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Urquart Castle....

shore excursions, private, small, group, day, sightseeing, tour, tours, excursions, available from Invergordon and Inverness

It is thought that the MacRaes first came to Kintail in the 14th century
having previously earned a reputation as fighting men while in the service of the Lovats.
Having agreed to render the same service to the Mackenzie's in return for lands in Kintail
The MacRaes became the Constables of Eilean Donan Castle.
The most photographed Castle in the world having also been featured in the Highlander and James Bond films.
Supported by the Spanish it was used in the first Jacobite uprising in 1719, who used the castle as their magazine
Magnificently situated at the meeting of three lochs - Loch Long, Loch Alsh and Loch Duich
Following the failure of the 1719 Jacobite Rebellion - in which all the fighting was restricted to Eilean Donan Castle and Glen Shiel -
3 British frigates later sailed into Loch Duich and totally destroyed the castle
It then laid in ruin for the best part of 200 years
Eilean Donan Castle remained neglected, abandoned and open to the elements.

Until Lt Colonel John MacRae-Gilstrap bought the island in 1911, along with his Clerk of Works, Farquhar MacRae, they dedicated the next 20 years of their lives to the reconstruction of Eilean Donan
 Restoring her to her former glory according to surviving ground plans and was completed in 1932

For more information on the History of the MacRae Clan please Click the MacRae crest below

For members of Clan Macrae or by consensus the option of a visit to
Clachan Duich

The ancient church and burial ground of the MacRaes of Kintail. Located near the banks of Loch Duich
in place of Urquhart Castle


Starting at 09.00 - 0915

We take a scenic route passing along the banks of Loch Ness stopping very briefly at Urquhart Castle for a photo stop

We then pass through a wild scenic area of Glen Moriston, passing by the Loch Cluanie Dam and then through to Glen Shiel

Arriving at Eilean Donan around 11.00 am

Light refreshments or lunch is available from the visitor centre, which includes the Ticket Office, Coffee Shop, Gift Shop and Toilets.

Departing no later than 14.45 pm

A drive over the Skye Bridge so you can say

"You were over the sea to Skye"
Then we head back through Wester Ross on our way back to your Hotel

Returning to Inverness 18.00 - 18.45

Just sit back and Relax

This excursion is a good drive through the very wild and scenic Highlands of Scotland,  you will be travelling for a lot of the excursion
But we do try to accommodate as many photo stops as possible along the way


Private Charter
using an 8 seater vehicle

375 for up to 4 persons for the Whole Day Excursion

50 for 5 to 8 persons for the Whole Day Excursion

Does not include entrance fee's to Eilean Donan Castle

This Excursion is not run by the clock on an hourly or meter charge, they are a fixed price contract
Your Driver/Guide is very flexible



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