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Scenic Routes

Inverness, United Kingdom
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About Scenic Routes
Provide luxury bespoke tours and executive transport in the Highlands from Inverness and the surrounding area. First class gold standard service with owner/driver. Vehicle used is Mercedes E Class Estate, plenty of room for luggage and ideal for just three guests. Keeping it small makes it much more personal and flexible. Whisky tours are a specialty, from Speyside to the Highland distilleries.
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No more than 3 guests. Tour planned around what YOU want to see. Total flexibility. Guests can change plans any.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent three days touring the Highlands with David mid-August. His services came highly recommended by staff at our hotel, Boath House. From our first email contact to our final goodbyes, David was the consummate professional. He designed a perfect tour for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lynn, thank you so much for a wonderful review. I had a fabulous 3 days showing you both around the Highlands. I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves. You really made my job easier with your relaxed attitude and were always open to my ideas....More

Reviewed July 29, 2019

David was so great. My mother and I were visiting from the states and only had a vague idea of what we wanted to see. David came up with an amazing itinerary. He included stops that we would never have even known to ask for....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

Aww Erin, thanks for taking the time to post such a fantastic review. It really was a pleasure showing you around. We got pretty lucky with the weather and I hope you enjoyed a few of the lesser known sights we went to. Say hi...More

Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended to David by another tour guide, which is a great compliment, and we were not disappointed! David was on time, friendly and very knowledgeable. He had a really nice vehicle and was a great driver He crafted the tour based on our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Allen, thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review and fast too!! It really was great meeting you all and showing you a small part of the Highlands. Considering it was very much a last minute tour, it all...More

Reviewed July 21, 2019

I've now spent 4 days touring with David over the past 2 years. He's very flexible, and he's shown me so many places in the Highlands I would never have been able to see on my own. He really makes each day totally personalized. Enjoying...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Amy, thanks for taking the time to post such a kind review. I really enjoyed my time with you and I hope everything lived up to expectations. It was a real pleasure showing you around the Highlands, hopefully see you back one day! Take care...More

Reviewed June 12, 2019

We had a terrific day touring Loch Ness, Invergordon, Inverness and Beuley. Thank you to our driver, David Laidlaw, who took us out in his new Mercedes E class estate. David took us to places that aren't on the usual tour bus trails. We are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2019

Nick, thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to post a really lovely review. It was a real pleasure showing you both around and I hope the day lived up to your expectations. Hope you enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed May 30, 2019

We went on a day tour with David last Friday. We made a wonderful choice booking with David. The day was very enjoyable and he went out of his way to make sure we had a good experience. David drove us up to John O...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Grier, thank you so much for a lovely review. It was a pleasure showing you around and I really hope the day lived up to expectations. Say hi to Olivia :) Kind regards to you both. David.

Reviewed May 24, 2019

Spent a great day with David around Inverness, Culloden, Loch Ness and locales nearby. Huge knowledgeable and personable. Bottom line: highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2019
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Thanks for the great review, it was a pleasure showing you around. Glad you enjoyed it. Take care and best wishes David.

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed 2 seperate full day tours with David Laidlaw and Scenic Routes and enjoyed every minute of it! We based ourselves in Inverness this trip and count ourselves very lucky to have toured with David. Our days were varied and included...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Cathy, thank you so much for taking the time to post up such a lovely review. Reading it back, we certainly packed a lot in two days. But as we all got on so well, it certainly never felt rushed. Susan says thanks too, you...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Would recommend David Laidlaw Scenic Routes Luxury Travel to anyone! We got in much later then we had expected emailed very late. Pleasantly surprised at the early morning respond. Was able to book a private tour that work for perfectly for both. Wonderful,very knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Robin, thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. It was a real pleasure showing you and Tara around, I hope you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks again. Take care. David. 😊

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We 4 friends (2 couples) spent 2 delightfully tasty and truly fun-filled days with David being whisked around both Speyside and The Highlands - whisky tasting, watching coopers hammer away, and visiting out-of-the-way gems not far off the beaten track. His wealth of knowledge and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DaveL502, Owner at Scenic Routes, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Jen, thank you so much for those very kind words. I really appreciate you taking the time to post up a review. It was a great couple of days, all done at the last minute, and everything clicked nicely into place. I hope you enjoy...More

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TovaRanana
June 2, 2018|
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Hi there, I’m very sorry but I can’t mange six persons. Thanks David.
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DeeBee1011
May 30, 2018|
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Hello sir and thanks very much for getting in touch. The dates you gave I assume are for June? The price would be £200. I provide lovely homemade shortbread and Scottish spring water. Entry into attractions and... More
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sweidhaas
April 17, 2018|
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Response from DaveL502 | Property representative |
Hi Susan, excellent, thanks! Yes, it’s best to click on the link and then use the contact form on the website. Should make life easier. Thanks again David.
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