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Scottish Routes Day Tours

Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EB, Scotland
+44 (0) 131 347 8886
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Ranked #30 of 197 Activities in Edinburgh
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Owner description: Specialising in tailor-made and scheduled tours all over Scotland. Regular departures from Edinburgh. Tours include all the best parts of Scotland. Tours run all year round, and depart from the Royal Mile. Whisky Tours are a particular speciality. Explore Scotland Your Way.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I just returned a few weeks ago from Scotland where a group of us celebrated a friend's 40th birthday (a little early ;>). In addition to a few days on our own in Edinburgh, we booked a 4 day tour with Scottish routes to Islay to sample the fine whiskies that they have to offer and more. Will was an... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked a private tour with Scottish Routes for eleven of us and had an absolutely fantastic time. Will made it spectacular and as a group we're all in agreement that he went above and beyond our expectations. We very much appreciated his insight and exuding passion for Scotland, Islay, and his clients. We are extremely happy with our selection... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked Scottish route for a whisky you to Islay. Will was our driver, the whole experience was amazing, a great mix of distilleries tours, a very knowledgeable guide with a great sense of humor! Can't wait to go back, I wouldn't use anyone else!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The tour was exactly what the reviews promised. We left from Café Nero on the Royal mile promptly. George was our driver and he went over the itinerary for the day stressing the importance of getting back to the bus on time. He also explained that if people had a tight schedule that they might want to reconsider as the... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not being a scotch drinker, I went only because as it was on my husband's bucket list! Although I can't say that I have become an avid Scotch drinker, what an awesome experience. The small group size is ideal. The driver/tour guide was so wonderful and adds the local flavor and history. Not only did we do numerous whiskey tastings,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We took part in the 4 Days Islay tour in August 2014. The driver/guide has not only precise driving & highly knowledge but sense of humor & kindness for all passengers. We really enjoyed as much as seven distilleries tours, of course including tasting. We were also impressed with warm hospitality & sufficient amenities in Bowmore house selected by Scottish... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had such a great trip last summer with Scottish Routes that we signed up for another tour. Well the magic was still there & we had a wonderful trip & they spoiled us rotten. They booked our lodging, ferry passages while touring us throughout the Highlands & Hebrides. We enjoyed our time exploring & discovering the beauties of Scotland... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Highly knowledgeable, adaptable, and fun to be with guides made our August 2014 trip to Scotland a great experience. All the details including lodging, dinning, transportation, gardens,distilleries,historic sites were expertly handled so all we had to do was enjoy ourselves. Scottish Routes provided different guides for several of the many venues of our trip and all three guides were fantastic.... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Just returned from our second visit to Scotland with Will Stockham as our guide. We enjoyed our trip with him so much last year that we began planning this return trip before we finished the first! I must admit I purposely did not review his excellent services last year because I wanted to improve our chances of booking him again.... More

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Ohio, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our Scottish Routes guides' knowledge and upbeat personalities are what "made" our trip to western Scotland. We were three couples and we never would have learned so much, seen so many things, or had so many laughs without them. We ended up having three different guides at different times and places and none disappointed. While distilleries were on the itinerary,... More

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