The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands


Writers, poets and artists have tried for centuries to capture the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

The ‘place of the Gaels’ is really best seen in person.

Steep mountains and lush glens border vast lochs. Castles and monuments fit into the landscape. Discover national parks, local wildlife and centuries of stories along the way.

Things to see...

Highlands Glen Coe

Glen Coe

Glen Coe is considered one of the classic Highland journeys. Mountains meet glens to create a strikingly beautiful landscape. The area is also infamous for the Massacre of Glencoe involving the MacDonald and Campbell clans.

Dunrobin Castle

Highlands Dunrobin Castle
Dating back 700 years, Dunrobin Castle is home to the Dukes of Sutherland. It is also one of Britain's oldest continuously inhabited houses. Its towering spires give Dunrobin the air of a fairy-tale castle.

Cairngorm National Park

Highlands Cairngorm National
Cairngorm is the largest national park in Britain. It stretches from Highland mountain ranges to lochside beaches and embraces dense forests, local plants and rare wildlife.

Tours that visit Highlands

Our tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London make it easy to visit the Scottish Highlands. Choose a scenic one-day tour or enjoy the full Highland experience on a multi-day tour.


1 Day Tour The Original Loch Ness Tour
The Original Loch Ness Tour
from Edinburgh

This is the Original Loch Ness and the Highlands tour. Created in 1985 and still offering the very best value!

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1 Day Tour Loch Ness and the Highlands
Loch Ness and the Highlands
from Edinburgh

The Loch Ness Monster - fact or fiction? Find out on this splendid tour through the glorious Scottish Highlands.

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1 Day Tour The Highland Shore Excursion
The Highland Shore Excursion
from Inverness

Experience the very best of Scotland as you enjoy fairytale castles, glorious lochs and a warming dram of uisge beatha.

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1 Day Tour Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky
Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky
from Edinburgh

A wonderful day that combines historic Stirling Castle, the scenic beauty of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and a visit to pretty Glengoyne Distillery.

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1 Day Tour Loch Ness and the Highlands by Small Group
Loch Ness and the Highlands by Small Group
from Edinburgh

Join a group of just 16 passengers for this sensational tour to the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness

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1 Day Tour Loch Ness, Glencoe and The Highlands
Loch Ness, Glencoe and The Highlands
from Edinburgh

Take your sightseeing to the Max on this amazing tour to the beautiful Scottish Highlands. This is Scotland’s most famous day tour!

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1 Day Tour Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands
Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands
from Glasgow

This popular “Scotland in one-day” tour will introduce you to some of the finest scenery the Highlands has to offer including, of course, Loch Ness

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2 Day Tour Glimpse of Scotland
Glimpse of Scotland
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Discover impressive scenery, ancient castles, towering mountains and dark water lochs. This is essential Scotland.

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