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Itinerary
After pickup from central Edinburgh, set out on the around 1-hour drive to Stirling, traveling by air-conditioned minivan. On arrival, explore the historic town, where highlights include the Wallace Monument—dedicated to the real-life ‘Braveheart’, William Wallace—and the royal fortress of Stirling Castle, which you will have time to visit if you wish (entrance fees not included).

Continue along the dramatic Duke’s Pass into the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, and stop to take photos of Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest lake. After admiring the stunning scenery of the national park, make a final stop at the Glengoyne whisky distillery where you can tour the distillery and sample a dram of whisky (own expense).

Your tour ends back in central Edinburgh.
Locations visited
Stirling Castle
Glengoyne Distillery
Highland Experience Tours
Overview
The glittering lakes, windswept glens, and rugged mountains of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park lie just two hours west of Edinburgh. On this tour, take the scenic route and enjoy optional extras such as a visit to Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument, a cruise around Lake Lomond, or a tour and tasting at the Glengoyne Distillery.
Highlights
  • Magnificent views and photo opportunities in the Scottish Highlands
  • Optional activities: Loch Lomond cruise, whisky tasting, Stirling Castle tour
  • Live on-board commentary: learn more about the history of the Highlands
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Edinburgh
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Thank you Sergio- great trip

Sergio was great at making our trip relaxed, full of fun and facts and really a great day overall. Each of the places we visited was just the right amount of time to see it but not so long that we felt like we had...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Sergio Kind Regards, Megan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great time with storytelling Ross

Had a great time with the knowledgeable and fun driver Ross. The trip to Stirling castle, Loch Lomond and Glengoyne was the best day we had on our 1-week trip to Edinburgh!

Thank Helge F
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Helge, Thanks for your great feedback! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile
Bus Tour from a Edinburgh

Neil was an excellent tour guide; he had a sense of humor, was very knowledgeable, and told great stories. We had plenty of time at Stirling Castle, which had gorgeous views. I personally got rather sick driving through the National Park because of the incredibly...More

1  Thank Jennifer D
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jennifer, Thank you for your wonderful feedback about Neil. I'm very sorry to hear the actions of some other passengers put a dampener on the day, but glad Glengoyne Distillery was a nice surprise at the end of the day. Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Day Trip

Had an excellent time on this tour with the tour guide Callum! He was knowledgeable and made the experience and drive very fun! Would definitely take a similar trip and recommend this one!

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Great balanced trip

The trip had a great mix. First, a balance between different types of attractions, like historical, natural and drinks. Then, good ratio time on the road versus time at objectives. The time at each objective was decent. The guide Gary was funny and pleasant, good...More

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We drove past them, rather than stopping to look at them, or visit properly. If the kelpies are on your to do list, I would say plan a separate visit.
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