Scottish Whisky Tours Popular

The Whisky Tour Trails have proved very popular with visitors from around the globe, whether you are a Whisky drinker or not, the tours combine the dramatic landscape and storytelling of Scotland & its history. Speyside is just one of the areas which is home to half of Scotland’s distilleries, many nestled among the mountains or rolling hills sitting just as they were 100 years ago. There are various Whisky Tours from 1 day up to 7 days feel free to contact our office for more information.

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Burns Night Celebrations

25th January marks the annual celebration of Scotland’s National Poet Robert Burns. For a list of celebrations happening in Edinburgh click the below link.

List of Burns Night Celebrations Edinburgh

Ultimate Scottish Experience

With the New Year well under way we are looking forward to help you plan your 2015 Travel memories!
Our Ultimate Scottish Experience Tour is proving the most popular for those travelling in August. This includes a few days in Edinburgh at your own leisure to enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the International Fringe Festival and then departing on our local 16 seater mercedes coach for a 5 day tour to see the best of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye!

Ultimate Scottish experience map 5 Day Highland explorer

Scotlands Winter Festivals – Whats On

Scotland has all sorts of Events happening around the country to warm up the winter nights. For a full list, see the Visit Scotland Website. Although our Edinburgh Hogmanay packages are now sold out, you can still view the list of all non-ticketed events in the lead up to the Edinburgh Hogmanay also on the Visit Scotland Events page

Scotland Winter Festivals

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Scotland Early Bird Booking Special

Our Early Bird Special is due to expire on Friday 5th December, so if you are planning a trip to Scotland for 2015, remember to book early for the best deals and early bird specials.

Book and pay your Scotland or Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Package by Friday 5th December 2014 and receive a complimentary Edinburgh hop on hop off Open Top Bus City Tour!

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Self Drive Holidays Scotland

One of the best ways to visit Bonnie Scotland is at your own leisure. The roads are easy to navigate and the scenery is stunnning. We have a range of set drive itineraries for you to follow. We also tailor itineraries to suit you and each itinerary is unique for your holiday only. If you are planning on tracing your roots or Castle hopping or simply want to visit the magic of the Scottish Highlands, we would be happy to tailor an Itinerary for you.

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Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield Edinburgh

The New Zealand All Blacks are in Edinburgh preparing for the big match on Saturday 15th November at the iconic Murrayfield Stadium. Kick off is 5.30pm local time and we wish all our clients a fantastic weekend in Edinburgh for the game! The All Blacks enjoyed a traditional Scottish dinner at Edinburgh Castle last night with Dan Carter pictured at the best front door in Edinburgh!

DanCarter in front of Edi Castle

Scotland Photo competition winner

We love receiving our client’s holiday snaps from Bonnie Scotland and sharing their stories and experience which we help create. We ran a competition for all clients who have travelled in 2014 to send in their favourite photos of their trip. We are happy to announce the winner was Linda King from Auckland NZ with her photo outside Eileen Donan Castle in the Highlands with the Scottish Piper. Linda booked a Tattoo package along with Highland Tours, car hire, accommodation and full itinerary for 6 family members.

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St Andrews Day Sunday 30th November

Celebrate St Andrews day with a wide range of activities for all the family at St Andrews Square in Edinburgh.
There will be live music, dancing, storytelling in the Spiegeltent and on the main stage. There will also be a firey performance on the Ice rink by Pyroceltica. Entry to St Andrews Square is free, although some events will be ticketed. Get in quick to avoid dissapointment and vist the Offical website for more details and bookings.

St Andrews Day & Edinburgh Christmas

Visit Scotland 5 Star award to Rosslyn Chapel

Congratulations to Rosslyn Chapel on their 5 Star award from Visit Scotland. If you still haven’t visited the chapel we highly reccommend a trip. We can include it in any of our suggested drive itineraries or within our day tours from Edinburgh. A great photo below with William the resident chapel cat.

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