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West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh

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Take an adventure into the Highlands as you explore the lochs, mountains and castles of Scotland. Visit Doune Castle, enjoy spectacular views of Kilchurn castle, wander around Inveraray and explore its 18th century castle before reaching the village of Luss. Your modern Mercedes Benz coach will ensure that you see some of the best sites that Scotland has to offer in comfort on this 10 hour tour of the Highlands.
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
  • See Loch Awe, Loch Lomond, Glen Ogle, Kilchurn Castle, and more
What to Expect
After meeting your coach on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, you travel to Doune Castle in Stirlingshire, recognizable from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Note that entrance to all castles is at your own expense.

Journey through the Highlands, past lochs, castles, and glens, and take a break near Glen Ogle for photos and lunch (own expense).

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 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, did we ever have a full, busy, informative and engaging day out with Tonks as our guide! I meant to ask how many miles we covered - seeing Doune, Inveraray, Kilchurn (from afar), Rest and Be Thankful and Luss all in one day was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was Nestor and he made the trip really interesting full of information and fun. The scenic beauty was amazing and he made the trip so much easy with the kids. Would definitely recommend the tour and please ask Nestor to be your...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello NVrocks, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Nestor and your West Highlands and Castles tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I am so pleased to hear Nestor made the tour so much more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour shows you some nice places, the bus was comfortable and our guide, Nestor, was worth of his name: a very good and funny storyteller, good job 😉More

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Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello P8621Slucat, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Nestor and your West Highlands and Castles day tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your day with us! We agree that the tour is very nice and that our coaches...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour today . The weather was awful,it rained heavy most of the time but our guide ,Nestor, did his best to make us feel good. He is a very skilled driver and he managed to talk almost the whole trip so we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello sanda m, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Nestor and your West Highlands and Castles tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your day with us! We agree that Inveraray Castle is great to see btu are sorry...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Timberbush tour to West Highlands with King Dan. He is a real entertainer and made the time fly. He is also a super skilled driver which made me feel safe. I recommend he learn a little bit more history to enhance...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello patriciahodgson8, Thanks for leaving a review for your tour to the West Highlands and Castles tour with Dan. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I hope you had great weather and took some fab photos too! We are pleased that...More

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Response from enjays | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'd just ring or email the tour company and check with them. I found them extremely helpful
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Response from Arvind_s_1 | Reviewed this property |
You do get off at locations and get to explore, there are four major stops and a few picture stops , time at stops varies between 30-40 min to an hour
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