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8 Hour Day Tours from Inverness to the Highlands

From £60 per adult

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January — December

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Touring from Inverness visiting iconic places such as Loch Ness, Urquhart CastleCulloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle, Clava Cairns,


Sample Tour visiting Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns and Cawdor Castle

Leaving Inverness we head for the most famous lake in the world here the guide will explain how the area was formed and the history of Loch Ness from the first recorded sighting of Nessie to the modern story of the creature and the various sightings in the lake. No visit of Loch Ness would be complete without the chance to visit Urquhart Castle the iconic symbol of Loch Ness.

Travelling through Inverness we arrive at Culloden Battlefield with its award winning visitor centre and field where in 1746 the Jacobite army of Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated by the Hanoverian Army under the command of the Prince who would be forever known in history as "Butcher Cumberland". The aftermath of the battle would see brutality unknown in the Highlands. Culloden is an emotive place for Highlanders and visitors from all over the world who have a connection to it.

A short distance away is the Neolithic site of Clava Cairns made famous in the Outlander series of books. This 4-5000 year site is a stunning example of what our bronze age ancestors could achieve.

Cawdor Castle is our final destination, the home of the same family for 600 years and mentioned in the play Macbeth of William Shakespeare. This Castle still lived in by the present Countess of Cawdor and opened to the public during the summer, allows the visitor to see a "lived in" Castle.

This is an example and there are many places to visit as Inverness is well placed for touring, choose your places to visit.

Contact details

Highlandtourguide.com
Edgemoor Park
Balloch
Inverness
Inverness-shire
Scotland
IV2 7RA
Starting
Inverness City Centre
Length
1
Day
Transport
Driver guide Minibus
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Ancestry Castles Geology History Landscapes

Tour prices

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  • £60 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Attractions

Tour company information

Highlandtourguide.com

Private professional tour guide provider with 15 years of driver guiding touring experience and over 50 years of Scotland and the Highlands. Based in Inverness with touring throughout Scotland. Tours of the major attractions in the Highlands including Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor, Dunrobbin and Eilean Donan Castle's including Skye, Speyside and Highland Whisky Tours, Ancestry and Clan Tours. Island hopping to Mull, Iona, Skye and Islay. Tours are from a day to custom and bespoke tours of however many days required.

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Monday to Sunday 09:00-18:00 365
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