Scotland Tours 2017: Edinburgh and Beyond
Explore Scotland from Edinburgh in 2017 with Go Scotland Tours.
Over the winter we have been working hard writing a vast range of itineraries and tour options for visitors to Scotland. We have introduced many ways to discover the wondrous city of Edinburgh with
full and half day tours. On a private tour you can escape the large groups with your own personal guide. Go beyond Edinburgh on an island hopping adventure and Scottish Highlands tour.
Keep up to date on tour offers in Scotland with the Go Scotland Tours Newsletter. We will let you know new tours being offered
from all different types of themes in all parts of Scotland. Very often we
will have specials that we post on our Facebook
Page, Twitter, and Blog. So make sure to follow if you haven't already!
Full Day Private Guided Tours from Edinburgh
From Edinburgh come with Go Scotland Tours
on a day our discover the sights of the Edinburgh and it's surroundings. Take an adventure to the top of Arthur's Seat for panoramic views of the
city and it's surroundings. Then discover the underground mystery of Gilmerton Cove; is it a Secret Drinking Den? Witches Coven? Secret Meeting Place?
Go Scotland Tours also offers many different options to taste the Spirit of Scotland. Tours to distilleries with extensive whisky tastings. You
can combine the distilleries with some local sights or make a full day dedicated to whisky. These distillery options included Glenkinchie Lowland Whisky or Highland Whiskies of
Deanston, Glenturret (Famous Grouse) or Edradour.
If whisky is not your thing then delve deep into the history of Scotland on a Real Braveheart Tour. Explore Stirling Castle and then climb tower
of the Wallace Monument to learn about our national Heros. There are many other castles and historic homes we can visit from Edinburgh such
as the Blair Castle in the Highlands and Glamis Castle the Queen Mother's childhood home. Or take a trip to the future and present of
Scotland to see the amazing Falkirk Wheel and the giant steel horse heads of the Kelpies.
In 2017 we are changing our focus to the tailor-made private tours but some of these sights are also included in Scheduled tours if you would rather join a group.
Half Day Tours of Edinburgh New for 2017
New for 2017 Go Scotland Tours have introduced a range of shorter half day
tours from Edinburgh. This is perfect for those who have limited time or would rather have the remainder of the day free to explore Edinburgh.
On a short morning or afternoon tour from Edinburgh we can discover some Scottish historic castles. Stirling Castle was built by the great Stuart
Kings and has an intriguing Renaissance Palace within it. The grand home of Hopetoun House is just outside the city. On the ground of the
Hopetoun Estate is Midhope Castle featured in Outlander as Lallybroch. Also not to forget the unique designed Rosslyn Chapel built in the 15th
century. After take a short walk through the glen to see the ruins of Rosslyn Castle, ancient home of the Sinclairs.
There are many different ways to discover Edinburgh on a half day tour. Walking tours give you an in-depth insight into the history of the Old
and New towns. Guided walking tours also go to Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. These are available as both private and group tours.
Edinburgh Shore Excursions
Our guides at Go Scotland Tours are also more than happy to pick you up from your cruise ship when at the ports of South Queensferry, Rosyth, Leith
or Granton. Full and half day tours of Edinburgh. Extensive panoramic tours of Edinburgh New and Old Towns. See such attractions as Edinbrugh
Castle, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Yacht Britannia. Or have the afternoon at your leisure for some shopping on the Royal Mile. We can
also offer St Andrews on a 5 hour half day tour from Queensferry or Rosyth. While most of these are offered as private tours there is also a
regular group tour available.
Highland and Island Tour Experiences in Scotland
We have had such a great time taking our guests to the highlands and isles of
Scotland we have decided to offer a variety of customized tours. See the mountainous misty Isle of Skye and then an Atlantic adventure to the
forgotten islands at St Kilda. Go west and take a trip to the Isle of Arran to see Brodick Castle, Arran Distillery and the amazing landscape.
For those whisky lovers take a journey to the peat filled isle of Islay. Combine this with nearby island of Jura or see Campbeltown and
Springbank distillery. Below are a few links of new and updated tours we've added...
Isle of Skye 3 Day Tour
Skye and St Kilda 4 Day Tour
Islay Whisky 3 Day Tour - Short Break
Islay Whisky 4 Day Tour - Long Break
Islay and Campbeltown 4 Day Tour
Islay and Jura 4 Day Tour
Isle of Arran 3 Day Tour
Speyside Whisky Private 3 Day Tour
Speyside Whisky and Loch Ness Private 4 Day Tour
Private Tour to Orkney 5 Day Tour