Tour of the Highlands and Eilean Donan Castle

£395.00

Tour of the Highlands and Eilean Donan Castle

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Description

This private tour of the Highlands features a drive through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond National park , passing Loch Lubhair and Loch Lubnaig and going through Crianlarich and Tyndrum .

This 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 final destination for this tour . The castle is in a unique location on a small island in the middle of 3 lochs .
This photo tour is ideal for beginners/ intermediate photographers .

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Your photo guide will offer assistance as required with taking pictures.
Our promise – your guide will always be friendly , helpful and informative .

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  Lochan na h-Achlaise , a small  freshwater loch in front of the mountains .

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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 and James Bond . Your tour guide will take you to the three best locations for pictures of the castle .

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 until it was in ruins. The castle them lay in ruins for nearly 200 years. In 1911 John MacRae-Gilstrap bought the castle and spent 20 years restoring it .

Eilean Donan Castle t-shirts and prints can be bought online . Phone +44-7305-294773 for more details .

Eilean Donan Castle prints can be bought online . Castle gifts and souvenirs including , face masks , 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 +44131-549-9785 for more details , availability and bookings or contact us online .

What makes our tours unique ?

  • professional guide
  • private tours- only small groups up to 4 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 photo tours of Scotland feature visits to the top scenic locations in the Highlands and Edinburgh .

Tour costs –

Private group of up to four people £395