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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)

Thursday Edinburgh Day Tours

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

The One Day Loch Ness Tour from Edinburgh

This is our most popular day trip the Highlands covering Loch Ness and Glencoe and taking in some of the most dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Glencoe and perhaps a cruise on Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle. Runs 360 days a year

  • Prices From: £43
  • Days: Every Day

Mountains, Lochs & Castles Day Tour from Edinburgh

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 Daily all year.

  • Prices From: £43
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Every Day

Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose & Glenkinchie Distillery Day Tour

Travel South from Edinburgh to visit Rosslyn Chapel (of the 'Da Vinci Code'),  explore Melrose Abbey, and then be travel from the spiritual to the spiritful with a tour and dram at Glenkinchie Distillery! Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays all year.

  • Prices From: £32
  • Days: Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Whisky, Woodland & Wallace Day Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

Explore the Wallace Monument, Perthshire’s scenic glens and Scotland’s oldest distillery at Glenturret (Est. 1775).  Visit the Taste Experience Bar and enjoy a dram of the Black Grouse Alpha edition.  Take a woodland walk at The Hermitage and enjoy a visit to picturesque South Queensferry with spectacular views of the Forth Bridges. Runs Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays all year.

  • Prices From: £34
  • Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

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

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

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

West Highland Lochs & Castles Tour (Edinburgh)

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

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

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

Highland Glens, Lochs & Distillery Day Tour from Edinburgh

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, Every Day

Rosslyn Chapel & 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 Tour departs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday all year, departure guaranteed.

  • Prices From: £28
  • Days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
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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

List of tours of Scotland including Highlands that depart from central Edinburgh on Thursdays through the year. Please note that some tours only run in summer months. see our Schedule page for more details.