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The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline, fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott - 1 day tour #5

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The Borders, historic market towns, coast & abbeys 1 day tour - departures from the Scottish Central belt 10 hour full day tour is £240 (if group of 8 is £30 per person), so a 5 hour half day tour works out £120 (if group of 8 is £15 per person)

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The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline, fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott

1 day tour

-stops and route along the way flexible and personalised depending on your preferences, interests, the weather and your tour start off pick up/drop off location

The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline, fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott - 1 day tour #5

click the link for more info/itinerary/tour details:

1D#5 - The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline & fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott - 1 day tour - Unicorn Tours

Price for a full 1 day tour

  • 10 hour full day tour is £240

(if only 1 person = £240 for the tour / for a couple it is £120 per person / for 3 it is £80 per person / for a group of 4 is £60 per person / if 5 = £48 pp / if 6 = £40 pp / if 7 = £34 pp / for 8 passengers is £30 per person - these are the discounted winter prices up to February 2022)


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  • Departures from the Scottish Central belt (Stirling, Falkirk, Dunfermline, etc. area & pick ups up to 1 hour drive away from our Alloa/Clackmannanshire base)

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1D#5 – The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline & fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott – 1 day tour

1 day tour

for your private, flexible tailor-made small group

sample itinerary 1D#5

The Borders, historic market towns, rugged coastline & fishing villages, abbeys & the home of Sir Walter Scott & original Wallace Monument

Optional visits of:

  • Berwickshire coast – St. Abbs harbour, St. Abbs head nature reserve and cliff walk to the beaches of Coldingham, Eyemouth
  • Historic market towns, such as the cobbled market square of Kelso, the abbey & Floors castle; Melrose, Jedburgh, Hawick, Peebles, Dun, Selkirk & Coldstream
  • the Abbeys: of Melrose, Jedburgh, Drysburgh & Kelso
  • Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford house, Sir Walter Scott’s view & the original Wallace monument
  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland which later in 2021 will move to its new permanent home in Galashiels

&

  • Wild stunning mountain routes through the Lammermuir hills in the northeast or in the southwest via the Grey Mare’s tail national nature reserve towards Moffat in Dumfries-shire
  • Possible stops en route to the Borders: Rosslyn chapel or one of the many glorious East Lothian beaches along the way
  • Southern extension across into Northumbria, Berwick upon Tweed, Holy Island/Lindisfarne and stunning, historic Bamburgh castle overlooking the beaches and Farne Isles


The Borders

http://www.discovertheborders.co.uk/

http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/scottish-borders/

Melrose Abbey

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/propertyresults/propertyoverview.htm?PropID=PL_210

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/melrose-abbey-p247611

(Sir Walter) Scott’s view

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott’s_View

(The original) Wallace Monument

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wallace_Statue,_Bemersyde

Scott’s view and Dryburgh

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/scotts-view-dryburgh-p498241

Abbotsford house

Dryburgh Abbey

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/propertyresults/propertyoverview.htm?PropID=PL_097

Eyemouth

http://www.visiteyemouth.com/

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/eyemouth-p242461

Coldingham

http://www.coldingham.info/

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/coldingham-p242401

St. Abbs’ National Reserve

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/st-abbs-head-national-nature-reserve-p251921

St. Abbs

http://www.stabbs.org/

http://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/st-abbs-p242431

FAQs

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What to bring?

 

Possible stops on route to the Borders:

  • Many sights & attractions of East Lothian with its glorious beaches
  • Rosslyn Chapel (Mid-Lothian)


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At Unicorn Tours we offer over 45 one day and short day tours -personalised, flexible, private small group tours for up to 8 passengers:

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Price for short day tour:

  • 5 hour half day short day tour is half the price of a 1 day tour

(or more if the tour is longer/or less if the tour is shorter)

(see prices for full 1 day tours above)


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Contact details

Unicorn Tours
42 Bridge Terrace
Alloa
(* pick ups from anywhere in the Scottish Central belt & beyond. We are close to Stirling & its University, Falkirk & Dunfermline; * 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Glasgow & Perth; * just 1 hour from Dundee & St. Andrews)
Clackmannanshire
Scotland
FK10 1HY

Key facilities

Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
Starting
Central Mainland
Length
1
Day
Transport
Minibus
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English German
Themes
Adventure Ancestry Archaeology Art Castles City Family Film and TV History Island Hopping Landscapes Religious Pilgrimage Walking Whisky Wildlife

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Tour company information

Unicorn Tours

* 100s of the best routes to cover every corner of Scotland * Small group Highlands, Islands & off the beaten track adventure tours * Personalised, flexible customised tours to suit your interests & preferences * Spectacular tailormade, small group adventure & specialist interest 1 day & multi-day tours * City tours * Nature, wildlife, history, walking, culture, whisky, island-hopping & more interests & activities * Spectacular off-the beaten track routes, where large coaches won't travel * Our maximum passenger number is 8

Opening times

Monday - Sunday
6am to 10pm
(06:00 - 22:00)

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