Linlithgow Palace, the Kelpies & the Home of Braveheart
Discover the home of Braveheart on this historic, scenic day tour into central Scotland.
- Departs: 0845
- Returns: 1715 (approx.)
- Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
- Tour departs from Charlotte Square
Child (age 5-15)
- Transport by luxury coach
- Air-conditioning, reclining seats, footrests, Wi-Fi, USB charging and washroom
- Professional driver
- Dedicated live guide
Linlithgow Palace • The Helix: Home of The Kelpies • Stirling Castle • The National Wallace Monument
The tour departs from Edinburgh and travels 20 miles west to Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Spend up to an hour exploring the historic ruins and into the palace built by the Stewart kings over two centuries. Linlithgow town also has a variety of quaint shops and cafés within easy reach of the tour stop.
The tour will then take you on to the home of The Kelpies, Scotland’s equine monuments, each of which stands up to 30 metres tall. The Kelpies were commissioned as a symbol of local and national equine history and of the lost industrialisation of Scotland.
On departing The Helix: Home of The Kelpies, the tour travels further north to William Wallace country and the city of Stirling. The tour stops at Stirling Castle to give you the option for a lunch break and to explore one of the grandest, most important castles in the country sitting on top of an intrusive crag surrounded by steep cliffs offering dramatic views.
The final stop on the tour takes you to the site of The National Wallace Monument standing on the shoulder of a hilltop overlooking Stirling commemorating Sir William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish hero.