Braveheart & Whisky Country

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Tour Number

Activity Level

290374


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the Minibus

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Deanston Distillery, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle Day Tour


We start our day heading into "Braveheart country", with a photo stop at Stirling Castle, the battlefields of Bannockburn and a visit to the impressive Doune Castle and some iconic Highland cattle, then It's into Rob Roy country and the National Park of "The Trossachs". After lunch, we head towards Deanston Highland Distillery for your tour and a taste of the "Water of Life. Leaving the distillery behind us it's back on your VIP Class minibus and back towards Edinburgh.

Itinerary

This allows you the opportunity to see a bit of everything. Your day starts heading Northwest towards Stirling, "Braveheart country" and the battlefields of Bannockburn, where on the 23rd & 24th of June 1314 King Robert "The" Bruce defeated the armies of Edward II. Back on board and up to the "Key to the Highlands" Stirling castle high on its volcanic plug of rock. After our photo stop we head over the plains of Stirling and a visit to Doune castle. Continuing on we head towards the village of Callander, noted for the Romans, Rob "Roy" MacGregor, Civil War. Then it's into Scotlands first National Park "The Trossachs", a virtually unchanged landscape made famous by the writings of Sir Walter Scott, over the "Dukes Pass" to the Victorian village of Aberfoyle and lunch. Continuing our journey we now head to Deanston Distillery and an opportunity to take a 1 hour tour & tasting before returning to Edinburgh

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: You will be collected at your accommodation or Cruise Line Terminal

End location: Unless by prior agreement, you will be returned to the original pick-up point

Duration: 9 hours

Transportation

Private VIP Class Mercedes 8 seat Minibus

What’s Included

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned VIP Class 8 seat Mercedes Minibus or 6 seat "V" Class Mercedes
Complimentary maps
Bottled water
Soft Drinks
Welcome pack including: Scottish shortbread, Scottish Tablet & Fudge
Complimentary on board snacks
Tour of Deanston distillery & tasting
**PLEASE NOTE: ALL PASSENGER DATES OF BIRTH ARE REQUIRED FOR DISTILLERY TOUR**

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 GBP - Doune Castle entrance & Lunch

What’s Extra

Lunch
Optional entrance to Doune Castle

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One of the best tours we have been on, Alan was great.
Paula Starr

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