Welcome to Solway Tours- Guided Historic Tours specialising in South West Scotland and beyond. We offer full day, half day and multi day tours covering some amazing historic sites and fantastic Scottish scenery. Personalised, bespoke tours.
Our tours offer an individually tailored and unique insight into the historical and cultural delights of South West Scotland and beyond. We provide a personalised, chauffeur-driven, high quality service which will allow you to experience the most majestic countryside whilst visiting some of the most important historical and cultural sites in the country.
Lesley and Mark, your Solway Tours guides, offer a range of flexible, tailor-made tours for families or small groups to experience the charms that Scotland has to offer. We are both experienced historians with specialist backgrounds in secondary education at a senior managerial level and will delight and regale you about the historic and cultural sites of Dumfries and Galloway and beyond. Your tour experience will be enhanced further by being chauffeur driven in our comfortable and stylish seven seater Renault Grand Scenic.
We can base a whole day tour in one area and plan a series of exciting and insightful visits which will thrill and highlight the incredible history that area has to offer. We can also plan and prepare bespoke multi day tours where we can arrange accomodation if required and transportation from any airport, train station or hotel.
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We are more than happy to create a flexible itinerary to suit your areas of interest. Our website gives more suggested areas to visit and we will arrange a bespoke and personalised tour for each party. We offer guided tours across Scotland including city tours of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling or can explore further afield into the Highlands or as far as Skye, Orkney and Shetland. Solway Tours can also research, plan and prepare a besopke ancestral tour where you will get to walk in the footsteps of your ancestors. Ancestral Tours have been our most popular tours throughout 2015.
Within Dumfries and Galloway we can offer specific inspired local area tours visiting many different important sites within Amazing Annandale, Stunning Stewartry, Wonderful Wigtownshire, Dramatic Dumfries and Noble Nithsdale.
We also suggest trying some of our popular Themed Tours.
Castles and Kids
We will take you to a number of agreed historic sites within the Region and allow time to visit one of the excellent local attractions for children.
Robert the Bruce
Dumfries and Galloway and other areas across Scotland are renowned for their pivotal role in Scotland's fight for independence. We will guide you through the crucial part played by the Bruce family during this war torn period.
Follow in the footsteps of the National Bard from Ellisland Farm to the “Sanghoose” and from The Brow Well to Burns Mausoleum. Dumfries offers an incredible insight into the life of Scotland’s favourite son.
Cradle of Christianity
St Ninian landed in Galloway at the end of the 4th Century and changed the religious map of the Nation. This tour will look at how Dumfries and Galloway played a crucial role in the spread of Christianity.
D&G Heroes and Heroines
J M Barrie, Kirkpatrick McMillan, Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duncan and Jane Haining are just some of the people raised locally who have impacted so much on the world. Their tales will inspire you!
We aim to provide unforgettable experiences through our extensive knowledge and insight into the History of Scotland which will create memories and smiles that last a lifetime. We seek to provide our customers with positive travel experiences delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, pride and a passion for promoting Dumfries and Galloway as a high quality tourist destination. We are very confident that you will thoroughly enjoy all aspects of our guided tours and be in awe of the majestic countryside and impact which South West Scotland has had on shaping our global community.
For full details and prices for all of our tailor made tours please check our website on www.solwaytours.co.uk
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