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  • Oban
  • Kilchurn Castle
  • Inveraray
Oban and the Western Highlands
See, Visit & Explore: Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Oban, Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray and the Rest and be Thankful

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1 day tour from £45

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays
21 March to 16 October, 2016

Adult Price from £ 45
Child Price from £ 42


Seasonal Price Range
£45 - £45

Child rates apply from 3-15 years inclusive.
We regret that children under 3 are not carried on this tour.

Product code: HEX 01242

Tour Summary

Enjoy some of Scotlandís most beautiful lochs, glens and mountains as we tour through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park to visit the attractive town of Oban, in the heart of the beautiful Western Highlands.

See the romantic ruins of Kilchurn Castle at Loch Awe before spending time in Inveraray where you can visit the Castle, the home of the Duke of Argyll. There are spectacular views over the Rest and be Thankful Pass before heading towards Loch Lomond.

Tour features:

  • Visit Loch Lomond, Oban and Inveraray Castle* (* admission fees apply)
  • Lunch stop: Oban
  • Depart from Glasgow and return to Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Tour duration: 8.75 hours
  • EVoucher: No need to print your voucher - just show it on your smartphone and go!
  • Signature Day Tour [i]

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From Glasgow we make our way through Rob Roy country to the "bonnie, bonnieĒ banks of Loch Lomond where we will make a stop in the pretty village of Luss. Next we travel the entire length of Britainís largest lake then through Glen Lochy to romantic Kilchurn Castle, which stands guard at the head of Loch Awe. For years Loch Awe was a natural protection for the Campbells of Inveraray against their enemies from the North.

Oban is a picturesque fishing port set on the Firth of Lorn. We have plenty of time to discover this bustling town and enjoy the views towards the Island of Kerrera and the Inner Hebrides beyond.

The 3rd Duke of Argyll built the "newĒ town of
Inveraray between 1746 and 1780 at the head of Loch Fyne. The town sits in the shadow of his castle and, as we will discover, this pleasant town retains much of its 18th Century charm. If you wish you can visit Inveraray Castle (open from April to October).

During our descent of the "Rest and be ThankfulĒ mountain pass we'll see the original road, built by 
General Wade, winding its way up the through the glen. Soon we reach the Argyll Forest Park where icy streams cascade down through wooded glens. Shortly we will return to the gentle shores of Loch Lomond once more. It's a short drive to Glasgow and, sadly, the end of our tour.

* Admission Fees

Inveraray Castle - £10.00 Adult £7.00 Child

This information is given for guidance only and prices are subject to change without notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a tour commentary?
Each tour is led by an experienced driver/guide who will provide an informative and entertaining commentary in English. Youíll hear tales of the Clans, bloody battles and the famous characters that have shaped the history of Scotland. You will learn too of the landscape that surrounds you and of the nature that makes Scotland so special. Be ready to have a laugh as well - youíre bound to be told some really corny jokes!
Can I join the tour in Glasgow and leave in Edinburgh?
Yes, you can and you can bring your luggage too. Thereís no extra charge to do this and it makes a great way of travelling between our two great cities. The tour is scheduled to end in Edinburgh at 19:30 hrs. 
How many people will be in the group?
The group size is normally between 29 and 33 passengers. At times of peak demand (such as on public holidays) larger coaches may be used.  
What features will the coach have?
You will usually travel in a modern eco-friendly mini or midi touring coach which is equipped with air-conditioning, comfortable reclining seats, large picture windows and seat belts.
Will there be stops for meals and are they included in the price of the tour?
Meals are not included in the tour price, but we will make stops where you can get refreshments and something to eat. If you wish, you can bring a packed lunch or pick up lunch items at a previous stop. Vegetarian food is widely available. 
Do you offer a hotel pick-up service?

We know that you will want to start your tour straight away rather than spending valuable time travelling around hotels. By offering a single centrally located departure point we can get you to Scotlandís best scenery as quickly as possible.
Can I book seats on the coach?
The seating on the coach is not allocated so you are free to sit in any vacant seat. We recommend that groups arrive at the boarding point together so that you can be seated in the same part of the coach.

What's Included

ē Transport by luxury air-conditioned touring coach
ē Live commentary in English
ē Services of an experienced driver/guide
ē Service charges and taxes

Not Included
ē Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
ē Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
ē Gratuity to your tour host

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