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Highland Defenders

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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It would be hard to pick a highlight from our trip to the Highlands, but certainly arriving at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ally R
Highland Defenders

We really enjoyed our big adventure in the Lsndrover Defender. We could see so much more and... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
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We offer self-drive Land Rover Defender 4×4 hire to those looking to push the boundaries of exploration throughout the Scottish Highlands. Few vehicles can match the Defender’s talent for going anywhere and everywhere; it just doesn’t get any better...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be hard to pick a highlight from our trip to the Highlands, but certainly arriving at Inverness airport to a Defender was a good start. For a family of car lovers, it really was a no-brainer to hire something like this. Much more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ally, you are so welcome! We are delighted that you had such a great time here in Scotland. Equally glad that you got such a great weather window for your trip. Hope to see you all again - next time come for some Spring camping!

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our big adventure in the Lsndrover Defender. We could see so much more and navigate the steep, one track roads of remote areas of natural beauty in NW Highlands of Scotland. We can thoroughly recommend the service provided by Highland Defenders: great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you both! We look forward to seeing you again soon for more exploring in the beautiful NW!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

James and Rebecca, the owners of this wonderful little enterprise, are honestly the most dedicated, professional and helpful people. We hired a Defender with full camping kit for a week and it was a 5 star experience from start to finish. James dropped off our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Ben! Thank you so much for your kind words. It is reviews like this that make us love running this business! Being able to provide people with a unique experience that will leave them with lasting memories. You are definitely right too; ignore the east...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

I also couldn't recommend Highland Defenders more highly! We have been fishing on the Findhorn for years and have used other companies but decided to try something different this year and I am SO pleased we did. The Defender was perfect for what we needed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Miranda, thank you for your review. We are delighted that we could be of service and provide you and your lovely children with a Defender. Hope to see you again next year!

Reviewed February 26, 2018

A friend and I book Salmon fishing on the River Spey every year. We were finding that each year, mainly due to weather, it was getting harder to access some of the stretches of river with a normal car. In fact, impossible in most cases,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Al, our sincerest apologies for taking so long to respond to this. We usually receive a notification from TA when we a review is left, however in this instance, nothing came through. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018

My first trip to the highlands and I couldn’t have been more thrilled than to travel it in a defender. Highland Defender couldn’t have been more professional and their customer service was second to none. James met us at the airport with our vehicle and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you for your review Kelly! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with our Defender and that the experience has cemented your desire to own one! There is nothing quite like a Defender. Take care and hopefully see you again soon....More

Reviewed January 15, 2018

I couldn't recommend this company more highly - both James and Rebecca were incredibly helpful and included in the hire price was an airport drop off and collection service. Even better service considering the drop off was at 9pm on New Years Day! Fantastic landy...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Lucy, thank you for such a lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with our landy. Very much looking forward to seeing you again soon - good luck on your adventures!

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

A few friends and myself recently visited the highlands to tour around some of the fabulous locations on the NC500. After looking around we found highland defenders. A great company offering exactly what we were after a brilliant Land-rover defender, with more than enough room...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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HighlandJames, Owner at Highland Defenders, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review kind sir! Delighted you enjoyed your time with our vehicle so much. See you again soon!

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