This one day tourexplores the Wallace Monument, Perthshire’s beautiful scenic glens, Gleneagles Hotel Estate - home of the 2014 Ryder Cup and Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret (Est. 1775). Visit the impressive interactive Taste Experience Bar and enjoy a dram of the Black Grouse Alpha edition, exclusively for Timberbush customers taking the distillery tour. Take a woodland walk at The Hermitage and enjoy a brief visit to the picturesque town of South Queensferry with the chance to enjoy spectacular views of the Forth Bridges. Runs Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays all year.
Highlights: Wallace Monument, Dunfermline Abbey, Gleneagles Estate, The Famous Grouse Experience, The Sma Glen, Dunkeld Cathedral, The Hermitage, South Queensferry, Forth Bridges.
Leaving Edinburgh we travel west where our first stop is the Wallace Monument* in Stirling; 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.
We continue our journey through the pretty countryside of Perthshire to our next stop in Crieff, where we visit The Famous Grouse Experience* at 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 Café or take a stroll in the distillery grounds.
After lunch we travel through the picturesque scenery of the “Sma’Glen” until we reach the beautiful Hermitage for a short woodland walk (time permitting). Afterwards, we continue on to the town of Dunkeld, where we break for refreshments and a visit to ancient Dunkeld Cathedral. We then leave Perthshire and journey to the charming town of South Queensferry, where we make a brief stop to admire magnificent views of the Forth Bridges before returning to Edinburgh.
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: The Famous Grouse Experience Distillery
PLEASE NOTE: Prices shown are for transport and driver-guide only.
Min Age5 years
Tour Vehicle TypeMini Coach
Departure PointTimberbush shop at 555 Castlehill, at the top of the Royal Mile.
Departure TimeDeparts: 09.00 (please arrive 15mins prior to departure time)
Expected return TimeReturns: 18.00
Duration of TourFull Day
Months of OperationJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, All Year
Rates & Dates
|Ticket Price (Per Person )|
|Standard Tour Ticket||Discount Tour Ticket|
|Tuesdays, Thursdays Sundays All Year||£36.00||£34.00|
Timberbush Tours offer a discount for children between 5 and 16 years, students (you must show your student card) and seniors (adults 60 years old and over).
- Prices are quoted per person per tour
- PLEASE NOTE: Prices shown are for transport and driver-guide only.
- Reduced Discount prices are offered to persons over the age of 60, students and children under the age of 16
- This tour only operates on certain days of the week
- Please note children under 5 cannot be accepted on any tour.
- Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.
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This tour is run by Timberbush Tours, who have been awarded 5 stars from the Scottish Tourist Board for their tours.