Alloa Tower (July 1566, Mary stayed here for a short summer vacation after a period of recuperation from childbirth)
Castle Campbell (Mary attended a winter wedding in January 1563, the seat of the earls of Argyll)
Loch Leven Castle (Mary was imprisoned here for almost a year, June 1567 – May 1568)
Falkland Palace (Mary visited Falkland Palace numerous times to enjoy both hunting and hawking)
Craigmillar Castle (Mary recovered from illness at Craigmillar. The main residence of Sir Simon Preston, one of her most loyal supporters)
Traquair House (Mary visited Traquair while on a hunting trip. There is a bed here said to have been slept in by Mary and a cradle used by her infant son James)
Hermitage Castle (Mary visited the badly injured Bothwell here after he had been attacked by the Elliots of Liddesdale)
Mary, Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh (Mary stayed here for over a week in late 1566, recovering from yet another bout of illness)
Stirling Castle (Mary spent most of her early childhood at Stirling Castle)
Callendar House (Mary stayed here on her way to Edinburgh. This had been the hereditary residence of Alexander, 5th Lord Livingston, the father of Mary Livingston, one of the Queen’s “Four Mary’s”)
Linlithgow Palace (Our final stop brings us to Linlithgow Palace, Mary’s birthplace)
Edinburgh – and we sadly say our goodbyes.
1 person – Pick-up and drop-off, single room for five nights (including full Scottish breakfast), entry to all locations = £4,000.
2 people – Pick-up and drop-off, twin, or double room for five nights (including full Scottish breakfast), entry to all locations = £6,000 for both or £3,000 each.
3 people – Pick-up and drop-off, twin, or double room and a single room for five nights (including full Scottish breakfast), entry to all locations = £8,100 for all three or £2,700 each.
4 people – Pick-up and drop-off, twin, or double room x 2 for five nights (including full Scottish breakfast), entry to all locations = £9,500 for all four or £2,375 each.
** Please Note: My Cancelation policy is very transparent. At the time of booking, I require a 50% non-refundable deposit and the balance is due no later than 90 days before your tour date. There is a 14 day cooling off period from your date of booking. If you change your mind within 14 days of your date of booking, your deposit will be returned in full – no questions asked. If for any reason, you cannot make the dates that you have booked (after the cooling off period) we will gladly reschedule your tour to dates that are mutually convenient. Hotel accommodation may differ, subject to availability.
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