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West Highland Lochs, mountains and castles tour from Edinburgh

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 9 hours 45 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Step out into the mesmerizing West Highland Lochs

Explore the Scottish wiilderness in one day with experts local guides

Hop on a bus and discover Loch Lomond and Loch Awe

What to expect

Have you ever wanted to visit the famous Scottish Highlands? This one day tour from Edinburgh takes you to some of the most beautiful sites of the Western Highlands including Loch Lomond, Loch Awe, Kilchum Castle, Stirling Castle and Doune Castle. As you leave Edinburgh, you'll head west, passing the historic and imposing Stirling Castle, high on its volcanic rock and going on to Doune Castle (you might know it from the famous movie ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’). From there, you will start your journey into the Highlands, past the lovely Loch Lubnaig and up through impressive Glen Ogle, to one of the most photographed castles in Scotland, Kilchurn Castle. Then it’s on to Inveraray, a charming little town built in the mid-18th century, on the shore of Loch Fyne. You'll explore the town and pick up some Highland souvenirs, or pay an optional visit to Inveraray Castle (April to October only).

By then, your journey will be almost over, but the road back to Edinburgh is absolutely gorgeous! You'll drive over the Arrochar Alps, a beautiful range of mountains with a brief pause near the top of the 'Rest and Be Thankful Pass'. One thing is for sure, you'll definitely be thankful for this trip.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

What's included

Knowledgeable driver guide

Luxury modern air-conditioned coach

Digital translations

What's not included

Entrance to attractions such as Inverary Castle (April to October, alternatives offered in the other months) and Doune Castle

Food and drinks


521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PE

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide outside the green Ensign Ewart pub.


Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Digital translations of the tours are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Russian, Italian and Chinese
  • Only foldable wheelchairs can be accomodated on this tour. If you are bringing wheelchair, please notify the tour operator before departure via the contact number on your voucher
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour
  • Children under 4 years old cannot participate in this tour
  • Please bring warm and/or waterproof clothing, wear comfortable walking shoes and take sun-block or a hat for sunny days