Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for kids, however there are long periods of driving on this trip.
I can accommodate a wheelchair which folds, travellers need to be able to enter and exit vehicle. Some elements may have to be revised for mobility impaired travelers - this is easily arranged, please don't be afraid to ask.
Maximum travelers: 4
Tour of Glen Etive and Glencoe
Pick up in Edinburgh or Glasgow from your Hotel, and begin our journey towards the highland and mountains of Glencoe. We will pay a stop at Doune should you wish to visit Doune Castle, for Outlander fans, it doubles as 'Castle Leoch'. From here our next stop will be the banks of Loch Lubnaig for some pictures and a coffee stop! Enjoy stunning views of the mountains all around. From here our next stop will be Glen Etive, you may recognise this from scenes used in James Bond 'Skyfall'. . . stunning Glen, natural waterfalls, mountains and wildlife. We will drive through the forest if you wish to meet the beautiful stags & deer who roam wild here.
Then onto Glencoe, a breathtaking drive through the mountains! We will visit the exhibition centre, and learn of the infamous massacre involving the Campbell's and the MacDonalds. If time permits, we can visit the beautiful Lochan, stunning place to take in the beauty of the area.
Pick up from Hotel/B&B/Ship, begin journey. Stop off at doune Castle, then onward towards Callander, then Loch Lubnaig. Coffee stop and some pictures of the Loch and mountains.
From here we will begin journey toward The Highlands. We will make several stops for photos as we drive through stunning countryside. Next stop Glen Etive, where we will drive through Glen, and into Glen Etive Forest if you would like to try and spot some wild Stags & Deer.
Onwards to Glencoe, driving through the mountains, we will spend some time at the exhibition centre & learn of the massacre involving the Campbell's and the MacDonalds, and if time permits, we will visit the stunning Glencoe Lochan.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will collect you from your Hotel, B & B, or ship
End location: I will return you to your Hotel, B& B or ship
Duration: 12 hours
Traffic leaving and returning to Edinburgh can be really heavy, hence the early start time On this tour.
We will travel in my Chevrolet Captiva 4x4. All leather interior and air conditioned. Privacy glass in rear of vehicle. My vehicle can hold 4 adults, though 3 is more comfortable.
All travel, and assosciated costs - fuel, parking, insurances etc. Pick up and drop off to your Hotel/B&B/Ship
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 GBP - Refreshments, lunche, entrance fees to exhibition and castle if desired
Entrance fees for Doune Castle, Glencoe Exhibition, refreshments and lunch as required.