Castles and Lochs of the Western Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh Instant Confirmation
This tour is ideal for those who wish to enjoy beautiful scenery and see some of Scotland’s most famous Castles on a day trip from Edinburgh. See the highlights of the Western Highlands in one day!
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- Duration (incl. transportation): 10 hour(s)
- Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
- Pick-up: Available
- Inclusion: Bus fare / English-speaking guide
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Schedule & Location
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09:00 Pick up from your Central Edinburgh Hotel / Guest House
Doune Castle - Film location for Outlander, Game of Thrones and Monty PythonAudio tour of the Castle which is narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the exciting history of the medieval Castle and residents. Doune Castle is the atmospheric stand-in for the fictional Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander and has also been used as a film location for Game of Thrones.
Loch Awe & Kichurn Castle – Stop for photosHave a comfort stop before heading into the Highlands. Passing Lochs and Mountains we stop for a photo at Kilchurn Castle settled on the banks of Loch Awe; this is one of the most photographed Castles in Scotland, often used in Calendars
Inverary Town & Castle – Beautiful Loch side townOn arriving at Inverary your driver guide will give you a tour of the picturesque town where you will have time to enjoy lunch, and perhaps visit the Jail or Castle (featured in Downtown Abbey).
Loch FyneOn departing Inverary enjoy the views of Loch Fyne, famous for seafood, and then head over the mountains with a brief photograph stop at the top of the Rest & be Thankful Pass.
Luss / StirlingThe last stop will be in the village of Luss located on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Then return back to Edinburgh via Stirling with views of the Castle.
19:00 Drop-off at hotel in Edinburgh
- Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
- Students are required to bring valid Student ID prior to departure.
- Admission is not included in the price.
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- Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.