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Edinburgh: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

1. Edinburgh: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

Be served a sophisticated afternoon tea accompanied with a refreshing gin "pot-tail" (that is a cocktail in a teapot for larger parties) of your choice, served from the on-board trolley bar. Tuck into an afternoon tea consisting of sandwich selection, petit fours, cupcake, warm scones, and mini quiches. See the wonderful on-board staff for an array of choices, all supplied by Edinburgh Gin Company, based right in the heart of the city. Sit back, relax and indulge your senses whilst taking in the magnificent sites that this great city has to offer. This is a real treat and an afternoon tea tour with a twist, putting a new slant on two traditional British classics. The daily tours operate at 12pm and 3pm, the tour lasts approx 70-90 minutes and departs from Stance ZF on Waterloo Place in Edinburgh. Choose from either a traditional afternoon tea or add gin cocktails to your tour.

Firth of Forth: Sightseeing Cruise with Cream Tea

2. Firth of Forth: Sightseeing Cruise with Cream Tea

The Firth of Forth is simply overflowing with myths, turbulent history, and fascinating marine wildlife. Join this boat tour on a 90-minute cruise onboard a superb vessel. Depart from South Queensferry, which is only a short distance from Scotland's bustling capital city of Edinburgh. Take in views of Blackness Castle, the ship that never sails and featured in Outlander and the Outlaw King. There are also views of Limekilns village, mentioned in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Kidnapped'. It was from Limekilns that David Balfour and Alan Breck were carried across the Forth in a rowing boat. You will also see the Three Bridges as you have never seen them before including the UNESCO World Heritage Forth Bridge. For your comfort relax onboard with friends and family in the observation lounge or on the outside decks and listen to the guided commentary while you enjoy your complimentary cream tea. Spot the marine wildlife, during your tour, you will find plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of marine wildlife including seabirds and seals.

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Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 51 reviews

Unfortunately due to completely our own fault we went to the wrong jetty and we were already a bit late due to being stuck behind a garbage truck in the wee streets of S Queensferry. The girl on duty was fantastic - she tried to call the cream tea boat to ask them to wait for us and when she couldn't reach them she held the boat she was handling, got us on that and ensured we got free tea and coffee (no scones on that cruise but not a big deal at all). We were blessed with a beautiful sunny day. The commentary was informative and interesting and narrated by someone with a great voice! The whole experience was really enjoyable and scenic. The bar was reasonably priced. The youngsters working on the boat were helpful, professional and kind. Highlight for us was seeing the seals. Would definitely do this again and would love to do the longer one where you can get off on the island. This was part of my daughters 18th birthday surprise and we all loved it.

If you have the choice of seat on the boat, I would sit to the left of the bar as most of the narration was on that side. We were on the right and visually missed some of what they were talking about. Still very enjoyable though.

Great trip,coffee and scone were lovely,the captain was very good at informing us about everything we were seeing

A fun couple of hours! Delicious food and fantastic host. Thoroughly recommend.

A nice day out . Good value moneywise . A very relaxing experience