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6 Day Tour: Highlands & Islands Adventure!

Discover the hidden charms of Scotland’s stunning coastline’s and golden sandy beaches. Complimented with ancient castle’s and spectacular mountain landscapes. Explore the wonderful island of Iona, renowned for beauty and tranquility, and for being the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland. Experience the magical Isle of Skye, and it’s diverse landscape and historic castle’s. The west coast is also renowned for having some the finest seafood restaurants anywhere in the world.

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Day 1- Your tour starts with a visit to the picturesque village of Luss, on the ” Bonnie” banks of Loch Lomond. Time here to explore the village including a 10th century Viking grave. We then take the scenic road over the Rest and be Thankful, ( photo stop) to the small town of Inveraray. Enjoy lunch here at the excellent 17th century George Hotel. After lunch we shall visit Inveraray Castle, ancestral home of the” Duke of Argyll” then onto the impressive 15th century ruin of Kilchurn Castle. Time here to explore the castle and climb to it’s high turrets. Moving on we head to the bustling harbour town of Oban, for the next two evenings. Arrival time approx 5-7pm.

Day 2- This morning we catch the 9;45 am ( 35 min) ferry crossing to Craignure. ( Isle of Mull) we then travel south of the island ( 1 hour) to Fionnphort, to board the short 15 min ferry crossing to Iona. Here you will have free-time to explore the island including the ancient Abbey a place of pilgrimage for over 1400 yrs and the ” street of the dead” final resting place of ancient Scottish Kings. Iona also has fantastic golden sandy beaches to explore, and if the weather if kind a great opportunity for a picnic. Inlate afternoon ( 4;30 pm) we make our way back to Craignure, and the ferry back to Oban. Arrival time 7 pm.

Day 3- Visit the iconic Castle Stalker and the spectacular mountains of Glencoe. Continue on to Fort William and the Road to the Isles, stopping to view the Glenfinnan Viaduct and Monument. From here we visit Camusdarach Beach, location for the movie Local hero, then onto Malliag for a ferry crossing ( 35 min) Over the Sea to Skye. Once on the island we journey north to Talisker Distillery or alternatively the fairy pools in glen brittle. It’s then on to Portree, our over night stay for the next two evenings. Arrive approx 6 pm.

Day 4- A full day exploring Skye. Firstly we follow the spectacular Trotternish Ridge, to view the Old Man of Stoer, Kilt Rock and the Quirang, a series of dramatic landslipe’s and high pinnacles. Moving on we then visit the Museum of Highland Life, and the Flora MacDonald Monument, before heading to the evocative fairy glen. On to Dunvegan Castle, now the oldest inhabited castle in Scotland, and the ancestral home of the Clan Macleod for over 800yrs. Inthe late afternoon we then make our way back to Portree, for the evening. Arrival time approx 6 pm.

Day 5- This morning we leave the island by way of the Skye Bridge, to the Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most iconic images of the Scottish Highlands. We then journey through the stunning Five Sisters of Kintail and Glen Morriston, ( photo stops along the way) to the mysterious Loch Ness, home of Nessie the loch ness monster. Options here to take a cruise on the loch to capture that allusive image of Nessie. Or perhaps visit the spectacular ruins of Urquhart Castle, where most sightings of nessie have been seen from the high tower. We then journey to Inverness, the capital of the highlands for the evening. Arrival time approx 6 pm.

Day 6- We start the day with a visit to Culloden Battlefield, site of the last battle ever fought on British soil between Jacobite’s led by Bonnie Prince Charlie, and Government troops in 1746. From here we make the short journey to the Clava Cairns a 3,500 yr old Iron Age burial site before continuing south through the Cairngorm Mountains, to the pretty Victorian Town of Pitlochry, for lunch or perhaps a wander round the towns many gift shops. Journeying on we shall stop to visit the Hermitage Waterfall, and the impressive Dunkeld Cathedral before making our way to Edinburgh, or where ever you are based.

Accommodation- Over the years I accumulated a list of excellent B&Bs/Guest Houses, and Luxury Hotel/Castles to enjoy. Which I would be happy to book for you based on your budget and sleeping arrangements.

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