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Private Day Trip to The Trossachs and Stirling

A tour that gives you the maximum amount of time outside in the Scottish air and less time inside. This compact trip through the area to the north of Glasgow visits the Queens View, The Trossachs, Loch Katrine, Stirling and Glengoyne Distillery.

Leave Glasgow and make the short 28 minute journey north to our first stop.

1.  The Queen's View

As soon as we drive into the car park a panorama unfolds, a short walk of about 400 yards takes us above the car park and the panorama now becomes spectacular. Loch Lomond framed by a line of peaks as far as the eye can see. (Weather permitting). 60 minutes stop.

2.  Glengoyne Distillery

Just 10 minutes from the Queen's View, this picturesque distillery has tours starting from 30 minutes duration. The itinerary can be easily adjusted, if you wish to have a tour.

3.  Aberfoyle and David Marshall Lodge

A 22 minute drive through the countryside takes us to Aberfoyle, a picturesque village and gateway to the Trossachs, Sitting high above the village is the David Marshall Lodge, a place of magnificent views and a cafe. 30 minutes stop.

4.  Loch Katrine

A 16 minute scenic route to Loch Katrine, a stop that has a choice of activities from complete relaxation to cycling. Take a cruise along the 8 mile long loch or make use of the tarmac single track for you to walk or cycle on (electric bikes are available). The time spent here can be adjusted if you wish to change the time spent at other stops. 120 minute stop.

5.  Callander

From Loch Katrine we travel for 22 minutes, passing Loch Achray and Loch Venachar to Callander, a bustling tourist town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling, and is often described as the gateway to the Highlands. There are shops and cafe's along the main street. 30 minutes

5.  Stirling

Stirling, just 26 minutes from Callander is a town dominated by the magnificent Stirling Castle. The area is rich in history with 3 sights in the area to visit. The Castle, Bannockburn and the Wallace monument. Stirling Castle is one of Scotland's grandest castles due to it's imposing position and impressive architecture. Entry Fee, Adult £18, Child £11.

6.  Wallace Monument

Just 9 minutes from the Castle, The astonishing Wallace monument, 220 feet high, a tribute to William Wallace. Adult £10.75 ; Child £6.75 

7.  Bannockburn

12 minutes after crossing Stirling we arrive on hallowed ground for many Scots, Bannockburn, the site of an epic battle between Scotland and England in 1314, The visitor centre has a cafe and a gift shop. 20 minutes.

6. Return Glasgow A 32 minute drive from Stirling back to Glasgow

Price on Request

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

April — October

Contact details

38 The Leys

Tour information


  • Glasgow


1 Day


  • Minibus

Tour company information

Private Scottish Tours is a supplier of bespoke trips for private groups of up to 7 people. Trips depart from Glasgow and are focused on the Scottish Highlands. Our standard trips can be altered or completely new trips created to cater for places and experiences our guests request.

Opening times

Online only, 24 hours

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