Stirling Castle , whisky and castles tours

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Stirling Castle , Scotland

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Shore excursions Edinburgh - Our private group visits a malt whisky distillery and two unique Scottish castles. This tour visits Deanston Distillery, Stirling Castle and Doune Castle, featured in Game of Thrones , Outlander and Monty Python

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Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour – 

  •  Stirling Castle 
  • Doune Castle 
  • Deanston Highland Malt Distillery

Shore excursions- all of our tours are available as shore excursions from the Edinburgh ports South Queensferry, Newhaven and Rosyth . Whatsapp +447305294773 , phone +44131-549-9785 for more details and availability or contact us online .

What makes our tours unique ?

  • professional driver / guide
  • small private tours - only small groups up to four people
  • photography - we help customers to take the best possible pictures on their trip
  • Scottish music - TV / film themes and Scottish artists
  • information about Scottish culture and arts
  •  Outlander souvenirs are available , speak to your driver for details
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Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones , the Outlander TV series and the Outlaw King .

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Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and amazing architecture. 

Deanston Distillery makes award-winning Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The Standard Tour finishes off with a tasting of Deanston 12 year old whisky .

Our whisky tours from Edinburgh include a guided tour of the distillery and a tasting of Deanston 12 year old , £5 voucher towards the purchase of any bottle of Deanston 70cl single malt whisky in the distillery shop . Duration: 50 minutes

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1 Doune Castle

Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling Doune represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones. It was Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .

It also features in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip.

Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was rebuilt by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th Century.

Doune has appeared several times on screen and was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

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2 Deanston Distillery

In 1974 Deanston produced the very first bottle of Deanston Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

The standard tour at Deanston costs £9 per person ( not included on tour price )

Each tour warmly welcomes you into the heart of the distillery, where Deanston makes award-winning Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Here you will see a traditional open top mash tun, gleaming copper stills and a must-see vaulted maturation Warehouse 2B. Join the experienced tour guides on a journey through time, taking you back to the past as a cotton mill and through the evolution of Deanston Distillery . The Standard Tour finishes off with a tasting of Deanston 12 year old whisky .

Guided tour of the distillery Includes a tasting of Deanston 12 year old , £5 voucher towards the purchase of any bottle of Deanston 70cl single malt whisky in the distillery shop Duration: 50 minutes

Every drop of Highland Single Malt is a marriage of the finest local ingredients and the skill of the craft to create the wonderful, fresh, honeyed sweetness that Deanston is known for. The Distillery has a commitment to using a traditional, hand crafted approach to our whisky embodies the honesty of our community. Our adherence to traditional methods combined with the skills and experience of our distillery team makes Deanston the unique single malt it is today.

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Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its dominant position in the Forth Valley and its unique architecture.

From Stirling Castle’s ramparts, visitors can take in views of the Forth Valley and Ben Lomond , as well as one of Scotland’s most important battle sites – Bannockburn (1314). The castle is at the head of Stirling’s historic old town.Like Edinburgh Castle , Stirling sits on a volcanic rock dominating the city skyline .

Stirling Castle is not only one of Scotland’s grandest and most imposing castles, it was also a real favourite with the Stewart kings and queens of Scotland. Their investment in it demonstrated just how much they loved to use it, as well as their desire to ensure it both impressed all who visited it, and represented a statement of their power and wealth. Mary Queen of Scots spent her early years in the castle .

James IV created the Great Hall, the largest medieval banqueting hall ever built in Scotland, and James V’s Royal Palace, with its lavishly decorated Renaissance façades, was a masterpiece of the period.

Major conservation work has been carried out at Stirling Castle over many years to preserve the attraction as a major national and international monument. The refurbishment of the Great Hall was completed ten years ago . A particular feature of the Great Hall is stained glass windows featuring clan crests . A number of banquets and concerts are held in the Hall throughout the year . A party and concert is held at New Year's Eve at the castle every year .

If you have any questions about our tours or availability and bookings phone +44131 549 9785 / +447305-294773 . Message Private tours Edinburgh on Whatsapp +447305294773 , for more details or contact us online .

Tour price is £290 for up to four people .

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  • Edinburgh
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  • Glasgow
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  • Small Group (1-16)

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Themes

  • Ancestry
  • Castles
  • Film and TV
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  • Literature

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Private Tours Edinburgh offers custom tours of Scotland with a professional guide on hand to give advice & information . Our four castles tours of Scotland including Stirling are five star rated . Outlander & Blood of my Blood tours to Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle ), Castle Leoch (Doune Castle) and other locations . Game of Thrones & James Bond tours. Tour the amazing scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands. Custom tours of Scotland .Shore excursions. Five star reviews . Private Tours Edinburgh distillery tours.Whatsapp +447305294773 for more details of special offers and availability

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