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The Hairy Coo

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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About The Hairy Coo
The Scottish Highlands Tour Specialists. Our smaller group sizes give you an exclusive experience. You’ll see beautiful, remote places, get close to Scottish nature and hear stories about our exciting and fascinating history. All presented by your experienced, Scottish guide. Choose from one of our three 1-Day tours of the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh, or join us for an unforgettable 3-Day tour of the Isle of Skye, Inverness & the Highlands!
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This small-group tour is ideal for travelers wanting to experience the best of the Scottish Highlands in one easy day from Edinburgh. Save hours of research and transport planning; and discover the region’s highlights and heritage by comfortable mini coach, with a guide for background. See Stirling Castle, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis; and opt to tour a whisky distillery and cruise on Loch Ness in search of its fabled monster.
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from $61.08
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Experience the history and beauty of Scotland’s Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on a full-day trip from Edinburgh. Traveling by mini-coach, visit the Kelpies Monument and Stirling Castle, associated with Scottish historical heroes William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Admire the Trossachs’ mountain-and-lake scenery as you meet Scotland’s famous Highland cows, and choose to tour either a whisky distillery or Doune Castle. Entrance fees at own expense.
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from $49.63
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Explore the Scottish Highlands with this three-day tour from Edinburgh. Skip the hassle of a rental car and kick back in an air-conditioned coach with a local guide. Hear stories of Scotland’s history as you visit the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, and Inverness. This tour offers an immersive experience into one of the most scenic areas of the Scottish countryside.
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from $171.80
16 reviews
Breathtaking scenery, beautiful Highland lochs, mountains and glens, ancient castles and historical sites, large vibrant cities and stunning locations. In 5 days we’ll show you all of these plus more of this wee country than any other tour of its length. All lead by your Ness Bus/Hairy Coo Guide.

Be amazed by the landscapes on this tour. From the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond and ancient standing stones of Kilmartin to Oban. We will take you to beautiful Glencoe, Glenfinnan and the Great Glen. Tour a Scotch whisky distillery, ancient castles, Loch Ness and spend a night on the Isle of Skye. Take a seal spotting cruise on Loch Carron, and step back millions of years among the geological wonders of Scotland’s far North West Highlands.

Delve into the Jacobite Rebellions at Culloden Battlefield and locations from Outlander, Harry Potter and James Bond. Stroll across the world famous links of St Andrews Old Course and wander among the buildings of Scotland’s oldest University.
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from $316.87
Experience the BEST of the Scottish Highlands on this quintessential 2-day tour - an awesome overnight escape with one of Scotland's highest rated tour companies! Admire the unrivaled scenery of eerie Glencoe, stroll through the pretty streets and across the Old Course at the Home of Golf in St Andrews, tuck into the BEST Highland fayre and whisky in Inverness, be spellbound by the magical Glenfinnan Viaduct and monster-hunt on the mighty Loch Ness! A whirlwind 2-day trip - with a bumper itinerary - that will introduce you to the spectacular scenery and culture of the Scottish Highlands and have you desperate to explore more…

This tour is perfect for those short on time, but still dreaming of an overnight escape to the romantic Scottish Highlands with departures on Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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We did the 5 day tour with John, King of the North. The tour was excellent, with a great amount of time off the bus and lots of extra little stops thrown in. John is a great storyteller, and really brought Scotland alive. He also...More

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Brilliant day out. The scenery was superb and our guide/driver was extremely knowledgeable. The way that our guide told us stories about the places we visited was interesting and funny at the same time, I learned a lot about Scotland

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was outstanding. I learned so much about Scotland and it’s history and folklore. Rose really knows her stuff. Excellent way to see the country!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing tour, our tour guide and driver was very entertaining, energetic and provided a lot of historical knowledge about Scotland.

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Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ankurkaushik016
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family of 6 took the one day Deanston Distillery, Glencoe and Loch Ness Tour with “Brizo” recently. Our ages ranged from mid fifties, mid thirties and late teens/early twenties and EVERYONE had an amazing day. Brizo’s stories had us all entertained, he is funny,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Provinsandmore
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an EXCELLENT Tour led by two excellent tour guides! They were highly knowledgeable and had fun on the way there and back (long ride). Highly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Elizabeth Q
Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour to Inverness, the Isle of Skye and the Highlands was awesome. Our driver and guide Michael made this trip perfect. Not only did we experience spectacular scenery and historic places but we learned the relevant history and stories to tie it all together....More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great trip with John the king of the north on your highland trip where we visit Deanston distillery and sailed on the Loch Ness. Our tour guide John the king of the north made the bus trip super interesting with the story...More

Thank claraboth
Reviewed 3 days ago

Steven was fantastic, I could listen to his stories all day any day! The sites were wonderful as was the boat ride on the Loch.

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to see the beautiful Scottish Highlands - including Wallace Monument, Doune Castle, and lochs a'plenty - plus get up close & personal with the local flora & fauna, on a big bus called Hazel, then The Hairy Coo is for you! Our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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amanda_shanti
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I don't think it would be necessary but I would just in case.
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April 27, 2019|
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Response from HairyCooTours | Property representative |
Hi Sanjay, No, we will be returning to Edinburgh, our drop off point is only a few minutes walk from Waverley Train Station. Usually we drop off around 6.30pm, traffic permitting. I hope that helps. Ryan @ The Hairy Coo
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April 15, 2019|
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Hi there, The tour will leave Inverness at approximately 7:45am on Day 2 and 8:30am on Day 3 - your driver-guide will confirm this with you while you are on tour. Perhaps if you contact your B&B provider they may be able... More
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