2 Day Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Ness & Highlands Tour from Glasgow (TB)

A favourite 2 day minicoach tour that departs from 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. Accommodation not included in the tour price, but can be booked for you.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Stirling Castle,Wallace Monument, Killin, Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Fort William, Ben Nevis, Glen Garry, Eilean Donan Castle (interior closed winter), Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Loch Laggan, Pitlochry.

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Day 1

Leaving Glasgow we head north-east via Stirling, catching a glimpse of its famous and majestic Castle. We visit the Wallace Monument and afterwards pass Doune Castle, location for the film, Monty Python & The Holy Grail.

After lunch, time permitting, we make a brief visit to Rob Roy’s grave and then to the pretty village of Killin for photos. We continue our journey north via Tyndrum to the strange, desolate Rannoch Moor, and then move on to Glencoe, scene of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan to enjoy a brief walk and photos. Our final stop is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into our accommodation.

Day 2

After breakfast we head north into the Great Glen, a geographical fault line characterised by a chain of impressive lochs, including Loch Ness. We enjoy a photo stop at Glen Garry, before arriving at Eilean Donan Castle (interior closed in winter) for an optional visit, or to explore the castle and its beautiful setting. Our journey continues with a stop for lunch and views of Loch Ness in the pretty lochside village of Fort Augustus.

After lunch we start our descent to Edinburgh, enjoying a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Scotland’s highest mountain, at 1,343 metres. Then we travel via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk, before crossing the Forth Bridges, back to Edinburgh.

The tour terminates in Edinburgh. If continuing to Glasgow, your guide will take you to Waverley Station for the 50-minute journey by train, courtesy of Timberbush.

Overnight stay in Fort William
the tour price does not include accommodation but the tour operator can reserve it for you. Approximate costs per person per night: Youth Hostel: £16-£18, Bed & Breakfast: £32-£45, Hotel: £60+. Single supplement may apply.

Please be advised, most accommodation providers only accept cash payments, and will not accept debit/credit cards as methods of payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Luggage is restricted to one piece per person.

Towns Visited on the Tour:

Pitlochry , Loch Ness, Fort William, Killin

Exclusions

OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Wallace Monument, Eilean Donan Castle entry (March-October).

Inclusions

Prices shown are for transport and driver-guide only.

Min Age

5 years

Tour Vehicle Type

Mini Coach

Departure Point

Tourist Information Centre at 11 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DY

Departure Time

10:15 (please arrive 15mins prior to departure time)

Expected return Time

20:30 (day 2)

Duration of Tour

2 days

Months of Operation

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

Rates & Dates

Departs Wednesday & Saturday ALL YEAR.

Ticket Price (Per Person )
Season Type
  Standard Tour Ticket Discount Tour Ticket
All year to 31st March 2013 £77.00 £75.00
1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 £82.00 £80.00
Low Season 2013/2014* £72.00 £72.00

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).

* Low Season starts 1st November to 30th March, exculding 21st December to 4th January, when normal prices apply.

Booking Notes

  • 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. Please note we cannot carry children under 5 years old on any tour.
  • This tour only operates on certain days of the week
  • Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.

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