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$762.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dunrobin Castle, Dornoch, and Glenmorangie Distillery

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWalk inti one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland. Enjoy the gardens, museum and falconry.Duration: 8 hours

$504.21 Private & Custom Tours

Stunning Ross and Sutherland Tour including Castles,Nature,Fantastic Scenery

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Highland-Excursions, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThis is another laid back and relaxed tour with Highland Excursions, as with all my tours we can chop and change attractions and perhaps trade off one attraction for a distillery visit or something else you would prefer.Stop At: Struie Hill ViewpointAlso known as Million Dollar View this is a stunning view point with many points of interest in the panoramic landscape in viewDuration: 10 minutesPass By: Carbisdale CastleOne of the grandest divorce settlements in the Highlands - just a passing glimpse of this in the passingStop At: Falls of Shin, Lairg, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandBeautiful water fall with the potential for seeing wild salmon jumping the falls on their migratory route. Also cafe/restaurant at this locationDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Dunrobin CastleThis is a beautiful castle which hosts an excellent falconry display twice per day, this show gets fantastic feedbackDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThis is a beautiful area to drive through and tides permitting we should be able to see a colony of seals on a sandbank close to the shore. There is also an abundance of wild birds in this protected area.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThis is a general visit to Dornoch where there is a selection of small shops some offering local crafts and good quality gifts. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Tain Through TimeThis is a visit to Tain Collegiate Church which is a very old place of worship apparently pre dating Christianity as there is viking graves in the church yardDuration: 30 minutes

$55.73 Cultural & Theme Tours

John O Groats & the Far North from Inverness

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Loch Fleet, Dornock, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, ScotlandOur tour departs Inverness and travels north, up through to Loch Fleet where you might be able to spot some seals and a range of birds – make sure you have your camera ready! Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Golspie Gallery, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandContinue on to the village of Golspie. The village, situated on the North Sea coast is nestled next to Ben Bhraggie and is an attractive little seaside resort, with long sandy beaches. Spend time here for refreshmentsDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandA stately home in Sutherland, Dunrobin Castle is the family seat of Clan Sutherland. It resembles a French chateau with its towering spires and it overlooks the Moray Firth. You'll have time here to explore the beautiful stately home, gardens & museum and enjoy some refreshments in their tearoom.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Helmsdale Beach, Helmsdale, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause at the Helmsdale Clearance for photos and to learn of the history of the area.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Wick Heritage Museum, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe stop at the town of Wick for lunchDuration: 1 hourStop At: John O' Groats, Airor, Knoydart Peninsula, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAfter our visit to Wick, we then travel to John O’Groats; the most northerly point on British mainland. Here you’ll be able to stroll along the cliff path, take your iconic photo at the signpost, enjoy dramatic coastal views and perhaps see some local wildlife. John O’Groats is one of the best places in the UK to see Atlantic puffins, you might also see some grey seals or even an orca!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dunbeath Heritage Centre, Dunbeath, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe travel to Dunbeath Harbour for photosDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Brora Beach, Brora, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause at Brora beach for photos before returning to Inverness.Duration: 15 minutes

$396.74 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

5 Day Orkney, Ullapool & the Northern Highlands from Glasgow

ItineraryDay 1: From Glasgow to InvernessStop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe stop at Luss for a morning break and views across beautiful Loch Lomond. Loch Lomond is Scotland's largest freshwater loch, and inspiration for many poems from Rabbie Burns.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Tyndrum Community Woodland, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe stop at Tyndrum for a bite to eatDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Glen Coe, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe stop at Glencoe for a photo stop and wander through this haunting glen; site of the Massacre of the MacDonald clan.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandStop at Fort Augustus for an optional cruise across Loch Ness. Alternatively, enjoy time at the village for refreshments and magnificent views across the water.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause for photos at Urquhart CastleDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Inverness Cathedral, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe arrive at Inverness, Capital of the Highlands, where you will check in to your accommodation for the evening.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Choose a single, double, twin or family room at a Bed & Breakfast. Alternatively make your own accommodation arrangementDay 2: From Inverness to OrkneyStop At: Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause for photos at Loch FleetDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Golspie Gallery, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause for refreshments at the village of Golspie.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: River Helmsdale, Helmsdale, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAfter Cairn Liath, we pause for photos at the Helmsdale ClearanceDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Pentland Ferries, Gills, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe reach Gills Bay, where we take the ferry over to the Orkney IslandsDuration: 1 hourStop At: The Italian Chapel, St. Mary's, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop at the Italian Chapel, and time permitting we have the option to explore the interior of the wonderful building.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kirkwall Marina, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe arrive in Kirkwall, capital of the Orkneys, where we spend our second night of the 5 day Orkney tour.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Choose a single, double, twin or family room at a Bed & Breakfast. Alternatively make your own accommodation arrangementDay 3: A full day exploring OrkneyStop At: Standing Stones of Stenness, Stenness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop for photos of the magnificent Stones of StennessDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Ring of Brodgar, Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe visit the Ring of Brodgar, a neolithic stone formation in Stromness.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Maeshowe, Stenness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop at Maeshowe, an underground chambered cairn where you will have time to explore the passages and chambers.Duration: 1 hour 25 minutesStop At: Skara Brae, Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandSkara Brae is Europe’s best-preserved Neolithic village, built even before the pyramids of Egypt. You can explore the village and get a glimpse into what life was like for the inhabitants 5000 years ago.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kirkwall Marina, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe return to Kirkwall and check in to our accommodation for the evening.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Choose a single, double, twin or family room at a Bed & Breakfast. Alternatively make your own accommodation arrangementDay 4: Take the NC500 from Orkney to UllapoolStop At: Pentland Ferries, Gills, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe travel from St Margaret's Hope to Gills Bay, back to mainland Scotland.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Thurso iCentre, Thurso, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe stop at Thurso for lunch. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Smoo Cave, Durness, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandSmoo Cave has a 50ft high entrance and it was created through erosion from the sea as well as an underground stream that formed the inner chambers. We pause here for photos.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Ullapool VisitScotland Information Centre, Ullapool, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe arrive at Ullapool, where we check in to our accommodation for the evening.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Choose a single, double, twin or family room at a Bed & Breakfast. Alternatively make your own accommodation arrangementDay 5: Ullapool to GlasgowStop At: Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandCulloden Battlefield, where Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites were defeated. You will have some time here to take a walk and soak up the haunting atmosphere. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Clava Cairns, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe will take short trip to the Clava Cairns, a 4000 year old burial mound surrounded by standing stones.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe tour then continues on to the 15th century Cawdor Castle, north east of Inverness. Explore the castle and its beautiful gardens where you can even get audio-guides which are available in several languages.Duration: 1 hour 25 minutesStop At: Pitlochry VisitScotland iCentre, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandWe then move on to Pitlochry for refreshments before returning to Edinburgh where our Orkney and the Northern Highlands tour concludes. If you are continuing to Glasgow, your guide will take you to Edinburgh Waverley railway station for the 50 minute free journey by train.Duration: 45 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$232.21 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

3 Day Orkney Explorer from Inverness

ItineraryDay 1: The journey from Inverness to OrkneyStop At: Loch Fleet, Dornock, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, ScotlandOur first stop of the day is Loch Fleet. We pause here for pictures of the local wildlife; seals and birds.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Golspie InnWe spend a short while in the small village of Golspie for refreshmentsDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Carn LiathWe spend some time at Cairn Liath, an iron age broch on the eastern shore of the Scottish HighlandsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: River Helmsdale, Helmsdale, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAfter Cairn Liath, we pause for photos at the Helmsdale ClearanceDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Pentland Ferries, Gills, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe reach Gills Bay, where we take the ferry over to the Orkney IslandsDuration: 1 hourStop At: The Italian Chapel, St. Mary's, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop at the Italian Chapel, and time permitting we have the option to explore the interior of the wonderful building.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kirkwall VisitScotland iCentre, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe arrive in Kirkwall, capital of the Orkneys, where we check in to our accommodation.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: A full day exploring OrkneyStop At: Standing Stones of Stenness, Stenness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop for photos of the magnificent Stones of StennessDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Ring of Brodgar, Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe visit the Ring of Brodgar, a neolithic stone formation in Stromness.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Maeshowe, Stenness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe stop at Maeshowe, an underground chambered cairn where you will have time to explore the passages and chambers.Duration: 1 hour 25 minutesStop At: Skara Brae, Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandSkara Brae is Europe’s best-preserved Neolithic village, built even before the pyramids of Egypt. You can explore the village and get a glimpse into what life was like for the inhabitants 5000 years ago.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kirkwall VisitScotland iCentre, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, ScotlandWe return to Kirkwall and check in to our accommodation for the evening.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: The return trip to InvernessStop At: Pentland Ferries, Gills, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe travel from St Margaret's Hope to Gills Bay, back to mainland Scotland.Duration: 1 hourStop At: John O' Groats, Airor, Knoydart Peninsula, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe follow the coastline to John O’Groats; Scotland’s most northerly point on the mainland. Spend time here exploring the coastline and take your iconic picture next to its famous signpost. A range of wildlife can usually be seen here such as Atlantic puffins, seals, a variety of birds and possibly even an orca! Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dunbeath Castle Gardens, Dunbeath, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause for photos at Dunbeath Castle GardensDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe pause for photos at Dunrobin CastleDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Golspie InnWe stop for a refreshment break at the village of GolspieDuration: 20 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$126.05 Cultural & Theme Tours

Invergordon port tour to Dunrobin castle

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Struie Hill ViewpointKnown as millionaires view looking over the dornoch firth this is our first stop on this tour for photos and scenery Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Falls of Shin, Lairg, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe falls of shin are very popular for watching the salmon jumpThey become more active between the middle of June to August If you have a good trigger finger you could catch a great pictureTo walk down to the falls is free Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe aim to get you here between 11 to 11.30 hopefully in time to watch the falconary show spending at least a hour to 90 mins here you will have time to walk the spectacular gardens have a bit to eat and take this spectacular place all in home to the Sutherland family of golspie admissions is separate we advise booking this before you travel to avoid any waiting to get inDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Glenmorangie Distillery, Tain, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe last stop on this tour you can stop here for a tour or just a tasting of the Glenmorangie whisky the signet tour is recommended and we advise you to book before you travel to avoid been disappointed Duration: 1 hour