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Friday Edinburgh Day Tours

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.

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

A day spent with Rabbies Tours 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 and the remote north east side of the bonny banks of Loch Lomond. Departs Edinburgh  every day all year - guaranteed!

Loch Lomond, Highlands & Stirling Castle Tour dep Edinburgh (GL)

A fascinating tour with Gray Line Tours that will introduce you to the history of Stirling, with its famous Castle and the natural beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park. Gray Line Tours will even pick you up from your Edinburgh guesthouse or hotel for free!

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.

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

This one day tour from Edinburgh takes you sightseeing 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. Begin with a memorable visit to Stirling Castle, explore the pretty villages of Callander & Luss, and finish off with a spectacular cruise across Loch Lomond.

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.

1 Day Loch Ness & Highlands Coach Tour from Edinburgh (GL)

An excellent coach tour to Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland, and this tour operator will pick you up from your Edinburgh guesthouse or hotel free of charge! Runs all year and everyday.

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

This Scottish minicoach tour, which runs every day throughout the year, 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.

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 (corner) of the Kingdom of Fife. Ideal shorter tour that gets you out but has does not have too much driving.

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.

The Best of Scotland in a Day Minicoach Tour from Edinburgh

Now in its 14th year, this tour combines all that’s great about Scotland into a short day out – a castle, mountains, lochs, photo opportunities, a riverside walk, a battlefield, history, heroes and highland cows.  Enjoy lots of time off the bus as part of a guaranteed small group (maximum 16 passengers), perfect for those who want to experience Highland scenery and nature at a relaxing pace. Departs Tuesdays and Fridays from March to October.

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

This one day tourtakes the scenic coastal route south 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 and Fridays frpom April to October from Edinburgh.

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 throughout the year.

West Highland Lochs & Castles Day 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.

 

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.

1 Day Highland Whisky Experience Coach Tour dep Edinburgh (GL)

Scotland has been blessed with many icons: kilts, tartan, haggis, golf and bagpipes. Whisky is surely the most appreciated throughout the world. So when in Scotland what better place is there to experience whisky than The Glenturret Distillery, the oldest in Scotland. We will even pick you up from your Edinburgh hotel or guesthouse for this excellent tour!

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

A wonderful journey with Rabbies Trail Burners 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. Departs every day (All year) 

Rosslyn Chapel and the Scottish Borders Day Tour dep Edinburgh (RT)

Uncover the myths and legends around the Da Vinci code and the Knights Templar at Rosslyn Chapel and the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart at Melrose Abbey, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. This Minicoach Day Tour departs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday all year, departure guaranteed.

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. Read on for the full itinerary.

Glencoe, 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.

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 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.