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St Columba's World

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:

-       Passing Dumbarton Rock, the isles of Loch Lomond and the Arrochar Alps, explaining the historical imporatnce in the age of the ancient Celtic Britons and Vikings

-       Great photo opportunities of the Arrochar ‘Alps’ and sea lochs.

-       St Columba’s cave and picnic lunch on the beach. Then onto view a ruined Celtic chapel with intricately sculptured stones.

-       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

COVID-19 information

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From £105 per adult

Departure days

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

January — December

Contact details

Roaming Scotland

Gartgreenie House
FK10 3QG

Tour information


  • Glasgow City Centre


1 Day


  • Driver guide
  • Minibus


  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English
  • Tagalog


  • History
  • Landscapes
  • Walking
  • Wildlife

Covid 19 Facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • 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 required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking only
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Tour prices

From £105 Per Adult £105 Per Child £105 Concession

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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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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