Recent Searches
Clear
icon_solid_phone
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Top Scotland Cultural Tours

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Scotland. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
US$0
US$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

492 Scotland Cultural Tours | All Scotland Tours

Sort by:Featured

Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from EdinburghDay Trips

Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
Attention “Outlander” fans: this tour was created just for you. Leave Edinburgh behind as you embark on an epic adventure to several sites from the popular television show. Visit Culross Palace (the fictional Cranesmuir), Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Blackness Castle (Fort William), Midhope Castle (Jamie’s home), and Linlithgow Palace, the site of one of the series’ most intense scenes.
More
  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$63.73
From
US$63.73
Taking safety measures

Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain & the Borders Small-Group Day Tour from EdinburghDay Trips

Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain & the Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-4.5
Follow the trail of the Romans through ancient Scotland on this full-day tour from Edinburgh. With an expert guide, visit millennia-old Roman ruins such as Hadrian’s Wall, Birdoswald Fort, Steel Rigg, and soak up the beauty of Northumberland National Park, the Irthing Valley, and the Southern Uplands. Travel with a small group to historic villages and hear the about Anglo-Scottish wars that once rattled the region.
More
  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$59.67
From
US$59.67
Taking safety measures

Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking TourCultural Tours

Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour

star-5
This 'Harry Potter' walking tour gets fans closer to spots in Edinburgh that inspired J.K Rowling’s famous books. Walk past key sites that inspired places such as Diagon Alley, and even see the cafes and hotels where the writer wrote her book series. Your guide knows the quickest ways to get around the city on foot to fit more into your time, as well as fun facts about Harry Potter.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$16.48
From
US$16.48
Taking safety measures

Edinburgh Literary Pub TourCultural Tours

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

star-4.5
The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour to be launched in Edinburgh in 1996! Why is it regarded by many as a pioneer in its field and a Must-See cultural attraction in guide books throughout the world - standing out from all the rest.......? Performed by professional actors and not academics or tour guides reciting from books. It represents great value for money and has a very high entertainment factor! Join the intrepid duo, Clart ( as in muck!) and our clean-hankied intellectual Mcbrain, who will lead you on a brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the wynds, courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh's Old and New Town. A Hilarious duel of wits across three hundred years of great writing and colourful characters.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$23.14
From
US$23.14

Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from EdinburghDay Trips

Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
Journey to the frontier of ancient Rome on this full-day tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish borders from Edinburgh. First up is a tour of the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, famously featured in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and renowned for its mysterious stone carvings and unique architecture. After lunch (not included), stop at Melrose Abbey, the burial site of King Robert the Bruce’s heart, and look out over the English border from Cheviot Hills, before walking along the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall.
More
  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$52.17
From
US$52.17
Taking safety measures

Old Town Historical and Underground TourCultural Tours

Old Town Historical and Underground Tour

star-4.5
Get an in-depth perspective on Edinburgh on this guided tour that goes deeper than most. Usually led by a guide with a PhD in Scottish history, this tour offers a journey through Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town from the main thoroughfares to the hidden closes (alleyways) and courtyards. Your guide shares tales of dramatic events in the neighborhood's history, as well as those of the writers, philosophers, and inventors who called the area home.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$18.81
From
US$18.81

JK Rowling's Edinburgh & the Writing of Harry Potter 3hrsHalf-day Tours

JK Rowling's Edinburgh & the Writing of Harry Potter 3hrs

star-5
Learn about J.K. Rowling and the origins of the 'Harry Potter' books during a walking tour of Edinburgh. See places that inspired Rowling such as the Balmoral Hotel and University of Edinburgh's Old College; locales that shaped the Dementors and Ministry of Magic; and cafes where Rowling liked to write. Your guide is a 'Harry Potter' fan who shares fascinating details about the wizarding world in Edinburgh.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$20.07
From
US$20.07
Taking safety measures

Glasgow City Centre Walking TourCultural Tours

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

star-5
Maximize time in Glasgow with a city center walking tour. Visit top landmarks such as George Square, Glasgow Cathedral and Necropolis, and the People’s Palace. The itinerary also includes off the beaten path attractions like the Barrowlands Walkway. Learn about Glasgow’s history and culture from a local guide and get recommendations for what to see and do in the city after the tour.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$14.47
From
US$14.47
Taking safety measures

The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from EdinburghDay Trips

The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh

star-5
Discover the palaces and castles of TV’s ‘Outlander’ series on a 9.5-hour tour from Edinburgh. Visit some of the sites that starred in the fictional Jacobite saga, including Blackness Castle, the headquarters of Jack Randall, and Hopetoun House, the Duke of Sandringham’s residence. Explore Wentworth Prison, set in Linlithglow Palace, and see Midhope Castle (Lallybroch), Mercat Cross (Cranesmuir), and more, as you hear trivia on the series and its stars. Entrance fees are excluded.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$56.95
From
US$56.95
Taking safety measures

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from EdinburghMulti-day Tours

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
Experience the rugged beauty of England’s Lake District on 3-day small-group trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable coach, wind through the picturesque borderlands into England, visiting the Victorian Spa town of Moffat en route. Then cozy up in the town of Keswick, and spend three days relaxing and visiting idyllic lakes like Lake Windermere, Grasmere, and Ullswater.
More
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$432.44
From
US$432.44
Taking safety measures

Dunnottar Castle and Royal Deeside Small-Group Tour from AberdeenDay Trips

Dunnottar Castle and Royal Deeside Small-Group Tour from Aberdeen

star-5
Combine the majestic heights of Royal Deeside with the epic cliff-top site of Dunnottar Castle. For almost 150 years, the British royal family have travelled to the River Dee for their holidays. With almost unlimited cash and resources, why do they always come here? We think there’s an easy answer. This area encapsulates everything everyone loves about Scotland. You find grand castles enclosed by pine forests. You look up at the highest plateau in Britain in the Cairngorms National Park. And there’s enough nearby distilleries to satisfy any royal event. So, who wouldn’t want to escape to the fresh air of this location? On this tour, we combine her Majesty’s favourite holiday spot with a trip to Dunnottar Castle, one of the most historically important and visually arresting sights in Scotland. Hop aboard this tour, see an epic castle, and discover whether you have the same taste as the royals.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$49.50
From
US$49.50
Taking safety measures

1 Day Tour from Inverness - Isle of Skye, Fairy Pools, and Eilean Donan Castle Day Trips

1 Day Tour from Inverness - Isle of Skye, Fairy Pools, and Eilean Donan Castle

star-4.5
Head for Scotland's Isle of Skye and skip the hassle of driving or booking transportation on this jam-packed, full-day guided tour from Inverness. Traveling by minibus, you also visit such famed sites as Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle on the journey to the island, where you swim in the Fairy Pools and spend some time exploring Skye's highlights.
More
  • 12 hours
From
US$93.63
From
US$93.63

6-Day Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from EdinburghMulti-day Tours

6-Day Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
Witness the hypnotic beauty of Scotland’s northern islands on a 6-day tour of the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. With a friendly guide, journey through far-flung islands spotted with white-sand beaches and jagged peaks. Savor panoramic views from towering cliffs, and visit charming villages and landmarks like the Callanish Stone, Dunvegan Castle, and Glendale Castle. Five evenings in 3-star accommodation and daily breakfasts included.
More
  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$1,097.72
From
US$1,097.72
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Scenic Highlands Private Day Trip with a LocalDay Trips

Full-Day Scenic Highlands Private Day Trip with a Local

star-5
From Edinburgh, the rugged Scottish Highlands are well within reach—and this full-day, private tour takes the hassle out of planning a trip. In the morning, meet your guide at your hotel and hop aboard your private, air-conditioned vehicle. Over the course of the day, you’ll explore Stirling Castle, will see the Balquhidder Church Ruins, will look for Nessie at Loch Ness, will taste whisky at Dalwhinnie Distillery, and much more.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$305.71
Price varies by group size
From
US$305.71
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

2-Day Jacobite Experience including the Hogwarts Express from EdinburghOvernight Tours

2-Day Jacobite Experience including the Hogwarts Express from Edinburgh

star-4.5
This 2-day heritage tour of the Scottish Highlands features historic locations linked to the Jacobite movement of 18th-century Scotland. Visit the village of Dunkeld, drive through Cairngorm National Park to Loch Ness, and stay overnight in Fort Augustus. You’ll ride to Mallaig aboard the Jacobite steam train, featured as the Hogwarts Express in the popular Harry Potter films. Along the way, hear tales of battles fought by the Jacobites — supporters of the exiled King James II.
More
  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$311.85
From
US$311.85
Taking safety measures

Historical Walking Tour with Optional Skip the Line Entry to Edinburgh CastlePrivate and Luxury

Historical Walking Tour with Optional Skip the Line Entry to Edinburgh Castle

star-4.5
See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
More
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$21.70
From
US$21.70
Taking safety measures

Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from EdinburghDay Trips

Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-4.5
Experience the legend and mystery of Rosslyn Chapel and the Holy Grail on this ‘Da Vinci Code’ tour from Edinburgh. In a small group, travel to the charming town of Melrose and through the Scottish borderlands. Explore Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel, and hear intriguing tales of Cistercian monks, the Knights Templar, and Robert the Bruce.
More
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$46.10
From
US$46.10
Taking safety measures

Outlander TourDay Trips

Outlander Tour

star-4
The Outlander TV series has taken the world by storm! Ever since the program debuted in 2014, millions of viewers worldwide have been entranced by the escapades of time travelling World War II nurse Claire Randall & Jamie Fraser, the Highland Jacobite warrior. Now IT Tours brings you the authentic Highlands Outlander Tour experience, one we guarantee you don’t want to miss!
More
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$348.19
per group
From
US$348.19
per group

Day Tours of Lewis in the Outer HebridesDay Trips

Day Tours of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides

star-5
Spend half a day discovering the Outer Hebrides’ wild scenery and ancient history on this small-group tour of Lewis. Depart in the morning from Stornoway in a comfortable vehicle, and head to the area’s top sights. You’ll explore Lews Castle and the Neolithic Callanish Standing Stones, will visit Carloway Broch and Bosta Beach, and more. Your guide will share the stories behind the sights as you explore.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$115.20
From
US$115.20

Tour 2 Cawdor Castle, Inverness, Culloden Battlefield and Loch NessDay Trips

Tour 2 Cawdor Castle, Inverness, Culloden Battlefield and Loch Ness

star-4.5
Save hours researching and planning a Scottish Highlands itinerary, and go on an action-packed bus tour instead. Starting from Invergordon, travel with ease between dispersed sites including Clava Cairns, Culloden, Loch Ness, Inverness Castle, Urquhart Castle, and Beauty Priory. It’s the ideal tour for travelers with limited time who want to see multiple highlights in a day.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$113.71
From
US$113.71

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from EdinburghMulti-day Tours

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
Immerse yourself in the rugged peninsular landscapes of the Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands on this 3-day trip from Edinburgh. During your visit to Scotland's wild northwest coast, you’re driven through the Highlands, including stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight with daily breakfasts in the harbor town of Portree, where you find local pubs and have plenty of time to explore the Isle of Skye with your guide. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.
More
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$389.06
From
US$389.06
Taking safety measures

Hampden Park Stadium and Museum Tour Cultural Tours

Hampden Park Stadium and Museum Tour

star-5
Hampden Park is Scotland’s most important football venue and the home stadium of the Scottish National Football team. Venture behind-the-scenes on this guided stadium tour; peek into the dressing rooms, see the cup presentation area, and walk through the players’ tunnel; then visit the interactive stadium museum, where you can shoot a goal in the Hampden Hotshots gallery.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$17.39
From
US$17.39

Culzean Castle, Burns Country & the Ayrshire Coast Small-Group Tour from GlasgowDay Trips

Culzean Castle, Burns Country & the Ayrshire Coast Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

star-4.5
Leave behind the bustle of Glasgow for a full-day trip to Scotland’s wind-swept Ayrshire Coast. Fans of Robert Burns can revel in the scenic tour through his homeland, soaking up images of the Scottish castles, quaint fishing villages, and enchanting wooded areas that inspired the artist’s poems and songs. Stop to wander the trails of Culzean Country Park and spend the afternoon exploring Burns’ hometown of Alloway.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$52.88
From
US$52.88
Taking safety measures

Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from EdinburghDay Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-4.5
Delve into Scotland’s rich history and heritage on this 1-day Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle tour from Edinburgh. Head from the Royal Mile over the UNESCO–listed Forth Bridge to Dunfermline with a guide, and explore the Abbey Kirk — burial place of Robert the Bruce. See where the Battle of Bannockburn raged and learn of Scotland’s struggle for independence. Take in top local attractions including Stirling Castle, and enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the iconic Wallace Monument. Then, visit Rosslyn Chapel before returning to Edinburgh.
More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$48.82
From
US$48.82
Taking safety measures

Experiences Themes

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Cultural Tours in Scotland?
Q:
What tours in Scotland are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What tours in Scotland are good for avoiding crowds?

icon_solid_phone
Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785