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Inverness Day Tours

Address: Boglashin, Inverness IV63 6XJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01667-455699
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Ranked #2 of 48 Activities in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Experts and authors in Scottish history and heritage take you on exploratory excursions, building...
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Owner description: Experts and authors in Scottish history and heritage take you on exploratory excursions, building in distilleries, boats, ferries and attractions. 6 passenger vehicles (8 by arrangement). Our ethos is an exclusive and personal approach to providing scenic and historic tours. Tours visit Skye, the far north, Loch Ness (speciality), Applecross (amazing), Speyside (hic!), City to City, Great Glen, precious Glen Affric, Glen Coe, Mull and Clan Tours (speciality). Also Diana Gabaldon Outlander Tours (speciality).

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Scotland has been my dream trip for several years. As an Outlander book fan, I had heard through Facebook recommendations (and also from the book author Herself) that Inverness Tours was the way to go. When I first booked the air tickets for my 2-week Scotland holiday, my next step was booking Hugh Allison as my guide. I quite literally... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A journey through spectacular vistas to vistas plain fantastic. The long lakes, castles and the eerie terrain of the Scottish Highlands... Our charming guide George Munro, who clearly takes pleasure in showing people around his native parts, was brilliant in choosing the most dramatic spots along the way for us to walk through and get a better feel of the... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We spent a couple of weeks in Scotland in August and one of the highlights of our trip was the Outlander Tour with Hugh Allison. While more expensive, we opted not to open the tour to others. Hugh's knowledge of all things Scottish was quite amazing. My husband has not read the book so many of the references did not... More 

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LA, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a wonderful Isle of Skye tour with George Munro on Thanksgiving this year. George was extremely knowledgeable about the area, Scottish history, and also quite charming. We highly recommend George as a guide! We had a lovely visit and hope to visit again in the future!

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New Canaan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We spent three fascinating days touring the Highlands with Hugh Allison in late September. His vast knowledge of history and culture, and charming personality, kept us entertained throughout the whole trip as he created a route that took in all of our requests. When there was a question that he could not immediately answer he always got back to us... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I booked an Outlander tour with Hugh and then opened it up for the share a tour scheme - and spent the day with some new friends :) Hugh was incredibly knowledgeable and the scenery was amazing. I loved being able to see the places mentioned in the book, and others that represent places in the book (such as Lallybroch).... More 

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British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We spent a wonderful afternoon touring castles and cathedrals, and visiting the Whiskey Shop in Dufftown. Hugh's knowledge of the area, and his love of Scottish history made it both very enjoyable and educational. Being able to cater the tour to the four of us made this the perfect way to enjoy Scotland. I would not hesitate to book Inverness... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I went on a tour led by Hugh that traced the story line of my favorite book, Winter Solstice by Rosamund Pilcher. Hugh did a wonderful job of not only showing me the places that are important in the book, but also gave me insights into Highland history and lore while experiencing the beautiful scenery along the way. It was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Had a great day touring Inverness. Castles, towns, cathedrals, all made more interesting with the commentary and history Hugh provided. Despite the rain (Hugh had umbrellas for us), it was a fantastic day, and the rain kept most of the people away so we had ample time and space to take in the sights at our own speed.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We traveled to the UK last summer - an extended family group that included ages 5 through 72. We all thoroughly enjoyed our day which included multiple stops and fascinating stories about the Highlands and Scottish history. Hugh was a wealth of information. I would highly recommend this day trip.

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