Sleepy Sporran Tours

Destination tours

‘ Sleepy Sporran Destination Tours make an ideal day out for groups of 4 or 6 people. ’

Sleepy Sporran Destination Tours are a selection of day visits to venues that house outstanding collections or are of interest because of their unusual architecture or history.

These tours make an ideal day out for groups of 4 or 6 people and are priced to include, luxury transport, morning and afternoon coffee / tea, entry fees to destination attractions, light lunch (soup and a sandwich, tea or coffee), personal tour pack.

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DT1 - Scottish ‘Beezer’ Buildings - Edinburgh

(Approx 9am - 5pm - Inclusive Price £95 per person)

A two location tour to buildings that are truly the most extravagant of their type. The first is the Scottish Parliament Building, winner of the RIBA Award and the Stirling Prize when it opened in 2004. A tour of the Parliament building then lunch in the coffee shop, after which visit to the unique and mysterious Rosslyn Chapel. Founded in 1446, it took 40 years to build, creating mysterious ornate and curious stone carvings on virtually every surface inside and out, as featured in the Da Vinci Code mystery.

DT2 - Royal Yacht & Nautical History - Leith

(Approx 9am - 5pm - Inclusive Price £110 per person)

Once the floating palace of the Queen, the Royal Yacht Britannia is now moored at Leith. Explore 5 decks ranging from State Apartments to crew’s quarters before enjoying lunch on board in the Royal Deck Tea Room. The yacht played host to Presidents Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela, as well as numerous celebrities including Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor. Then visit the hidden treasures of Trinity House Maritime Museum which charts the history of seafarers back to 1380. An amazing collection of instruments, paintings, documents and nautical artefacts rarely seen by the public.

DT3 - Dumfries House

(Approx 9am - 6pm - Inclusive Price £110 per person)

Travel west into Ayrshire to visit Dumfries House, saved for the nation in 2007 by the intervention of HRH Prince Charles, The Duke of Rothesay. This magnificent, fully restored 18th century classical country house, designed by Robert Adam, is one of Scotland’s finest stately homes. Tour the house to view the sumptuous interiors and possibly the best collection of period furniture, by Thomas Chippendale and other leading cabinet makers, in Britain. Set amid 2,000 acres of parkland the estate retains much of its original 18th century landscape, including an arboretum, formal gardens, and a home farm with rare breed livestock. Lunch is taken in the Coach House cafe at time to suit your day.

DT4 - Historical Perthshire Collections

(Approx 9am - 5pm - Inclusive Price £95 per person)

Visit two of Perthshire’s finest and most unique collections. One is housed at 15th century Dalhousie Castle, the regimental museum of the Black Watch, Scotland’s oldest fighting regiment. Enjoy a personal tour through almost 300 years of Highland military history with an amazing display of artefacts and uniforms. The second collection is at Innerpeffray Library, Scotland's oldest lending library, hidden away in the backwoods of Strathearn. First editions, famous writers, historic manuscripts, love letters, music and psalms, this collection has it all. With around 5,000 books in the collection dating from 1476 this is a unique experience with ‘The Keeper of the Books’.

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Your Tour Transport

Mercedes V Class AMG

We use a Mercedes V Class AMG Line long wheelbase on all tours. Inside the cabin; leather seats, generous legroom, air conditioning and privacy glass ensure comfort and effortless travel.

All major credit cards accepted