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$59.61 Day Trips & Excursions

The Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Edinburgh

The day begins by travelling past Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, towards historic Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument. Your guide will explain the real story of 'Braveheart' and William Wallace's victorious tactics against the English invaders.There's a brief glimpse of Doune Castle for Monty Python, Game of Thrones and Outlander fans before a morning coffee stop in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The options here include the Highland gateway village of Callander or the mountain views at beautiful Loch Lubnaig.The journey continues to a stunning viewpoint and photo opportunity at Loch Tulla and across the wilderness of Rannoch Moor to famous Glen Coe. The notorious massacre of the MacDonald Clan was carried out amidst this beautiful and dramatic scenery on the 13th February 1692. You may recognise this part of the Highlands, used in the movie 'Skyfall' and 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'. A majestic setting in any season!After travelling along the west coast towards Fort William you stop for lunch. Continuing towards Loch Ness you will then have an opportunity to view Ben Nevis (highest mountain in Britain at 1344 m) from the famous Commando Memorial. Here you can admire the spectacular views over the rugged landscape of Lochaber.The journey takes you along the Caledonian Canal before arriving in Fort Augustus on the banks of legendary Loch Ness. Here, on the banks of the world's most mysterious stretch of water, you will have time to monster hunt by boat or from the shores of the loch itself.Your return to Edinburgh takes you through Glen Spean and alongside Loch Laggan. As you enter the Cairngorms National Park you may have time for a short woodland 'walk and talk' in this beautiful part of Scotland. On the way south you'll travel past one of Scotland's highest distilleries at Dalwhinnie and through the Grampian mountains towards Blair Castle, home of the Duke of Atholl.The final stop is in the heart of the Highlands (Big Tree Country in Highland Perthshire) where you can enjoy an early evening stroll through one of the picturesque villages or a quick refreshment before the journey home.On the approach to Edinburgh you travel across the Forth Road Bridge from which you can see the magnificent Forth Rail Bridge.  Considered to be the greatest engineering achievement of the Victorian age, it is one of Scotland's most impressive landmarks.

$64.90 Outdoor Activities

Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Tour

Come with us and Discover Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park on this 9-hour tour. We will enjoy spectacular scenic walks in the stunning location of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Experience Loch Lomond, Aberfoyle, Rob Roy country, waterfalls and deep Scottish glens by 9-seater Volkswagen Transporter on this personable small-group tour. Catch a glimpse of the wildlife, such as Fallow Deer, Roe Deer, wild goats, Ospreys, Peregrine falcons, otters and Capercaillie Birds. See the rugged tops of the Arrochar Alps and the diverse landscape of the Trossachs National Park.We will Return to Balloch at the end of your tour.

$238.42 Private & Custom Tours

Glamis Castle and Bonnie Dundee Tour from St Andrews

On this half day tour we show you the highlights of Bonnie Dundee (City of Discovery) together with a visit to one of the best furnished Castles in Scotland and possibly, the most haunted! You'll see some of the main attractions in the area such as the RRS Discovery, the ship which carried the famous explorers, Scott and Shackleton to the Antarctic in 1901 on their first Discovery Expedition. Following our tour of the City we head into the beautiful Royal Angus countryside, known as the birthplace of Scotland, a place of legends, where dreams come true. Here, you'll find the grand royal residence home of the Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne (Lord Glamis) and his family. Glamis Castle was also the childhood home for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the late 'Queen Mother' and birthplace of the late Princess Margaret, Sister to HM Queen Elizabeth II. Altogether, this is a fabulous tour for all ages and we are sure you will enjoy!

$211.93 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport Transfer - St Andrews Fife to Edinburgh Airport

Travel in style in our Mercedes 8 seat MinicoachThis is a door to door service, so you will be met at your hotel, Guest House or Bed & Breakfast accommodation in or around St Andrews, and dropped of at Edinburgh Airport.The journey time is approximately 75 minutes. This is a 24 hour a day service, so no transfer is too early or too late for our drivers.

$13.91 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Aberfeldy Distillery Tour

Your visit will start with a short film in the auditorium, followed by a chance to explore the heritage centre and discover more about the remarkable history of John Dewar & Sons. This part of your visit is self guided with the aid of audio guides/ipads, available in various languages. Your experienced tour guide will then take you on a tour of the Aberfeldy Distillery and warehouse so you can learn more about the whisky making magic! The tour ends with a wee dram in the whisky lounge for adults / seniors. Drivers can request a take-away pack to create a Maime Taylor cocktail at home.Your ticket does not include transport to/from the distillery. The distillery is located on the outskirts of picturesque Aberfeldy, nestled on the banks of the River Tay, 20 mins from the A9 in Highland Perthshire, 90 minutes from Edinburgh. Free parking. Additional tastings and whisky cocktails are available at the bar. You can browse the shop showcasing the full Dewar's portfolio along with exclusive limited edition single cask bottlings and fill your own bottle with a specially selected cask of Aberfeldy Single Malt.Tours take place throughout the day, present your voucher on arrival. Please note, last tour is 1 hour prior to closing, however we recommend allowing 1.5 hours for your visit.There is a cafe onsite, however your ticket does not include food - booking is not essential for the cafe.As a traditional working distillery, visitors must wear sensible footwear on the distillery tour (no high heels or open toed shoes permitted).Unfortunately dogs (except assistance dogs) are not permitted in the visitor centre or distillery. The visitor centre and heritage centre is fully accessible, however due to the historical nature of the distillery building, the tour can be adapted for less mobile visitors. A full accessibility statement is available.

$15.89 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Ghost and History Walking Tour of St. Andrews

Your knowledgeable and friendly guide for the tour is author, historian and paranormal authority Richard Falconer. After meeting Richard in Church Square located in the heart of St Andrews and following a brief introduction about the tour you will visit the major historic locations in the old quarter of the town on this award-winning guided walking tour lasting approximately 90-minutes. Having written three books spanning five decades of research you will discover from Richard a wealth of people’s supernatural experiences both published and unpublished. You will also learn a lot about the history of the town including previously lost history.Whether it is the paranormal, the history or both that interests you, with four tours running every day seven days a week throughout most of the year these 'best of both worlds' tours have something for everyone, and to make your day complete you also receive 20% off lunch and dinner in any one of a number of great St Andrews restaurants and bars.Those of a nervous disposition need not worry as there are no ‘jumper ooters’ on these tours; being a factual tour that job is left to the real ghosts!All sites visited on the tour are viewed from the outside and include the colleges of Scotland’s first university where Prince William and Kate met and studied, the haunted dwellings of Mary Queen of Scots and the most haunted stretch of road in Scotland. You will see the iconic and imposing haunted ruins of the Cathedral and the famed Haunted Tower with the ghost of the ‘White Lady’. The tour heads to the Bishops' Palace with its stunning views over the North Sea and its array of paranormal phenomenon. You will hear the extraordinary social history of the Principals House where William and Kate studied, followed by a look at the face of Patrick Hamilton on St Salvator's Chapel wall before finishing by the Central Bar in Market Street and a number of reports about the Phantom Coach and Horses.Described as a ‘must do experience’ in St Andrews, these informative and entertaining tours are recommended by various universities and organisations around the world as a great orientation and introduction to the town.

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