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Eilean Donan, Loch Ness & The North West Highlands - 2 Day Tour (Glasgow)


    Tour Operator: Timberbush Tours     2 days     Travel method: Bus     Region: Glasgow

Day 1

Leaving Glasgow our two day Eilean Donan tour will head
north-east via Stirling, catching a glimpse of its famous and majestic Castle.
We visit the Wallace Monument, the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish
legend William Wallace, and afterwards pass Doune Castle, location for the film
'Monty Python & the Holy Grail'. After lunch, time permitting, we make a brief visit to Rob Roy’s Grave
and then to the pretty village of Killin for photos. 

The Eilean Donan tour will continue its journey north via
Tyndrum across the atmospheric Rannoch Moor, and then onwards to Glencoe, site
of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan, for a brief walk and photos. We
then continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry
Potter films, for a photo opportunity (Apr-Oct). Our final stop on day one of
the Eilean Donan tour is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into
our accommodation. 

  

Day 2

After breakfast your 2 day Eilean Donan tour from Glasgow
heads north into The Great Glen, a geographical fault line characterised by a
chain of impressive lochs, including Loch Ness. We enjoy a photo stop at Glen
Garry, before arriving at Eilean Donan Castle (interior closed in winter) for
an optional visit, or to explore the castle and its beautiful setting. 

Our journey continues with a stop for lunch and views of
Loch Ness in the pretty lochside village of Fort Augustus. After lunch we start
our return journey, enjoying a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Britain's
highest mountain at 1,344 metres. Then
we travel via The Hermitage stopping for a gentle forest walk in idyllic
Scottish woodland, before crossing the Forth Bridge, back to Edinburgh where
the two day Eilean Donan tour terminates. 

If continuing to Glasgow, your guide will take you to
Edinburgh Waverley railway station for the 50 minute journey by train, courtesy
of Timberbush. 

  

Overnight stay in Fort William:

The price of our 2 day Eilean Donan tour from Glasgow does
not include accommodation but we reserve it for you. Approximate costs per person per night: Youth
Hostel: £18-£25, Bed & Breakfast: £40-£65, Hotel: £75+. Single supplement
may apply. Please be advised, most
accommodation providers only accept cash payments, and will not accept
debit/credit cards as methods of payment. 

  

PLEASE NOTE: Luggage is restricted to one piece per person
on the Eilean Donan tour.  





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Minimum age: 4 years
Difficulty: Easy



What is included

Knowledgeable Driver-Guide 


Live commentary on board 


Modern, air-conditioned coach 


Digital Translations available to Download      


Train tickets to return to Glasgow


Important information

 Please ensure you bring your own face covering. Face coverings are mandatory in Scotland and will not be provided. 


We recommend bringing: 


· comfortable walking shoes 


· waterproof jacket 


· cash (ATM machines are limited in the remote Highlands) 


...and don't forget your camera!     




  Attention

· Minimum age is 5 years 


· This tour will have a maximum of 32 passengers 


· Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately 


· Collapsible wheelchairs can be stored on board the coach 


· Service animals allowed 


· Near public transportation 


· If booster seat is required, please request at the time of booking 


· Confirmation will be received at time of booking 


· You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity     




  Meeting Point Information

MEETING POINT: 19 Killermont St, Glasgow G2 3NX, outside The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall / Opposite Buchanan Street Bus Station

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