An appreciation of Scotlands past, it's scenery and it's national drink, whisky
We'll venture forth to Dumbarton Castle for a bit of History then to the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Breathtaking scenery no matter the weather. A visit to the loch side village of Luss for photo opportunities and touristy things, then after lunch to Glengoyne Distillery for a wee bit of a edutainment on how Scotch whisky is made and how to appreciate it.
This excursion will give you a taste of your Scottish surroundings in a day.
I'm flexible regards the itinerary so if there's something or somewhere you really must cross off your Scottish bucket list just ask. I'm an easy going fella.
I will collect you at your desired location around 9:00am. Your mode of transport shall be a modern, comfortable, air conditioned vehicle with excellent visibility to allow a full appreciation of the scenery. For a party of more than four a mini coach will be provided.
1st stop. Dumbarton Castle. Sitting atop a volcanic plug there has been a fortress here since the Romans attempted to conquer Caledonia.
2nd stop is the Village of Luss. A small conservation village on the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Enjoy the scenery in this quaint location. Picturesque cottages and shops including a Kiltmakers and bagpipe works.
Lunch at a local hostelry. Try the local dishes.
Then off to Glengoyne Distillery to see how Scotch whisky is made. Perhaps try a whisky and chocolate tasting. If time permits a quick tour of Glasgow's west end before we return to your desired drop off location .
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port (Greenock Terminal), Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port (Greenock Terminal), Airport (Greenock Terminal), Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours
Tour could last longer if you wish to see and visit more locations. I will get you back to your Ship before it sails.
A modern ,clean ,air conditioned vehicle with excellent visuals will be used.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 £UK - Admission to Dumbarton castle is £5 per person.
Whisky tasting at Glengoyne distillery varies depending on the options chosen. Starts at £9 per person
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
A License is not required for the majority of historical buildings and monuments in Scotland