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$92.88 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dunrobin Castle and the Pictish Trail from Inverness Bus Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Happy Tours, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandMeet and Greet in front of the Columba Hotel for departure of all our toursMeet at 8:45am for tour deoarture at 9:00amDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Carn Liath Broch, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandSee one of Scotland's most unique and enigmatic ancient monuments - the ruins of an Iron Age round towerDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandGlimpse some of the wildlife that inhabit the nature reserve including seals, otters and maybe even an ospreyDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe stop here for entry to Castle, Castle Gardens and Falconry Display. This Castle is one of the oldest inhabited houses in Scotland.The falconry display is awesome and you will be amazed at the display they do for youDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe come here for a lunch time stop and site seeing. A visit into Dornoch Catherdal which has connections to the Hollywood Eilte is a must and there are plenty of small shops to peruse and a selection of places to eat. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Glenmorangie Distillery, Tain, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandLearn how the award winning single malt has been produced here and matured to preserve it's unique character since 1843. Take a tour or tasting and enjoy this best selling single malt whisky. See the "giraffe neck"stills and perhaps take home a wee souvenirDuration: 30 minutes

$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

$530.75 Day Trips & Excursions

Invergordon Small Group Private Tour (North) - max 4 people

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cromarty Firth Port Authority, Invergordon, UKHeading north, we will go over Struie Hill to the spectacularly named Million Dollar View which lives up to its name. From there we’ll head to Falls of Shin which is famous for being one of the best places in Scotland to watch the salmon leaping upstream. From there we’ll head to Dunrobin Castle (entrance payable) where you can witness a spectacular falconry display.From there we’ll head down Loch Fleet and onto the historic Burgh of Dornoch. Next up is Edderton Old Church where you can see the Celtic Cross Slab (a Pictish standing stone), and then onto the Collegiate Church in Tain where you can experience hundreds of years of history including Viking burials! We will also be passing close by Balblair, Glenmorangie, and Dalmore Distilleries, so if the water of life (whisky) is of more interest to you than ancient history, we can take substitute these in your itinerary as you wish. We’ll then be heading back towards Invergordon Cruise Port and your liner.This is a suggested itinerary, however as you are booking the driver and the vehicle for the day, additional time can be added to the tour and the itinerary can be adjusted as you’d like. Stop At: Struie Hill ViewpointWe will head out north from Invergordon to the viewpoint from Struie Hill, also called "Million Dollar View".Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Falls of Shin, Lairg, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandBetween May and September, the Falls of Shin visitor attraction offers one of the best places in Scotland to see salmon leaping upstream. Throughout the summer, salmon return from the ocean, up the Dornoch Firth and Kyle of Sutherland to attempt to reach their spawning ground. Before they reach this, they must get past the waterfall on the River Shin. From the viewing platform, you can watch as they try to get up the river as well as enjoying the views up and down the river.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandResembling a French Chateau, this castle can be best described as like something out of a fairy tale. It originally dates back to the 1300s and has gone through a number of changes and additions through the centuries. Ticket prices includes entry to falconry display, museum and gardens.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Loch Fleet, Dornock, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, ScotlandAs we head down Loch Fleet towards the historic Burgh of Dornoch, you have the potential to see harbour seals hauled out on the beach. We will go from here to the Edderton Old Parish Church where within the graveyard stands the Edderton Pictish Cross Slab dating to the 9th century AD. It is made of sandstone, stands six feet three inches high, and is carved in high relief on both sides. From here we will head onto St Duthus's Collegiate Church in Tain where you can experience hundreds of years of history including Viking burials.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Balblair Distillery, Edderton, Tain, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandOPTIONALLY if you wish to substitute one of the items on the agenda, we can stop at Balblair Distillery instead. Please discuss this with your driver either on to the day, or in advance.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Cromarty Firth Port Authority, Invergordon, UKDepending on your time ashore, you can extend the tour (at additional cost) and see more attractions; please discuss this with your driver before the tour commences. Otherwise, we will now return you back to your boat to continue on with your cruise.