Day Tours of Scotland from GLASgow

We have filtered our day excursions of Scotland (starting from Glasgow) into days of departure so you can quickly identify the tours that match your day of travel. There is a quite a choice as you can see, and there are lots of different tours to take from the Loch Ness tours that travel for 12 hours to shorter central Scotland tours for those who want something shorter. Essentially, availability is a constantly moving feast so book when ready. 

These are only the day tours. We also have longer tours where you stay overnight in the Highlands so that we can travel further. You will find longer tours from Edinburgh here. Those of you based in Glasgow, we also have Glasgow tours here. We also list tours by scottish destinations for those of you desperate to see something specific.

Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Day Tour from Glasgow

One of our most popular full day tours from Glasgow 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 daily throughout the year.

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3 Day Skye Tour from Glasgow

A great 3 day tour that focuses on the Isle of Skye with 2 nights in Portree. Highlights include Glencoe, Dunvegan Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Old Man of Storr & lots else. Tour size max 16 in luxury minicoach. Tour runs daily all year round. 

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4 Day Best of Highlands Coach Tour depart Glasgow

This popular four day tour, which includes a trip to Skye, will give you real insight into the nature and beauty of the Scottish Highlands. This tour takes you through the variety of Scotland's moods and landscapes, covering the country roads from the far west to the far north. It's the perfect introduction to the beauty of Scotland! The tour runs Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April to October.

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2 Day Eilean Donan, Ness & Highlands Tour from Glasgow

A favourite 2 day minicoach tour that leaves Glasgow on Wednesdays and Saturdays all year: experience a dramatic Scottish landscape, rich in history and natural beauty and enjoy an overnight stay in the Highland town of Fort William. 

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2 Day Loch Ness & Highlands Tour from Glasgow

2 day tour of the Highlands starting in Glasgow with an overnight in Inverness. Explore the many faces of the Highlands including Rannoch Moor, Lochs Lomond and Ness, Ben Nevis, Culloden Moor and Perthshire. Runs Monday and Thursday all year.

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Highland Lochs, Whisky & Wallace Day Tour from Glasgow

Visit the Wallace Monument, discover Perthshire’s beautiful scenic glens, see Gleneagles Hotel Estate – home of the Ryder Cup and then visit Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse. Tour runs Wednesdays and Saturdays all year.

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5 Day Road to the Isles Coach Tour depart Glasgow

A wonderful way to explore Scotland's stunning scenery, this 5 day coach tour allows you plenty of time to expore the Scottish Highlands and the stunning  Isle of Skye. The tour includes your accommodation, and runs every Monday from April to October.

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3 Day Isle of Skye Minicoach Tour dep Glasgow

3 days to explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful places in the Highlands as well as the romantic Island of Skye. Highlights  include Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle and the 5 Sisters of Kintail. Departs 3 days a week all year, guaranteed. ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED.

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2 Day Loch Ness and Inverness Highland Tour depart Glasgow (RT)

A fabulous 2 day escape exploring Glencoe and Loch Ness with Rabbies Tours, with a night out in Inverness, and rejuvenating in the majesty of the Glen Affric wilderness. Departs 3 times a week all year.

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Loch Lomond, Trossachs & Stirling Castle Day Tour from Glasgow

Discover Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park and Stirling Castle. Enjoy a cruise across Loch Lomond, explore the pretty village of Luss and end the day with a visit to Stirling Castle. Runs Monday & Thursdays all year. Returns Glasgow 18:00. Probablt the perfect tour if you want to get out but don't want the monster Loch Ness Odyssey.

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Loch Ness & Highlands Minicoach Tour from Glasgow

Tour that could be called "Scotland in a day" tour. Departs Glasgow every day of the year at 08:00. The ideal way to see the maximum amount of Scotland as possible in one day! Includes: Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Loch Ness, Cairngorms.  Tour is guaranteed to run!

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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Whisky Day Tour dep Glasgow

Discover Scotland's history with visits to Stirling Castle and sample single malt whisky at the Glengoyne Distillery as well as time in the Trossachs - Highlands in miniature. Lots to see and not too much driving! This tour departs Glasgow every day all year - guaranteed!

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2 Day Glimpse of Scotland Coach Tour depart Glasgow

This two day, 1 night coach tour will let you explore some of Scotland’s most popular sights;  go monster spotting by Loch Ness and see some spectacular scenery. This really is essential Scotland! Tour runs Saturdays all year, Tuesdays and Thursdays in summer. Price INCLUDES accommodation in Fort Augustus by Loch Ness.

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4 Day Islay & Whisky Coast Tour departing Glasgow (RT)

This 4 day whisky tour takes you to the Islay and the Whisky Coast. Islay is home to 8 of Scotland’s finest malt whisky distilleries: Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Bowmore, Bunnahabhain, Bruichladdich, Ardbeg, Caol Ila and Kilchoman. For the whisky enthusiast this excellent minicoach tour  will give you an in depth knowledge and even better - you won’t need to drive anywhere yourself!

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4 Day Islay Adventure Coach Tour from Glasgow (ST)

This four day coach tour will take you to Islay, truly a Scottish island paradise. Stunning scenery, ancient history, abundant wildlife and a traditional culture make it an attractive island to visit, but add 8 of Scotland’s finest malt whisky distilleries and you can see why Islay is such a very attractive destination! Includes 3 nights accommodation on Islay. Departs Thursdays from Glasgow.

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Glasgow City Hop On/Hop Off Tour

A great way to see the best of Glasgow - on an open-top bus touring round the city's finest visitor attractions. Children under 5 are carried free of charge! Runs several times a day, every day!

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Oban, Glencoe & Castles Tour from Glasgow

Spend a day with a small friendly tour group and experience the natural beauty of the West Highlands: lochs, mountain views, and romantic and historic castles. Visit Oban and picturesque Inveraray, and haunting Glencoe. Runs Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays throughout the year.

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Oban, Glencoe, Highland Lochs & Castles Tour

A brilliant day tour through the heart of the beautiful Western Highlands taking in the evocative ruins of Kilchurn Castle & Inveraray Castle, home to the Duke of Argyll, plus Loch Lomond and Loch Awe. This tour leaves Glasgow four days a week all year, plus Sundays during the summer months; guaranteed!

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Highland Lochs, Whisky & Wallace Day Tour from Glasgow

Visit the Wallace Monument, discover Perthshire’s beautiful scenic glens, see Gleneagles Hotel Estate – home of the Ryder Cup and then visit Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse. Tour runs Wednesdays and Saturdays all year.


Scotland's oldest distillery - the Famous Grouse Experience, The Wallace Monument, Gleneagles Hotel Estate (home of the 2014 Ryder Cup),The Trossachs National Park


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This tour operates on: Wednesday, Saturday

Leaving Glasgow we travel north-east to Stirling, where our first stop is the Wallace Monument* (1); a towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace. Inside you will find fascinating exhibits leading you through the life of the real Braveheart and most impressive of all, Wallace’s legendary 5ft 6in(1.7m) tall broadsword.

Gleneagles

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We then travel further north to Gleneagles Hotel Estate (2) - one of Scotland’s world class golf resorts and site of the 2014 Ryder Cup. Enjoy a photo opportunity here and see where the international legends of golf play.

Whisky Distillery

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We continue our journey through the pretty countryside of Perthshire to our next stop in Crieff, where we visit The Famous Grouse Experience* (3) at Scotland's oldest distillery, Glenturret Distillery. Learn about the traditional whisky-making process, see how you measure up to the world’s largest bottle of whisky and sample some of ‘The Water of Life’ itself at the fantastic Taste Experience bar. Timberbush Tours customers can also enjoy an exclusive tasting of the Black Grouse Alpha Edition; a rich, smoky blend available only at Glenturret Distillery.  Enjoy a range of tasty lunch options in the Glenturret Cafe or take a stroll in the distillery grounds.

Loch Earn & Trossachs

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In the afternoon we travel west past beautiful Loch Earn (5) and down through Strathyre to Kilmahog Woollen Mill (4) for the chance to meet Hamish the Highland cow. We then continue on through the Trossachs - Scotland’s first national park, known as ‘the Highlands in miniature’ for its abundance of lochs, mountains and forests, where we’ll discover the lands of legendary outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor. We then make a brief refreshment stop in the pretty town of Aberfoyle, (6) before returning to Glasgow.

Inclusions

PLEASE NOTE: Prices shown are for transport and driver-guide only.

Exclusions

OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Wallace Monument entry; The Famous Grouse Experience Distillery.

The Little Details

  • Minimum Age: Age 5+
  • Min Age: 5 years
  • Tour Vehicle Type: Mini Coach
  • Months of Operation: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, All Year
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day
  • Departure Point: Glasgow
  • Departure Point: 266 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QX.
  • Departure Time: 09:30 Please arrive 15 minutes early
  • Expected return Time: 18:00
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day

Rates & Dates

Ticket Price (Per Person )
Season Type
  Standard Tour Ticket Discount Tour Ticket
Wednesdays and Saturdays Summer £40.00 £38.00

Discount for children between 5 and 16 years, students (you must show your student card) and seniors (adults 60 years old and over).

Booking Notes

  • Prices are quoted per person per tour
  • Please note children under 5 cannot be accepted on any tour.
  • Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made by email to the email address sending the confirmation.

Please note that customers cancelling or wishing to alter any confirmed tour reservation will be charged a standard fee of 10% per booking to cover administration costs.

The following terms and conditions apply:

  • Cancellation more than 3 working days before departure - full refund less administration fee.
  • Cancellation less than 3 working days before departure - no refund.

Full payment is required at the time of booking. We strongly recommend that you take out appropriate travel insurance which covers eventualities such as cancellations.

Some Places We Will Visit

  • Stirling

    As you'd expect with such a strategically important town, Stirling has a long and fascinating history and is packed with major historical sights.

  • Crieff

    The well-groomed town of Crieff sits on the slopes of the Grampian foothills overlooking the wide Strathearn valley. It's a popular tourist centre and a good base for exploring the western part of Perthshire and the Trossachs. 

  • Gleneagles

    A beautiful Scottish glen which is home to the world famous Gleneagles Hotel - a 5 star country house hotel and championship golf course, which will host the 2014 Ryder Cup.

  • Aberfoyle

    The sleepy village of Aberfoyle suddenly bursts into life in the summer with the arrival of hordes of tourists. It lies on the edge of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and, along with Callander to the east, is one of the main tourist centres for the Trossachs.

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