Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast. Boasting an impressive scene of winding lochs, green glens and dramatic peaks, the region has something for everyone. Enjoy visits to four of the region’s famous whisky distilleries, Dalwhinnie, Benromach, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet and enjoy tastings and samples galore. Speyside is home to another 42 operating distilleries, so there’s certainly plenty more to see if time permits! You will also visit Gordon and MacPhail’s legendary whisky shop in the Royal Burgh (town) of Elgin where you can shop for some of Speyside’s finest malts.
• 3 days
Our winter ticket prices include entry into the Tropical Hot House, Tree Top Trail, Forest Tower, Lost Labyrinth, Topsy Turvy Room, Forest Safari, Growing-Shrinking Room, Ant City, Vortex and the Bamboozeleum.Please note that we may need to close the park or some of our attractions due to adverse weather conditions. Please call us on 01479 841 613 to check before setting off.
• 5 hours
This day tour provides something of interest for everyone. You will get to see rare and endangered animals at the Highland Wildlife Park, take a step back in time to see how the local population lived covering the period from the 1700s to the 1950s, and then see a site of historical importance which was destroyed in 1746 after the failed Jacobite rising. If you are a fan of the TV series Outlander, you may recognise some of the buildings used in the program!PLEASE NOTE: The vehicle we use for this tour is a modern XC90. It is capable of seating six passengers and the driver however the rear row of two seats is only suitable for small adults (5'5 or 1.65m tall or under) or children. Please bear this in mind when considering whether you wish to book.
• 8 hours
Your Private Loch Ness Chauffeur tour takes in the famous Loch Ness and Highland Capital Inverness, using a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle and a local chauffeur with years of Scottish experience. Your day is planned to cover all the sights and attractions at Loch Ness including trying spot Nessie, with no waiting for other passengers so it is your tour your way and as it is your tour if there is something you really want to see Aura will ensure it is added to your itinerary. Just remember this is Your tour, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Edinburgh, complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience.
• 13 hours
Your Private Loch Ness Sightseeing Excursion takes in the famous Loch Ness and Highland Capital Inverness, with the option of adding a visit to Historic Glencoe. Using a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle and a local chauffeur with years of Scottish experience. Your day is planned to cover all the sights and attractions at Loch Ness including trying spot Nessie, add to your day with the option of taking in the historic Glencoe scene of the massacre in 1692. With no waiting for other passengers if there is something you really want to see we will ensure it is added to your itinerary. Just remember this is Your Day, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Glasgow, complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience.
• 14 hours
Blair Castle’s story will take you from Mary Queen of Scots to the Civil War, and from the Act of Union to the Jacobite cause and the disaster of Culloden, and from the Isle of Man to Queen Victoria’s love affair with the Scottish Highlands and her presentation of colors to the Atholl Highlanders. 30 rooms are open to view, each alive with characters from the past, highlights include the Baronial Entrance Hall and armoury featuring weapons used at the Battle of Culloden, the classic Georgian styling of the picture staircase and the magnificent ballroom bedecked in hundreds of antlers. Enjoy freshly made tea, coffee, cakes and scones and a hot traditional Scottish menu in our Tullibardine restaurant and pick up some Scottish gifts in our gift shop before venturing out into our extensive grounds. Explore Diana’s Grove and discover some of the tallest trees in Scotland, visit St Brides Kirk and don’t miss Hercules Gardens our 9 acre walled garden.
• 3 hours
Explore the more remote parts of the Highlands of Scotland and experience them personally in the company of a knowledgeable and experienced guide on this full-day hike from Aviemore. The guide, who has a lifelong interest in all aspects of the outdoors, can bring to life the scenery traversed with storytelling and conversation. See a unique blend of wild, rugged mountains, loch, sea, and the soft light of these high latitudes.Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
• 10 hours