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Mary Queen of Scots Tours

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January — December

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PRIVATE TOURS for 1-6 PEOPLE- 1 or 2 day Mary Queen of Scots Tours - Visiting Lochleven Castle and the Palaces of Falkland, Linlithgow ,and Holyrood Pick up and drop off at your hotel. Travel in luxury and discover the real Mary Queen of Scots.

Find out about Mary Queen of Scots, on a private tour with Tartan Tours Scotland. Mary Stuart was born on the 8th of December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace and was executed on the 8th of February 1587 at Fotheringham Castle. Mary`s body was buried at Peterborough Cathedral before being exhumed in 1612 by her son King James VI and I and being re interred at Westminster Abbey.

Mary Stuart became Queen of Scots on December the 14th 1541 only 6 days after her birth. Her father King James V is believed to have died following a nervous collapse after the Battle of Solway Moss. Mary was eventually crowned Queen of Scots on the 9th of September 1543 in the chapel at Stirling Castle.

Mary Queen of Scots led an eventful and sad life, being married 3 times, producing the future King of Scotland and England. A life that saw murder, war and imprisonment before she was executed by her cousin Queen Elizabeth.

Our Mary Queen of Scots Tours visit four locations that played very important parts in Mary`s life.

 Linlithgow Palace , Holyrood Palace , Falkland Palace through to Lochleven Castle. You get the chance to explore the life of Mary Queen of Scots. 

In January 2019 a new film was premiered about Mary called simply Mary Queen of Scots. Written by Beau Willimon and directed by Kosie Rourke it was released on the 18th of January starring Saoirse Ronan as Mary. It’s a historical drama about Mary Queen of Scots and her life as a chilld Queen through to her execution in England. Filming took place in various locations including Linlithgow Palace, and Blackness Castle.

 Tartan Tours Scotland is delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to see the real Mary Queen of Scots with one of our private tours. Places that she saw with her own eyes. The very ground that she walked on. Our Mary Queen of Scots Tours can take you to Holyrood Palace, Linlithgow Palace, Lochleven Castle and Falkland Palace.  

Our tour allows you time to enjoy all these sites with your private tour guide who will be on hand to make this a day to remember.

We suggest you allow 6 -7 hours to ensure you make full advantage of this memorable day with Tartan Tours Scotland.  

Maximum tour size - 6 people contact us now for details and availability 

Maximum tour size - 6 people

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Contact details

Tartan Tours Scotland
15a Watt Street
PA16 8JN

Key facilities

Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley Greenock
Driver guide Small coach
Private Small Group (1-16)
Film and TV History


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Tartan Tours Scotland

Tartan Tours Scotland offers Private Luxury tours of Scotland for 1 -6 people. Our tours include. Kelpies and The Falkirk Wheel Bannockburn and Stirling Castle William Wallace Inveraray and Loch Lomond Culloden Whisky Bespoke Tours New tours for 2021 Outlaw King Jacobite Tour Outlander Mary Queen of Scots Each tour is designed to give you an unforgettable experience. You will be collected at your hotel or arranged pick up point. Travel in luxury with your party and your Private Tour guide to your destinations. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy your day.

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See the real Scotland, with real Scottish people then Tartan Tours Scotland I can assure you will provide you with a truly Scottish Experience that will be unforgettable.

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