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“A great day out on a "coo" with wheels”

The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour
Ranked #3 of 200 Tours in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Free Day Tour of the Scottish Highlands. We believe everyone should be able to discover the real Scotland, that’s why we pioneered the only Free tour of this beautiful wilderness; through the eyes of a passionate and knowledgeable, local tour guide. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests; maintaining a professional but relaxed approach, and ensuring every tour is entertaining, informative and utterly unique.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A great day out on a "coo" with wheels”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

My friends and I who all belong to Edinburgh had a fabulous day out on the Highland Tour. Our guide Russell took us to many beautiful and interesting places. He made our journey most enjoyable with his vast knowledge of Scottish history, his banter and his choice of music. I would thoroughly recommend this tour as I am sure like ourselves everyone will have a wonderful day.
Lorraine
(The Proclaimers Fan)

Visited August 2013
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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Hello Lorraine S,

It is really good to hear from you again and wonderful to read that your Hairy Coo tour with Russell was a great experience, even for our fellow Scots. Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we sincerely appreciate your custom and recommendation.

Kindest regards,

Donald,

The Hairy Coo
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Oakland, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“An excellent way to see more of Scotland”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

This tour was fun and informative and the rain only added to the authenticity. Our guide, Russell, had fascinating stories about history and current politics and also played a taste of current music. Our bus even had 3 local Edinburgh residents who wanted a day out. Highly recommended.

Visited August 2013
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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Hello dmott459,

Thank you for taking the time to post such a succinct review of your Hairy Coo tour with Russell. your custom and recommendation are sincerely appreciated.

Kindest regards,

Donald,

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San Francisco
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Worth every penny they didn't ask for!”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I can't say enough about how great the Hairy Coo tour was with Russell as our guide. We saw amazing sights, learned a lot of really interesting history, and laughed along the way.

I won't even waste time telling you allllll the great things that happened. All I can say, is TAKE THIS TOUR! There isn't a better one out there. All the other tours I took on my trip with the new wife were rather terrible in comparison with the Hairy Coo tour. It deserves more than 5 stars.

Trust me! THIS is the tour you want!!

Visited August 2013
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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Hello Caleb G,

Thank you for posting such an enthusiastic review of your Hairy Coo tour with Russell. It is really good to hear that you and your wife enjoyed the experience so much. Your custom and support are sincerely appreciated by all connected to The Hairy Coo.

Kindest regards,

Donald,

The Hairy Coo
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great tour”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I had a super fantastic time on the tour with my friends!!!the bus was comfortable. The guide was very funny, informative and interesting. There was no hard sell of items or coffees.

Visited August 2013
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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Hello 235cecilia,

Thank you for posting such a brief yet charming summary of your thoughts on your Hairy Coo tour. Your custom and support are appreciated.

Kindest regards,

Donald,

The Hairy Coo
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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful, Informative, and Fun”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

My partner and I visited 3 countries during our trip and did a bus tour in each. The Hairy Coo was by far the best on every account. Russell entertained us the entire time we were driving with both Scottish music and some amazing historical information about each of the sites we visited and general Scottish history. When we got stuck in traffic, he came up with loads more to tell us. We saw beautiful landscapes, fed the "hairy coo," and stopped at places of historical significance. While the selection of stops were all beautiful, amazing, and with historical importance, I think the best part of the tour were the hours of information and jokes Russell gave us. Visiting the sites would have been far less interesting without all of the background information Russell gave us. Seriously amazing trip.

Visited August 2013
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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Hello Joliene W,

Thank you for posting such a charming review of your Hairy Coo tour with Russell, who will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much. Your custom and support are sincerely appreciated.

Kindest regards,

Donald,

The Hairy Coo
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