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The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour

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304 Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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Free Day Tour of the Scottish Highlands. We believe everyone should be able to discover the real Scotland, that’s why we pioneered the only Free tour of this beautiful wilderness; through the eyes of a passionate and knowledgeable, local tour guide. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests; maintaining a professional but relaxed approach, and ensuring every tour is entertaining, informative and utterly unique.
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304 Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

We chose the 'Loch Ness, Highlands & Whisky' tour. The route had incredible views of the Scottish countryside. We really enjoyed the tour at the distillery, which was placed in an idyllic setting. We stopped in several places along the way, including the Glen Coe....More

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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2015

Hello Re_malli, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your Hairy Coo tour to Loch Ness. We really do appreciate your custom and support. Kindest regards, Donald, The Hairy Coo

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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Alastair was a great guide and driver. At many of the stops, we were the only group there so that was nice. There were many photo taking opportunities and he was super informative about all the landmarks we went to. Really glad I heard about...More

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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2015

Hello Yvonne K, Thank you for posting your review. Alistair will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much. Kindest regards, Donald, The Hairy Coo

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Reviewed 25 November 2014

I booked this after seeing many excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. It did not disappoint! Our tour guide was Jamie, and he even played the bagpipes for us. It was a great way to see other areas in Scotland, not just Edinburgh. BOOK NOW!

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TheDonEdinburgh, Owner at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2015

Hello mopps4life, Thank you for posting such an enthusiastic review of your Hairy Coo tour with Jamie, who will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much. Kindest regards, Donald, The Hairy Coo

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Reviewed 23 November 2014

We are sending this opinion by now, unfortunately we were unable to write it before! We did the High Coo Loch Ness, Highland & Whisky tour in August and we really enjoyed it. We loved the friendly athmosphere of the tour, we really felt like...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2014

My Daughter is a student in Edinburgh so I visit this beautiful city quite often. This time we decided to do something different and booked the Hairy Coos Tour as a friend of hers had recommended it. We had a fabulous day - it started...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2014

Had a wonderful day out with Hairy Coo highland tour. Jamie was really helpful and informative. brought so many memories to home. will recommend for anyone who wants to witness the beauty of Scottish Highlands!!!

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Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

What an amazing tour! We had Donald for the day who was very informative and I learnt so much about Scottish history that I wish I knew beforehand! The places you go to are great and the "hairy coos" are so beautiful, I'm glad they...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Of all of the things I did and saw in my jam-packed trip to Scotland, my tours with Hairy Coo were the absolute highlight. Alistair was our guide for this Highlands Tour and he was so knowledgeable and entertaining throughout the day. My personal favorite...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2014

Despite a rainy day, our guide Donald kept this a fun and educational day. I was not originally going to go to the Highlands on this trip, so it was nice to be able to get to see some of it as a day-trip from...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2014

The Hairy Coo Tour was the absolute highlight of our trip! My friend and I were only in Edinburgh for three days, but really wanted at least a glimpse of the Highlands and had no access to a car and were hesitant to take a...More

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Hi amberpop, It is aimed for those either 18-45 and those 'young-at-heart'. It's more the informal style of the tours we conduct, which suits "young and young-at-heart" travellers. Feel free to make a booking for the tour... More
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Hi A91trip, ​Due to safety regulations and insurance, we are unable take children under 7 years of age on our tours. This is a precaution to ensure the seat belts on all of our coaches fit all passengers properly, We... More
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Hi Trang, You can find all up-to-date availability for our tours on our website at the link above.
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