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

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

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

Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle
(8 hrs approx)
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Departure as close to
as possible
(Please get a good breakfast early)

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

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

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 can then visit 
"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

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(entrance not included)

And a visit to the Culloden Battlefield

And the Visitor Centre

There is the option to arrange some Monster Watching on Loch Ness arriving directly to Urquhart Castle to start your day

The Jacobite Queen

Returning to your accommodation 17.00 - 17.30

These timings are a guide to your day here and are not completely fixed
Your driver/guide can be very flexible as it is your Holiday

Exclusive Booking for Private Small Groups and Family Tours
50 for up to 4 persons

(Excluding entrance fee's)
Exclusive Concession's Available

Bookings are now being taken

We offer this private tour as an alternative to the backpacker style tours offered

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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 the morning you arrive.
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...


Telephone 01862 842260
International Dial +44 1862842260

Postal address

Pine Lodge
IV18 0LL