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 whisky is made.
If you do not see any Scottish Day Tours here that appeal to you or you wish to discuss any details please feel free to chat with us using the chatbox or 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 itineraries 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 (smokiness)).
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 Crianlarich 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 known to be a favourite for 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.
Lallybroch (Midhope Castle)
Castle Leoch (Doune Castle)
Fort William (Blackness Castle)
Inverness (the village of Falkland)
The Mercat, herb gardens, and the house of Geillis Duncan, Culross (village of Cranesmuir).
There are more locations and others still to be revealed
See more Outlander Tours here
We have tours available in 2 x Vauxhall Zafira (up to 6 guests in each), Ford Tourneo (up to 8 guests, including 3 rear facing seats) or our 16 seater Mercedes Minibus. This allows us to not only provide a personalised 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 and where we can customise 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.