The Real Macbeth Tour

Lunch and all entry fees included. Discover the real Macbeth, by walking in his footsteps. Not only will you understand why Shakespeare wrongly maligned one of the last great kings of Scotland you’ll understand Scotland’s story from start to finish.

You'll enjoy a short boat trip on Loch Leven, and a light lunch at Scone Palace, the place of Scottish kingship. Then stop at Dunkeld Cathedral in Highland Perthshire, the power base of King Duncan, nestled on the banks of the Tay.

We take the road between Birnam Wood and Dunsinnane made famous by Shakespeare. Finally enjoy a wonderful tour of Glamis Castle to discover how Shakespeare wrongly placed it in Inverness, how Glamis is linked to the real Macbeth and how the story continues to this day. Entry fees and a light lunch are included.

From £95 per adult

Departure days

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

March — October

Contact details

Scotland History Tours

Lyndum Cottage
Moray St

Tour information


  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh & The Lothians
  • Edinburgh - City Centre
  • Perth
  • Perth Area
  • Perthshire


1 Day


  • Driver guide


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


  • English


  • Castles
  • History
  • Landscapes
  • Literature

Tour prices

From £95 Per Adult

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Tour company information

Scotland History Tours

Single and multi-day trips to discover the history of Scotland accompanied by a former teacher and stand-up comic, who was named Scottish Comedian of the Year in 2014 and who’s educational comedy shows have been nominated for awards on two continents. Bruce Fummey has performed for Ambassadors and Scottish societies throughout the world. He’ll take you round his own country and tell you about it. There is a bespoke tour option or two choices of scheduled tours.

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