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Stirling Castle and Linlithgow Palace
Rosyth Shore Excursion - Stirling Castle and Linlithgow Palace


This 8 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from Port in Rosyth
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Included Interior Visits- Stirling Castle, Linlithgow Palace
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Group Size (Prices in USD)*:
2 People - $566 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $398 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $308 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $254 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $216 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $192 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $173 Per Person (Private Tour)

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Type: Antiquities, Architecture, History, Scenic Drive
Length: 8 Hours
Walking: Difficult
Mobility: NO wheelchairs
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Rosyth Shore Excursion
- This full day tour includes Stirling Castle, which is considered one of Scotland's most magnificent castles. After free time for lunch you then visit Linlithgow Palace, the place where Mary Stuart (Queen of Scots) was born.

After meeting your private guide at the pier you immediately depart for Stirling. In route you enjoy a short stop to see the spectacular 19th century Forth Rail Bridge which is a remarkable cantilever structure that is regarded as an engineering marvel. The bridge was built to carry the two tracks of the North British Railway one and a half miles over the Firth of Forth between South and North Queensferry, at a height of 150 feet above the high tide.

Next is the highlight of the day, a visit to Stirling Castle which is built on a rocky outcrop offering commanding views for many miles around. It was built as an almost impregnable fortification, and visitors can explore many aspects of its long military history, particularly during the Wars of Independence in the 1300s. But it was also an important and luxurious royal palace. Visitors today can gain an insight into the life of Scotland's royal court, especially that of James V.

Following the castle visit is free time for lunch in a typical Scottish pub.

Later this afternoon you visit Linlithgow Palace, the place where Mary Stuart was born. She later became the Queen of Scots . You will admire the Great Hall with its hugh fireplace and the elaborately carved fountain which was a wedding gift from James V to his wife in 1538. Sitting in the courtyard of the palace, it is the oldest fountain in Britain.

Following this stop you return to the pier.

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Shore Trip Timing is approximate based on your interests & traffic
  • Meet guide and see Forth Rail Bridge in route to Stirling - 1.5 Hours
  • Visit Stirling Castle - 1.5 Hours
  • Free time for Lunch- 1.5 Hours
  • Drive to Linlithgow- 1 Hour
  • Visit Linlithgow Palace- 1.5 Hours
  • Return to pier- 1 Hour