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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Glasgow

Experience rugged and mythical Scotland on this 12-hour trip from Glasgow. In a small group, explore the Scottish Highlands, Cairngorms National Park and the famous Loch Ness — fabled home of the elusive water monster, Nessie! Visit historic battle sites like Glencoe, Fort Augustus and Stirling Castle, where legendary hero William Wallace commanded an infamous fight against the British. Along the way, enjoy free time for optional cruises or tours.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oban, Glencoe, Highlands Lochs & Castles Small Group Day Tour from Glasgow

What could be more quintessentially Scottish than lochs and castles? Travel through the photo-worthy West Highlands, visit the haunting glen of Glencoe and stop at Loch Lomond on this day trip from Glasgow by minivan. Numbers are limited to 16 passengers to ensure a more personalized experience with an informative guide, who offers insightful commentary at Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray town, Castle Stalker and more.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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5 Day Orkney, Ullapool & the Northern Highlands from Glasgow

This 5 day Orkney tour takes in the best Scotland has to offer. Experience the Orkney Islands, spend overnight in Ullapool, part of the North Coast 500, and see wildlife, lochs, castles and more.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

Take three days to explore the dramatic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this small-group tour from Glasgow by minivan. You’ll be awed by the rugged beauty along Scotland’s windswept northwest coastline, with stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight, including breakfast, in Portree, located on the country’s second-largest island. Enjoy one free day to explore the Isle of Skye on your own. Numbers are limited to 16 people to ensure a personalized experience with your guide.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Stirling Castle, Trossachs, Loch Lomond and Whisky Tour

Join us on this day trip that includes the best of what Scotland has to offer in one day from Glasgow - history, castles, lochs, mountains, traditional taverns and that all-important whisky distillery tour. You will experience the impressive Scottish fortress that is Stirling Castle, the hills, glens and lochs of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National park including a stop on the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond. We finish with a tour of the fabulous Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Offering tours designed to meet individual tastes and interests.

Luxury, personal tour that allows you to relax and enjoy your time in Scotland. Whether it’s a full day tour from Glasgow or a cruise passenger stopping at Greenock, we can create a tour tailored to your own requirements and we aim to provide you with an unforgettable experience. Tours are exclusive and only for the intended party, from 1 to 8 persons. I use a new luxury, fully air conditioned Mercedes-Benz Minivan which is comfortably equipped for touring with the vehicle also suitable for those with limited mobility and can provide two foldable wheelchairs on request. Charging cables for Apple and Samsung products to recharge phones and we also provide free Wi-Fi.
  • Duration: 1 to 9 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Outlander Experience - Private 1 day tour (1 - 8 People)

This tour is a must for every fan of the hit TV show Outlander and is a bucket list-moment to get to visit the sets of your favourite show. Relive the books, walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire, and explore ancient castles and little villages that have not been changed since the 16th century. Meet the friendly locals and enjoy homemade cuisine from a family run tearoom in Falkland.A massive fan of the hit TV show, your tour guide for the day has actually appeared in Season 3 & 4 of Outlander so has lots of inside knowledge. We look forward to sharing this experience with you and giving you a day you will never forget. Haste Ye Back!
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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5-Day Isle of Skye, Oban, St Andrews and North West Highlands Tour

Breathtaking scenery, beautiful Highland lochs, mountains and glens, ancient castles and historical sites, large vibrant cities and stunning locations. In 5 days we’ll show you all of these plus more of this wee country than any other tour of its length. All lead by your Ness Bus/Hairy Coo Guide.Be amazed by the landscapes on this tour. From the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond and ancient standing stones of Kilmartin to Oban. We will take you to beautiful Glencoe, Glenfinnan and the Great Glen. Tour a Scotch whisky distillery, ancient castles, Loch Ness and spend a night on the Isle of Skye. Take a seal spotting cruise on Loch Carron, and step back millions of years among the geological wonders of Scotland’s far North West Highlands.Delve into the Jacobite Rebellions at Culloden Battlefield and locations from Outlander, Harry Potter and James Bond. Stroll across the world famous links of St Andrews Old Course and wander among the buildings of Scotland’s oldest University.
  • Duration: 5 days
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  • Duration: 5 days
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Culzean Castle, Burns Country & the Ayrshire Coast Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

Leave behind the bustle of Glasgow for a full-day trip to Scotland’s wind-swept Ayrshire Coast. Fans of Robert Burns will 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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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3-Day Isle of Mull and Iona Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

Save the headache of arranging your own multi-day visit to the Scottish Isles of Mull and Iona by instead choosing this comprehensive, intimate small-group tour. Experience the region’s beauty over three days, escaping busy Glasgow for Loch Lomond, Aros Park, Fingal’s Cave, Tobermory town, and the Isle of Staffa (optional), among other destinations. You’ll also get insight into local legends and try some tasty seafood along the way.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Ultimate Whisky Tour from Glasgow

Take a trip into Whisky paradise on our 1 day Ultimate Whisky Experience tour from  Glasgow. Visit two distilleries; Tullibardine and Deanston; visit Doune Castle, Loch Lomond and enjoy a relaxing stop in the village of Dunblane on this Scottish Whisky trail.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glasgow Street Art Tour

This amazing city is filled with stunning and unique murals all over the city. This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow and you'll learn about their development and the artists behind the pieces.In this 2 hour tour, you will see works you may recognise from locally-known artists as well as some lesser known, unique pieces. You'll understand the stories and inspiration behind them and learn about how this art culture developed in Glasgow. Not only will we see the famous street art pieces, you will find out some anecdotes about modern Glasgow and learn about the nightlife and lively culture that exists today in the city. The young vibrancy of Glasgow is one of its most attractive qualities, and something you shouldn't miss on your trip to our city. ​
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Tour of the Original Willow Tea Rooms Building

The famous Tea Rooms first opened in 1903 and are of huge importance to Glasgow’s architectural and cultural heritage and are the only surviving Tea Rooms designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for local entrepreneur and patron Miss Kate Cranston. The building has undergone an extensive restoration in order to bring it back to its former glory, to reopen it to the public and create a sustainable future. Mackintosh at the Willow operates as a social enterprise creating training, learning, employment and other opportunities and support for young people and communities. We’ve worked with The Prince’s Trust and Dumfries House who have recruited and provided training for young people and we’ve created employment, skills development and further training opportunities for them at Mackintosh at the Willow.
  • Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
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2-Day Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Glasgow

Marvel at the beautiful scenery of Glen Coe and the Great Glen on this 2-day Highlands and Loch Ness tour from Glasgow. Head into rural Scotland with a guide, and admire fine views over Loch Lomond from Luss Beach. Pass by Loch Tulla on route to Glen Coe and gain insight into Scotland’s troubled past. Explore Highland towns including Fort William and Fort Augustus, and perhaps take a cruise on famous Loch Ness — home of Nessie! Enjoy an optional tour of the iconic Urquhart Castle, a famous local landmark.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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3-Day Isle of Arran Adventure Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

Set off an epic journey to the Isle of Arran on this 3-day tour from Glasgow, including accommodation and round-trip ferry tickets. Venture off the tourist trail as you travel through the wild landscapes of west Scotland, visiting sights like Culzean Castle, the Kintyre Peninsula and Inveraray village along the way. Discover the legacy of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, in the region known as ‘Burns Country’, then cruise out to the Isle of Arran to explore landmarks like Brodick Castle and Goat Fell.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Glasgow

Loch Lomond—Scotland’s largest lake—and Loch Ness—the legendary home of the mythical Loch Ness Monster—are two of Scotland’s most magnificent natural wonders. Explore both on this tour and enjoy fabulous photo opportunities as you journey through the Scottish Highlands, stopping at Glencoe, Fort William, Fort Augustus, and Urquhart Castle.
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Celtic Experience - Private 1 day tour (1 - 8 People)

Follow the footsteps of former Scottish royalty, see prehistoric rock carvings, and explore ancient hill forts on this fascinating day tour that delves into Scotland’s history. Enjoy the convenience of having hotel pickup and drop-off included, so you don’t have to worry about organizing transport. The trip covers a lot of ground and many interesting sights, such as Kilmartin Glen, Dunadd Hill Fort, Kilchurn Castle, and The Drovers Inn.
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Invisible (Glasgow) Crimes & Punishment in the Merchant City

Invisible (Glasgow) is operaed by Invisible Cities, a social enterprise that trains people who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides of their own city. Follow Daniel, your fully trained Invisible (Glasgow) guide along the streets of HIS Glasgow and hear stories of hanging, and police but also parts of his personal story in the city.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Mary Queen of Scots Experience - Private 1 day tour (1 - 8 People)

Learn about one of Scotland’s most famous monarchs—Mary, Queen of Scots, on this comprehensive day tour. No need to worry about studying maps and navigating, as door-to-door transport in an air-conditioned vehicle is included. Learn about Mary, Queen of Scots’ life, and visit many top sights in a day, including Linlithgow Palace, Stirling Castle, and Holyrood Palace.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
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The Robert the Bruce Experience - Private 1 day tour (1 - 8 People)

Are you a fan of the hit Netflix movie The Outlaw King? Come with us and take your place alongside Scotland’s great warrior king, Robert the Bruce. This day trip will visit some of the film locations involved with the movie along with historical sites where the Outlaw King fought his most successful battles during the wars of Scottish Independence.
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Best Of Glasgow Walking Tour

Glasgow is one of the best examples of a Victorian city. From its beginnings as an ecclesiastical town, it has undergone numerous transformations and is today a vibrant modern metropolis. You will be surprised how many museums and art galleries are in Glasgow! What is the cruel legend about Kelvingrove’s oldest and most popular exhibit- an elephant? What building on Earth is the only one that has the ability to rotate 360 degrees into the prevailing wind? Can you believe that the bones of the original, the one and only St. Valentine are in Glasgow? Together with the professional local guide, you will reveal many secrets of the city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Scotland in TV and Film Tour

At Designer Tour Scotland we understand that time is the most important commodity of the day. We will endeavor to make the most of the time available to you and your group to enjoy exploring the planned activities. There are many private tours available and even customized tours are quite common. We provide both but add fantastic customer service including personalized audio communication systems, free hot and cold beverages, personalized route maps and day planners, seat organizers, and even personal umbrellas in case of bad weather. Our focus will be to provide as diverse an experience as possible utilizing every precious minute of your tour to it's full capacity. We have added options of fresh Scottish produce hampers saving both time and money and personal photographer services guaranteeing perfect photographs even during poor weather tours. We carry folding tables and chairs to provide comfort even if the destinations are busy.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Hike World Heritage Reserve Waterfalls

This private tour to this UNESCO Heritage and Wildlife Reserve is a perfect opportunity to discover some amazing Scottish countryside along the way and see a beautiful gorge dotted with waterfalls. It is a natural beauty but a historical sight in the same time, where on arrival, you'll see some traditional stone buildings in the most tranquil environment. Then we'll go on a woodland walk alongside this majestic river, parts of it being very calm and serene and some areas loud with the gushing water falling off the cliffs. We will find some perfect lookouts where you can take some amazing photos and enjoy the sound of the water combined with the chirping birds. If we are lucky, we might even see some lovely badgers enjoying a lazy afternoon.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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two and a half hour boat trip along Glasgow Branch

Our short boat trip focuses on the Glasgow side of the Canal, It is surprising to experience the peace and quiet of the canal and all its wildlife as it navigates its way out of the city. The canal offers refuge to birds including Cormorants, Herons and Kingfishers. This trip is a fantastic way to spend a few hours with friends and loved ones and a truly unique way to experience find respite from the beautiful and bustling City of Glasgow.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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