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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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Escape the mainland for a full-day tour of the far-flung Orkney Islands from John O’Groats. Journey by ferry across the Pentland Firth to the wind-swept Orkney archipelago, bursting with postcard-perfect natural vistas and mystical landmarks. With a local guide, cruise along the Churchill Barriers to visit villages steeped in Viking mystery like 5,000-year-old Skara Brae and landmarks like the Lamb Holm Italian Chapel and St. Magnus Cathedral.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.54
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$109.54

Cruise the Caledonian Canal, Sail on Loch Ness and View Urquhart Castle

Cruise the Caledonian Canal, Sail on Loch Ness and View Urquhart Castle

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Seek out Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, on a 2-hour cruise from Dochgarroch Lock. The boat is fitted with a special Nessie sonar, but if the elusive monster doesn’t show up, the area's other sights will charm you instead. Pass along the Caledonian Canal into Loch Ness to see Urquhart Castle, Bona Lighthouse, and the crash site of a World War II bomber. You'll learn about the loch’s history and legends as you cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.60
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$35.60

Private Full Day Tour of Skye and Lochalsh from Kyle of Lochalsh

Private Full Day Tour of Skye and Lochalsh from Kyle of Lochalsh

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The Isle of Skye is renowned for its rugged coastline, medieval castles, and wild nature. Don’t worry about arranging the logistics of a visit yourself: on this private, full-day tour, set off with a guide and explore the island’s many highlights via comfortable vehicle. Discover Dunvegan Castle, sip whisky at Talisker Distillery, visit the island’s petite fishing villages, and more—your itinerary is fully customizable, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$584.23
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$584.23
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Wildlife Cruise from John O'Groats

Wildlife Cruise from John O'Groats

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Set sail for a scenic summer cruise from John O'Groats, Scotland’s northernmost point, and enjoy wildlife spotting along the windswept Pentland Firth. Keep a lookout for Atlantic grey seals, puffins, porpoise and whales as you pass by dramatic sea cliffs and deserted islands on the boat ride, then watch as flocks of guillemots, arctic skuas, and kittiwakes swoop overhead.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.02
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$26.02

1-day Private Tour: Glen Coe and Glenfinnan

1-day Private Tour: Glen Coe and Glenfinnan

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This one-day tour gives you a chance to visit two icons of the Western Highlands - the majestic Glen Coe and Glenfinnan stepped in history and movie fame. Let Brambling Bus take you up the winding road north through some of Scotland's most stunning landscapes. Along the way you'll meet Jacobite rebels, rouge Highlanders and a rather special Boy Wizard... All this with pick-up and drop-off at your preferred location and at your tempo. An Unique Scottish Adventure awaits - simply get in touch!
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  • 11 to 13 hours
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$877.75
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$877.75
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Full Day Your Choice Tour from Kyle of Lochalsh

Full Day Your Choice Tour from Kyle of Lochalsh

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With a private car and driver at your disposal, build your own Scottish Highlands itinerary on this custom, full-day tour. Begin your excursion at your local accommodation or the harbor, and set off in a private vehicle. Choose to explore the Isle of Skye, travel to Loch Ness, venture to Fort William and see the Jacobite Train (which inspired Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Express), and more: craft a bespoke itinerary based exclusively on your interests.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$584.23
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$584.23
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Tours from Invergordon Port

Tours from Invergordon Port

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Prior to departing, your driver/guide will discuss your tour and ensure you get to visit the locations you want to see. Options on this tour mean you can add additional hours on the day and vary the locations you visit.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$465.56
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$465.56
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Loch Ness & The Highlands Day Tour

Loch Ness & The Highlands Day Tour

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On this tour it will be only your small group of up to 8 people and your driver guide. Your driver guide will help you to understand the culture, history and general way of life that we live here in Scotland. As this is a private tour you can spend as much or as little time at the listed attractions as you wish giving you complete control of your trip.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$841.23
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$841.23
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North West Oban Loop 1-Day Tour

North West Oban Loop 1-Day Tour

You travel through majestic Highland scenery on route to the gateway port to Scotland’s Western Isles.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$922.90
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$922.90
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3 Days Private Customizable Tour of Scotland from Edinburgh

3 Days Private Customizable Tour of Scotland from Edinburgh

On a 3-Day Tour you can travel further from Edinburgh at a more leisurely pace and spend more time at your chosen locations.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,598.90
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$2,598.90
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Guided Walks in Grantown-on-Spey

Guided Walks in Grantown-on-Spey

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The only guided walking tour of Grantown-on-Spey, explaining its history since founded in 1765, the local woods and River Spey. The tour guide is local to the area with extensive knowledge of Scottish history and culture pertaining to the area. Previous experience working in the Highland Archive, written books on the local area and a graduate in Scottish Culture. The tour will commence by the war memorial in the Square and proceed round the town, through the woods to the River Spey. The return to the war memorial will follow a different route by the woods and High St.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.69
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$13.69
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Outlander Themed Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

Outlander Themed Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

This tour visits many of the actual locations mentioned in the Outlander Novel/TV series. Whilst much of the filming took place in the South of Scotland the true location of the Jacobite Strongholds are to be found in the Highlands.Like all my tours this will be a laid back and relaxed day and flexible in every respect. The tours are conducted in a luxury van type vehicle which has excellent head and leg room and adult sized seats for all occupants. Complimentary water and snacks are carried in the vehicle and WiFi is also available wherever reception allows. Entry tickets are not included but can be obtained in advance for you at cost on request. Lunch stops are at your own discretion however the driver will be able to find you somewhere nice to eat as you require.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$547.71
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$547.71
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Taxi & Private Hire (Executive Minibus)

Taxi & Private Hire (Executive Minibus)

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We provide a tour service to transport people around Caithness and make every journey pleasant for our visitors.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.68
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$118.68
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Glenelg and Lochalsh Half Day Tour from Kyle of Lochalsh

Glenelg and Lochalsh Half Day Tour from Kyle of Lochalsh

Discover Glenelg and Loch Alsh during this half-day private tour from Kyle of Lochalsh. Customize the itinerary with your tour guide based on your interests and see landmarks such as Kylerhea, the Redcoats Bernera Barracks, and Eilean Donan Castle. This is an opportunity to learn more about the villages and traditions of northern Scotland and perhaps see native wildlife such as eagles.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$335.94
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$335.94
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Private Speyside Whisky Tour

Private Speyside Whisky Tour

Discover the birthplace of your favourite malts on our ultimate Guided Speyside Whisky Tour! Three days in the Scottish Highlands touring the famous distilleries and tasting unique whiskies with a private guide – need we say more?
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  • 3 days
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$2,909.73
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$2,909.73
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Applecross from Kyle of Lochalsh

Applecross from Kyle of Lochalsh

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The journey from Kyle of Lochalsh to Applecross passes through some of Scotland’s most remote and rugged landscapes. On this tour, enjoy a thrilling road trip along the northwest coast of the Scottish Highlands, following the winding mountain road of Bealach na Bà. Along the way, admire views of Glen Docharty, the Torridon Hills, and the Isle of Skye, and enjoy free time in the villages of Applecross and Plockton.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$584.23
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$584.23
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2 Hour Groatie Buckie Walk near John O'Groats - find lucky shells with a local

2 Hour Groatie Buckie Walk near John O'Groats - find lucky shells with a local

Lisa feels lucky to have grown up in the Far North of Scotland surrounded by vast open landscapes and beautiful coastlines. Groatie Buckie shells are said to bring good luck to those who find them and is an activity her family have enjoyed for many generations, even inspiring her work today as a digital artist. Before becoming a full time artist, she gained experience working in tourism and hospitality. She's passionate about sharing local knowledge, stories and experiences with others while ensuring beaches are left as they're found.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.13
Price varies by group size
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$42.13
Price varies by group size

Classic Tour, our popular 1-Day tour of The Highlands of Scotland from Edinburgh

Classic Tour, our popular 1-Day tour of The Highlands of Scotland from Edinburgh

The route to Glencoe follows the path of the invading English armies heading north to conquer the rebellious Scots. As we leave the Lowlands and enter the Highlands you experience the haunting beauty of the mountain landscape.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$753.11
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$753.11
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Private Executive Day Tour from Glasgow to Culloden Battlefield for 1 - 4 people

Private Executive Day Tour from Glasgow to Culloden Battlefield for 1 - 4 people

This day tour to Culloden by Tartan Tours Scotland is a private tour just for you and your party. You will travel in style in one of our luxury vehicles, accompanied by your expert tour guide for the day. Sit back and relax as you travel North to Culloden, we will arrange stops both going and coming back to Glasgow. Once at Culloden you'll spend the next three hours exploring this world' famous site. Wandering the very ground the battle took place. See the last remaining building from the battle. Visit the graves of the those that fell that day. See the graves of Clan Fraser which were made famous world over by Outlander. You can then experience the interactive visitor centre, view fascinating artifacts from both sides of the confrontation, and experience the battle in our immersive surround cinema. There is a shop and cafe where you can sit and relax after having spent time on the battlefield and at the visitor centre.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$616.18
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$616.18
per group
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Full Day Mountain Bike Guiding/Coaching

Full Day Mountain Bike Guiding/Coaching

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I have lived and worked in this area for a number of years and know these hills very well. Due to my time guiding and working with the mountain rescue I can tailor a day to suit you and your group and offer the best advice to ensure you have a challenging but fun day out. If I feel that what you want to do isn't suitable I will say and suggest a plan that will suit you better! I have the highest mountain bike guiding qualification through British Cycling and when I'm not guiding, I'm usually out exploring more trails!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.50
Price varies by group size
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$154.50
Price varies by group size

Scottish Highlands Private Premium Tour With Chauffeur

Scottish Highlands Private Premium Tour With Chauffeur

- Pick you up from your accommodation in Edinburgh or Glasgow - Travel luxuriously in a Mercedes Benz and don’t worry about rental cars - Customize the highlights of Scotland tour to your personal needs and interests - Forget complicated meeting points, as door-to-door transfers are included Get ready to be amazed by the majestic mountains and mysterious lochs! Walk in the shadow of Britain’s highest peak, Ben Nevis, take a picture at the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct from Harry Potter and spot the Loch Ness Monster in the most famous loch of Scotland. Please note that this tour includes many locations and the stops would be very short. Should you wish longer stops and exploring each highlight, we would advise our Multi Day Tour – Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands Tour. Book now and enjoy the best personalised experience of a Private Premium Tour with us!
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  • 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$688.16
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$688.16
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Majestic Torridon

Majestic Torridon

This tour focuses on the most beautiful and varied landscapes of the Highlands. Highlights - Lochs, Castles, Rugged Mountains & Whisky
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  • 1 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$554.74
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$554.74
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Half-Day Minibus Tour on Isle of Skye

Half-Day Minibus Tour on Isle of Skye

Experience the highlands and islands in all its glory. Hear about the clan battles that would took place over the island and how the clearances affected so many families. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and have a laugh with our driver as he guides you through the history both magical and bloody of Skye.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.31
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$75.31

Full Day - Scotland Whisky Trails

Full Day - Scotland Whisky Trails

This private tour is catered for the Whisky connoisseur. We provide luxury travel to any one of the 133 Whisky Distilleries in Scotland. We can build a personal itinerary to visit as many distilleries as is required.
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  • 10 hours
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$1,369.28
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$1,369.28
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