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An Exceptional Tour with Best Scottish Tours

I just returned from my third tour with Best Scottish Tours, which consistently provides an... read more

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Highland and Orkney Adventure

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there were many choices of tour companies in Scotland, we chose Best Scottish Tours because of a recommendation from someone close to us who had also experienced touring with this company. We were not disappointed. All accommodation was excellent as were our meals. But we especially want to mention our driver and guide Chris who was not only an excellent driver with respect to navigating sometimes one lane roads through sheep, stags and Hieland coos, but was so entertaining, knowledgeable, and proud of the country he was guiding us through. There was no question we asked that he couldn't answer.
Although the Scots refer to their weather as 'just a bit of Scottish mist', my advice would be to take warm, rain resistant clothing and footwear. There was some rain 9 out of 11 days we were there, and for as much as that didn't diminish our desire to return, we could've been more comfortable in warmer, dryer clothing.

Date of experience: September 2019
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best-scottish-tours, Guest Relations Manager at Best Scottish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bruce S,
first of all, thanks for choosing Best Scottish Tours! Your special mention of your driver/guide Chris is much appreciated. Our drivers work so hard to make sure that guests time in Scotland is the Best it can be, we would be nothing without them. Our weather is definitely on the wet side, there is no getting away from that - for any prospective travellers, check out the FAQs on our website for advice on clothing and many other frequent queries.
We hope you can come and visit again, and we would be more than happy to work on a tour itinerary to reflect your preferences.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Scottish Tours was terrific. They took care of everything on our 12 day tour of the Highlands. Our guide, George was so much fun and went above and beyond what we expected. I would definitely recommend this company for a small group tour of beautiful Scotland!

Date of experience: September 2019
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best-scottish-tours, Guest Relations Manager at Best Scottish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Carolyn S,
George was the ideal candidate to be your driver/guide, with his experience, knowledge and sense of fun he was sure to enhance the itinerary we had created for the group. We aim to allow our guests to relax and enjoy their trip through the landscape, safe in the knowledge that we will take you comfortably on your journey and at the end of the day your accommodations and dinners have all been arranged. It was a pleasure to have you all travel with us and I hope you are happy recommend us to others. Thanks for choosing Best Scottish Tours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great trip. Our guide was perfect. 6 senior ladies toured one of the most beautiful countries on earth. He took us to all the “Outlander” sites we wanted to see and rearranged the schedule when we asked. Could not have been better.

Date of experience: September 2019
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best-scottish-tours, Guest Relations Manager at Best Scottish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sandra S,
Thanks for reviewing your 12 day tour with George, having a group of friends travelling together is such a great way to see Scotland and being a custom allows you the luxury of rearranging parts of your day to suit the group. I hope you all have some great memories to treasure and thanks for choosing Best Scottish Tours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was actually initiated by our New Zeeland friends, Helen and Don Burns. Terry, our guide/driver took us safely along through a magic landscape, the Highlands with the green and heathered hills and the glittering lochs! Come rain, come wind, come sun... Scotland is filled with tokens from historic places, viking graves, castles and old stone cairns, and brochs from thousands of years back in time. The climax we consider to be the visit to Orkney and the remains from the neolithic era. All in all, a well planned tour and the stayover hotels were well chosen! Terry guided us also into Scottish and Gaelic music that still lingers in our hearts.... for example Dougie Maclean's "Caledonia"!

Date of experience: August 2019
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best-scottish-tours, Guest Relations Manager at Best Scottish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Goerel,
Well done to the Burns for getting the ball rolling for your tour! I love how you have identified our changing landscape and weather, that is what defines Scotland for so many people - travel for 5 minutes and the landscape/weather will change! I think you all had a very special visit to Orkney with Terry, he has the knack of making it a wonderful experience. For such a small country we have so much to offer our visitors, and with a background of Scottish music you have the perfect mix. Thanks for choosing Best Scottish Tours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was wonderful! It was the perfect amount of things to do with just the right mix
Our tour guide was central to our delightful experience. Colin was easy going but was always ready and made everything worry free. I hope to do another tour and see more of this amazing magical country.

Date of experience: September 2019
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best-scottish-tours, Guest Relations Manager at Best Scottish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear tarrivervet
we like to think we have the balance just right, not too much time in the vehicle and a great mixture of landscape, local flavour, attractions, towns and villages. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back and create a tour that takes in some of the places you have yet to see. Thanks for choosing Best Scottish Tours.

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