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  • Deanston Whisky Distillery
  • Fort Augustus
  • Rannoch Moor
Loch Ness, The Highlands and Whisky
See, Visit & Explore: Deanston Malt Whisky Distillery, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, The Great Glen, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness (cruise available), Cairngorm National Park, Pitlochry, Kingdom of Fife and the Forth Bridges

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1 day tour from £47

Daily
Except 25, 26 December and
1 January


Adult Price from 47
Child Price from 37

Notes

Seasonal Price Range
47-52

Child rates apply from 7-17 years inclusive.
We regret that children under 7 are not carried on this tour.

Product code: NB02860

Tour Summary

Loch Ness, The Highlands and Whisky in just one day. Could this be the ultimate Scottish experience?

This amazing one day tour will let you discover how Scotch Whisky is lovingly produced then tour through the beautiful Scottish Highlands to reach iconic sights such as Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe and the Great Glen. At mysterious Loch Ness enjoy a Nessie spotting cruise or relax in the pleasant village of Fort Augustus. Later enjoy a scenic drive through the beauty of the Cairngorm National Park and enjoy free time in Pitlochry. This tour really has the WOW factor!

Tour features:

  • Visit Deanston Malt Whisky Distillery*, Glen Coe and enjoy a cruise on Loch Ness* (*admission fees apply)
  • Lunch stop: Fort Augustus
  • Depart from and return to Edinburgh
  • Tour duration: 12 hours
  • EVoucher: No need to print your voucher - just show it on your smartphone and go!
  • Signature Day Tour

View Full Tour Itinerary

We leave Edinburgh behind and make our way to Stirling where there are great views of the imposing Castle and Wallace Monument to enjoy. Along the way listen to fascinating tales of our great heroes Robert the Bruce and Sir William Wallace. Deanston Whisky Distillery enjoys a pleasant location overlooking the cascading waters of the River Teith. Here youll have the chance to discover how Scotch Whisky is traditionally made* and to set yourself up for an exciting day of exploration why not enjoy a little taste of the end product!   
Later, as we make our way towards the Highlands, well travel through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and the homelands of another great Scottish character Rob Roy Macgregor.  
Our introduction to the majestic scenery of the Highlands is a drive through the desolate wilderness of Rannoch Moor then the spectacular scenery of Glen Coe, famed as the location of the infamous massacre in 1692. Well make a stop so you can savour the beauty of this special place. Soon were travelling through Fort William home to the towering peak of Ben Nevis, Britains tallest mountain. Here we enter the Great Glen which leads us to the highlight of todays tour - Loch Ness! 
Well stop in the pretty village of Fort Augustus where there is time to enjoy lunch, take a stroll along the banks of Loch Ness or watch the pleasure boats navigate the locks of the Caledonian Canal. If you want to explore further why not take to the water to enjoy a relaxing one-hour Nessie-spotting cruise?* 
After our extended stop at Loch Ness we enter the scenic beauty of the Cairngorm National Park and make our way through Glen Spean. If weather and time permit well stop for a waterfall walk in the heart of the Glen (February to October).  The Pass of Drumochter takes us through the Grampian Mountains and onwards to the popular Victorian town of Pitlochry, where well have our last stop of the day.
The final part of our tour will take us through the ancient Kingdom of Fife. As we cross the Firth of Forth there are wonderful views of the Forth Rail Bridge to enjoy. All to soon we reach Edinburgh and the end of our tour.

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. Youll 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 - youre bound to be told some really corny jokes!
Tell me more about the optional Loch Ness Cruise?
Mount your very own Nessie adventure by taking a 1 hour cruise on Loch Ness. The cruise boat is equipped with on-board sonar, comfortable seating inside and out as well as toilets. Refreshments are available for purchase or you can bring packed food. You can purchase a ticket from your driver/guide on the day of the tour and payment is in cash only.
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 Scotlands 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

  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes

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

Departure information

Check In: 07.30 hrs
Departure 07.45 hrs
from Heritage of Scotland
459-461 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh, EH1 2NT
Returns at 20.30 hrs


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