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$51.32 Cultural & Theme Tours

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rabbie's Cafe BarMeet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: The Kelpies, Falkirk, Falkirk District, ScotlandOn the way to Loch Lomond you stop at the Kelpies Monument. These two horses’ heads stand as a testament to the horse power that drove the industrial development of Central Scotland.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Stirling Castle, Stirling, ScotlandChoose to step inside and learn about the most important battles in Scottish history.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling, ScotlandOne of Scotland’s largest Lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.Duration: 1 hour

$48.61 Cultural & Theme Tours

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, Whisky Trail Tour from Glasgow

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Stirling Castle, Stirling, ScotlandThe “Key to Scotland”, this impressive castle offers a dominating view of the area around it from its impregnable walls.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling, ScotlandOne of Scotland’s largest lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Glengoyne Distillery, Glasgow, ScotlandSavour the tastes of this fabulous distillery’s unique barley drying technique, utilising warm air rather than peat smoke.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$52.67 Cultural & Theme Tours

Loch Lomond and The Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Departing Edinburgh we head to the West of Scotland to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, and enjoy a tour of the sights to see how this once industrial city has become very cosmopolitan and recently hosted the common wealth games and in previous years has won the European City of Architecture and Culture Awards. After Glasgow we head to the Bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, Britain's largest expanse of water. We arrive at the enchanting Village of Balloch where you will have the option to join a boat cruise of the Loch. Balloch is often referred to as the gateway to the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The Loch Lomond and Trossachs area is a place where the magnificent landscape has fired the imagination of writers and artists for centuries. Our next stop will be at the charming village of Aberfoyle. With its lochs, glens and mountains; this area is often described as “Highlands in Miniature” and you can see why the Highland scenery was Sit Walter Scott’s favorite destination, he even used the location as the backdrop for his movies “Rob Roy” and “The Lady of the Lake”. Here we will have time to have lunch, enjoy the quaint shops and have a stroll around the village. After enjoying beautiful scenery, our final stop of the day will be Doune - a well preserved 14th century Castle, set amid lovely Stirlingshire countryside. Take an audio tour of the Castle* which is narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the exciting history of the medieval Castle and residents. Doune Castle is the atmospheric stand-in for the fictional Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander and has also been used as a film location for Game of Thrones. Gray Line offers you a 10% discount on the ticket price to Doune Castle Suitable and relaxing music will be played during your comfortable drive back to Edinburgh.

$48.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle Day tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Stirling Castle, Stirling, ScotlandWe stop to spend time at Stirling CastleDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Aberfoyle VisitScotland iCentre, Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe stop at the village of Aberfoyle for lunch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe stop at Balloch at Loch Lomond to give our customers the option of taking a cruise across Loch Lomond.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandFor those who are not interested in taking the cruise, we stop at Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond, for customers to take a leisurely walkDuration: 1 hourStop At: South Queensferry, Edinburgh, ScotlandWe stop at South Queensferry for views of the Forth BridgesDuration: 10 minutes

$48.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle Tour from Glasgow

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandOnce our Loch Lomond tour departs from Glasgow we travel via the picturesque Campsie Fells, before making our first stop at Loch Lomond, one of the prettiest and largest lochs in the whole of Scotland. Here you can enjoy an hour long cruise* taking in spectacular views of the loch's many islands and the surrounding mountains. Alternatively, take a stroll through the picturesque loch-side conservation village of Luss, with its quaint houses, cafes and stunning views across the loch's western shoreline. Duration: 1 hourStop At: VisitScotland Aberfoyle iCentreWe then travel on for some lunch in the small village of Aberfoyle, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Trossachs National Park, just below the Highland faultline.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National ParkAfter lunch our Loch Lomond tour from Glasgow shall continue the journey of exploration through the Trossachs - Scotland’s first national park, known as ‘the Highlands in miniature’ for its abundance of lochs, mountains and forests and the homeland of legendary outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor.Stop At: Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotlande depart for Stirling early afternoon and our last stop is the magnificent Stirling Castle, sitting high on volcanic rock, offering wonderful views of the landscape. You will have time to visit the castle and learn of the exploits of key historic figures including William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots. With lots of interesting things to see and do here, the Stirling Castle experience is well worth a visit. We then make our way back to Glasgow where your Loch Lomond tour will finish. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$56.72 Day Trips & Excursions

Lochs, Stirling Castle, and Whisky Day Trip from Edinburgh

Depart from a meeting point in Edinburgh in the morning, and travel by air-conditioned mini-coach up the Forth Valley toward Stirling Castle. During the journey north, stop at the spectacular Kelpies Monument to admire the largest equine sculptures in the world. Designed by Scottish artist Andy Scott and completed in 2014, they are one of Scotland’s most iconic landmarks. Continue from here to Stirling Castle, undoubtedly the most important castle in Scotland's history and known as the 'Key to Scotland.’ Hear tales from your guide of the famous battles fought at Stirling Bridge and Bannockburn during the Wars of Independence, as William Wallace and then Robert the Bruce led Scottish warriors to unlikely victories over their English counterparts. You’ll have 90 minutes to tour the Castle, or alternatively explore Stirling’s Old Town, before continuing north towards the Loch Lomond and the Highlands.We head into the Trossach Hills, through the National Park to Loch Lomond, considered by many to be the bonniest in Scotland. At Balmaha you can take a leisurely stroll along the bonny banks of Loch Lomond. If you’re feeling energetic, take the high level Milleneum Path for spectacular views across the whole expanse of the Loch.We stop at the Highland village of Aberfoyle where there’s time for lunch and maybe a little gift shopping. We take a gentle forest stroll to view Little Fawn Falls before driving over the spectacular Duke’s Pass in search of a photo opportunity with some Hairy Coos (Highland Cattle). These immense yak-like creatures are native to Scotland and they love to pose for selfies. Your guide will tell you all about this Highland hero as your journey continues south. Upon arrival on the banks of the River Teith in the late afternoon, you'll have two options: either to visit the Deanston Whisky Distillery or Doune Castle. At Deanston, you can take a 45-minute guided tour (own expense) around the working distillery’s facilities to experience the whisky-making process from beginning to end, and learn why Scotch is such a world-renowned spirit. The tour finishes with a short whisky-tasting. If you prefer, choose to visit nearby Doune Castle, a 14th-century fortress and famous filming location for the movies Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Outlander, and the  Game of Thrones TV series, among others. Enjoy 45 minutes to tour the castle (own expense) and take photos. Your mini-coach will then make its way back to Edinburgh, arriving in the city center at 6:30pm, where your tour finishes.