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Best of Scotland in a Day Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

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This small group tour (maximum 16 passengers) combines all that’s great about Scotland into a short day out – a castle, mountains, lochs, photo opportunities, a riverside walk, a battlefield, history, heroes and highland cows. Enjoy lots of time off the bus, perfect for those who want to experience Highland scenery and nature at a relaxing pace. Highlights include mighty Blair Castle, the stunning Highland viewpoint of Queen’s View and a short riverside and waterfall walk at The Hermitage.
Highlights
  • Spin through the Scottish Highlands in comfort by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Visit top attractions including Blair Castle and the Hermitage
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures personal attention
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from central Edinburgh
What to Expect
After meeting your guide in central Edinburgh, travel by air-conditioned mini-coach into the Highlands, enjoying sweeping views of Loch Leven.
First, visit the village of Dunkeld to see top attractions including Dunkeld Cathedral. Tour the narrow streets, and gain insight into centuries of Scottish heritage.
Head next to Blair Castle, a 13th-century fortress with a 700-year history spanning the Jacobite rebellions and the reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
After lunch at the castle restaurant (own expense), take Perthshire sites such as Castle Menzies, Killiecrankie Gorge, Tummel Bridge, and Schiehallion—one of the region’s many peaks. Take some time to explore by foot, soaking up the atmosphere in the heat of the Highlands.
Then follow the flow of the Tay River through the charming village of Aberfeldy, and round off your day with a relaxing riverside stroll. Afterward, return in comfort to central Edinburgh to conclude your sightseeing tour.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a fantastic day on this tour with our guide, Alan. The group size was a huge advantage, as every stop along the way was done with maximum efficiency. The best part of the tour was Alan, who has a graduate...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great day out. Graham was knowledgeable and had a good sense of humour. He had a good report with all passengers. The scenery in the Perthshire district was stunning. I would highly recommend this tour. We visited picturesque village of Dunkeld, the walk through the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Wendy, Many thanks for the fantastic review of your recent tour on the Wee Red Bus. Graham will love reading your lovely comments! Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed at fantastic day with driver Graham. He was very informative and made the day a lot of fun. Fantastic work getting through the road works and busy traffic.More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Bjj1956
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there, Thank you very much for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus and for taking the time to write such a great review of your day with Graham. He will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed it so much. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended, awesome day out!!! thank you Graham 😁 for a fab memorable day, music a very near ce and welcome touchMore

1  Thank Jkb72
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there, Many thanks for joining our Best of Scotland in a Day tour and for taking the time to write such a great review. Graham will be really pleased to hear you enjoyed your day out with him so much. Kind regards Helen and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Iain, our guide/driver took our small group to locations historical, such as Blair Castle, and spiritual, like the Abbey which houses an 8th Century Pict stone. Iain told stories and did a running commentary which gave us a glimpse into the Scots heritage.More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank MitchandAlice3
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Mitch and Alice, Thank you for the fantastic review of your recent tour with Iain on the Wee Red Bus. If you return to Edinburgh in the future we do hope you might join us again for another trip. Kind regards Helen and the...More

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17 July 2019|
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Response from Gord M | Reviewed this property |
The departure/return point is on Princes Street, just over from South Bridge. It's very convenient if you're staying anywhere in the old town. For us, it was no more than a 10-minute walk from our hotel.
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Response from Gord M | Reviewed this property |
How small is small? These tours are limited to 16 people because of the seating capacity of the coaches..
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