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!

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Highlights: Dunkeld - Atholl Fountain - The Hermitage Walk - Glenturret Distillery - The Forth Bridges

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From Edinburgh we will head north over the Forth Road Bridge giving us views of perhaps the eighth wonder of the world, the Forth Rail Bridge. We continue through the dramatic countryside to the banks of the River Tay and the city of Perth and onto Dunkeld, a small conservation town sitting on the banks of the River Tay and in the shadows of the ruined 13th century Cathedral. On the site of the 9th century Monestary part of the original Cathedral is still in use as the local church. Take time to walk round and see the Atholl Fountain in the "Olde Worlde" square containing craft shops and cafe/hotels or walk along the river.

We then drive to the Hermitage which is perhaps the most beautiful woodland walk in Perthshire if not Scotland. This leads us to Ossians Hall, an 18th century mirrored summerhouse overlooking a magnificent waterfall and to some of the tallest trees that you will find in this great country of ours.

Continuing through beautiful highland countryside, we reach the oldest distillery in Scotland, the Glenturret, home of the Famous Grouse, the best selling whisky in Scotland. Three drams of the Famous Grouse are sipped every single second!!

Glenturret Distillery Information

We have time for lunch in the Famous Restaurant before we join the Flight of the Grouse, an interactive tour of Scotland before our traditional distillery tour and a tasting straight from the cask.

On our way back to Edinburgh, we journey through Gleneagles, home of the world famous golf course and venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup, and then view from our coach Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument.

Even if Whisky is not to your taste you will enjoy The Experience!

This Tour is run by Gray Line Tours, Edinburgh.

Towns Visited on the Tour:

Perth

Exclusions

Entrance fees and meals.

Inclusions

FREE pick up from your Hotel or Guest House in Edinburgh City Centre

Please note the tour price is for transportation and your guided tour only.

Min Age

5 years

Tour Vehicle Type

Coach

Departure Point

During the Booking Process, please enter the address of the guesthouse/hotel where you are staying. Gray Line Tours will then arrange to pick you up.

Departure Time

Estimated Departure Time: 09:00 hrs

Expected return Time

Returns 18:00 hrs

Duration of Tour

Full Day

Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Rates & Dates

Ticket (Per Person )
Date Type
  Standard Ticket Concession Ticket Child Ticket

Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays

from 13th April 2014 to 31st October 2014and

Fridays only from 1st November 2013 to 12th April 2014

£30.00 £27.00 £25.00

Booking Notes

  • Prices are quoted per person per tour
  • Concession Price is available for students and senior citizens
  • The child rate applies to children aged from 5 to 16
  • Customers must provide a valid credit card number.
  • Limited availability : advanced booking required.
  • Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.
  • We regret children under 5 cannot be accepted on this tour.

Cancellation Policy: please see the Terms and Conditions for Gray Line tours:

 

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