Stone & Story: Rosslyn Chapel & Melrose Abbey Day Trip

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Walk in the footsteps of Templar knights and literary legends. Get acquainted with revered Scottish authors and explore Sir Walter Scott's stunning stately home. Holy Grail hunters are you ready?


  • Discover this piece of history at your own pace
  • Step into the real-life places that inspired the Da Vinci Code
  • Be transported back in time with these stones and stories from a local guide


Embark on a literary and historical odyssey with our 'Stone & Story' day tour an enchanting journey designed to captivate the hearts of literature enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Our exploration begins at the mystical Rosslyn Chapel, where the intricate carvings and mysterious ambience inspire those drawn to the secrets and symbolism made famous by the Da Vinci Code. Delve into the medieval marvel's rich history and its association with ancient mysteries, providing a fascinating glimpse into the intersection of literature and legend. Continuing our pilgrimage through literary landscapes, we arrive at Abbotsford House, the cherished home of Sir Walter Scott. Walk in the footsteps of the iconic author as you traverse the grand rooms, peruse the extensive library, and explore the idyllic grounds that fuelled Scott's creative spirit. A haven for literature enthusiasts, Abbotsford House immerses visitors in the timeless allure of one of Scotland's literary giants. Venturing further into the Scottish Borders, Melrose Abbey awaits—a poetic ruin that beckons with tales of chivalry and romance. Discover the heart of Robert the Bruce and absorb the atmospheric beauty that inspired both poets and history-makers. At Scott's View, stand where Sir Walter Scott found inspiration in the sweeping vistas of the River Tweed and the Eildon Hills. Our day of literary and historical exploration concludes at Dryburgh Abbey, where the tranquil ruins echo with the stories of Scott's final resting place, offering a serene finale to a tour tailored for those who seek the intersection of literature and history in the heart of Scotland.


Entrance/Admission to Attractions Door to door pick up service Live commentary on board Bottled water for passengers Private transportation in luxury Mercedes Mini Van

Important Information

  • Wheelchair accessible Stroller accessible Service animals allowed This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate. Either in English or German

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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