Castles & Broomsticks

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-95 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-30350
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ends Edinburgh, Scotland
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Alnwick Castle
  • Bamburgh Castle
The Castles & Broomsticks tour starts and ends in Edinburgh. The Castles & Broomsticks is a honeymoon tour that takes 1 days taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and other destinations in Scotland.

This magical tour takes you to the Anglo-Scottish border to learn about the bloody battles that raged. We’ll visit the picture-perfect seaside village of Bamburgh where you can head to the beach for some shenanigans and take in the jaw-dropping views of mighty Bamburgh Castle which dates back to the 5th century. But more importantly, we’re going to Hogwarts! Harry Potter fans rejoice - we’re off to the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Along with a rich history and magnificent splendour, Alnwick Castle also starred in Downton Abbey.
ITINERARY

Brace yourselves, we’re heading south to England! Passing gentle rolling hills and dramatic coastline, we’ll cross the border with England to explore Bamburgh - the laid-back seaside village in the heart of Northumberland. Don’t get deceived by its sleepy looks – the village and the mighty Bamburgh Castle was the seat of the early Kings of Northumbria in the 5th century. Run down to the beautiful beach to get some fresh air, imagine Viking longboats approaching the coast for a raid and try to keep up with the area’s turbulent history recounted by your Guide.

In the afternoon, have your broomsticks at the ready as we’re off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England, home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family for over 700 years. A long, rich history and magnificent medieval architecture makes it a film lovers’ dream.

After a magical afternoon in Alnwick, we’ll make our way back over the border and into Scotland where we will regale you with tales of the turbulent past before arriving into Edinburgh in the early evening.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Transport
  • Full Refund if Cancelled More Than 24 hours in Advance
Guide
  • Your Legendary Local Guide
  • Foreign Language Audio Guides Available
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.
  • Meals are not included allowing you to keep your options open and eat according to your budget.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Castles & Broomsticks tour. You can cancel the tour up to 49 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 48 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 09 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 09 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 48 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Castles & Broomsticks tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Castles & Broomsticks tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
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