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About Sholto

sholto250Sholto is our tour expert and has information on something like 30 different tours around Scotland. If you don't want to browse around the site, try giving him a call for some advice.

(BTW: Sholto is ancient Scottish/Gaelic name that means the "sower of seeds" or propagator - people often ask)

Friday Edinburgh Day Tours

Loch Lomond Park & Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh (RT)

A day spent with a small friendly tour group in the land of Scots heroes Rob Roy, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace, taking in the magnificent splendour of the medieval stronghold of Stirling Castle and the beautiful nature and forests of Scotland's first National Park of Loch Lomond. Departs Edinburgh every day all year - guaranteed!

  • Prices From: £33
  • Days: Every Day

1 Day Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Whisky Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

A fascinating day tour that will introduce you to the history of Stirling with its famous Castle and the natural beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park; add a visit to the Glengoyne Malt Whisky Distillery and you have a great day tour! This tour runs every day all year.

  • Prices From: £39
  • Days: Every Day

1 Day Loch Lomond, Trossachs & Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

This one day tour from Edinburgh takes you to Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park and Stirling Castle, and introduces you to the land and legends of Scottish heroes William Wallace and Rob Roy. Runs everyday, all year.

  • Prices From: £33
  • Days: Every Day

Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Day Tour dep Edinburgh (RT)

This very popular Loch Ness tour runs daily throughout the year - guaranteed! A great minicoach tour in a small group with plenty of stops for photos and tea breaks. You'll spend 2 hours in the Loch Ness area, and your driver/guide will ensure you enjoy your tour, and you'll learn so much of the history of Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland.

  • Prices From: £42
  • Days: Every Day

1 Day Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

This Scottish minicoach tour is one of our most popular day trips to Loch Ness and Glencoe, taking in some of the most dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Glencoe and enjoy options for a Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle. Runs every day all year.

  • Prices From: £40
  • Days: Every Day

St Andrews & Fife Fishing Villages Day Tour dep Edinburgh (RT)

A great day out with lots of free time in the medieval city of St. Andrews, home of golf, and the picturesque old fishing villages in the East Neuk of Fife. Ideal shorter tour that gets you out but does not have too much driving. Departs every day, all year - guaranteed!

  • Prices From: £33
  • Days: Every Day

St Andrews & Villages of Fife Day Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

This is a charming day tour with plenty of free time to enjoy and explore the ancient town of St. Andrews, Scotland's home of golf, as well as the surrounding fishing villages of the 'Kingdom of Fife'. Runs Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays all year.

  • Prices From: £34
  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

1 Day Holy Island, Bamburgh & Alnwick Castle Tour (TB)

1 day tour into the Medieval Kingdom of Northumbria in North-East England; once the most important centre of religious learning and arts in the British Isles.  Visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and explore the medieval market town of Alnwick and its stunning castle. Departs Tuesdays & Fridays, April-October from Edinburgh.

  • Prices From: £37
  • Days: Tuesday, Friday

1 Day Quest for the Holy Grail Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

The Legend of the Grail has spawned many tales throughout the last 800 years, including Dan Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code'. Not many people know that Scotland is reputed to be the resting place of the Grail and a safe haven of the Knights Templar.  Our tour explores Templar and Grail connections within Scotland. This coach tour to Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle runs 3 times a week during the summer months, and twice a week over winter.

  • Prices From: £37
  • Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Glen Coe, Loch Ness & Inverness Day Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

Join this wonderful luxury minicoach day excursion that will take you through some of our finest Scottish scenery. Enjoy a drive along the entire length of Loch Ness and a visit to Inverness. If you only have time for one tour of Scotland - this is the one we recommend! Runs daily all year.

  • Prices From: £46
  • Days: Every Day

Oban & Western Highlands Coach Day Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

Running 4 days a week during the summer months (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from April to October), this is a wonderful coach tour from Edinbugh/Glasgow up the west of Scotland to Oban. You'll see some of Scotland’s most beautiful lochs, glens and mountains as the tour goes through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and Rob Roy country to Oban, in the heart of the beautiful Western Highlands.

  • Prices From: £42
  • Days: Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

West Highland Lochs & Castles Tour (Edinburgh RT)

A fantastic day out in the heart of the scenic Western Highlands taking in Doune Castle,  the superb ruins of Kilchurn Castle - stunningly situated at the head of Loch Awe - and the historic 18th century town of Inveraray, home to the Duke of Argyll. Runs every day all year.


  • Prices From: £36
  • Days: Every Day

West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles Day Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

Enjoy a taste of all things Scottish as we take you on a wonderful and fascinating journey through a beautiful part of the Highlands.  Experience scenic lochs, impressive mountains, historic castles, visit a pretty Highland village and explore the picturesque lochside town of Inveraray. Runs Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays all year.

  • Prices From: £36
  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky Day Tour from Edinburgh (RT)

A wonderful journey through the Celtic heartlands in the central Highlands taking in the waterfalls in Birnam forest, Pitlochry, the Queen's View and the splendour of Loch Tay, an area abundant with standing stone circles. You also visit a whisky distillery for a tour and tasting. Departs every day (All year).

  • Prices From: £38
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

1 Day Loch Ness and Highlands Coach Tour depart Edinburgh (ST)

The Loch Ness Monster - fact or fiction?  Find out on this splendid tour through the glorious Scottish Highlands! This one day luxury coach excursion from Edinburgh takes in as much of the Highlands as possible in a single (long) day. Recommended for visitors wanting to see as much as possible in as short time as possible. Runs daily through out the year. 

  • Prices From: £45
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Our tours of scotland starting from Edinburgh on FRIDAY mornings. These are day tours rather than extended stay scottish tours which you can find in our multiday Scottish tours of Edinburgh category here.