Private Tour to Stirling Castle, The Trossachs and Loch Lomond from Greenock Cruise Port  

  • Tour ID: 1397
    Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
    This tour starts from: Greenock Cruise Port
    Duration: 1 Day - 8 hours approx.
    This is a Private Tour

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    Private Tour to Stirling Castle from Greenock
    Escape the crowded tours of the cruise ship and join Go Scotland Tours on a private tour from Greenock Cruise Port to Stirling Castle. All our private tours are offered with Qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guides who not only tour enroute but also give a personal guided tour of the castle. This tour is the best introduction to Scotland, including history, culture, and landscapes. After we then go on a scenic tour to one of Scotland’s most stunning landscapes of The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park.

    Your personal guide will meet you at the security check point of Greenock Cruise Port at 9am (depending on when your ship is in).

    Glenfinnan Private TourFirst stop of the day is at Stirling Castle; sitting in the middle of the country it is considered the most important place in Scotland. For this reason it has seen its share of historic battles, including William Wallace at Stirling Bridge, Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn and the last siege led by Bonnie Prince Charlie. It became a great renaissance castle, home to the Stuart Dynasty, built by James IV as a fairy tale castle. Its most famous resident was Mary Queen of Scots. The tour last approx. 1 hour 30 minutes.

    Then we travel through the scenic area of The Trossachs, often called ‘Scotland in Minature’. This route was travelled by Scotland’s first tourists during Victorian times which became famous in the writings of Sir Walter Scott. We pass Loch Venachar and Loch Achray which have been the inspiration for many paintings and poems, Private Tour to Loch Ness and now popular place to fish, sail and camp. We will stop for lunch in Aberfoyle.

    After lunch we then take a drive to Loch Lomond; the largest lake in Great Britain. It is known worldwide from its song about the Bonnie Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond. We stop for a short photo break here before heading back to the cruise port. Arriving back to Greenock at approx. 5pm.


    Private Tour to Stirling Castle, The Trossachs and Loch Lomond from Greenock Cruise Port

    Day by Day Itinerary:

    Tour Timings:
    08.45-9am depart Greenock Cruise Port
    10.30-12.30  Visit Stirling Castle
    12.30-1.30 Scenic drive through the Trossachs
    1.30-2.30 Lunch in Aberfoyle (or Kilmahog at 1pm)
    3.00-4.00pm Loch Lomond
    5pm approx. drop off at Greenock Cruise Port, end of tour


    Photo Attributes: 1. dun_deagh, 2. Martin de Witte, 3. brownrobert73

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