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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Glengoyne Distillery - Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily : Till 18 Oct 20
    Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: From 19 Oct 20

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    09:00am

  • Meeting Point
    1 Parliament Square - Royal Mile, (Caffe Nero next to St Giles Cathedral), EH1 1RE, Edinburgh.
    Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes earlier for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    1 Parliament Square, Edinburgh

Key Highlights

  • Travel through the majestic scenery of the Highlands
  • Visit magnificent Stirling Castle
  • Get a taste of the true spirit of Scotland and find out how whisky is made
  • Hear hair-raising stories of historic battles and great heroes

Overview

Travel through a landscape steeped in history. As you journey past Linlithgow palace and on to Stirling Castle, your guide will bring to life the turbulent times of the Stuart Kings and Mary Queen of Scots. Once at Stirling, you'll have plenty of time to explore this amazing fortress or the beautiful city that it overlooks.

The Bonnie Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond are your lunchtime stop and you can stretch your legs and take in the scenery. Also, there will be a chance to enjoy lunch at a pub built out of a 300-year-old oak tree.

In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to experience the real spirit of Scotland and visit one of Scotland's most beautiful distilleries – Glengoyne. You'll find out how whisky is made and discover why a whisky matured in the lowlands is classified as a Highland malt.

Itinerary

Head off into the Highlands on the Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Glengoyne Distillery excursion.

you'll be passing through a landscape steeped in history. You'll journey past the famous battlefield of Bannockburn and your guide will bring to life the turbulent times of Robert the Bruce and Scotland's fight for independence.

You will stop at the beautiful city of Stirling, site of the Wallace Monument. You'll have ample time to explore the splendid castle (entrance payable direct) or stroll through the ancient streets that surround it.

The route then takes you through the spectacular Duke's Pass which offers magnificent views to the peaks of the stunning Trossachs Mountains and carries you past some of Scotland's most picturesque lochs.

Your lunchtime stop is by Loch Lomond. Why not try lunch at a traditional pub built out of a 300-year-old oak tree (payable direct) and then walk the shores of Britain's largest expanse of fresh water?

The journey home holds one last treat. You'll have the chance to visit one of Scotland's most beautiful distilleries and get a taste of the true spirit of the country - a Highland Malt Whiskey (entrance fee payable direct).

At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at the starting point.

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • English-speaking driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Stirling Castle (approx £9)
  • Glengoyne Distillery (approx £6.50)
  • Food and drinks

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

Children Below 3 years of age are not allowed on this tour

Please bring the age proof of child

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    An awesome experience
    04/18/2014 F M ALVAREZ ALDANA, United Kingdom
  • 5
    Fanatastic tour, t a truly Scottish experience!
    08/13/2012 K S MATHESON, United Kingdom
  • 5
    One day bus tour with Rob
    06/01/2012 Ms Julie A Middleton, Australia

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