1 Day Whisky Tour in the Highlands of Scotland from Edinburgh

Guided minicoach trip to whisky distillery in the Scottish Highlands with Rabbies

See the beautiful Central Highlands and visit the Dewars whisky distillery on a budget coach tour leaving from Edinburgh. While not as spectacular as other parts of Scotland, this area has a distinct charm and is ideal for those who have already experienced the Western or Northwest Highlands. Rabbies are a local tour operator with a a 5-star rating who specialise in arranging personalised small group tours all over Scotland. They use 16-seat coaches and organise both short and longer holidays and breaks.

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While you will spend a good amount of time on the bus, there is a lot of time to be enjoyed off the bus and many chances to be admiring the scenery and taking photos. The guides are all Scottish and are well known for being knowledgeable, friendly and highly entertaining. The reason they do what they do is because they are passionate about Scotland and about showing visitors the best that Scotland has to offer.

2009 Adult 'Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky' Tour Prices: £32 to £37

2009 Discount 'Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky' Tour Prices: £29 to £34

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  • Price includes transport by 16 Mercedes minibus, services of tour guide and a discount card
  • You receive instant confirmation of your booking upon payment
  • There is a 10% admin charge if you cancel more than 3 days before tour departure, potentially no refund if you cancel less than 3 days before
  • Rabbie's is a Visit Scotland 5 Star Tour Operator, their head office is on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Tour Details

Departs at: 9.30 am

Returns at: 7.15 pm approx

Tour Duration: 10 hours approx

Tour Dates and Times: The Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky day trip with departure from Edinburgh runs on the following days of the week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, all year long.

Departure point: 207 High St, Edinburgh

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Schedule of the Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky Day Tour
from Edinburgh for 2009 and 2010
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter

* Does not run on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve or New Year Day.

What Scenic Highland Places Do You See on This Tour?

The tour coach leaves Edinburgh and goes via Forth Road Bridge into Fife, past Loch Leven then Perth, through Dunkeld, Hermitage, through Pitlochry, then crossing over the Pass of Killiecrankie, stopping at Queen's View overlooking Loch Tummel. It then continues past Castle Menzies, through to Aberfeldy and the Dewars Whisky distillery, then west through Breadalbane, then Killin, Falls of Dochart, over the Braes of Balquhidder, past Stirling Castle and Linlithgow Palace and then back to Edinburgh.

Reviews of this Highland Lochs, Glens & Whiskey Tour

Scotland is so beautiful. Our guide was very nice and told us everything we wanted to know about both past and present. The trip to the whisky distillery was very interesting. And the guide here was also very good. All in all, we had a great day and will remember it for a long time. We took the Highland Lochs, Glens & Whiskey one-day tour from Edinburgh and Helen McNab was our guide. She was wonderful, friendly, personable, passionate about Scotland and its history, and was a great storyteller. She told us the story of Mary Queen of Scots, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce and it was spellbinding, it made the day go so quickly. You could tell she loved what she was doing and she made the tour magical (as long as you're not a McNib-inside joke you won't get unless you take her tour). The tour itself is lovely, and you're off the bus at several stops, but I wish you had more time to really explore the woodland places, like the Hermitage. I know that lots of customers prefer less walking, but it would be nice if Rabbie's would design some tours that operated out of Inverness, so less driving is required and more time could be available for unstructured exploring (2 hours or so) of woodland areas. Their concept is great, with groups fitted to 16 person buses. Our first tour was the Highlands, Glens and Whisky tour. The tour hit all the places advertised and the secenery spectacular. We made stops to get out and stretch frequently, BUT..... our guide was a bit manic and never stopped talking the entire time. Balancing out the commentary with some more Scottish music would have been perfect.

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