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Highland taster Short day tour - departures from the Scottish Central belt 10 hour full day tour is £240 (if group of 8 is £30 per person), so a 5 hour half day tour works out £120 (if group of 8 is £15 per person)

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Highland taster - short day tour

-stops and route along the way flexible and personalised depending on your preferences, interests, the weather and your tour start off pick up/drop off location

Highland taster

Short day tour #4

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SD#4 - Highland taster - Short day tour - Unicorn Tours

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SD#4 – Highland taster – Short day tour

Short day tour

Scenic route through Strathearn and Breadalbane in the Trossachs

  • Stunning country route including Comrie and Loch Earn 
  • Scenic route to Loch Earn via Comrie or Crieff Balquidder/Rob Roy’s grave, Loch Voil & Lubnaig, Falls of Leny, Kilmahog, Callander, Doune Castle & more

Optionals:

Crieff/Genturret whisky distillery

or optional Drummond gardens & castle visit (April to October only)

Balquidder/Rob Roy’s grave, Loch Lubnaig, Falls of Leny, Kilmahog, Callander, Doune Castle or whisky distillery & a more.

for your private, flexible tailor-made small group

sample itinerary SD#4

From Stirling we may drive along the stunning Sheriffmuir route or via historic and beautiful Dunblane

to Braco with its Roman camp at Ardoch. From here it is only a short spectacular drive up the country road before we can have a coffee stop at the Auchingarrich Wildlife centre

with great view all around.

You can either visit the exhibition at the Cultybraggan WWII POW camp

and the charming Highland Perthshire village of Comrie.

There are great walks all around Comrie including to the Deil’s cauldron & the Melville monument

The alternative route after Braco leads us to Muthill and the stunning Drummond castle & gardens

(featuring as Versailles in the Outlander series) and on to the old market town of Crieff

where you are only a short distance from the Famous Grouse Glenturret distillery

From there you can head out west through picturesque Comrie and stunning Highland scenery to the small village of St. Filans by the shores of the panoramic Loch Earn with scenic walks.

You may either go along the main or the southern back country route and then enter Highland Stirlingshire and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs nationalpark

Rob Roy MacGregor, the famous clan chief of the local Clan MacGregor lies buried in Balquhidder

from Balquhidder you can head to the beautiful Highland Loch Voil

and then along to the shores Loch Lubnaig

with more walking options – incl. the Falls of Leny

or take a break at the cosy log cabin cafe at the Loch Lubnaig Forestry commission cabines

From here you might wish to visit Hamish and Moira the Hairy Coos at Kilmahog or spend some time in Callander

Callander is the gateway to the Trossachs or go out exploring the Bracklinn falls.

On the way back we pass the Deanston distillery

which also runs guided tours.

Through Doune and past the historic Doune castle

which also featured as “Castle Leoch/home of the MacKenzie clan in the Outlander series” and was used as a historic backdrop to film Monty Python and others.

For your info for another trip of your own, just as an idea, if you wish to visit our great Blair Drummond safari park you would need a minimum of 2 – 3 hours for that, we could drop you off there) and from the safari park corner of the main road every hour you could take bus number 59 back to Stirling


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Prices for short day tours are proportionally based on the cost of a 10 hour full 1 day tour (see below),

  • i.e. a short day tour of 5 hours will cost 1/2 of the 1 day tour price
  • i.e. a short day tour of 3.3 hours will cost 1/3 of a the 1 day tour price
  • and so on (1 hour is costing a 1/10 of the full 1 day 10 hour tour)

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Price for a full day tour

  • 10 hour full day tour is £240

(if only 1 person = £240 for the tour / for a couple it is £120 per person / for 3 it is £80 per person / for a group of 4 is £60 per person / if 5 = £48 pp / if 6 = £40 pp / if 7 = £34 pp / for 8 passengers is £30 per person - these are the discounted winter prices up to February 2022)

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  • Departures from the Scottish Central belt (Stirling, Falkirk, Dunfermline, etc. area & pick ups up to 1 hour drive away from our Alloa/Clackmannanshire base)

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At Unicorn Tours we offer over 45 one day and short day tours -personalised, flexible, private small group tours for up to 8 passengers:

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Choose from one of our 17

Short day tours

1 day tours (short) - Unicorn Tours


Price for short day tour:

  • 5 hour half day short day tour is half the price of a 1 day tour

(or more if the tour is longer/or less if the tour is shorter)

(see 1 day tour prices below)


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Choose from one of our 28

1 day tours

1 day tours (unicorntours.co.uk)


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Contact details

Unicorn Tours
42 Bridge Terrace
Alloa
(* pick ups from anywhere in the Scottish Central belt & beyond. We are close to Stirling & its University, Falkirk & Dunfermline; * 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Glasgow & Perth; * just 1 hour from Dundee & St. Andrews)
Clackmannanshire
Scotland
FK10 1HY

Key facilities

Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
Starting
Central Mainland
Length
½
Day
Transport
Minibus
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English German
Themes
Adventure Ancestry Archaeology Art Castles City Family Film and TV History Island Hopping Landscapes Religious Pilgrimage Walking Whisky Wildlife

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Tour company information

Unicorn Tours

* 100s of the best routes to cover every corner of Scotland * Small group Highlands, Islands & off the beaten track adventure tours * Personalised, flexible customised tours to suit your interests & preferences * Spectacular tailormade, small group adventure & specialist interest 1 day & multi-day tours * City tours * Nature, wildlife, history, walking, culture, whisky, island-hopping & more interests & activities * Spectacular off-the beaten track routes, where large coaches won't travel * Our maximum passenger number is 8

Opening times

Monday - Sunday
6am to 10pm
(06:00 - 22:00)

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