Day Tour (dep. Edinburgh)
Culture Vultures, First Timers
Departing Edinburgh, you travel westwards for the first stop of the day at the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. One of the prettiest and largest lochs in the whole of Scotland. Here you can enjoy an hour long cruise.* Enjoy the spectacular views of the loch’s many islands and surrounding mountains.
Continue on Loch Lomond Stirling Castle & The Kelpies through the Trossachs National Park, also known as ‘the Highlands in Miniature’ for its abundance of lochs, mountains and forests. It’s also famous for the legendary outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor. You will spend time exploring the area before stopping for lunch in a small village immersed in its beautiful surroundings.
After lunch, you make your way through the town of Callander. We pass the medieval Doune Castle before making a final stop of the day at Stirling Castle*. The site is one of Scotland’s most historically significant fortresses. It sits high on volcanic rock and offering wonderful views of the surrounding landscape.
You will have time to visit the castle and learn of the exploits of key historical figures including William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots. With lots of interesting things to see and do here, the Stirling Castle experience is a must for any visitor to Scotland. Your final stop of the day is at the majestic Kelpies. These 30 metre high equine sculptures representing shape-shifting water spirits. Enjoy time for photos before you return to Edinburgh.
Please note: The Loch Lomond Stirling Castle & the Kelpies tour may run in reverse.
Please Note: Prices are seasonal and will change throughout the year. The price for your selected date may differ from the “from” price.
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