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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass

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USD 46.84
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  • 1
    Edinburgh Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Aberdour Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Arbroath Abbey
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Caerlaverock Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Cardoness Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Craigmillar Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Dallas Dhu Whisky Distillery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Doune Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 9
    Duff House
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 10
    Dumbarton Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland
    5 days
    • 20% discount on audio guides at Edinburgh and Stirling Castles
    • Entry/Admission - Edinburgh Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Aberdour Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Arbroath Abbey
    • Entry/Admission - Caerlaverock Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Cardoness Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Craigmillar Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Dallas Dhu Whisky Distillery
    • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Duff House
    • Entry/Admission - Dumbarton Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Dunblane Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Elcho Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Elgin Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Fort George
    • Entry/Admission - Glasgow Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Hermitage Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Inverness Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Jedburgh Abbey
    • Entry/Admission - Linlithgow Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Lochleven Castle
    • Entry/Admission - MacLellan's Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Melrose Abbey
    • Entry/Admission - Newark Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Skara Brae
    • Entry/Admission - Spynie Palace
    • Entry/Admission - St Andrews Castle
    • Entry/Admission - St Andrews Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - St Serf's Church and Dupplin Cross
    • Entry/Admission - St Vigeans Stones and Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Stanley Mills
    • Entry/Admission - Stirling Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Tantallon Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Bishop's and Earl's Palaces
    • Entry/Admission - Threave Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Tolquhon Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Trinity House Maritime Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • You will need to collect your pass from one of several redemption points
    • Pass is valid from the time of first use
    • The pass may only be used by the person that has purchased it. Identification may be required at some attractions
    • There will be no refunds or replacements for lost or stolen passes.
    • Passes are valid for either 5 consecutive days or 14 consecutive days
    • Multiple sites can be visited on any single day. Any specific site can only be visited once
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Visited during the fringe festival weather was glorious Lots of things to see though I’ve visited many times over the years. Exhibits always updated always something new to find. One o clock gun gets very crowded so get there early. Beautiful views over the Firth of Forth into
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    The castle dominates the skyline. It is different from every angle. We were able to skip the line with our Hop on Hop Off Bus ticket. Well, worth it to spend time enjoying the castle experience instead of standing in a long line for over an hour. There were a lot of people
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    Absolutely gorgeous and a different way to see the castle. So glad I've been to it! Great price with my membership as well. Staff were fantastic as I couldn't find my email and they looked me up on the system. Very magical and interesting. Different way to enjoy he castle.
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    If you are going to spend more than a few days in Scotland, there are a number of advantages to buying a Historic Scotland membership versus the Explorer Pass: unlimited entry (and no ticket lines) to their sites, discounts in the shops, discounts and free shipping offers from
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    Great for everyone. We were two adults and two children and got a great discount by buying family explorer pass, which gave us free access to other castles in Scotland. Lots to see. We bought headphones well worth it. Got reduction with explorer pass. Additional bonus. So
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