Scottish castle, loch and Highlands tour
An ancient Scottish castle , a loch and the Highlands feature in this tour –
- Stirling Castle
- Buachaille Etive Mor
- Loch Lubhair, the Highlands
Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and amazing architecture.
This private tour includes pickup and dropoff from Edinburgh , a professional driver/guide , a stay of up to an hour at each location plus a return to Edinburgh .
Your guide will give details of the history of each castle and information about filming at the castle .
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1 Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture.
From Stirling Castle’s ramparts, visitors can take in views of the Forth Valley and Ben Lomond , as well as two of Scotland’s most important battle sites – Stirling Bridge (1297) and Bannockburn (1314). The castle is at the head of Stirling’s historic old town.Like Edinburgh Castle , Stirling sits on a volcanic rock dominating the city skyline .
Stirling Castle is not only one of Scotland’s grandest and most imposing castles, it was also a real favourite with Scotland’s kings and queens. And their investment in it demonstrated just how much they loved to use it, as well as their desire to ensure it both impressed all who visited it, and represented a statement of their power and wealth. Mary Queen of Scots lived in the castle as a child before her mother sent her to France for her safe keeping . James IV created the Great Hall, the largest medieval banqueting hall ever built in Scotland, and James V’s Royal Palace, with its lavishly decorated Renaissance façades, was a masterpiece of the period.
Major conservation work has been carried out at Stirling Castle over many years to preserve the attraction as a major national and international monument. The refurbishment of the Great Hall was completed a couple of years ago . A particular feature of the Great Hall is stained glass windows featuring clan crests . A number of banquets and concerts are held in the Hall throughout the year .
Lunch is available at the Unicorn Cafe inside the castle .
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2 Loch Lubhair
Lubhair is a Highlands loch renowned for its beauty
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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 .
4 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 .
Black Mountis a range of mountains stretching from Glen Orchy to Glen Coe, beside Rannoch Moor. The range features two Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft) andLoch Tulla, a small freshwater loch in front of the mountains .
- Professional driver / guide
- 3 USB charging points
- air conditioned sedan car
- entrance tickets
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