne Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Alnwick Castle
  • Entry/Admission - The Alnwick Garden
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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
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
123Reviews
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Michelle L wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions
Quite good tour, helpful and friendly guide who really loves Scotland! Small group tour and enough duration at each stop
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JoNgang wrote a review Nov 2019
14 contributions8 helpful votes
I'm sorry to say I've waited long enough to share this review, I don't recall our guide's name. He was great, though! We stopped at the Hirsel Estate and enjoyed tea before moving on to Alnwyck Castle (pronounced All-nick). The gardens were AMAZING! And then we visited
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Date of experience: July 2019
AuthorKelly wrote a review Oct 2019
7 contributions
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This tour was awesome. Graham was the best tour guide. He entertained us but didn't over chatter. He told us the most fascinating stories about the history of the borderlands between Scotland and England. I'm an author so I took pages of notes. (I know, I'm a nerd). Graham was
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 31 Oct 2019
Hello Kelly, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent Wee Red Bus trip - it sounds like it was a great day out. Graham will be delighted to read your positive comments. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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Zoë wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Today we did this tour with our tourguide Graham. It was great. Graham tells you nice facts while you are on youre way trough the beautiful ladscapes. The stops are pretty, and you get plenty of time in Alnwick Castle, were you can visit the caslte, the gardens en even the city
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Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Hello there, That's great to hear you enjoyed your day visiting Alnwick Castle with Graham. Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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22ag_chiarap wrote a review Oct 2019
9 contributions4 helpful votes
We really liked it! The tour started on time and even though we are Italian we understood the guide who is very good at speaking simple and good English. All the steps on the tour were fantastic, but Alnwick Castle is the most beautiful thing. We were so excited about Heart of
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 10 Oct 2019
Hello there, Many thanks for for joining us on the Wee Red Bus to visit Holy Island and Alnwick Castle. We are delighted to hear it was such a great day out and thanks for booking with us again! Hope your Best of Scotland tour was as enjoyable! Kind regards Helen and the HOST team
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