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St Columba's World

From £105 per adult

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January — December

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Drive over the Arrochar Alps to Argyll's west coast to connect with the ancient world that St Columba arrived in of mysterious burial cairns and standing stones and hear the legacy he left of a vibrant Celtic Church, Pick up in Glasgow

Day's Itinerary:

-       Drive to the foot of Dumbarton Rock – capital of the Strathclyde Britons

-       Drive alongside Loch Lomond and view Inchtavannoch across the waters – monastic cell of St Kessog.

-       Drive the narrow land bridge and hear about a daring Viking raid.

-       Over the Arrochar ‘Alps’ with great photo opportunities of The Cobbler’s very rugged peak and down to the white washed town of Inverary for coffee.

-       St Columba’s cave and lunch on the beach.

-       Celtic chapel ruins at Kilmory Knap

-       Climb to the summit of Dunnadd – ancient seat of the Scot’s Kingdom of Dalriada.Grading: Easy but short steep ascent. Distance: 1 km. Height gained: 58m

-       Kilmartin Glen with its prehistoric cairns, standing stones and cup and ring markers.

-       Late return to Glasgow

Bring your own packed lunch

Pickup: 09:15  Drop off: 19:00

Contact details

Roaming Scotland
Gartgreenie House
FK10 3QG
Glasgow City Centre
Driver guide Minibus
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
English Tagalog
History Landscapes Walking Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £105 Per Adult
  • £105 Per child
  • £105 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

Roaming Scotland

We do small group excursions with walks to see the less-explored wilds of Scotland with a focus on its ancient peoples and walking in their footsteps.

Opening times

8am-6pm everyday.

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