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2 Day Eilean Donan, Loch Ness & North West Highlands Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

A great 2 days touring the North West Scottish Highlands: experience a dramatic landscape rich in history and natural beauty and enjoy an overnight stay in the Highland town of Fort William. This excellent tour departs Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year.   

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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 in winter), Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Loch Laggan.

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Day 1

From Edinburgh we head west to Glasgow, 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 loch-side 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 Bridge, back to Edinburgh.

Overnight stay in Fort William. The tour price does not include accommodation but Timberbush can reserve it for you. Approximate costs per person per night:Youth Hostel: £15-£17, Bed& Breakfast: £28-£38,Hotel: £49 +. PLEASE NOTE: Luggage is restricted to one piece per person.

Castle Visited

Eilean Donan Castle

Exclusions

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

Inclusions

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

Min Age

5 years

Tour Vehicle Type

Mini Coach

Departure Point

Timberbush shop at 555 Castlehill, Royal Mile

Departure Time

Departs: 09:00 Please check-in 15 minutes earlier

Expected return Time

Approx 19:30 hrs on day 2

Duration of Tour

2 days

Months of Operation

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

Rates & Dates

Ticket Price (Per Person )
Days Type
Standard Tour Ticket Discount Tour Ticket
Wednesdays, Saturdays £82.00 £80.00
Wednesdays, Saturdays in Low Season* £72.00 £72.00

* Low season runs from 1st November to 30th March, with the exclusion of 21st December to 4th January, where standard prices apply.

Booking Notes

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  • 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. If insufficient number of people are booked on the tour Timberbush will contact you to cancel the tour or offer you an alternative.
  • Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.
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