Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Culloden Moor
  • Highland Folk Museum
  • Stirling Castle
Scotland inspired by Outlander
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13 day tour from £2495

Bed & Breakfast

Twin/Double/Family room - from £ 2495 per person
Children - from £ 0 per child
Single Room - from £ 0 per person

Hotel

Twin/Double/Family room from £ 0 per person
Children from £ 0 per child
Single room from £ 0 per person

Accommodation information

Notes

Accommodation
The price of the 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. 

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

Product code: TT 02097

Tour Summary


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Scotland inspired by Outlander
13 day/12 night

Follow in the footsteps of Claire and Jamie on this extensive Outlander inspired tour of Scotland. Discover many of the places that inspired Diana Gabaldon to write her highly-popular series of novels including Cranesmuir (Culross in real life); Wentworth Prison (Linlithgow Prison) and Castle Leoch (Doune Castle). Your visit to Scotland will be enhanced with visits to the picturesque Isle of Skye and historic Orkney Islands as well as our great cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

Price range: £2,495 - £3,100

Blackness Castle - discover the real Fort William headquarters of Black Jack Randall

Culloden Moor - visit the site of the last battle ever fought on British soil

Orkney Islands - explore the pre-historic sites of Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar    

Isle of Skye - tour through the scenic Sleat Peninsula known as the Garden of Skye

Highland Folk Museum - this fascinating recreation of an 18th Century village was used as an Outlander filming location

Movie locations - Outlander, One Day and Monty Python and the Holy Grail 

Hotel accommodation included

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of first class travel whilst enjoying amazing value then an Escorted Tour is just for you. All these tours are carefully researched and combine quality hotels, luxury travel, informative visits and leisure time. You’ll find our Escorted Tours to be memorable – for all the right reasons!
You will travel aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows. For your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too.
An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities you’ll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you the highlights. These tours are inclusive of accommodation, transportation, admission fees and many meals.
You’ll have the chance to personalise your touring experience by participating in some carefully planned optional excursions. These are at additional expense and details will be provided with your tour documentation.
The group will stay together in first class or superior tourist class hotels. Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available hotels. Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket.
From the hot plate you’ll be able to select from freshly grilled items and local specialities. A stop is usually made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants available.Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be table d’hote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel accommodation offered as part of your tour:

Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds.
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed.
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person). 

Please note that a family room is normally a standard double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types other than twins are subject to availability.  
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to your tour.
What meals are included?
One of the great things about travelling on an Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, there’s always a lighter continental option available too. You’ll find that some evening dinners included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies. Check the "What’s Included” list for the exact number of meals that are featured on this tour. 
Can you arrange pre-tour accommodation?
If you are flying internationally to reach Scotland then it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg subside. Please email us for a quotation at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk 
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seats cannot be pre-booked however your tour director will implement a seat rotation system which will allow all passengers the opportunity of experiencing spectacular views from different seats on the motorcoach. 
Are airport transfers included?
Complimentary transfers are included on day-one from Edinburgh Airport to the Edinburgh Hotel at 09:00 hrs, 11:30 hrs and 14:00 hrs and on day-thirteen from the Glasgow Hotel to arrive at Glasgow Airport at 07:00 hrs and 09:00 hrs.
 

What's Included

Accommodation
·      12 nights hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·      Location: Edinburgh (3); Dundee (1); Inverness (1); Thurso (2); Isle of Skye (1); Ballachulish (2) and Glasgow (2)

Meals
·      Scottish/Continental breakfast (12)
·      Welcome reception with your Tour Director
·      Table d’hôte dinners (4)
·      Farewell lunch on a working Scottish farm

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
·      Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Skara Brae, Highland Folk Museum, Doune Castle, Stirling Castle, Glasgow Cathedral and Linlithgow Palace.  
·      City tour of Edinburgh
·      Orientation tours of Dundee, Inverness, Glasgow and Stirling
·      Visit to a whisky distillery with tasting

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


Not Included

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Departure information

You can check in to the Edinburgh hotel at your leisure on day one.
Please check your tour documentation for the commencement time of the tour
at The Novotel City Centre, 80 Lauriston Place, Scotland, Edinburgh, EH3 9DE
The tour will end in Glasgow after breakfast on day 13



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