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125 Years of Dracula Anniversary Tour in Scotland

From £760 per adult

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May — May

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Dacre Stoker, great-grandnephew of novelist Bram Stoker, organizes an exceptional anniversary tour to celebrate 125 years since the novel DRACULA was published. Scottish connections and influences to the novel to be revealed in the Cruden Bay area.

We will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the publication of the novel “Dracula” together with Bram Stoker’s great-grandnephew. Which location would be more appropriate than the very place where Bram Stoker spent his summer holidays, taking inspirational beach walks, writing and enjoying the local culture. We will be joined by is Mike Shepherd, a Cruden Bay resident, local expert and author, who has been doing vast research on Bram’s holidays in Cruden Bay. Absorb the atmosphere, learn the history, and experience the dramatic beauty of wild Scotland, together with knowledgeable guides. Transylvanian tour director Nora Vintila joins the trip and analyzes Scottish writer Emily Gerard's influence on Bram's novel, through her works "The Land Beyond The Forest" and "Transylvanian Superstitions".

Good to know before the tour! 

Some of the hikes in Cruden Bay are strenuous and will require waterproof, above the ankle, footwear. May’s weather in coastal Scotland can be unpredictable, so waterproof rain gear and layers are recommended.

COVID-19 information

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Marmorv. 6
Minibus Train Walking
Bespoke Medium Group (17-30) Small Group (1-16)
English Swedish
History Literature Year of Stories 2022

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff

Tour prices


  • £760 Per Adult
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Celebrating 125 years since the publishing of the novel DRACULA, Dacre Stoker, blood relative to novelist Bram Stoker, and the travel experts with the Swedish company Experience Transylvania, partnered to create a special tour following the Dracula trail in Scotland. Our anniversary tour explores all Dracula connections in Cruden Bay and beyond, touching upon Edinburgh, Jedburgh and other fascinating locations. We uncover how Scotland, its nature, its culture, and some of its prominent personalities, contributed to the creation of one of the most popular novels ever written.

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