Eilean Donan, Loch Ness & The North West Highlands Guided Tour

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Description

Day 1: Travel from Edinburgh to Fort William

We visit the Wallace Monument, the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace, and afterwards pass Doune Castle, location for the film, "Monty Python & The Holy Grail".

Travelling north via Tyndrum we pass over the atmospheric Rannoch Moor before enjoying time to walk and admire the dramatic Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan.

We then continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films, for a photo opportunity (Apr-Oct).

Our final stop on the first day of our Eilean Donan tour is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into our accommodation.

Day 2: Travelling from Fort William to Edinburgh

We commence our descent via the much-admired Eilean Donan Castle, backdrop for the movie, ‘Highlander’; 

We will then move on to the pretty loch-side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness.

Enjoy a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, at 1,344 metres.

We travel via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk in idyllic Scottish woodland,

Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs

What´s Included

Knowledgeable Driver-Guide 

Live commentary on board 

Modern, air-conditioned coach 

Digital Translations available to Download     

What to bring

We recommend bringing: 

· comfortable walking shoes 

· waterproof jacket 

· cash (ATM machines are limited in the remote Highlands) 

...and don't forget your camera!    

Additional information

· Minimum age is 4 years 

· This tour will have a maximum of 32 passengers

· Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately 

· Collapsible wheelchairs can be stored on board the coach 

· Service animals allowed 

· Near public transportation 

· If booster seat is required, please request at the time of booking 

· Confirmation will be received at time of booking 

· You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity    

Itinerary

DAY 1
Glasgow
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Glasgow

For passenger pick up only.

DAY 2
National Wallace Monument
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National Wallace Monument

OPTIONAL EXTRA - £9.45 adult, £7.65 concession, £5.85 child (5-16) 

DAY 3
Callander
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Callander

Lunch stop

DAY 4
Glencoe
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Glencoe

Photo stop

DAY 5
Fort William
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Fort William

Overnight stay

DAY 6
Glen Garry
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Glen Garry

Photo stop

DAY 7
Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle

OPTIONAL EXTRA – £8 adult, £7 senior, £4.50 child

DAY 8
Fort Augustus (Loch Ness)
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Fort Augustus (Loch Ness)

Potential Loch Ness Cruise (time permitting) OPTIONAL EXTRA - £13.50 adult, £8.10 child

DAY 9
Commando Memorial
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Commando Memorial

Photo stop

DAY 10
Dunkeld Area for walk
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Dunkeld Area for walk

Potential for a walk in the Dunkeld area (weather permitting)

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