Day Tours and Day Trips of Scotland
Scotland is one of the most accessible countries to sight-see thanks to its size. With this in mind, we offer day trips from 2 of Scotland's main cities; Glasgow and Edinburgh which include trips to the Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness, St Andrews, Stirling and Ayrshire. We also offer Glasgow and Edinburgh Day Trips where we will take you to the main attractions inside and slightly outside of the city.
Our Scottish Day Tours can also take you to Scottish Whisky Distilleries for some great whisky tastings or get a grand tour of the stills and barrel warehouses while getting in depth knowledge of how it is made.
If you do not see anyScottish Day Tours here that appeal to you or you wish to discuss any details please feel free to chat with us using the chatbox of contact us via the online form or call us on +44 (0) 7496 198638.
Typical Scottish Day Tours:
Please let us know if you wish to see other destinations. The tour iteneraries below are very popular but these trips have alternative destinations on offer too. You will notice some of these tours are bookable per seat. If you wish to have a more personal tour please contact us for more information on our Private Tours of Scotland.
Loch Lomond and Trossachs Day Tour
A tour of Stirling Castle
A quick view of Deanston Distillery and Doune Castle (Outlander and Holy Grail fame)
A stop at the scenic Loch Lubnaig
Through the beautiful villages of Callander and Crianlarich
A quick stop at the Falls of Falloch (famously the swimming hole of Rob Roy)
Lunch at The Drovers Inn (unchanged since 1705 and frequented by Rob Roy)
If there is time we will visit the Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery
Loch Lomond Day tour from Glasgow
Whisky Distillery Tour
Auchentoshan Distillery (A true lowland whisky, smooth and aromatic with no peat (smokyness) )
Tullibardine Distillery (One of the very few independent distilleries)
Deanston Distillery (Fully organic and generate their own power)
More Whisky tours
Glencoe Day Tour
Depending on which city we leave from we either go through the beautiful villages of Callander and Crianlarish via Loch Lubnaig or along the shore of Loch Lomond
A quick stop at the Green Welly
Spend more time at stops in the scenic and ancient Glencoe
Lunch and history at the Glencoe visitor Centre
Back via The Drovers Inn, Loch Lomond and the Beautiful village of Luss
Loch Ness Day Tour
See the bonnie Loch Lomond.
Visit The Drovers Inn, a tavern that hasn’t changed much since 1705 when it was built. It was know to be a favourite to Rob Roy and other Highland Cattle Drovers.
Visit Glencoe, don’t forget your camera, the non stop breathtaking views will provide endless photo opportunities.
Make a stop in Fort William where you can stretch your legs and have a look at some traditional Scottish souvenirs.
See if you can find Nessie at Loch Ness, stopping first at Fort Augustus at the head of the Loch.
Visit Urquhart Castle, a magnificent ruin on Loch Ness
Loch Ness Day Tour from Glasgow
Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
South of Edinburgh Tour
Leaderfoot Viaduct crossing the Tweed
This tour can also incorporate Glenkinchie Distillery and/or Dalhousie Castle
Outlander Day Tours
Outlander Day Tours usually consist of Outlander filming locations that can be visited in one day from either Glasgow or Edinburgh. The places we visit usually consist of:
Lallybroch (Midhope Castle)
Castle Leoch (Doune Castle)
Fort William (Blackness Castle)
Inverness (the village of Falkland)
The Mercat, herb gardens, Cranesmuir and the house of Geillis DuncanCulross (village of Culross)
There are more locations and more still to be revealed
See more Outlander Tours here
We have tours available in the luxury Red Motor (up to 4 guests), VW Transporter (up to 8 guests) or our 16 seater Mercedes Minibus. This allows us to not only provide a personalized experience but we can also access some of the hidden gems often missed in larger coaches.
Do you want to make a tour your own, contact us where we can bespoke your itinerary on one of our private bespoke tours.
On your Scottish Day Tour please remember to bring layered clothing and a jacket suitable for rain.