We will start of with a visit to a beautiful Castle, Cawdor Castle which is linked to Shakespeare's Macbeth, but home to the magical, fairy tale castle. It dates from the late 14th century, having been built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor, with the ancient medieval tower built around the legendary holly tree - wherever you look, Cawdor Castle is steeped in intrigue and history.A short drive from here will take us to the famous site of the last battle fought on British soil, Culloden Battlefield for visit and lunch. Culloden Battlefield has been restored as close as possible to how it was when battle took place in April 1746. There is a fantastic state of the art visitors centre, where we have time to take in over 250yrs of history and artifacts since the Battle.After lunch, a 5 minute drive to the Clava cairns. This is a fascinating historical place dating back to 2000BC. A Clava Cairn is a type of circular chamber tomb cairn from the Bronze Age.
Enjoy an 8-hour trip to get a flavor of the lush hills and glens in and around the world famous and mysterious Loch Ness. Experience tastes of this unique culture, history and landscape. The small-group tour will be in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus that seats up to 8 people. Relax with your professional, Scottish, kilted tour guide as they take you on a journey to Loch Ness, the Black Isle, Beauly Priory, Glen Ord Distillery, Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
Enjoy an 8-hour trip to get a flavor of the lush hills and glens in and around the world famous and mysterious Loch Ness. Experience tastes of this unique culture, history and landscape. The small-group tour will be in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus that seats up to 6 people. Relax with your professional, Scottish, kilted tour guide as they take you on a journey to Loch Ness, the Black Isle, Beauly Priory, Glen Ord Distillery, Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
This day tour to Culloden by Tartan Tours Scotland is a private tour just for you and your party. You will travel in style in one of our luxury vehicles, accompanied by your expert tour guide for the day. Sit back and relax as you travel North to Culloden, we will arrange stops both going and coming back to Glasgow. Once at Culloden you'll spend the next three hours exploring this world' famous site. Wandering the very ground the battle took place. See the last remaining building from the battle. Visit the graves of the those that fell that day. See the graves of Clan Fraser which were made famous world over by Outlander.You can then experience the interactive visitor centre, view fascinating artifacts from both sides of the confrontation, and experience the battle in our immersive surround cinema. There is a shop and cafe where you can sit and relax after having spent time on the battlefield and at the visitor centre.
Historic battlesites, a ruined castle, a 4,000 year old burial ground, beautiful countryside and whisky! This private customisable tour has it all! First is Culloden Battlefield, the site of the last pitched battle on mainland Britain in 1746. Wander the historic site towards the memorial cairn and see markers of where the doomed clans lined up to fight against the Government forces.Next is Clava Cairns said to be one of the sites that inspired the Outlander books. It’s a Bronze Age cemetery complex of passage graves, cairns, and standing stones.Passing Clava Viaduct we'll reach Cawdor Castle (Macbeth anyone?) to explore the castle and the beautiful grounds. After driving down Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle ruins, you can use the remaining ramparts to scour Loch Ness for monsters! Then its Beauly to a 13th century priory and to wander around this pretty Highland town. Finally, we’ll head north and its whisky time! We’ll visit a distillery to sample some of the water of life!
This is a bespoke tour, personalized to your interests, itinerary agreed suggestions -Dornoch Cathedral, Dunrobin Castle, Carn Liath Broch,Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Clava CairnsDalmore, Balblair, Glenmorangie Distilleries
George will personaly guide you through time pointing out all the references to the Outlander Series in the Highlands. Visit the Culloden Battlefield and other areas where Claire and Jamie travel.
Enjoy a one day tour visiting filming locations of the award-winning TV series, Outlander. Explore Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns; see Beauly Priory and Wardlaw Mausoleum, the final resting place of Lord Lovat and explore Urquhart Castle.
Join us for the most complete of all Outlander Short Tours! Over 3 days you’ll get a chance to visit memorable set locations like Lallybroch and Castle Leoch, tour Culloden Battlefield with your private guide and discover the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.