Stirling Castle and the Trossachs ( The Highlands in minature )


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Please contact me to discuss the options.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent)

A Private Shore excursion / Day tour from Edinburgh for up to 8.

We leave Edinburgh and travel via the Falkirk Wheel to Stirling Castle which was once known as the Key to the Kingdom and was voted Scotland's best visitor attraction of the year 2016. You will have a short guided tour of the castle then you will have free time to explore. Then we will travel from Stirling to our lunch stop. After lunch travel through the Trossachs (known as the Highlands in miniature) with a stop at Loch Katrine for a the photos and a walk along the shore of the Loch. Then travel back to Edinburgh stopping at Kilmahog to visit Hamish and Heather the Highland Cattle before returning back to Edinburgh or cruise ship terminal.


Edinburgh to Stirling Castle
Visit Stirling Castle
Travel to Aberfoyle
Lunch ( at extra cost)
Drive through The Trossachs
visit Loch Katrine
Travel to Kilmahog
Return to Edinburgh.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise Ship in Leith,South Queensferry , or Rosyth or City Hotel.

End location: Start point unless otherwise agreed

Duration: 7 hours

The tour last approximately 7 hours, however weather and traffic can sometimes effect this. If time is an issue please let me know.


modern air conditioned people carrier or car for smaller groups.

What’s Included

The services of Driver and Guide
Modern Air conditioned Vehicle

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 GBP - All attractions,shops and restaurants take debit and credit cards .
The amount suggested is only for incidentals

What’s Extra

Entrance to Stirling Castle and any purches of food and drink or other items
As at 2018 Entrance to Stirling Castle is
Adult £15.00
Senior £12.00
Child. £9.00


Where vehicles are used I always employ a driver.Parking restrictions require vehicles to be parked some considerable distance from most attractions, a driver can drop us off at the entrance, and collect again when visit completed.

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Martin is the best tour guide we've used from ToursByLocals. His vast knowledge, love for his work and energy were outstanding. We never felt rushed and enjoyed every minute. To make the tour more memorable, he wore a kilt each day which added to the flavor of the tour. I highly encourage you to book with Martin. 5 STARS+
Scott Hunter

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