PRIVATE TOUR 1-6 PEOPLE
This is a private tour designed for 1 -6 people with your own tour guide for the day.
TRAVEL IN LUXURY
Sit back and relax as we take you on the Outlaw King Tour in our luxury 7 seater vehicle. Designed for your comfort.
PICK UP AND DROP OFF
We will collect you and drop you off at your hotel or agreed pick up point.
23-24 June 1314. Our Outlaw King defeated Edwards in the first war of Independence.
Newly refurbished in 2014. The Tour will allow you time to see the battle in 3d and take part in computer multi play game.
Stroll the grounds. See the circular walls, flag pole and the famous statue of Bruce.
OUTLAW KING TOUR TO DUNFERMLINE ABBEY
No Outlaw King tour would be complete without visiting the final resting place of Robert the Bruce's body at Dunfermline Abbey. After his death his body was embalmed and his sternum cut open to extract his heart. It was then put in silver casket which Sir James Douglas wore round his neck and was carried to Spain. His body was carried by carriage draped in a black cloth from Cardross. stopping at Dunipace and Cambuskenneth Abbey. The funeral was a grand affair with Knights dressed in black gowns being part of the funeral cortege.
Interesting facts about Dunfermline Abbey on Outlaw King Tour
OUTLAW KING - HEART
According to his wishes his heart was buried at Melrose Abbey and was discovered in 1920
A massive 3040 kg of wax was purchased to make candles for funeral of Scotland's Outlaw King- Robert the Bruce
In 1818 workmen discovered a vault on the site of the former Abbeys high alter. This was the tomb of our Outlaw King
A plaster cast was taken of Bruce's skull by the William Scoular and bone measurements were taken.