Scottish Clans and Castles - 10 day tour

Tour Summary

Scottish Clans and Castles
10 day / 9 night

Discover Scotland’s colourful past on this fascinating tour. Visit no less than six of the country’s greatest castles - Brodie, Dunvegan, Edinburgh, Eilean Donan, Urquhart and mighty Stirling. See the iconic battlefield site at Culloden Moor and visit locations used to film the hit TV series Outlander including the real Cranesmuir. Explore the stunning beauty of the Isle of Skye and enjoy a scenic cruise on the mysterious waters of Loch Ness. All this is just a flavour of what awaits you on this marvellous tour.

Stirling Castle - explore this grand castle dramatically perched atop an extinct volcano

Isle of Skye - enjoy a tour of the Winged Isle, including Dunvegan Castle, Kilt Rock and the scenic Sleat Peninsula

Sheep-dog Demonstration - marvel at the teamwork between shepherd and their dogs at a working sheep farm

Culross - step back in time when you visit this delightful 17th Century village, the setting for Cranesmuir in Outlander

Edinburgh - tour the Georgian “New Town” and drive along the famous Royal Mile to visit the stately Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Angels’ Share

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Glasgow (2); Kyle of Lochalsh (2); Inverness (3) and North Queensferry (Edinburgh) (2)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (9)
  • Welcome drink with your Tour Director
  • Table d’hôte dinners (5)
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh (not Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo departures)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Admission to Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Dunvegan Castle, Hugh Miller's Birthplace, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Brodie Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle
  • Tour and tutored tasting at Glengoyne Malt Whisky Distillery
  • Sheepdog trial demonstration on a working Highland farm
  • Cruise on Loch Ness
  • City tours of Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Walking tour of Inverness and Culross 
  • Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 27 July to 17 August 2023 departures

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with extra-legroom, reclining seats, on board washroom and Wifi
  • Ferry from the Isle of Skye
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes

Departure information

Please check your tour documentation for the commencement time of the tour

From the Sandman Signature Hotel
27 Washington Street
Glasgow G3 8AZ

The tour will end in Edinburgh after breakfast on day 10

Check-in: 14:00 hrs
Tour Departs: 14:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 09:00 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 8 to 18 years inclusive on the basis that they share a room with an adult.

We’re sorry but children aged under 8 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement.  

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Selected departures include a visit to this famous celebration of music, dancing and culture performed against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

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

Product code 
CIE 02098

Tour route map

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