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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow

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  • Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 225012
Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style and enjoy a wee dram of whisky on a small-group tour from Glasgow. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.
Stirling Castle was Scotland's most important medieval stronghold and is set high on a volcanic outcrop. There has been fortification on the rock since 1000 BC, as it guards the main route north into the Scottish Highlands. You have the option of visiting the castle to see some of the finest Renaissance architecture in Scotland.

Leaving Stirling, you'll travel past Doune Castle, Callander and into the Trossachs, an area popularized by authors such as Sir Walter Scott and Daniel Defoe. This is also the territory of Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland's Robin Hood. The tour stops for a leisurely lunch (own expense) outside the village of Aberfoyle.

After lunch, continue to the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, Scotland's largest loch where you can enjoy a walk before heading to the picturesque Distillery of Glengoyne. You can choose to take an optional tour of the distillery (additional cost) or visit the shop.

The Scottish Highlands and Islands are Europe's last great wilderness! This personalized tour is as close as you can get to touring in your own car, with the added benefit of gaining intimate knowledge of Scotland. Traveling in a small group means you can take lots of stops and reach "out of the way" places, giving you more time off the bus to discover the real Scotland.

Winner of the Inaugural Scottish Thistle Award for Sustainable Tourism, October 2007

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Glasgow
Departure Time:
9:00am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:00pm

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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow

Stirling Castle, Scotland

Inclusions:
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Modern Mercedes minivan with forced air ventilation (maximum 16 people)
Exclusions:
  • Distillery tour
  • Entrance fees to Stirling Castle
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • There are opportunities to take nature walks, it is recommended to bring suitable clothing and footwear. Scotland can be a wet place!
Caring for the Environment:The tour operator aims to leave the legacy of Scotland's beautiful landscape for future generations to enjoy. The tour is as close as you can get to touring in your own car, but with the added benefit of reducing your carbon footprint by 75% (based on 2 persons travelling the same distance in their own car). The operator's commitment to environmental excellence has been recognised with 2 top Gold awards from the Green Tourism scheme and Keep Edinburgh Clean awards.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Jason G, September 2014

Good variety of experiences and sights. Our guide Euan was very good and made the tour interesting.

Reviewed by: Mrs s t P, August 2014

Brilliant tour guide telling us stories about historical Scotland and a willingness to take questions and answer them. Tour guide knew his history and had a great sense of humour. We were given some options and choices along the way which personalised the trip. Excellent, enjoyable and worth every penny.

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Tour code: 225012