Explore the history, legends, and magical tales of the Scottish Highlands on a small group tour to the lochs and glens. Stop off and taste Scotland’s national drink at a whisky distillery, and drive through scenic Perthshire.
What to Expect
Enjoy a full-day tour of the Scottish Heartlands departing Edinburgh and traveling in small groups for a more intimate experience. You will take a scenic drive through Perthshire, looking at the lochs and glens of the Highlands.
Cross the Forth Road Bridge, passing one of Scotland's great engineering wonders, and continue into the Kingdom of Fife. Pass Loch Leven Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.
You will also pass Perth, before crossing the Highland Boundary Fault line. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, on the banks of the River Tay, visit the cathedral town of Dunkeld and the Hermitage, to take a fantastic woodland walk up to the Black Linn Falls.
Stop at the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, and visit the great shops and restaurants, or take a stroll down towards Loch Faskally. See the unmistakable peak of Schiehallion, and beyond to the mountains of Glencoe. Continue alongside Loch Tummel, and head past the spectacular 16th-Century Castle Menzies towards the town of Aberfeldy and Dewars Whisky Distillery.
Then, travel west into the ancient lands of Breadalbane and Killin. The small town is situated on the edge of the River Dochart and has the fantastic Falls of Dochart at its heart. Drive over the Braes of Balquhidder, last resting place of Highland outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor, before passing Stirling Castle and Linlithgow Palace on your return journey to Edinburgh.
What's Not Included
- Entry fee to Dewars World of Whisky
Know Before You Go
• Dewars World Of Whisky is closed every Sunday from November through April and occasionally at other times. The tour will divert to visit Glenturret or Blair Athol Distillery during this period.