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Alnwick Castle and the Scottish Borders - 1 day tour

Tour Summary

Alnwick Castle and the Scottish Borders Tour
One day tour

On this magical tour, travel through the picturesque Scottish Border Country to visit Melrose Abbey. Cross into England to visit Alnwick Castle, the second-largest inhabited castle in England. If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ll recognise the castle as Hogwarts in the first two movies. Back in Scotland, enjoy beautiful views of the Bass Rock when you explore the pretty town of North Berwick.

Melrose Abbey - discover the history behind one of Scotland’s largest abbeys

Alnwick Castle - explore one of Britain’s most iconic castles, home to the Percy family for over 700 years

Harry Potter - try broomstick training at the real Hogwarts!

Alnwick - walk the cobbled streets of this ancient market town

Berwick-upon-Tweed - travel through the walled border town on the River Tweed

North Berwick - Enjoy free time by the scenic harbour or browse the shops in this attractive seaside town

Movie locations - Downton Abbey, Harry Potter and Blackadder

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges 
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From 1 Parliament Square
Royal Mile/High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1RE

Check-in: 08:45 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 19:00 hrs

Child details

Concession discounts apply to adults aged 60 years and above; students and children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re really sorry but children aged under 3 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

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Book by paying a 20% deposit. Make date changes or get a full refund with 48 hours notice before travel. Click here for more information.

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

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Product code 
HEX 00178

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