Avis relatif au coronavirus (Covid-19). Pour plus d’infos sur les voyages et le tourisme en Écosse à l’ère du coronavirus, consultez notre page consacrée au déconfinement.

Tea Tasting at Edinburgh Tea and Coffee Company
Edinburgh © Scottish Food and Drink Trails

Tea, Smugglers and the Queen

À partir de £130 par adulte

Dates de départ

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • T
  • F
  • S
  • S

Avril — Octobre

Réserver maintenant

Scotland has had a long association with Tea. From smuggling the best Tea in Europe to creating a blend fit for a Queen. Come and see behind the scenes. Learn about Tea smuggling.Taste Kombucha in a Georgian dining room . Blend your own Tea.


1.    Travel from Edinburgh to Eyemouth “The Smugglers Town” on the rugged Berwickshire Coast in the morning.

2.    Visit the Georgian Mansion Gunsgreen House, built in 1753. Hear and see how the smugglers hid contraband Tea in the house, from the prying eyes of the Excisemen.

3.    Taste the handcrafted, award-winning Kombucha made in Eyemouth by Left Field.

4.    Hear the story of how Left Field Kombucha was born.

5.    Lunch provided and time to wander around the harbour of Eyemouth.

6.    Visit in the afternoon the Edinburgh Tea and Coffee Company founded in 1812 by Andrew Melrose, a famous Scottish Tea Merchant.

7.    Hear the history of Tea in Scotland and how the world famous Scottish Breakfast Tea was born with the help of Queen Victoria.

8.    Blend your own brew to take home with you.

9.    History, foodie facts, secrets and surprises along the way.

Info coronavirus

Ce label atteste que l’établissement concerné s’est conformé aux recommandations sectorielles et gouvernementales en matière de prévention du Covid-19, et a adopté des mesures visant à maintenir la propreté et à faciliter le respect des distances de sécurité.


Scottish Food and Drink Trails
16 Milton Bridge
EH26 0RD
Point de départ
Edinburgh & The Lothians
Type de circuit
Small Group (1-16)
Food and drink History Landscapes

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Capacity limit


À partir de

  • £130 Par adulte
Réserver maintenant

Les prix peuvent varier selon la saison

Information sur le prestataire

Scottish Food and Drink Trails

Unique Food and Drink tours and experiences, highlighting Scottish food and drink producers, throughout Scotland leaving from Edinburgh. We take you to meet Scottish food and drink heroes who make their products with a lot of passion. On our tours you will get to taste and saviour food and drink made by them. You will also see beautiful scenery and come up close with history too. Our tours and experiences are small and can be bespoke. We like it that way as our presence will not disturb our much-loved producers’ life or impact on the landscape we love and want to share with you.

Horaires d'ouverture

We are currently unable to run tours due to Covid -19 restrictions. We will not start operating again until April 2021, hopefully. However the office is manned and open Monday to Friday 9am till 6pm.

Réseaux sociaux