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West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh

Highlights
  • Soak up the beauty of the West Highlands’ views on this full-day tour
  • Photograph serene lochs, ancient castles, and rolling highlands
  • Discover the region’s lore and heritage from your local driver/guide
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West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh
US$61 per adult
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West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh
US$60.65 per adult
Overview

If landscapes are your passion and ancient fortresses mesmerize you, this full-day tour of West Highlands lochs and castles is perfect—even with only limited time in Scotland. Visit Doune Castle, Glen Ogle, Loch Awe, Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray Castle, Loch Lomond, and the Arrochar Alps, with plenty of stops to take pictures and a driver-guide to explain what you’re seeing.

What to Expect

After joining your coach on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, begin at Doune Castle in Stirlingshire, instantly recognizable from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Journey through the Highlands, past lochs, castles, and glens, then take a break near Glen Ogle for photos (and lunch, if you’d like).

Your next stop is Kilchurn Castle, set on the banks of Loch Awe, and surrounded by mountains. After a photo stop, continue to the small highland village of Inveraray with its stunning 18th-century castle, home to the Duke of Argyll. Return to the Royal Mile by way of the Arrochar Alps, with stops at the Rest and Be Thankful pass and on the shores of Loch Lomond. 

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Highland lochs, castles and Stuart.

Our tour , July 9th , was an excellent choice. We saw breathtaking views and took lots of amazing photos. All the way we listened to interesting stories about Scotland. And, above all, we were lucky to meet an extraordinary guide - Stuart. We were...More

Thank Pawel S
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Pawel, Thanks for your review of your trip with Stuart and thanks for recommending the tour! He certainly is an extraordinary Driver-Guide, we're happy to hear that you liked hearing about the history of Scotland from him throughout the tour and appreciated the rest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Super fun day with Stuart!

This tour had been full but on the day of the tour the staff helped me and my friend switch to the West Highland tour which is what I wanted. We lucked out! Our tour guide Stuart was knowledgeable, friendly, funny and had that great...More

1  Thank Victoria S
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Victoria, Thank you very much for your review. It's fantastic to hear how much you liked having Stuart as your Driver-Guide as you explored the West Highlands and appreciated his knowledgeable commentary. If you'd like to try another tour sometime please don't hesitate to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day out with Stuart

We were fortunate to go on this tour on 5 July and have Stuart as our driver/guide. He made the day extremely interesting with his wide knowledge of history, local information and interesting facts about Scotland. The whole day was excellent - the best guide...More

Thank richard a
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Richard, Thank you so much for leaving a review of your Driver-Guide Stuart. We're delighted that you were impressed by his knowledge of Scotland and thoroughly enjoyed his commentary throughout. Well definitely let him know that you consider him the best guide that you've...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant and super informative

What a great day with our driver, Andrew. Almost constantly telling stories and facts on the way up and back. Always interesting, full of enthusiasm, not bored repetition.More

Thank Mark C
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the commentary from Andrew throughout the trip you took with us and hope to see you again for another adventure someday! We'll be sure to pass your kind words on to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West highland tour

Great Tour! Fred and Eddy did. an awesome Job! Relaxed Tour with a lot to See and to get a Great Insight into the highlands!! Thank you!!!!!!

Thank anja564
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello anja564, You are very welcome! Thanks for leaving some feedback about your trip with Fred and Eddie, glad you enjoyed the tour and we hope to see you again sometime for another adventure! Kind regards, Ruairi

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