Looking north from Edinburgh City

Looking north from Edinburgh City

 Princes Street Gardens in summer

Princes Street Gardens in summer

Tours from Edinburgh

We can start each tour from the city in the historic Old Town. From the ancient rock of Edinburgh Castle we will drive down the old medieval street of the Royal Mile. Passing St. Giles Cathedral to the Royal Palace of Holyrood, the official residence of the Queen in Scotland. Before driving through some of the principal sights of the elegant Georgian New Town as we leave the city.

Forth Rail Bridge in South Queensferry

City Tour: St Andrews and the Fife Coast

The ancient town of St Andrews is one of the most fascinating and famous towns in Scotland, internationally renowned as the home of golf. In St Andrews you will find the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the British Golf Museum and of course, the legendary Old Course.

Heading across the Firth of Forth to FifeAlongside its rich sporting heritage, St Andrews is steeped in history, a visit to the stunning ruins of the old cathedral and castle standing in the midst of the town is an excellent way to soak up the unique atmosphere of the town, home to Scotland’s oldest university.On the return journey, a visit to one of the many picturesque fishing villages that dot the fife coast is thoroughly recommended, and an excellent opportunity to sample some delicious local seafood.

City Tour: Glasgow and Loch Lomond

Glasgow presents the visitor with a magnificent contrast to Edinburgh. Scotland’s largest city, once the Second City of the Empire, a city famous for Ship Building and its Victorian and modern architecture. From its powerful industrial past it has reinvented itself into a bold and dynamic cultural centre. It is the UK’s leading creative city outside of London. This is enhanced by Glasgow’s excellent selection museums and galleries, the best known being the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery and the Burrell Collection. Alongside this Glasgow’s bustling shopping streets make it the second best shopping destination in all of the UK. Later we visit Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest and most scenic loch , on a fine day you can enjoy a cruise on the loch and visit the picturesque village of Luss, if the weather is wet we can visit a distillery, learn how Malt whisky is made and enjoy a “wee dram”.

City Tour: Stirling Castle and the Trossachs

Stirling Castle is often regarded as Scotland’s most important castle, situated in the heart of the country at the strategically vital gateway to the highlands. Its walls have witnessed many sieges and battles over the centuries. For many years Stirling Castle was the seat of Scottish royal power, several Kings and Queens were crowned in its now magnificently restored Great Hall. A visit here is a visit to one of the centres of Scottish history. Then on to the romantic beauty of the tranquil lochs and wooded glens of the Trossachs offer many stunning photo ops for visitors, its famed scenery loved by poets and artists for centuries.

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