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Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country and finest Scottish produce. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland...more
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All reviews isle of skye loch ness day tour the jacobite steam train dunvegan castle famous grouse driver guide scottish highlands highland games scottish music great tour nice trip fort augustus excellent driver beautiful scenery great stories highly recommend this tour
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We did a 5 day Inverness and isle of Skye tour.... It was amazing!! Our tour guide Lee was the perfect tour guide and I would absolutely recommend this tour to my friends and family, thank you Lee you made our trip unforgettable. The b&b...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

My fiancé and I booked the 5 day tour and had a great time. Lee, our guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, and very helpful with recommendations. The sites we visited were beautiful! It’s a great way to make the most out of your trip. I would...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent the day on this wonderful tour with three kids (all under 9) and three adults. Caitlin was our guide and was truly excellent; she made the trip. She had so much energy, and her story telling and her knowledge of Scottish history was exceptional....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The Scottish countryside is breathtaking and Loch Ness was beautiful, but there just wasn't enough time to enjoy Loch Ness once we got there. The provided lunch was awful, so we bought lunch, but didn't have time to finish eating before we had to board...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was perfect. Tour guide Calum has a great sense of humour, which he uses fantastically to enlighten his passengers of his knowledge of Scotland.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a good tour long Day but worth it so many beautiful places and had a good time just to let you know there is no bathroom on the bus but they do make stops every 2 hours

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Snow9313
Reviewed 2 days ago

With Caroline McQuistin as a super professional guide we joined on a 2 days learning journey around pilgrim walking trails, nature guiding, vegan and farm stays, historic castles and climbing walls. Not only fulfilled Scotland our expectations but Caroline made our trip easy and enjoyable!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Spytracer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour itself was excellent and delivered exactly what it promised. Calum was likeable enough but needs to be reminded of safe driving skills. I’m sure he’s under pressure to keep within a tight schedule but if that schedule means you tailgate a small sedan...More

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Highland Explor... T, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for reviewing your recent Highland Explorer Tour with Calum. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found Calum to be likeable and that the tour was excellent. Having said this, I sincerely apologise that there were...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful trip to the highlands. With the guidance of Calum who was our driver and also guide. He did an amazing job! My family and I had a joyous time. He deserves a break for his hard work!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Reneefoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my girlfriend went on the Whisky and Waterfalls Tour with Iain and after that the Loch Ness Tour with Rich. We'd do those again or a different tour if we didn't have to go back. Both guides made the respective tours outstandingly enjoyable...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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5 August 2018|
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Hi We recently did this tour, we chose the b and b option, all the rooms were clean, the staff helpful, the locations were all close to restaurants and town centers about 5 to 10 minute walk. All had beds very... More
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31 July 2018|
Response from Highland Explor... T | Property representative |
The main stops on our 1-day Outlander tour are Doune Castle, Culross (the fictional village of Cranesmuir), Falkland (used as 1940's Inverness), Midhope Castle (Lallybroch) and Linlithgow Palace (Wentworth Prison).
26 May 2018|
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Response from fergScotland | Property representative |
No i'm afraid we do not have any tours originating in Stirling. All our tours Start from Edinburgh Kind regards Hugh