Guided Tours - of Scotland
Day Trips From Edinburgh

Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh has a wide variety of places which can be visited on day tours. Below you will find some of the best day trips from Edinburgh to places which you can explore within a couple of hours from the capital, of course if you have any specific places or sites not listed here then please let me know and I will do my best to fit them into a bespoke road trip itinerary, where logistically possible.

outlander day trip from edinburgh
Explore some of the many filming locations from the Outlander series including; Doune Castle, Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Deanston Distillery, Culross, Aberdour Castle, Falkland and more!

Castles, coast, lochs and mountains all feature heavily on a tour of the West Highlands which includes Oban and Glencoe or Oban and Inveraray. This is one of the best day trips in Scotland for outstanding scenery

southern highlands day tourSouthern Highlands Tour 
A journey through some of the finest mountain scenery in the Perthshire Highlands, with lochs, forests, mountains, ancient monuments, distilleries and quaint Highland villages all featuringin one of the best day trips from Edinburgh

A half day tour or day trip around Glasgow, Scotland's largest city; beautiful parks, magnificent architecture and rich, industrial heritage make Glasgow a unique city of contrasts. Can be tagged on to Loch Lomond to make a full day tour (see below)

A day tour around the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park area including waterfalls, beaches, mountains, lochs, castles, country pubs, boat cruises and distilleries!

Discover where Wallace grew up, where he was captured & jailed and the battle sites of his greatest victory and defeat as well the National Wallace Monument, including Stirling and Falkirk

Join me for one of the best distillery tours in Scotland to see how our national drink is made and sample some of the finest Lowland or Highland single malts on site, and you don't have to worry about driving!
Scottish gin tours available too!

Day trips from Edinburgh's ports to Edinburgh, East Lothian, the Borders, Stirling, Glasgow, St Andrews the Fife Coast & Outlander tours. Please contact me for more details.

Visit the ancestral lands of the outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland's Robin Hood. Includes Stirling & Loch Lomond National Park & lunch at a 300 year old inn where the man himself once slaked his thirst!

Take to the Borders Historic Route to discover rolling green hills, ancient abbeys charming market towns, famous salmon rivers which make South East Scotland a unique place to visit

The poet Robert Burns lived most of his 37 years in the county of Ayrshire, this tour visits the most important places in his life including Alloway, Ayr & Mauchline where he lived, loved, worked.....and drank!

A visit to two of the closest traditional distilleries to Glasgow, Auchentoshan (a Lowland single malt) and Glengoyne (a Highland single malt), or swap one of the above for Glasgow's new kid on the block, the Clydeside Distillery

Day trips from Edinburgh to Scotland's hills, mountains & walking trails, including; Ben Lomond, the Trossachs, the Arrochar Alps, Glencoe, the Perthshire Highlands & the West Highland Way

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