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Reformation and Church History tour of St Andrews and Edinburgh

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Stop At: St Andrews Castle, St. Andrews Castle The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AR Scotland

Private residence of the Archbishops, Reformers prison, location of the formation of the first Protestant church in Scotland. Hear this history and more.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St Andrews Cathedral, St. Andrews Cathedral The Pends, St. Andrews KY16 9QL Scotland

Hear the story of this once mighty building and why it was destroyed at the reformation. We will also visit the grave of Samuel Rutherford here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: University of St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9AJ Scotland

We will visit locations relevant to the Reformation in Scotland like St Salvatore's and St Mary's colleges and see locations where people were martyred for their faith.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

We begin with an overview of Scotland's Church history and hear about the history of the building focusing on it's connection to the Reformation and the Covenanters. We will visit the grave of the great Reformer John Knox nearby and hear about his life

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

The Grassmarket was the place of public executions in Edinburgh and the place where many martyrs died for their faith. Hear their story.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

There are many stops within the Kirkyard that is relevant to Scotland's Church history and in particularly the Reformation and Covenanters. We will stop at several locations to hear many stories.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

Hear more about the life of Scotland's great Reformer and where he lived whilst in Edinburgh.

Duration: 30 minutes
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