Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Scottish Highlands Tour
- Duration: 12.5 hours
Depart Inverness at 9:45 AM and head straight for the brewery. Tasting beer before noon is a great novelty, and the Black Isle Brewery’s ethical beliefs and home-grown flavors make for a great experience. After this enjoyable tipple, take the short drive to Rosemarkie. Explore this wonderful village, learn about ancient Pictish art and take in fresh sea views. The journey then winds onward to the equally picturesque village of Cromarty. There are plenty of things to do here: eat at a local restaurant, discover locally made gifts in the delightful arts and crafts shop, or visit the birthplace of the famous geologist, Hugh Millar. Your next stop is a strange place shrouded in ancient Celtic tradition - a small well in a forest where people leave offerings for spirits and wishes. Present something for the fickle Celtic gods, but please make sure it’s biodegradable and doesn’t damage the lo...
Discover the ultimate tour for whisky lovers and get a real taste of life in the Highlands and Scottish countryside. Your driver, a Scottish whisky ambassador, will share their knowledge and stories with you along the way, and may even stop for an extra dram or 2 along the way. Begin your adventure by heading across the Forth River and heading up to the Highlands where you will stop at your first distillery, the world-famous Dalwhinnie Distillery, which was built in 1897 and is Scotland's highest distillery. Break for lunch at the famous House of Braur, where you can also pick up gifts and souvenirs from your time in Scotland.
Afterward, head to your second distillery, Blair Atholl, which is the oldest working distillery in Scotland and was founded in 1798.
If time permits, stop at one more distillery on the way back to your hotel for one final tasting....
Marvel at the wild and windswept scenery of Scotland’s west coast on a relaxed 3-day sightseeing tour, traveling by small minibus for a more intimate and personalized experience. You will spend the night on the Island of Arran, one of Scotland’s largest and most beautiful off-shore landscapes. Discover Neolithic standing stones, ruined castles, artisan craft shops, and microbreweries. Cross the famous Rest and Be Thankful mountain pass, learn about Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns at his birthplace, and enjoy country walks in Culzean Country Park. Day 1: Depart Glasgow at 10.00 and travel south west, where you can visit Whitelee Wind Farm, Europe’s largest wind farm generating enough energy to power 180,000 homes. Travel into Ayrshire to visit Culzean Castle, associated with the Kennedy family since the 14th century. Enjoy its dramatic cliff top setting, fine furniture, and beauti...
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Do it! Honestly I booked this tour under duress. My son wanted to look for Nessie (eye roll) and I didn't want to spend all that time on the bus. But the hours on the bus passed very quickly. Stuart, our tour guide and driver, was a very erudite and entertaining host. He talked about films, music, books and history and geography in a very interesting and low key way. And of course we get to get off the bus to see a very beautiful part of the world. I really recommend it.
Amazing never done a tour would definitely do again…. thank you for a lovely day …: this. Makes your holiday even more special and you get so much history about the place thank you
Rory your a legend, absolutely loved this tour! Great history lessons fantastic views and funny jokes. Would definitely book again next year with this company.
I had fun with the tour.Andrew,our tour guide was a great storyteller.He made the long trip so much fun. Overall,it was a good value for money.
Andrew J and Jim were amazing, very funny they made the experience enjoyable!!