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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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    Meet your guide in central Edinburgh and travel in a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach to The Kelpies, passing Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, on the way.
    Stop at The Kelpies monument for an up-close look at the 30-meter high horse heads. The sculptures stand as a testament to the horsepower that drove the industrial development of central Scotland.
    Afterward, take a back road to Loch Lomond, traveling through the protected lands of Scotland’s first national park: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Follow a scenic route along the 22-mile-long (35-km) loch’s eastern shore, which is dominated by the oft-climbed Ben Lomond.
    Then travel to where the Lowlands meet the Highlands, into the Trossachs or ‘The Highlands in Miniature’. Take in a stunning landscape of steep mountains, shimmering lochs, and thick forests on a nature walk with your guide.
    Break for lunch (own expense) in the village of Aberfoyle, located within the National Park, before continuing to the city of Stirling, where you can visit one of Scotland’s most magnificent castles. Opt to take an interior tour independently (own expense) to learn about the castle's history.
    Your small-group day trip concludes with the return drive to Edinburgh.
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    Reviewed today

    The sites on this tour are amazing but our tour guide, Henry, made everything so relevant with his knowledge of history and many stories that he was a highlight all on his own. He was full of fun facts and good explanations to our many...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michele A
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Great atmosphere. Guide, PARKIE & driver, WILLIAM were aces - knowledgeable, friendly and such good rapport with us. Really good to see people who like their jobs. Parkie even sang for us! Exemplary conduct at END of tour.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank disappointed1606
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Disappointing tour. Tour guide lacked any real knowledge of Scottish history or the sites visited. He spent the great majority of the time leading a very uncomfortable and inappropriate conversation about current politics and economics. He admitted having limited knowledge in “confusing” Scottish history and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank RyDB84
    Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hi there, Thank you for your feedback, this is certainly not what we expect from our tour guides and I apologise that you had such a poor experience. Could you please get in touch directly at feedback@rabbies.com so we can identify the tour guide and...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    They got us there safely and on time, that was the only good. The “tour guide” would not stop talking about politics and himself. He said the theme was “global warming” when the theme should have been SCOTISH history, but this guy didn’t know anything...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank emjdebi
    Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hi there, We completely agree - the commentary should be relevant to the theme of the tour and focused on the history, culture,landscapes and people of the places visited. It's really disappointing to hear that this is not what you received and I apologise for...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    This is my second trip to Edinburgh and I had previously done the highlands tour which I had thoroughly enjoyed. This time we decided to explore the Loch Lomond and Stirling castle and it again was a thrilling experience. Our group was quite small so...More

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    Response from bb67Nottingham | Reviewed this property |
    It depends what you mean by "older"! You'd need to be reasonably mobile (able to get on and off the minibus frequently & do the 40 minute walk at Loch Lomond) but otherwise yes.
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