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Highland Explorer Tours
Scotland’s landscape is stunningly beautiful, with a magnificent history and culture that deserves to be told by the local experts, our Guides. They will bring this heritage to life while ensuring you get to explore our nation’s most breathtaking landscapes.
Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies tour from Edinburgh
Leave Edinburgh behind and head west to the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond, where you’ll admire the views across the loch to Ben Lomond and even embrace nature as you enjoy a peaceful woodland stroll. Then, it’s time to explore Stirling, where you’ll discover the impressive castle and learn more about its past and impact on Scottish history. Your last stop of the day will be the Kelpies. This is the world’s largest equine sculpture and is dedicated to the horse-powered heritage of Central Scotland. This day trip is really the perfect introduction to Scotland and its history!
Jacobite Steam Train and Scottish Highlands tour
Learn all about Edinburgh’s connections to Harry Potter as you travel north towards the Highlands, taking in the stunning scenery along the way before hopping on board the iconic Jacobite Steam Train. You’ll leave the city behind and head into the Scottish Highlands as you follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard, Harry Potter. Scotland has played a huge role in the story of Harry Potter, from the scenic filming locations and inspiring architecture to the coffee shop where J.K. Rowling is said to have written the first novel.
Highland day tour with Edinburgh Tattoo admission
Take a stunning day tour of the Highlands, the land of forests, mountains, rivers, and glens. You’ll explore a local whisky distillery and sample a warming dram of single malt whisky before heading back to Edinburgh to discover the world-famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo. You’ll leave the city behind and head into the Scottish countryside, where you’ll pass by the impressive Stirling Castle and take in views of the Wallace Monument before you reach the Highlands. You’ll discover a local whisky distillery where you’ll learn all about how Scotland’s national drink, the ‘water of life’, is made and even sample a wee dram.
Loch Ness Explorer day trip from Edinburgh
When it comes to Highland tours, it doesn’t get much better than this Loch Ness Explorer day trip! You’ll spend the day hunting for Nessie at the legendary Loch Ness while taking in the stunning Scottish scenery and views. Get ready to be blown away by some of the most iconic landmarks that Scotland has to offer, including Glencoe, Ben Nevis, and the Great Glen. You’ll really see the best of Scotland!
Outlander Explorer day trip from Edinburgh
Imagine walking in the footsteps of your favorite characters from the hit series Outlander, with a local Scottish guide regaling you witth all the gruesome history and stories that made this an epic hit. Leave the capital behind and head to the first stop on this Outlander adventure, Linlithgow Palace, otherwise known as Wentworth Prison. Then, it’s time to go to the Kingdom of Fife, an area of great historical importance and the ancestral home of Scottish monarchs and also the home of Culross, where Claire was accused of witchcraft in the village of ‘Cranesmuir’.
Whisky and Waterfalls tour from Edinburgh
Check out Scotland’s most iconic scenery and sights on this fabulous day tour. Leave the chaos of the capital behind and head to ancient capital of Stirling where you’ll see the Wallace Monument and hear all about its history and heritage. Then, you’ll hit the road north to the Highlands where you’ll take in the stunning scenery, glens, and rivers before sampling a drop of the beloved national drink at one of Scotland’s most famous whisky distilleries. On your way back to Edinburgh, you’ll make a couple of other stops at the Hermitage and Dunkeld Cathedral.
Alnwick Castle day trip from Edinburgh
Leave the capital behind and prepare to spend the day exploring the best parts of the Scottish Borders and Northumberland. Your first stop will be the picturesque seaside town of Bamburgh, where you can marvel at its castle and take in the sea views before heading on to the real star of the show, Alnwick Castle. You might recognise this castle as the backdrop of Harry Potter and Downton Abbey, but this historic location also has a rich history and heritage waiting to be discovered. You’re sure to feel like you’re stepping back in time (or onto the big screen)! After spending some time in Alnwick, you’ll hear all about the border’s turbulent history as you make your way back to Scotland.
Highland Games tour from Edinburgh
You might have seen them in the movies, but this is your chance to see the Highland Games firsthand. Prepare to soak up the unique atmosphere and experience the excitement as you enjoy a truly memorable day celebrating the Highland scenery and culture. Leave Edinburgh behind and travel deep into the heart of Scotland to discover the picturesque towns and villages that host the Highland Games. You’ll spend the day mingling with the locals, admiring the traditional Highland dress, and trying Scottish specialties. The Highland Games date back over 900 years and are regarded as the ultimate test of strength between Clans.
- Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
- Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 45 days before the experience begins.