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
- 3 nights hotel accommodation
- Location: Glasgow (2); Carrbridge, Cairngorms National Park (2) and Edinburgh (2)
- Cooked/Continental breakfast (6)
- Table d’hôte dinners (2)
- 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
Visits, Admissions and Experiences
- Admission charges
- Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
- Gratuity to your driver
Full Tour Itinerary
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.