Scotland Guided Tour

Edinburgh Castle, ScotlandEdinburgh Castle, Scotland

Planning a Trip to Scotland? Do you dream of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, the sound of the bagpipes and a wee dram of the finest Scottish whisky by a crackling log fire? Then why not join me on a luxurious, 14 day small group tour of Scotland next year? Stay in unique Scottish lodgings including Castles, Manor houses and even an enchanting Loch Side Inn on the Isle of Skye. See all of the main sights, spectacular scenery and lots of Scotland's Hidden Gems without having to worry about any of the details or route planning. Learn about Scotland's history and culture and experience it for yourself on a Highland Cow farm experience or don your tartan for our Jacobite themed dinner, take a turn on the dance floor with the Highland dancers and listen to the Piper while he toasts the Haggis! Follow the Outlander Trail to Falkland, Culloden and the Clava Cairns. See the Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous by the Harry Potter movie and keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse on the Loch Ness monster....

Breath taking Scottish scenery....Breath taking Scottish scenery....

The 2023 Tours of Scotland will start in Edinburgh, where you will have 2 nights accommodation and 2 free days for independent sight seeing (recommendations will be made prior to arrival) The guided part of the tour will begin on Monday with a visit to Falkland, Crail and St Andrews. Overnighting in Dundee, before visiting Glamis Castle, Dunnotar and Stonehaven. Followed by 2 nights in the 800 year old Mary Culter House Hotel with a Jacobite themed dinner, with a Piper and highland dancing in the great hall....  

Highland dancing in the Great Hall at MaryCulterHighland dancing in the Great Hall at MaryCulter

We will have a visit to the Gordon Highlanders, the best regiment in the world for over 200 years and you will get to meet and greet some pedigree Highland cows and calves on a working farm in Banchory close to Balmoral and the late Queen Elizabeth's own fold of Highland cows. Depending on opening times we will also visit Balmoral if possible and thereafter visit Braemar, the highest village in the Cairngorms, where she also attended the Highland games. You will get to see the most amazing scenery and even stay in a very special castle hotel at the head of beautiful Glenshiel....

Blair Atholl Castle, PerthshireBlair Atholl Castle, Perthshire

We will also be visiting Blair Atholl, with its own private army and enjoy a very special whisky and chocolate pairing/tasting at Dalwhinnie, the highest distillery in Scotland. We will be spending two nights near Inverness with a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights at that time of year if we are lucky?A visit to Culloden Battlefield is also included as are the Clava Cairns, both must see sights if you have been watching the Outlander series on TV and no trip to Scotland would be complete without having a look out for the Loch Ness monster or taking a photo of Eilean Donan which must be the most photographed castle in Scotland...

Old Man of Storr, Isle of SkyeOld Man of Storr, Isle of Skye

Before crossing over to the Isle of Skye for 2 nights to stay in a quaint little loch side hotel, and exploring the Cuillins, the Old Man of Storr, Lealt Falls, Kilt Rock, the Quaraing and delightful painted village of Portree. We will then sail over the sea to Mallaig for some train spotting and hopefully see the Jacobite steam train and the Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter films before lunching in Fort William. And then driving through infamous Glencoe, Rannoch Mor for a 2 night stay in the seaside town of Oban...

SusanByron, Glencoe, ScotlandSusanByron, Glencoe, Scotland

Here you will have the option of taking a boat trip to Iona via the island of Mull or touring the surrounding countryside, taking in the magnificent St Conan's Kirk, Inverary and Kintail Birds of Prey before heading over to Luss the following day for a boat trip on Loch Lomond. The tour will finish with a farewell dinner in Glasgow with an extra nights accommodation provided for more independent sightseeing there, recommendations will be included in the full itinerary which I will send to you if you want to kindly fill out the form below, Slainte Mhath, Susan    

Scottish Tour Dates as follows :-

September 23rd - October 6th inclusive 2023

Price  £5950 per person sharing 

Maximum 24 per group Fully Booked

The tour price of £5950 includes all accommodation, food, visitor attractions & special events, government taxes, charges & gratuities, but excludes flights & insurance. Prices quoted are per person sharing in a double or twin room, with private bathroom. A single supplement of £1000 applies to solo occupancy. To secure your place on the above tours you will need to pay a €500 deposit with the balance becoming due approximately 8 weeks before arrival in Scotland. If you wish to register your interest and receive a detailed Itinerary for the 2024 Tours, please fill out the form below

Scottish Tour Enquiry Form

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Tour Scotland in 2023 with Susan Byron