Welcome to Perth


On the outskirts lies Scone Palace, a country house of staggering luxury built alongside the ancient crowning place of Scotland's kings. The palace is a must-see, and the town itself – known as the Fair City – is endowed with fine galleries and good restaurants, and is within easy striking distance of Edinburgh and Glasgow.


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Iona, Mull, Isle of Skye Small Group 5-Day Tour from Edinburgh

Day 1: Edinburgh - ObanVisit Scotland's first National Park around Loch Lomond, stopping at the charming conservation village of Luss set on the Loch's banks. Travel through the impressive mountains of the West Highlands through the white-washed 18th-century town of Inveraray, home to the Campbell Clan and the Duke of Argyll. Spend the afternoon in the heart of Argyll exploring the ancient Kingdom of Dalriada and the standing stones of Kilmartin before arriving in the beautiful fishing harbor town of Oban for the next two nights accommodation.Day 2: ObanTake the ferry to Mull to explore dramatic coastlines and wild beauty, before taking the small ferry to the peace and tranquility of Iona - birthplace of Celtic Christianity and ancient burial ground of Scottish Kings. Here you are at leisure to visit the historic Abbey with its intricate carved crosses in the churchyard or explore the rocky headlands. There is also an opportunity to take a small boat out to the island of Staffa and view the dramatic basalt columns immortalized by Mendelssohn in his Hebridean Overture 'Fingal's Cave'. Return on the ferry to Oban for your second night.Day 3: Oban - PortreeToday takes you to Appin, passing the impregnable Castle Stalker and Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Pass through Fort William and travel to Mallaig to catch the ferry to Skye. Arrive in Portree. Spend the evening at leisure. Day 4: PortreeSpend the day at Skye at leisure, following recommendations from your guide. Day 5: Portree - EdinburghYou will be collected from your accommodation and travel south passing by part of the magnificent Cuillin Hills, leaving the island via the Skye bridge. The tour then takes the 'Road to the Isles' through the splendor of the Five Sisters of Kintail, the mountains guarding the pass. Stop to visit the famous stronghold Eilean Donan Castle, used in the film Highlander, set at the junction of three lochs as protection against Viking raiders. From here, continue east through Glen Sheil and Glen Moriston to Loch Ness, where you will stop in the small Highland village of Fort Augustus at the south end for your chance to try and spot the monster. There is a boat trip (summer only) available here that will get you that little bit closer! Continuing south now through the Grampian Mountains along Loch Laggan, made famous now as 'Monarch of the Glen Country' before passing Dalwhinnie, home to Scotland's highest whisky distillery, and onwards into Highland Perthshire for a final walk and coffee break in the fresh northern air. Continue south past Blair Castle, returning back to Edinburgh via Perth and over the Forth Road Bridge. Arrive into Edinburgh in the early evening where the tour will conclude.

$161.65 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Edinburgh

Day one begins with an introduction to Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, before our driver-guide takes you to Glasgow to meet the rest of your group. We’ll then see the beautiful Loch Lomond, from the beach at Luss; you’ll get stunning views of Ben Lomond from here. We’ll also stop to see Loch Tulla before making our way further north to Glen Coe. This journey will take you through Scotland’s unsettling past, with your driver-guide telling the story of the MacDonald Clan Massacre that was carried out here in 1692. You’ll be able to stand amongst one of the most spectacular sights in Scotland: Glen Coe. We then continue on to Fort William, a town domineered by Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the UK. There will be ample time here to explore and have lunch (own expense) before we drive along the banks of Loch Ness, towards our overnight stop.The morning of day two belongs to Loch Ness, home of the famous monster Nessie. You’ll have the opportunity to do a cruise (own expense) and see the incredible Urquhart Castle (own expense). This romantic ruin is one of Scotland’s most visited castles; you won’t want to miss it! In the afternoon you’ll get the chance to explore the sight of Culloden (own expense), in 1747 the Jacobite army fought to reclaim the throne of Britain from the Hanoverians for a Stuart king. We’ll also visit a whisky distillery, giving you the opportunity to learn how to make the perfect dram and try some for yourself (own expense). Our final stop of day two will be in a pretty town in Perth and Kinross, before we return to Edinburgh at 7pm approximately.

$161.65 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Glasgow

Day one begins at the beautiful Loch Lomond, from the beach at Luss; you’ll get stunning views of Ben Lomond from here. We’ll also stop to see Loch Tulla on the way further north to Glen Coe. This journey will take you through Scotland’s unsettling past, with your driver-guide telling the story of the MacDonald Clan Massacre that was carried out here in 1692. You’ll be able to stand amongst one of the most spectacular sights in Scotland: Glen Coe. Then continue on to Fort William, a town domineered by Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the UK. There will be ample time here to explore and have lunch (own expense) before driving along the banks of Loch Ness towards Fort Augustus, overnight stop.The morning of day two belongs to Loch Ness, home of the famous monster Nessie. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a cruise (own expense) and see the incredible Urquhart Castle (own expense). This romantic ruin is one of Scotland’s most visited castles; you won’t want to miss it! In the afternoon you’ll get the chance to explore the sight of Culloden (own expense), in 1747 the Jacobite army fought to reclaim the throne of Britain from the Hanoverians for a Stuart king. The tour will visit a whisky distillery, giving you the opportunity to learn how to make the perfect dram and try some for yourself (own expense)! The final stop of day two will be in a pretty town in Perth and Kinross, before returning to Glasgow.

$740.91 Day Trips & Excursions

The Queens View Pitlochry and the Sma Glen Panoramic Tour from Edinbrugh

Departing from your accommodation at a time based on your location, the drive up will pass Perth and Dunkeld. Arriving at Edradour just before 10am, time will be given to take the whisky tour and to enjoy the setting before heading in to Pitlochry. A lovely highland town which was developed in Victorian times, free time will be given in Pitlochry to enjoy lunch, take a wander down by the river, and also chance a salmon or two leaping. Shopping will also be an option.Travel the few miles north to the Queens View, a spectacular panorama point over Loch Tummel, and once again board the mini-coach for our journey south through the Sma' Glen. Eventually passing through River Almond along the narrow valley floor and the glen itself, you will notice a Roman fort and watchtower. At the northern end of the Sma' Glen keep an eye out for Clach Ossian or Ossian's Stone, an 8 ft high monolithic stone sited where the river and the road almost touch. From here, you will return to your accommodation, passing Stirling Castle, and the Kelpies

$801.53 Private & Custom Tours

Just into the Highlands Day Tour & Sightseeing - Luxury Private Chauffeur

Your Sightseeing Tour starts from your accommodation, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off. You will travel over the famous Forth Road Bridge and north to Perth where you can visit Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, now the family home of the Earl of Mansfield. In the grounds of Scone Palace there is a replica of the Stone of Destiny and the chapel on Moot Hill where the coronations took place. Your journey continues north through the Highland town of Pitlochry, built on Victorian tourism and nestled amongst the mountains of Highland Perthshire, to reach Blair Castle, home of the Clan Murray family, who hold the title of Duke of Atholl. The Castle commands a strategic position on the main route through the Central Scottish Highlands. Lowland Clan Agnew held Blair Castle against the Jacobites who laid siege to the castle during the Jacobite uprising of 1745-1746. Nearby you will stop for refreshments at the House of Bruar, nestling at the side of the famous Bruar Falls, for a variety of shopping opportunities in Scotland’s most prestigious country store. The Afternoon starts with a short drive to Queens View, generally believed to be named after Queen Victoria who took tea here in 1866, the viewpoint commemorates Queen Isabella, wife of Robert the Bruce. The view across Loch Tummel to the Munro, Schiehallion is one of the most famous in Scotland. Alternatively, if you wish to try our Scotch then travel above Pitlochryto Edradour, the smallest distillery and last of the original farm distilleries in Scotland. You’ll be welcomed with a “wee dram” in the Malt Barn where you will hear the history of Edradour and the whisky maker’s art. Then you will be taken around the distillery to see the traditional methods of whisky making, where you’ll see the whisky being hand-crafted today as it was in Victorian times. We then return south once more through Pitlochry to the beautiful town of Dunkeld where you can see Dunkeld Cathedral which stands on the north bank of the River Tay. The cathedral was begun in 1260 and completed in 1501. Although partly in ruins, the cathedral is in regular use today and is open to the public. The home stretch is back over the Forth Road Bridge to your accommodation. Your sightseeing tour finishes with all passengers being taken back to their accommodation, the Door to Door experience helps you enjoy the full tour without the worry of finding you way back at the end of the day. There are many other attractions in and around Edinburgh, if you wanted to change the itinerary then please get in touch.

$1205.66 Private & Custom Tours

Loch Ness Day Tour & Sightseeing - Luxury Private Chauffeur

Your Sightseeing Tour starts from your accommodation, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off. As your tour leaves Edinburgh admire magnificent views across the Firth of Forth as you drive north to Fife. Keep a look out for the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge as you cross the Forth Road Bridge, then soak up the scenery as you wind through the countryside. Your tour continues North passing through Kinross and to the west of Perth, you will cruise past the Tay Forest Park before stopping in Pitlochry. Pitlochry us nestled amongst the stunning scenery of the Highland Perthshire, breathe in fresh air and stand back to admire the view. A traditional resort town you can take a stroll looking on local stores for gifts and crafts enjoy a drink in one of many Cafes or bistros. A favourite of Queen Victoria this stop is about soaking up the best of the Scottish Highlands. You leave Pitlochry and enter the Cairngorms passing Blair Castle, up through Dalwhinnie and Aviemore towards Inverness. Arrive in Inverness for some lunch and a walk around, with plenty of shops, Café and Restaurants it will not be difficult to find somewhere to eat. Appreciate Inverness Castle and St Andrews Cathedral and stretch those legs along the banks of the Ness. After Lunch and a walk around Inverness you have a short journey south to Loch Ness and Clansman Harbour for your boat trip on the home of Nessie. We recommend Jacobite Tours on the Loch, they have a great selection of cruises to suit all needs, the 2hr Tour of the Loch passing Urquhart Castle is ideal and will give you a great experience of the Loch and surrounding area. Please ensure you book this in advance to ensure you get on the boat trip as it becomes very busy. Once your tour of the Loch is complete it is time to start your journey back towards Edinburgh, it is a long drive so the driver can schedule stops on the way for comfort breaks and to stretch those legs with Aviemore, Perth and Dunfermline all on the route home. Finally crossing the Forth and the home leg back into Edinburgh. Your sightseeing tour finishes with all passengers being taken back to their accommodation in Edinburgh, the Door to Door experience helps you enjoy the full tour without the worry of finding you way back at the end of the day.