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7 Day Best of Scotland Tour inc Jacobite Steam Train

From £2725 per adult

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April — October

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Experience the beautiful highland landscape, stunning island scenery and ancient heritage with Scotland's award-winning small group tour specialists. Stay in hand-picked country hotels, taste local cuisine and let us show you roads less travelled.

This 7 day journey is an incredible introduction to Scotland with the addition of one of the great train journeys of the world. Explore and experience the many different aspects that Scotland has to offer; the fabulous scenery of our National Parks and enchanting Glencoe, beautiful Loch Lomond and Loch Ness, the charming traditional communities of Inveraray, Pitlochry and Fort Augustus, historic Culloden Battlefield and Eilean Donan Castle and the vibrant centres of Inverness, Stirling and Edinburgh.

Day 1 is a fabulous introduction to the Scottish landscape, exploring the mountains, glens and lochs of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and beautiful lochside village of Inveraray with its famous castle. The journey north takes us through the stunning scenery of Glencoe. Overnight Glencoe


Day 2 takes us aboard the Jacobite steam train, now famous as the Harry Potter “Hogwarts Express”, which forms part of the West Highland Railway intended to help open up this remote part of the Scottish coast. After a lovely lunch in Mallaig we take the ferry “Over the Sea to Skye”. Overnight nr Skye


Day 3 is a tour of the Isle of Skye, passing through Broadford and on to the main settlement on the Island; Portree. Heading north we take in Uig, the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock Falls with Dunvegan Castle and other options a possibility. Overnight nr Skye


Day 4 begins with a visit to Eilean Donan Castle before travelling through beautiful Glenshiel to the village of Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Ness. Later, we visit Culloden Battlefield which will provide a lasting image of heroic Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite Army. Overnight nr Inverness


Day 5 explores the Cairngorms National Park with towering mountain ranges and large tracts of Caledonian Pine Forest. Heading south we tour through Carrbridge before stopping to visit beautiful Blair Castle. Later we take in the popular Victorian tourist town of Pitlochry. Overnight Pitlochry


Day 6 allows time to enjoy highland Perthshire before we journey south via Dunkeld to explore Stirling Castle. An enjoyable visit to this royal court will reveal the castle's long and turbulent history with iconic figures such as Mary Queen of Scots, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Overnight Stirling


Day 7 we view the famous Forth Rail Bridge and then visit Rosslyn Chapel made famous by Dan Brown's book ‘The Da Vinci Code’. Later we visit Edinburgh Castle and enjoy a walk down the Royal Mile with its charming medieval architecture and the opportunity to do some speciality shopping.

What We Include

  • Your own tour co-ordinator who will work with you to provide the best itinerary to suit you.
  • Accommodation Handpicked by Best Scottish Tours
  • All accommodation will be of 3 star quality (we can quote for 4* if required)
  • Full Scottish Breakfast every morning
  • All evening meals (unless otherwise requested)
  • Entry into all named attractions on your itinerary
  • A luxury touring vehicle with ample space for all luggage and passengers
  • Maximum of 8 people per vehicle
  • Your own driver/tour guide

What We Don’t Include

  • Airfares
  • Lunches/Snacks
  • Drinks / Beverages
  • Gratuities

 

Our tours operate on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis where possible with lunch and beverages excluded. Where dinner is not included in your accommodation, a 2 course meal is organised at that evening’s restaurant. 

 

Contact details

Best Scottish Tours
137 Ardenslate Road
Kirn
Dunoon
Argyll
Scotland
PA23 8GZ
Starting
Edinburgh Glasgow
Length
7
Days
Transport
Driver guide Minibus Walking
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Castles Food and drink History Landscapes Photography Walking Whisky Wildlife

Tour prices

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  • £2725 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Best Scottish Tours

Scotland's small group touring specialists

Opening times

Mon 09.00 - 17.00
Tues 09.00 - 17.00
Wed 09.00 - 17.00
Thur 09.00 - 17.00
Fri 09.00 - 17.00
Sat 09.00 - 17.00
Sun 09.00 - 17.00

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