The Home of Clan Campbell .
This the start of The Scottish Highlands.
We will drive along the shores of Loch Lomond with photo opportunities on the way
Then onwards to the beautiful Highland village of Luss and then through mountains and Lochs to Inverary and Inverary Castle. The journey is the reward as well as the destination. Inverary and its castle have to be seen to be believed. If this is how you picture a Scottish Castle and a village then this is it. We will visit an old Scottish Pub and Inverary Jail which was used in the 19th century. It is now a museum with actors - great fun! It's not obligatory. An episode of Downton Abbey was filmed at Inverary Castle.
If you fancy a cruise on Loch Lomond it can be done gently or the alternative a speed boat not so gently.
Please note the price is per tour and not per person. Also I can take 4 people in my car but it is more comfortable with 3.
We will drive around Loch Lomond stopping off at Luss Inverbeg and Tarbert and then to "The Rest and be Thankful" with mountains on both sides. We then arrive in the village of Inverary which is a very famous tourist destination. Inverary has a lochside position and is very historical. It has many small shops and a few quaint pubs. We can also visit the fairy tale castle of Inverary. This is the seat of The Clan Cambell. The Duke of Argyle can often be seen in the castle or the beautiful gardens.
I recommend lunch in the castle tearoom/restaurant.
There is also an 18th century jail complete with actors. A visit to the jail is memorable.
The George Hotel is famous for its whiskies and the same goes for the shop opposite which sells just about every whisky there is.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your cruise ship or hotel.
End location: I will take you back to your cruise ship or hotel.
Duration: 8 hours
The weather can be variable so please bring suitable clothing.
You will be driven in a lovely Jaguar XJ6. One of the safest cars on the road. Air co and full light leather. I can take four people.Please be aware that my Jaguar XJ6 is more comfortable with 3 people rather than 4 but this applies to most cars. I feel obliged to mention it.
My time as your guide and driver.
NB CHAUFFEUR INSURANCE AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE is included and is compulsory in the UK for this type of tour.
All fuel is included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 gbp - Admission to the castle is currently £10 per person and £9 for an age concession.
Admission prices and food. I pay for my own food
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This tour was spectacular. I have wanted to see the Scottish countryside for years and was not disappointed. Bill is very well informed about the area and was so accomodating. The vehicle was very comfortable. Plenty of room for 4 guests. Bill has a good sense of humour and we enjoyed his jokes and his lovely singing!!