Is the Scotland Explorer Pass worth it?
Scotland Explorer Pass is totally worth the cost. It gives you free entry to 77 sites in Scotland (including fast track entry to Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle). You can save more than £30 using the pass (and you’ll start saving after the second attraction).
What is a scottish Explorer Pass?
1 Overview. Our Explorer Pass is a flexible and cost-effective way for groups and individuals to discover over 70 staffed attractions. For each day that a pass is valid, its owner can visit as many of our locations as they like – for no additional cost. Commission is available on sales of our Explorer Pass.
Is Historic Scotland membership worth it?
The membership gives you discounts in the shops so if you are buying souvenirs then it might be worth the initial few pounds more upfront. It also allows you more flexibility in respect of not having to use your 7 days within 14.
Is Historic Scotland the same as National Trust for Scotland?
Historic Scotland is a government agency. National Trust is a charity. The passes are only valid at each organisation’s sites so you will need to check the sites you want to visit and see which scheme they’re members of.
Does National Trust membership Cover Historic Scotland?
If you are an English Heritage member, then during your first year of membership entrance to Historic Scotland sites is at half price and subsequently free of charge, and vice versa. National Trust membership gives you free entry to all the National Trust for Scotland from the day you join, and again vice versa.
What visitor attractions are open in Scotland?
Edinburgh tourist attractions are now open! See our list of favourite places
- Unwind at the Royal Botanic Garden.
- Explore The Edinburgh Zoo.
- A day of fun in Fort Douglas Adventure Park.
- Journey through the surprisingly beautiful Jupiter Artland.
- Visit the majestic Edinburgh Castle.
- Have fun at Camera Obscura.
What was filmed at Stirling Castle?
This year – despite all the odds 2020 has thrown at us – the National Theatre of Scotland has released Rapunzel, a theatrical Christmas film, created in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland and filmed at Stirling Castle.