shore, land, excursions, day, tours, Loch Ness, Cawdor, Castle, private, available from Invergordon and Inverness

River Ness, Inverness....Urquart Castle....

Private Small Group Tours

Welcome to the Highlands of Scotland
Cawdor Castle....Loch Ness....

 Urquhart Castle, Inverness, Cawdor Castle,
Option to Cruise Loch Ness


(7-8 hrs approx)
Departure from the port as close to
08.00 - 08.30
as possible but timings can be altered if later arrival time
(Please get a good breakfast early)

We start our day with a drive through the scenic countryside before our visit to
Urquhart Castle
Arriving 09.30

The visitor centre has a wide and varied selection of gifts and refreshments and an audio-visual presentation which cannot be missed
Stunning views of Loch Ness and the Castle can be obtained from the veranda
The pathway descends to the castle so please allow time to get back to the visitor centre for departure
Departure from Urquhart Castle must be no later than

Alternatively we can start or end your day with a Cruise on Loch Ness on The Jacobite Queen

Entrance included to Urquhart Castle with cruise at exclusive concession at 21 GB Pounds per person

This is best way to experience this famous landmark with a full commentary about the history and its mysteries


A Drive along the North side of Loch Ness to the centre of Inverness keeping those eyes peeled ! ! and a spot of Monster watching along the way

 We then visit Inverness and the
"The Home of James Pringle Weavers Clan Tartan Centre"
Here you can see how Tartan was once produced in the Highlands

Cawdor Castle
Romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth.
A superb fairy-tale Castle, and just what every visitor is looking for
Scottish history that you can touch and see and sense for yourself
Cawdor Castle is not another cold monument, but a splendid house and the home of the Cawdor family to this day.

The castle dates from the late 14th century and was built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor
The ancient medieval tower was built around the legendary holly-tree

Refreshments and light lunch are available in Courtyard Restaurant

Click Picture for Cawdor Castle website...

Departure from Cawdor Castle

There are also options to visit

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre

Can also be arranged
(dropping one of the other attractions)
Returning to your Ship between 16.45 - 17.15
These timings are a guide to your day here and are not completely fixed and we are aware of your sailing times so you will return  in plenty of time
Your driver/guide can be very flexible as it is your Holiday


Exclusive Booking for Private Small Groups and Family Tours

320 up to 4 persons
440 up to 8 persons
73per person for group of 6
 55 per person for group of 8
(Excluding entrance fee's)
Exclusive Entrance Concession's Available
Please try to form a small group
Small Group Tours

Bookings are now being taken for the new 2020 season and 2021

We offer this tour as an alternative to the many people that take the large 50 and 60 seater coach tours and excursions


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Drive along the waters edge of Loch Fleet
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You can also enjoy this tour as a
"One Day Holiday"
We can collect you from Inverness Airport or from The Caledonian Sleeper at Inverness Railway Station
first thing in the morning
A quick drive around before a Full Scottish Breakfast to set you up for the day
An evening meal at The Snowgoose in Inverness before you leave...

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Telephone 01862 842260
International Dial +44 1862842260

Postal address

Pine Lodge
IV18 0LL