Tour of the Highlands and Eilean Donan Castle

£460.00

Tour of the Highlands and Eilean Donan Castle

Description

This private tour of the Highlands starts with a drive through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lubhair and Loch Lubnaig and going through Crianlarich .

Our private tour of the Highlands features a visit to Glencoe, Black Mount and Buachaille Etive Mor . Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . Eilean Donan Castle is the star of the films Highlander , James Bond and the TV series the Avengers . The castle is in a unique location on a small island in the middle of three lochs .
This photo tour is ideal for beginners/ intermediate photographers .Your photo guide will offer assistance as required with taking pictures.
Our promise – your guide will always be friendly , helpful and informative .


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Glencoe – see the stunning scenery of the paps of Glencoe , one of the most impressive peaks in Scotland. Glencoe is a beautiful rocky landscape featuring the  Paps of Glencoe – giant mountains of solid rock. In the summer you might hear the piper in the car park playing a lament . When it goes quiet the silence is quite eery . Listen carefully and you might hear the wailing of ghosts from the Massacre of Glencoe. Your guide will take to the two best viewing points in Glencoe . One of the viewing points involves a short walk up the hillside facing the paps of Glencoe .

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Black Mount  is a range of mountains stretching from Glen Orchy to Glen Coe, beside Rannoch Moor. The range features two Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft) and  Loch Tulla , a small  freshwater loch in front of the mountains .

Buachaille Etive Mor is the iconic mountain in the heart of the Highlands. Your guide will take you to the best viewpoints for capturing great pictures of Etive Mor and the waterfall on the River Coupall in front of the mountain .

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle is the stunning Highlands castle set on an island in the middle of three lochs. The castle is the most photographed castle in the UK and it featured in the films Highlander ,  the James Bond film the World is not Enough and the TV series the Avengers . Your tour guide will take you to the three best locations for pictures of the castle .

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Local food –

At the castle the Coffee Shop serves a wonderful array of home-made produce. Wholesome soups, freshly-made sandwiches, and some of the very best home baking that the highlands has to offer. You can also enjoy hot paninis, baked potatoes, filled rolls, fresh salads and hot dishes which utilise the best of locally-sourced ingredients.

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Also “Heilan Scran” ( Highland food ) is Eilean Donan’s brand new Takeaway operation, offering fresh innovative dishes in a street-food style. With alternative ways to present the best and tastiest of fresh Scottish ingredients.

Eilean Donan means Island of Donan (a religious figure from the 12th century). Eilean Donan was Clan MacKenzie’s most important stronghold from the 13th Century until it was destroyed in 1719. Robert the Bruce was given refuge in Eilean Donan Castle by John MacKenzie, Second of Kintail when he was being hunted by the English at the beginning of the fourteenth century.

In 1719 three English frigates sailed into Loch Duich and bombarded the castle with cannon fire . A direct hit on the arsenal caused a huge explosion . The castle then lay in ruins for nearly 200 years. In 1911 John MacRae-Gilstrap bought the castle and spent 20 years restoring it .

Eilean Donan Castle travel mugs can be bought online . Phone +44-7305-294773 for more details .

Eilean Donan Castle prints can be bought online . Castle gifts and souvenir prints are available – ask your driver for details .

Take an epic journey through the Highlands to the iconic Eilean Donan Castle . Where are the top three locations for pictures of Eilean Donan Castle ? Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the castle and the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . Phone / Whatsapp  +4477305294773 for more details , availability and bookings or contact us online .

What makes our tours unique ?

  • professional driver / guide
  • private tours – only small groups up to four people
  • Scottish music – TV / film themes and Scottish artists
  • photography – we help customers to take the best possible pictures on their trip
  • information abut Scottish culture and arts

Our tours of Scotland feature visits to the top scenic locations in the Highlands and Edinburgh .

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Inclusions

  • professional driver / guide
  • air conditioned sedan car
  • 3 USB charging points

Tour costs –

Private group of up to four people £425

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Your driver / guide is David Rankin  , a photographer  with 20 years experience  and a tour guide for 6 years . David has extensive knowledge of the top locations in Scotland for a wide range of tours to castles ,  the Highlands and film locations including Outlander and Game of Thrones   . Please phone / text / Whatsapp him on +447305294773 or contact us online 

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Despite initially declining, Gibson eventually decided to direct the film, as well as star as Wallace. Braveheart was filmed in Scotland and Ireland from June to October 1994. Book your Braveheart tour online

Is there a real Lallybroch ?

Yes, Midhope Castle is the real life location for Lallybroch , the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser . You can visit Lallybroch on our unique Outlander tours  . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie’s fictional home in the series.
Outlander tours from Edinburgh can be booked online . In real life it’s an ancient 16th-century tower house outside Edinburgh. The castle stars in a number of Outlander episodes as the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser , played by Scottish actor Sam Heughan . You can visit the castle on one of our tours and take a look around the outside . Unfortunately the inside of Lallybroch is derelict and not accessible at the moment  , although plans have been announced to build accommodation inside the castle . Lallybroch Outlander tours from Private tours Edinburgh

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What is Broch Tuarach ? And can you take a tour to it ? It is an old  broch on the land, Broch Tuarach means “north-facing tower” in Gaelic. Lallybroch, as the estate is known among those who live there, in turn means “lazy tower”. Lallybroch , ancestral home of Jamie Fraser , is also known as Broch Tuarach . 
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