Dornoch, Dunrobin Castle and the Glenmorangie Distillery
We travel north to the historic town of Dornoch visiting the cathedral and the Jail.
We continue north spotting some seals en-route if we are lucky to Dunrobin Castle at Golspie in time for the falconry display in the grounds. We then visit the magnificent castle itself which is reminiscent of a French château.
From Dunrobin we continue to a whisky tasting at the famous Glenmorangie Distillery which stands near the shores of the Dornoch Firth at Tain.
After leaving the distillery we conclude the tour by taking a scenic drive over the mountains to "Millionaires' View" for a spectacular view of the Dornoch Firth, returning to your cruise ship at Invergordon via flower-filled Alness.
This tour takes around six hours and it can be amended to fit your requirements.
We'll leave Invergordon at 09:00am and travel to Dornoch, taking time to visit the cathedral and jail for shopping on to Loch Fleet hopefully see some seals, then arrive at Dunrobin Castle in time to see the falconry display and visit the castle. We then visit Glenmorangie distillery for a tasting returning to the ship via "millionaires view" for great mountain views, arriving back at the ship approximately 15:00
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you outside the port gates across the road I shall be waiting with a name board
End location: Tour guides are not allowed inside the port area so I shall drop you off as close as I can to the port gates (usually within 50 metres)
Duration: 6 hours
This is a approximate duration however if you want to extend the tour to visit other attractions this will incur a further charge of £40.00 per hour for the group not per person payable on the day in local currency
The vehicle used will be a Highland Council licensed 2018 Ford Transit conditioned with leather seating for eight passengers complete with microphone linked to the speaker system
My time and service as your private guide
Transport throughout the tour, any parking fees, ferry fees were applicable
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 GBP - This should cover any admission fees and light refreshments per person
Any admission fees to castles, museums etc
any refreshments and or meals
I do not accompany you inside castles distillery etc but will give you an insight as to what to look out for and give directions to entry points
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This was a great tour. John took us to the highlights of the area and was very kind and personable. We enjoyed our time in Dornoch.