West Highland Lochs, Mountains and Castles

from Edinburgh

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Our journey starts with wonderful views of Stirling, with its Majestic Castle standing guard over the surrounding countryside. Next there's a chance to visit magnificent Doune Castle * (which featured in the cult movie ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail' and the popular "Outlander" TV series).

Shortly we cross from the Lowlands into the Highlands and are rewarded with views of lovely Loch Lubnaig before driving through "bonnie” Strathyre to reach Rob Roy MacGregor country beyond.

There are views of Loch Earn before we climb through impressive Glen Ogle, stopping nearby for lunch and the beautiful views of the surrounding scenery.

After lunch we tour through Glen Lochy to admire spectacular Kilchurn Castle, majestically situated on Loch Awe, and beautifully framed by the surrounding mountains.

Our next stop is Inveraray, a quaint small town built in the mid-18th century, on the shore of Loch Fyne.  Here we can choose to visit Inveraray Castle*(April - October only), the historic home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell, which is nestled in large beautiful gardens overlooking Loch Fyne. Alternatively, explore the town's white-washed Georgian houses, wide streets and enjoy views across the shores of Loch Fyne.

Our journey southwards towards Glasgow takes us through the dramatic "Rest and be Thankful” pass then into the Argyll Forest Park. Look out for "The Cobbler”, just one of the peaks of the "Arrochar Alps”.

Romantic Loch Lomond is next and when we make our last stop of the day in the picturesque conservation village of Luss you'll have a chance to discover the "bonnie, bonnie banks” for yourself!

From Loch Lomond we follow the Kilpatrick Hills towards Glasgow then across the Central Belt of Scotland to Edinburgh.

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Prices (Per Person)

Adult from:   £40.00

Child from:   £38.00

Product Code:TB 001201

Seasonal Price Range
£38 - £51

Child rates apply from 5-15 years inclusive.
We regret that children under 5 are not carried on this tour.

Product code: TB 01201

Dates of Operation

Except 25 & 26 December and 1 January

Departure Information

Check In: 09.00 hrs
Departure 09.15 hrs
from The Ensign Ewart, 521-523 Lawnmarket,
The Royal Mile,
Edinburgh EH1 2PE
Returns at 19.00 hrs

The name of the local tour operator and full departure information will appear on your tour voucher/confirmation.

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What's included

· Transport by luxury air-conditioned minicoach
· Live commentary in English
· Services of an experienced tour host
· Service charges and taxes

What's NOT included

· Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
· Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
· Gratuity to your tour host

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