Discovering Royal Deeside and the North East Small Group Tour - 3 day tour

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Tour Summary

Discovering Royal Deeside and the North East Small Group Tour

3 day/2 night tour

Join us on the ultimate road trip through the Heart of the Highlands. Explore majestic Scone Palace, the ancient crowning site of the Kings of Scotland. Later travel through Glen Shee to reach Royal Deeside. End the day at atmospheric Dunottar Castle. After an overnight stay in Stonehaven head northwards to visit stunning Pitmedden Gardens and enjoy a scenic tour along the Moray Firth coast. Spend tonight in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. Our last day takes in the Highland Folk Museum and the spectacular scenery of Highland Perthshire.

Price range: £265 - £425

Small group Tour - travel in an intimate group of just 16 passengers

Royal Deeside - explore Braemar and visit Crathie Kirk, where the Royal Family worship when staying at nearby Balmoral Castle

Dunottar Castle - discover the colourful history of this ruined castle dramatically perched atop cliffs overlooking the sea!    

Pitmedden Gardens - enjoy the colourful and elaborate floral displays of the Great Garden

Whisky Tasting - learn how Scotland’s National drink is carefully produced and enjoy a tutored tasting

Movie locations - Outlander, Loch Hero and Mrs Brown

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade option available

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 2 nights guest house or hotel accommodation 
  • Location: Stonehaven (1) and Grantown-on-Spey (1)
  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (2)
Tour Essentials
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned minicoach with wifi and usb charging points
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide 

Departure information

From 1 Parliament Square
Royal Mile/High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1RE

Check-in: 08:45 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 20:00 hrs

Child details

Concession discount applies to adults aged 60 years and above; students and children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re really sorry but children aged under 3 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes guest house accommodation with en-suite bathroom. You can up-grade to hotel accommodation at extra cost during the booking process.

Luggage Allowance
One medium sized suitcase/bag per person (maximum weight: 15 kilos)

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code
HEX 02918 

Tour route map

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