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Glasgow: Highlights of Scotland Tour

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Glasgow: Highlights of Scotland Tour

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Visit the western Highlands and the wonderful scenery within. From sparkling lochs and dramatic glens to coastal views and desolate Rannoch Moor, from Oban to the Highlands, the Castles and Glencoe: there is lots to explore in Scotland.

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  • Overlook the valley from the Rest and be Thankful Viewpoint, taking in the view
  • Explore the town of Inveraray
  • Capture the beauty of Loch Awe and Kilchurn castle
  • Enjoy a spot of lunch in Oban, the seafood capital of Scotland
  • Immerse yourself in the mountains of Glencoe
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Departing from Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow, you’ll follow the western shores of Loch Lomond and enter the Highlands. The first stop of the day is a photo stop at "Rest and be Thankful" - a viewpoint overlooking the valley. Then it’s onwards to the town of Inveraray, on the banks of Loch Fyne. Here you can explore the town or pay entry to Inveraray Castle. From Inveraray, you’ll continue north to Loch Awe, another beautiful Highland loch. On the banks of the loch sits the ruins of Kilchurn Castle. There’s a perfect viewpoint for you to admire the panoramic views here. At lunchtime you will reach the coastal town of Oban. Known as the seafood capital of Scotland, there are lots of places to enjoy some delicious food. For the more adventurous there’s the walk up to McCaig’s tower, a stone folly with spectacular views over towards the Isle of Mull and beyond. After lunch you can visit a viewpoint overlooking Castle Stalker. It’s a unique castle which sits on a tidal islet in Loch Laich. Next up: Glencoe. A dramatic valley with an equally dramatic past, there are stories to be told here as you surround yourself with mountains and spot deer. The final stop of the day is the Drovers Inn. At over 300 years old, many famous Scots have rested there including Rob Roy McGregor. Here you can enjoy an evening refreshment before returning to Glasgow.
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  • Driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry fees to Inveraray Castle or Inveraray Jail
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  • Children under 5 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Your tour will depart from stance 23 - 32, please check the information board for the exact stance on the day of departure.

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DON’t MISS THIS TRIP! Absolutely stunning day with the best guide Nick. If you want to see the best of Scotland, with great knowledge and humour provided, book this trip. It’s a long day but divided up perfectly , the changes in the landscape are breathtaking. With only 3 days in Glasgow really felt we got to see a great wonderful chunk of this beautiful country ..

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