Castles and Lochs of the Western Highlands
Excursions & day trips

Castles and Lochs of the Western Highlands

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Please refer to the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Do this because
  • Visit stunning film locations of Game of Thrones and Outlander
  • Explore medieval Scottish towns and castles
  • Wander the shores of the breathtaking Loch Lomond
What to expect

This tour is ideal for those who wish to enjoy beautiful scenery and see some of Scotland’s most famous Castles. On this tour, you will experience Doune Castle - most recently famous as Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander. Not to be outshone Inverary Castle was featured in the TV show Downtown Abbey.

You'll first stop at Doune, a well preserved 14th century Castle set amid lovely Stirlingshire countryside. Take an audio tour of the Castle, narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones and hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and its residents. Doune Castle is the atmospheric stand-in for the fictional Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander and has also been used as a film location for Game of Thrones. Gray Line offers you a 10% discount on the ticket price to Doune Castle

You'll then have a comfort stop before heading into the Highlands. Passing lochs and mountains you'll stop for a photo at Kilchurn Castle settled on the banks of Loch Awe; this is one of the most photographed castles in Scotland.

On arriving at Inverary your driver guide will give you a tour of the picturesque town where you'll have time to enjoy lunch, and perhaps visit the jail or castle (featured in Downtown Abbey). Departing Inverary you'll enjoy the views of Loch Fyne, famous for seafood, and head over the mountains with a brief photo stop at the top of the Rest & Be Thankful Pass.

Your last stop will be in the village of Luss located on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. You'll then return back to Edinburgh via Stirling with views of the Castle.

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What's included
  • check Complimentary bottled water on board
  • check Free onboard WIFI
  • check Guided tour with a fully trained and experienced driver/guide
What's not included
  • x_not_included Entrance fees
  • x_not_included Lunch

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, UK

Meeting point:
Meet the driver outside the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel.
What to remember
  • Please note that the pick-up time is approximate until you have confirmed directly with the local partner. Contact details will be provided after booking
  • Present a copy of your printed electronic voucher to your driver on the day of the tour
  • Entrance to the jail or castle at Inverary is optional and admission charge payable
  • Amendments to dates and tour changes are subject to a £5.00 administration fee
  • This tour has an 8 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met
  • In the unlikely event of such a cancellation, your choice of a refund, reschedule or alternative tour will be offered
  • Children under the age of 8 are not permitted to travel
  • Drop-off will vary depending on the route back to Edinburgh, timings and roadworks. Generally, there will be drop-offs in the West End, on Princes Street and at the top of Leith Street. Drivers will also add additional stops depending on passengers' needs
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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