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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.


  • Full-day trip from Glasgow to Scotland's West Highlands
  • Small-group tour, with a maximum of 16 passengers, ensures a more personal experience
  • Visit the glen of Glencoe, and Loch Lomond (Scotland's largest freshwater loch)
  • See the ruins of Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray town, and Castle Stalker
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

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What You Can Expect

West Highland Lochs, Glencoe and Castles Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow

Explore the stunning scenery of Glencoe on your tour

This day trip features the picturesque lochs and historic castles of the West Highlands, with plenty of stops along the way narrated by your knowledgeable guide. After pickup in central Glasgow, get comfortable in your Mercedes van for the scenic drive to Loch Lomond.

You’ll gain intimate knowledge of Scotland on this personalized small-group tour, including the eerie glen of Glencoe, famous as the site of the 1692 Clan MacDonald massacre. Enjoy time exploring the shoreline of beautiful Loch Lomond, Scotland's largest freshwater loch.

Other tour highlights include Inveraray town in Argyll; Loch Awe (Lochawe), Scotland’s longest loch; the ruins of Kilchurn Castle; Castle Stalker, which towers over Loch Laich; the majestic peaks of Buachaille Etive Mor; and the boggy moorland of Rannoch Moor.

You'll reach out-of-the-way places and enjoy multiple photo ops of Scotland's windswept landscape before the return drive to Glasgow.

Winner of the Inaugural Scottish Thistle Award for Sustainable Tourism, October 2007

Customer Reviews

Emanuell H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Real good value - great destinations


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The tour was good I will go again. Thanks great service.

Jason S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Awesome tour! The van I was in had a brilliant tour guise - he was funny, warm, welcoming, armed with great tips and funny to the bone! I loved the Scottish music he played in between stops and his tips of places to eat and shop at were extremely helpful! I would highly recommend this tour as it gives you the best combo of the countryside - seaside towns, mountains, lakes, souvenier stops, Harry Potter, castles and old blood soaked battlefields. It was the best summary of Scotland in my mind! It was also a great relaxing pace - with more than enough time at each destination and more than enough time for lunch and tea breaks. The photos were stunning and I totally enjoyed my trip. Hands down one of the best tours I had in the UK! And we were back in Glasgow by 6pm too! Loved it.

Arman P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Unique experience! Well organised tour, beautiful scenery, excellent driver/guide!

Erika J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The tour was amazing and our tour guide was very funny.

Adrienne W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was everything expected and more. We saw some wonderful sites and our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. He had an ongoing commentary and seemed to know the history of every site we passed from roads to land features. The Highlands are indescribable. I highly recommend going!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour! Great price too. (Got it in discount) Tony is a great guide and the sights are amazing. Thanks!

Jaswanth V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Amazing experience. Would recommend

Ravi G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent destination in the shortest duration. Excellent driver- Mr John, who never let anyone bored. He kept every one involved with personal touch.

Rebecca B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I loved this tour! The scenery was amazing, and our guide, Ewan, was very knowledgable, professional, and friendly.

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