Scottish Clans and Castles

Gaelic Travel-Glasgow-Scottish Clans and Castles


3 day / 2 night

Discover Scotland’s colourful past on this enchanting tour. Visit no less than five of the country’s greatest castles - Brodie, Doune, Dunvegan, Eilean Donan and mighty Stirling and see the iconic battlefield site at Culloden Moor. Visit several locations used in the filming of the hit TV series Outlander including the real Castle Leoch and Cranesmuir. Explore the stunning beauty of the Isle of Skye and enjoy a scenic train trip on the famed West Highland Railway Line. All this is just a flavour of what awaits you on this marvellous tour.

Price range: £1,785 - £3,700

Doune Castle - explore this grand castle set amid lovely countryside that has starred in Outlander and Game of Thrones

Isle of Skye - enjoy a tour of the Winged Isle including Dunvegan Castle, Kilt Rock and the scenic Sleat Peninsula

Sheep-dog Demonstration marvel at the teamwork between shepherd and their dogs at a working sheep farm

Culross - step back in time when you visit this delightful 17th Century village, the setting for Cranesmuir in Outlander

Edinburgh - tour the Georgian “New Town” and drive along the famous Royal Mile to visit stately Holyrood Palace

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Angels’ Share

Inclusions

    Accommodation

    • 3 nights hotel accommodation
    • Location: Glasgow (2); Carrbridge, Cairngorms National Park (2) and Edinburgh (2)

    Meals

    • Cooked/Continental breakfast (6)
    • Table d’hôte dinners (2)

    Visits, Admissions and Experiences

    • City tour of Edinburgh
    • Orientation tour of Glasgow
    • Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 8 to 22 August, 2020 departures

Exclusions

  • Admission charges
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver

Full Tour Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrival in Glasgow and City Tour

During the tour see several locations used in the filming of the popular TV series Outlander - Glasgow University, Kelvingrove Park and George Square. Return to your hotel and enjoy free time to rest and relax. Chat with your tour director and fellow travellers about your trip with a welcome drink before dining independently.

Day 2 - Stirling Castle & Doune Castle Excursion

Drive to Stirling to visit Stirling Castle. Discover the exquisite Royal Palace and the impressive Great Hall. During your guided tour learn of the many notable people connected with this mighty fortress including the real “Braveheart” Sir William Wallace and Mary, Queen of Scots.

Day 3 - Glasgow - Glen Coe - Kyle of Lochalsh

oday travel into the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Travel by the “bonnie, bonnie banks” of Loch Lomond then journey across mysterious Rannoch Moor. There is a photo-stop in the heart of Glen Coe, a spectacular glen made famous by the Campbells’ massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Stop at Spean Bridge Woollen Mill and drive alongside some the long, narrow lakes in the Great Glen. Continue your drive north to visit romantic Eilean Donan Castle.