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London in One Day Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London, Changing of the Guard with Optional London Eye Upgrade

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London, Changing of the Guard with Optional London Eye Upgrade - Greater London, United Kingdom
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Duration: 9 hours
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom

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$124.04

See London on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by a guide. Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, and a guided tour of St Paul’s Cathedral ... More info ›

See London on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by a guide. Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, and a guided tour of St Paul’s Cathedral. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London. As a bonus, this experience also includes a one-way River Thames sightseeing cruise, which can be used on the day or another time. Upgrade to include a flexible London Eye ticket to be used on any day you wish.

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Stop At: Tower of London, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB England

A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the history of 'The Tower' has been intertwined with the history of England for almost a thousand years. Originally built by William The Conqueror in 1066, it has served a number of functions during its long history, including a prison, luxury palace for royalty and even a zoo. The priceless crown jewels are also held within the castle walls, along with the largest collection of medieval armour and weaponry in the country. See all of this and hear more about the tower's bloody history on a comprehansive tour with an expert guide.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Changing of the Guard

Elite soldiers from the military have been guarding English Kings and Queens since 1660. Known as the 'Household Division', these regiments are so devoted to their duty that they will famously not acknowledge, nor allow themselves to be distracted by the public. During the ceremony, immaculately turned out guards are accompanied by marching bands playing a rousing mix of military and contemporary music in a display of the sort of pomp and military ceremony that has made the British military famous around the world.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

Designed by the prolific British architect, Sir Christopher Wren, and taking 35 years to build, St Paul's Cathedral is an iconic symbol of London. One of the largest churches in the world, its dome is an incredible 366ft high and, inside the Whispering Gallery, it is said that a gentle whisper can be heard on the other side of the dome almost 112ft away. Explore the history behind this famous Cathedral and see the tomb of Lord Horatio Nelson, one of Britain's most revered icons.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar.

Pass By: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

Pass By: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

Parliament is made up of the House of Commons and House of Lords. It is responsible for making laws, deciding taxes and scrutinising the Government.

Pass By: Big Ben, Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.

Stop At: Thames River, London England

From the Tower of London, hop aboard a Thames River Cruise to Westminster Pier to enjoy London from a different viewpoint. If you prefer, you can take the cruise any day before 31 March 2020.

Duration: 35 minutes

Pass By: Evan Evans Tours, Road Victoria 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1BS England

Evan Evans Tours is the oldest and largest sightseeing company in London and has been accompanying visitors on city tours and out-of-town excursions since 1930.

Evan Evans Tours is owned by The Travel Corporation of 25 highly successful travel and tourism companies including Trafalgar Tours, Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Red Carnation Hotels. The Travel Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and guest service and this this follows for each individual brand.


Pass By: Mansion House of City of London, Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH England

Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. It is a Grade I listed building. It is used for some of the City of London's official functions, including two annual white tie dinners.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter - Greater London, United Kingdom
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Duration: 7 hours
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom

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$106.50

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter™ film series with the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London ... More info ›

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter™ film series with the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Enjoy round-trip transport from central London to the Harry Potter film studio to enter the magical world of Harry and his friends. You'll see how the movies were created as you tour the real movie sets, admire the costumes and props, and learn about the special effects and animatronics used to create the films' stunning visuals. Explore the Great Hall, pose next to the original ‘Hogwarts Express,’ set foot down Diagon Alley and more.

Board a double-decker bus in central London and drive 17 miles (27 km) northwest to the English borough of Hertfordshire. Arrive in the town of Watford, home to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, where you'll witness the legendary Harry Potter film series come to life.

Set off independently to explore the real sets used in these iconic movies. Imagine walking side-by-side with Harry, Ron and Hermione as you explore the Great Hall, view Dumbledore's office and stroll down Diagon Alley, featuring the storefronts of Ollivanders wand shop, Flourish and Blotts, the Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts Wizarding Bank and Eeylops Owl Emporium.

Admire the costumes and props used by Harry and his counterparts, and learn about the special effects and makeup that brought magical characters such as Dobby and the Death Eaters to life. Remember to bring your camera — there are exciting photo opportunities around every corner.

Cap your visit at Platform 9 ¾, where you can get a glimpse into how some the film’s most iconic scenes were created. Pose with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall, and get up close to the original Hogwarts Express steam engine. Marvel as steam billows from the 78-year-old engine and admire the platform’s glass roof, yellow brick walls and luggage racks.

On your drive back to London, sit back and reminisce on your fantastic day in the magical world of Harry Potter.

TM & © 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.

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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 9 hours
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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$48.86

Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style on a small-group tour by Mercedes minivan from Edinburgh. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.

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Stop At: Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK

Meet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Kelpies, Helix Park, Falkirk FK2 7ZT Scotland

On the way to Loch Lomond you stop at the Kelpies Monument ... More info ›

Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style on a small-group tour by Mercedes minivan from Edinburgh. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.

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Stop At: Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK

Meet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Kelpies, Helix Park, Falkirk FK2 7ZT Scotland

On the way to Loch Lomond you stop at the Kelpies Monument. These two horses’ heads stand as a testament to the horse power that drove the industrial development of Central Scotland.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

Choose to step inside and learn about the most important battles in Scottish history.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling Scotland

One of Scotland’s largest Lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.

Duration: 1 hour

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5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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$625.20

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of Scotland’s most iconic sights ... More info ›

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of Scotland’s most iconic sights. Visit quintessential villages such as Dunkeld and Lochinver, and explore beauty spots like Cairngorms National Park, Loch Ness and Glencoe. You’ll also travel along the scenic Quiraing mountain pass for jaw-dropping views of rural Scotland. Relax with 2 nights’ accommodation in Ullapool and a 2-night stay in Portree in the Isle of Skye. Numbers limited to 16, ensuring a small-group experience.

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Day 1: Edinburgh - Dunkeld - Ullapool

Stop At: bus station, Edinburgh New Town, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
Check-in 15 mins prior to departure and meet with your driver guide.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Cairngorms National Park, PH22 1QH Scotland
Gaze in awe at Scotland’s most beautifully rounded peaks.

Stop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld Scotland
This village is surrounded by luscious forest, and boasts an incredible ruined cathedral.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Harbour Buildings, The Pier, Ullapool IV26 2UH, UK
From here, you travel to Ullapool, situated at the mouth of Loch Broom, a beautiful whitewashed fishing village where you spend your first two nights' stay on tour.
* Please note that the tours departing on 28th and 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool.

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

Day 2: Ullapool - Ardveck Castle - Achmelvich Bay - Lochinver

Stop At: Ardvreck Castle, A837 11 mi east of Lochniver, Assynt Scotland
Today, you explore the far northwest Highlands and the mountains of Assynt. This area is famous as being the first crofting area to be bought by the local crofters, the Assynt Crofters’ Trust.

You’re immersed in the history of the area and visit the 15th century ruins of Ardvreck Castle, once the stronghold of the MacLeods of Assynt.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Achmelvich Bay, B869, Lochinver IV27 4JB Scotland
The day is full of amazing views of some of Europe’s oldest landscapes, the stunning white sand beach at Achmelvich Bay, and the traditional fishing village of Lochinver.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

Day 3: Ullapool - Applecross - Portree

Stop At: The Mains, Torridon, Achnasheen IV22 2EZ, UK
Looking for some serenity? This peaceful spot offers unblemished landscapes in their most natural state. After your lunch stop in Applecross, you take one of the highest and most exhilarating roads in Scotland, Bealach na Ba.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree.

Day 4: Flexible day touring around the Isle of Skye

Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
Great photo stop at this iconic rock formation. This sharp pinnacle of rock bursts out the land and can be seen for miles around.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Neist Point, Glendale Scotland
(optional) Neist Point - the most westerly headland on Skye - is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months. Alternatively, you may like to visit Dunvegan Castle, ancient ancestral seat of the Clan McLeod (admission fee not included)
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree


Day 5: Portree - Eilean Donan Castle - Edinburgh

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish Scotland
In the afternoon, you explore spectacular Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes.

You then start your journey towards Edinburgh.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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3-Day Speyside Whisky Trail Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Speyside Whisky Trail Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 3 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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$311.97

Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast ... More info ›

Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast. Boasting an impressive scene of winding lochs, green glens and dramatic peaks, the region has something for everyone. Enjoy visits to four of the region’s famous whisky distilleries, Dalwhinnie, Benromach, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet and enjoy tastings and samples galore. Speyside is home to another 42 operating distilleries, so there’s certainly plenty more to see if time permits! You will also visit Gordon and MacPhail’s legendary whisky shop in the Royal Burgh (town) of Elgin where you can shop for some of Speyside’s finest malts.

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Day 1: Edinburgh - Grantown on Spey

Stop At: Lindores Abbey House Abbey Road Lindores Abbey Distillery, Newburgh KY14 6HH Scotland
The oldest written reference to whisky mentions this location. Sample a dram at the modern distillery and drink in the history.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery, General Wade's Military Rd, Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA, UK
Try not to get too light-headed as you sample whisky at Scotland’s highest distillery.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Grantown on Spey

Day 2: A whole day exploring Speyside, Scotland’s most famous whisky region.

Stop At: Benromach Distillery, Invererne Rd, Forres IV36 3EB, UK
They say all Speyside whiskies used to be smoky. This distillery brings the classic flavour back to life.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Dufftown Road, Craigellachie, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9RS, UK
Learn about the lifecycle of a whisky cask.
*Speyside Cooperage is only visited on Monday and Wednesday departures.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glenfiddich Distillery Castle Road, Dufftown AB55 4DH Scotland
A family-owned distillery that is known as the best-selling whisky in the world.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Grantown on Spey

Day 3: Grantown on Spey - Royal Deeside - Edinburgh

Stop At: The Glenlivet Distillery, Castleton Of Blairfindy, Glenlivet Scotland
Tucked away in a remote glen you’ll find one the most famous flavours of Scotland.
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Balmoral Castle, Ballater AB35 5TB Scotland
Throughout history, the Royal Family have loved exploring this gorgeous region of Scotland.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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$620.19

Experience the natural beauty of Scotland on a 5-day tour through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast and the magical Isle of Skye. Focusing on the breathtaking Scottish countryside, your route explores a diverse range of landscapes, including a Jacobite steam train ride (seasonal) and the classic sights of Loch Ness, Glencoe and more ... More info ›

Experience the natural beauty of Scotland on a 5-day tour through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast and the magical Isle of Skye. Focusing on the breathtaking Scottish countryside, your route explores a diverse range of landscapes, including a Jacobite steam train ride (seasonal) and the classic sights of Loch Ness, Glencoe and more. Relax with an expert guide and overnight accommodation in Oban, Skye and near the banks of Loch Ness.

Departures 11th May - Aug 24 2020 will include the Jacobite Steam Train 

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Day 1: On the road

Stop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling Scotland
One of the most stunning location in Scotland. Drive along the bonnie, bonnie banks.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland
Time to explore the quaint little town of Inveraray
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kilmartin Glen, Kilmartin Scotland
Step back to Scotland's ancient past.
Duration: 40 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Oban

Day 2: Steam Trains and ferries

Stop At: Glen Coe, Scotland
The haunting majesty of this stunning glen will astound you. Hear stories of murder and massacre.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ben Nevis, Fort William Scotland
The UK's highest mountain towers above our lunch stop in Fort William
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jacobite Steam Train Photopoint, Great Glen Way, Fort William PH33 7NT, UK
Jump on board the Jacobite Steam Train ( May 11 - August 24)
Then take the ferry to Skye
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight; Skye

Day 3: The Misty Isle of Skye

Pass By: Black Cuillin, Scotland
The stunning Cuillin Hills on Skye

Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
See this strange rock formation
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Watche the waterfall tumbling over the cliff face
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Portree Harbour, Off the Sound of Rassay, Portree Scotland
Enjoy a stroll around this charmng little town
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Skye

Day 4: Back to the mainland

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
The most photographed castle in Scotland awaits this morning
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland
Time for some monster hunting. there will be the change to enjoy a cruise on the loch to try and find "Nessie"
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82 Road, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland
Explore the ruins overlooking Loch Ness
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Loch Ness

Day 5: End of the trip

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland
Walk the battlefield or explore the exhibition of the last battle fought on British soil
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Clava Cairns, National Grid Reference: NH 757 444 off the B9006, 6 km from Inverness Scotland
For Outlander fans this is a must see. It is here that the inspiration came for Clare's trip through the stones.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery A885 Highland Village, Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA Scotland
Time to discover how whisky is made and taste the finished product. Dalwhinnie may be substituted for another distillery on the day
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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