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The road reaches the sea at spectacularly sited Torridon village, then continues westwards to lovely Shieldaig, which boasts an attractive main street of whitewashed houses right on the water.


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$106.15 Cultural & Theme Tours

Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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 8:20am for 8:30am departureDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Caledonian Canal, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandSee the first government funded iniative in the Brisitsh Isles overseen by the brilliant Scottish Engineer Thomas TelfordStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTake a photo of the world famous Loch and look out for it's most famous resident Nessie. Can you capture a picture that will make the local and world news?Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Drumnadrochit VisitScotland Information Centre, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandCan you spot Nessie in the grounds or can you see the Yellow Submarine?Stop At: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandEnjoy a spectacular view of the ruined Castle and hear it's history brought to life by our guideDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Loch Cluanie, Invergarry, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTravel along this reservior damned during the Hydro Scheme production in 1957Stop At: Eilean Donan CastleStop and explore one of the most photographed castles in the world. Built in the 13th century this was used as a film location for Highlander. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Skye Bridge, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTravel over this bridge opened in 1995 and find yourself on the beautiful Isle of SkyeStop At: Portree VisitScotland iCentre, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandThis is our lunch time stop where you have an hour free to choose a cafe or hotel to eat at, or to have a wander through the small streets seeing the 18th century architectureDuration: 1 hourStop At: Quiraing, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandHave a short walk and take in the spectacluar view across the Torridon Hills to the mainland. Find out about "the table" "the needle2 and "the prison". There are photo opportunities galore hereDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandMarvel at the pillars of Kilt Rock formed by volcanic activity. Enjoy the views of Torridon, Gailoch and the Island of RonaDuration: 20 minutesStop At: The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandSee the massive pinnacle of rock formed by the volcanic activity and ancient landslips in the north of the island. Will you see a rainbow at the falls? View the hills of Torridon, Gairloch and Island of RonaDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Hectors BothyA final stop at the small bothy coffee shop for a quick refreshment before travelling back to InvernessDuration: 30 minutes

$14.60 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre Admission Ticket

Make your way to the tragic battle site near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. The short but brutal hand-to-hand Battle of Culloden took place in 1746 and marked the final defeat for the clansmen fighting for the Jacobite cause.Upon admission, enter the visitor center and immerse yourself in the horror of the battle, during which more than 1,200 people lost their lives. Explore the exhibits and learn more about the circumstances that led to the Battle of Culloden, as well as the lasting effect the battle had on not just the Highlands, but the whole of the United Kingdom.Take as long as you wish exploring the site independently. When done, you’ll emerge with a new understanding of the events of the battle.3-Day or 7-Day National Trust for Scotland: Sightseeing PassUpgrade to receive a 3- or 7-day sightseeing pass. This pass gives you free entrance to 90 National Trust for Scotland attractions. Use the 3-day pass on any three days over a period of seven consecutive days from first use and use the 7-day pass on any seven days over a period of 14 consecutive days from first use.Attractions list: Alloa Tower, Angus Folk Museum, Arduaine Garden, Bachelors’ Club, Balmacara Estate and Woodland Walks, Balmerino Abbey, Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre, Barry Mill, Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, Ben Lomond, Branklyn Garden, Brodick Castle, Gardens and Country Park, Brodie Castle, Broughton House and Garden, Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, Castle Fraser Gardens and Estate, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Craigievar Castle, Craigower, Crarae Garden, Crathes Castle Gardens and Estate, Culloden Battlefield, Royal Burgh of Culross, Culzean Castle and Country Park, David Livingstone Centre, Dollar Glen, Drum Castle, Falkland Palace and Garden, Falls of Glomach, Fyvie Castle, Geilston Garden, The Georgian House, Gladstone’s Land, Glencoe and Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glenfinnan Monument, Goatfell, Greenbank Garden, Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve, Haddo House, Harmony Garden, The Hermitage, The Hill House, Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and Garden, Holmwood House, House of Dun and Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, House of the Binns, Hugh Miller’s Birthplace Cottage and Museum, Inveresk Lodge Garden, Inverewe Garden, J M Barrie’s Birthplace, Kellie Castle and Garden, Killiecrankie, Kintail and Morvich, Leith Hall Gardens and Estate, Linn of Tummel, Malleny Garden, Mar Lodge Estate, Menstrie Castle, Moirlanich Longhouse, Newhailes, The Pineapple and Dunmore Park (grounds only), Pitmedden Garden, Pollok House, Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot, Priorwood Garden, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Robert Smail’s Printing Works, Rockcliffe, St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve, Souter Johnnie’s Cottage, The Tenement House, Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace,Threave Garden and Estate, Torridon, Weaver’s Cottage, West Affric

$112.78 Cultural & Theme Tours

Scottish Highlands Photography Tours - Torridon

I will pick you up in my car a Nissan Qashqai which has plenty of space for your camera gear and travel in luxury out to Kinlochewe where we will wander the ancient Scots pine forest capturing unique compositions within in the forest and views over to the great Slioch mountain and Loch Maree.We will then head over to towards Torridon stopping off at the Coulin Estate  capturing the iconic Loch Clair looking towards Beinn Eighe and also some other compositions around the estate.Then we will head over to Torridon and Sheildaig to capture some amazing vistas and small hidden lochans and views out to the Western Isles.Due to the time of year in the Winter months cafes and eating places are few and far between so I will provide soup and sandwiches to keep us going until the return to Inverness.

$530.75 Cultural & Theme Tours

The Glory of Ross

Still very unspoiled and remote, Wester Ross is very often missed from the visitor’s itinerary, possibly through pressure of time.If there is one area of the Highlands that affords different and breathtaking views as another bend of the road unwinds, then it is this spectacular area. Mirrored, majestic mountains, heather hills, tree lined lochs and wildlife abound here.The songwriter, Dave Goulder, an Englishman who has made his home and living in the Highlands of Scotland, sums it up in his song,And, if I had a hundred homes,and could stay in each a while,I’d build them all along the coastfrom Sandwood down to Kyle.A day’s journey can encompass Achnasheen, Lochcarron and Applecross with its long association with Saint Maelrubha, who founded a monastery there. Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree’s islands and gave the Loch its name. The mountain road, to Applecross, the Bealach Nam Bo, (Pass of the Cattle) rises a thousand feet in a mile and a half. Not for the faint hearted!On through the idyllic villages of Shieldaig and Torridon to Kinlochewe and spectacular views of Loch Maree. Ben Eighe and Torridon are a Nature Reserve. Through Gairloch and Aultbea we reach the world famous tropical gardens of Inverewe at Poolewe. The gardens are influenced by the warm current from the faraway Gulf Stream and were originally planted by Sir Osgood MacKenzie over 100 years ago. They are now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland.Our homeward journey takes us past the Corrieshalloch Gorge and the Falls of Measach. A panoramic view from there is afforded of Loch Broom tempting the visitor to visit Ullapool, Achiltibuie and the Summer Isles.The beautiful county of Sutherland awaits for another day.

$63.69 Cultural & Theme Tours

BEST OF THE ISLE OF SKYE TOUR

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandWe start on our journey with a drive to the Fairy Pools in the shadow of the Cuillin Mountains. The pools are located in one of the most dramatic landscapes on Skye. The fairies regularly bathe here, in the crystal clear green pools of the River Brittle. Weather permitting, you can swim in the pools of the river, one of the UK’s best wild swimming spots. Have fun diving under natural arches and waterfalls, but please do not spy on the fairies, as they can easily take offence!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Talisker Distillery, Carbost, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandTalisker distillery based in Carbost is one of the three whisky distillery on the Isle of Skye.The whisky is a single malt Scotch, with a very distinctive peaty-smoky taste.We shall go through the visitor centre (not on the tour) and if available sample one of the fine whiskys produced here.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Neist Point, Glendale, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandYou have a choice of either going to Neist Point or being dropped off at Dunvegan Castle and we will pick you up on the way back from Neist Point.We travel to the far west of the island to the dramatic Neist Point. This is the best place on the island to spot whales, dolphins and sharks. Here we transport you to the edge of the world, with its beautiful scenery, awesome skies and endless ocean. Come with us and see for yourself why Skye has been voted by National Geographic as the fourth greatest island visitor experience in the whole world!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandYou have a choice of either going to Neist Point or being dropped off at Dunvegan Castle and we will pick you up on the way back from Neist Point.Visit the ancient MacLeod clan castle, set in beautiful gardens, and see for yourself the flag from fairyland which is dated between the 4th and 7th centuries A.D.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandThe charming Fairy Glen. This is the most important meeting place of the fairies on Skye. Wander between countless conical mounds, known in the Highlands as fairy knowes; put your ears to the grass and listen for the fairies at work inside. Bend down to search for elves in the glen's miniature forests, take the twisted path to the top of the fairy castle or walk the faun’s maze and have a wish granted!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Quiraing, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandWe take the opportunity to drive right up to the Trotternish ridge at the Quiraing, lying in the far North of Skye.The Quiraing is a landscape used in many sci-fi films, known for its wonderful rock formations and stunning coastal views. This is a place like no other, part of the largest landslip in Europe.Come to the cliff edge with us and see it for yourself!Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandKilt Rock with the distinctive pillars and beautiful waterfall with views across to the Torridon hills on the mainland, this weird landscape is used as a film location for many Sci-Fi movies, and is known for it’s amazing rock formations.Home to the dinosaurs of Skye’s ancient past and home to the most traditional people on the Isle of Skye. Only here will you experience stunning vistas, swirling mists and shifting suns around you.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandThe Old Man of Storr is one of the iconic natural features of the dramatic Trotternish Ridge.The ridge is a mighty inland cliff, the longest in the UK, rising to a height of 720m. This amazing landscape should be part of any tour to the island and has made Trotternish the most popular visitor destination on Skye.The Old Man is a 200ft stone pillar, which has detached itself from the highest point of the ridge, creating a fantastical landscape of twisted rocks, looming shadows and swirling mists, film location for among others the Ridley Scott 2012 directed science fiction film Prometheus.Duration: 15 minutes

$291.92 Kid Friendly

Scottish Highlands Private Guided Hiking Tour from Aviemore

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Scot Mountain Holidays - Day Tours, Boat of Garten, Aviemore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandOur home base in the village of Boat of Garten is where we will meet up to discuss the route and check clothing/gloves etc before heading out for a day exploring our local wilderness.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe will be walking through part of the National Park according to the route we discuss with you. There are exceptional forests and numerous mountain routes. We will pick the one which best suits you, your group and your aspirations.Duration: 8 hours