One of the best things about Scotland is its diversity, bustling cities, icy mountain peaks and picturesque villages; all combined, make it an excellent destination for a perfect holiday, no matter if you're looking for an action-packed break, a cultural adventure, or just a relaxing retreat, Bonnie Scotland has it all.
Edinburgh & Surroundings
Home to just under 500,000 people, Edinburgh has been the capital of Scotland since 1437 when it replaced Scone.
As hard as it may be to pull yourself away from the many rewarding things to do that Edinburgh offers, the surrounding of this stunning city is equally worth exploring, and this Tour covers both.
Glasgow City & Surroundings
Glasgow is Scotland's biggest city, home to nearly 600,000 people. Glasgow was also known as the second city of the British Empire.
There is incredible historic architecture from the 18th and 19th century which contrasts beautifully new modern buildings as the city continues to grow and thrive. Glasgow’s world-leading cultural life is constantly evolving, and its dining is hard to beat with over 2,000 bars and restaurants serving mouth-watering food!
Castles of Scotland
If you are fascinated by castles, Scotland is your place. It is estimated that there are more than 1,500 castles in Scotland, many lie in ruins while many others continue to be used as homes or as castle stays in Scotland.
We’ve put together a list of the most famous castles in Scotland, which you can choose to visit during our tour.
There are over 130 active whisky distilleries across Scotland, which are split into five whisky-producing regions: Campbeltown, Highland, Islay, Lowland and Speyside.
Great Whisky, fascinating history, and breath-taking scenery are what you’ll experience with our exclusive and customizable Whisky tour.
We have put together a list of the whisky distilleries in each region, which you can choose from for a unique and unforgettable experience.
Inverness undoubtedly owes its high visitor number to its strategic position in the northern Highlands.
Inverness is close to popular destinations such as Loch Ness, the Speyside whisky region, and the famous North Coast 500, the city itself is a fantastic place to visit too, as it is a lively city that offers good restaurants and many things to do.
Stirling is a city in central Scotland with a fascinating history and a unique medieval castle, sitting on top of a craggy volcanic rock. Stirling Castle played a prominent role during the Wars of Independence when English kings tried to subdue Scotland and make it a province of their kingdom.
The Late Medieval Castle is well worth a visit, and so is the National Wallace Monument, a 19th-century tower to commemorate Sir William Wallace, a 13th- and 14th-century Scottish hero, that defeated the English in 1314 Bannockburn Battle.
St Andrews is known widely as the "home of golf". According to the earliest surviving document from 1552, the "playing at golf" on the links adjacent to the "water of Eden" was granted permission by Archbishop Hamilton. The most famous golf course in the town is the Old Course, purchased by the town council in 1894.
St Andrews is beautiful and offers plenty of options to visit, including the St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Castle ruins, pier, botanic gardens and general historic architecture throughout the town, St Andrews University, where Prince William and Kate Middleton met, is also worth a visit, especially St Salvator's Quad and St Mary's College.
Pitlochry is a town in Perthshire with a population of 2,776 inhabitants.
Pitlochry is one of Scotland's most beautiful and vibrant places to visit, situated in the heart of Scotland, this wee cute place offers great hospitality, clear sparkling air, beautiful scenery, rich clan history, fine food, and plenty of space and lots to see and do.
Glen Coe is a beautiful valley in the heart of Scotland that fascinates those who want to see some of the spectacular Scottish Highland scenery.
The area is known for waterfalls and trails that climb peaks such as Buachaille Etive Mor and Bidean nam Bian. Glencoe Folk Museum occupies 18th-century thatched cottages in the village, with displays on local heritage and the Glencoe massacre of 1692. Wildlife in the area includes red deer and golden eagles
The Hebrides is an archipelago comprising hundreds of islands off the northwest coast of Scotland. Divided into the Inner and Outer Hebrides groups, they are home to rugged landscapes, fishing villages and remote Gaelic-speaking communities. The Isle of Skye is the most famous one, along with the colourful and unique harbour of Portree.
Orkney is an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, that encompasses the oldest and best-preserved Neolithic sites in Europe, tall sandstone cliffs and seal colonies.
The 'Heart of Neolithic Orkney' is a group of 5,000-year-old sites on Mainland, the largest island including Skara Brae, a preserved village with a reconstructed house, and Maeshowe, a chambered burial tomb incorporating 12th-century Viking carvings.
Shetland is a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the Faroe Islands and Norway. When it comes to Viking relics, Shetland offers up longhouses, longships and fiery celebrations.
Shetland is a good place to do something wild, however, it is indeed a place rich in wildlife and beautiful beaches, it also dishes up excellent local food.