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Holyrood is an area in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, lying east of the city centre, at the foot of the Royal Mile. The area originally took its name from Holyrood Abbey, which was the Church of the Holy Rude . Holyrood includes the following sites: The modern Scottish Parliament Building. For this reason "Holyrood" is often used in contemporary media as a metonym for the Scottish Government. Wikipedia


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Gin and Whisky Tour of Holyrood Distillery

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Holyrood, Edinburgh

Our Brand Home was recently awarded Best Scottish Attraction 2021 in the Icons of Whisky Awards, which we are immensely proud of. We have also been awarded Best Attraction 2019 (South Scotland) by Euan’s Guide for our commitment to accessibility and customer care. Enjoying a guided flavour-forward experience, you will learn how gin and whisky are made, and about both the traditions and innovative new methods in craft distilling employed here at Holyrood. Drinks and sampling throughout. Over 3 floors in a listed heritage building, our Brand Home includes a pilot still room where we make our gin and other innovations and experimentations, our whisky distillery – the heart of all we do, an intimate bar with views of Salisbury Crags, and a destination shop which showcases the best in new wave scotch whisky and Edinburgh craft producers.

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Edinburgh City Tour (Half Day)

Holyrood, Edinburgh

Taking in Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, St Giles Cathedral, the Scottish parliament, the Palace of Holyrood and including a scenic tour around Arthurs Seat, an extinct volcano that dominates our city’s skyline. As well as touring through the old town and new town of Edinburgh. Because this is a private tour of Edinburgh, tell us what YOU want to visit and we will also include it in your tour. This tour is popular with visitors who have limited time available but also require the opportunity to briefly stop at as many locations as possible for photographs.

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Private Walking Tour: Edinburgh Highlights, including entry to Edinburgh Castle

Holyrood, Edinburgh

Join us for this half day tour of Scotland’s beautiful capital city, Edinburgh. Exploring the Old Town on foot, led by your local Blue Badge Guide, is the best way to soak up the local atmosphere. Starting on top of the volcanic rock, we will visit the iconic Edinburgh castle. Then we will follow the ancient path of a glacier all the way to bottom of the Royal Mile. Your guide will lead the you through narrow closes and beautiful buildings surrounding the Royal Mile, giving you the chance to discover the city’s history and its famous citizens along the way. Our tour finishes with a view of both the Royal palace of Holyrood and the modern Scottish Parliament, a fantastic introduction to the city of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Whisky Tour - Whisky Tasting and Distillery Tours - Full Day

Holyrood, Edinburgh

This Whiskywheels tour is fantastic for those wishing to sample what the Edinburgh whisky distilleries have to offer. Delicate and fruity, with a kick, these drams are some of the most well sought after in the whisky industry. Edinburgh Whisky Tour: 1. Glenkinchie Distillery is a Scottish single malt whisky distillery in East Lothian, Scotland. The best of the six distilleries in the Lowland region. 2. The Malt Whisky Society was formed in 1983 by a group of unconventional ‘water of life’ experts. The society exists to present their selected single cask whisky in its purest form. 3. Our final stop for your Edinburgh whisky tour is the newly built Holyrood distillery. Holyrood is all about flavour. Taste your way through our beautiful city while learning the history and entertaining tales from each distillery from local experts who know their whisky. Our Half Day Tour includes one distillery Tour and Tasting and an optional drop off at the Malt Whisky Society for lunch.

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