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Highland Whisky Tour from Glasgow - The Famous Grouse Experience

Tour ID: 1011
Tour Theme: Glasgow Day Tours (Group Tours)
This tour starts from: Glasgow
Duration: 1 Day - 9 Hours approx.
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Tour Description:

Highland whisky Tour from GlasgowOur one day tour from Glasgow explores the Wallace Monument, Perthshire’s beautiful scenic glens, Gleneagles Hotel Estate - home of the 2014 Ryder Cup and Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret (Est. 1775). Visit the impressive interactive Taste Experience Bar and enjoy a dram of the Black Grouse Alpha edition.

The Famous Grouse Experience whisky TourLeaving Leaving Glasgow we travel north-east to Stirling where our first stop is the Wallace Monument* in Stirling; a towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace. Inside you will find fascinating exhibits leading you through the life of the real Braveheart, and most impressive of all, Wallace’s legendary 5ft 6in(1.7m) tall broadsword.

We then travel north to Gleneagles Hotel Estate – one of Scotland’s world class golf courses and site of the 2014 Ryder Cup. Enjoy a photo opportunity here and see where the international legends of golf play.

The Famous Grouse Experience whisky TourWe continue our journey through the pretty countryside of Perthshire to our next stop in Crieff, where we visit The Famous Grouse Experience* at Glenturret Distillery. Learn about the traditional whisky-making process, see how you measure up to the world’s largest bottle of whisky and sample some of ‘The Water of Life’ itself at the fantastic Taste Experience bar. Enjoy an exclusive tasting of the Black Grouse Alpha Edition; a rich, smoky blend available only at Glenturret Distillery. Enjoy a range of tasty lunch options in the Glenturret Café or take a stroll in the distillery grounds.

Doune Castle - Scotland whisky TourIn the afternoon we travel west past beautiful Loch Earn and down through Strathyre to Kilmahog Woollen Mill for the chance to meet Hamish the Highland cow. We then continue on through the Trossachs - Scotland’s first national park, known as ‘the Highlands in miniature’ for its abundance of lochs, mountains and forests, where we’ll discover the lands of legendary outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor. We then make a brief refreshment stop in the pretty town of Aberfoyle, before returning to Glasgow.


Tour Highlights: Aberfoyle & The Trossachs, Scottish Wool Centre, Loch Earn, The Famous Grouse Experience, Doune Castle, Stirling Castle

Optional Extras: The Famous Grouse Experience

For departure details refer to the "Prices, Dates, and What's Included" Section...

Famous Grouse whisky Visit, Highland Lochs and Glens Tour


Prices, Dates & What's Included:

2017 Departs: 09:30 | Returns: 18:00 approx
2018 Departs: 09:30 | Returns: 18:00 approx

Departure Point: 266 George Street, Glasgow City, G1 1QX

2017 Departs: Wednesday and Saturday - All year round
2018 Departs: Saturdays - All year round

Prices Per Person

Adult Price from £37 to £42 (GBP)
Senior (60+)/Student from £35 to £40 (GBP)
Child ( 5-16) from £35 to £40 (GBP)

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**children under 5 years of age are not accepted. See below for more price notes


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The Tour Includes:
- Services of a friendly, knowledgeable and experienced driver-guide, and transportation on one of our luxury, Mercedes Benz coaches.
note: these tours normally run at a medium group size, air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicles, ranging in size from 16 to 43 seats .

Not Included:
- All optional extras – attraction entrance fees, loch cruises, food and drink etc – are not included in the price of your tour. This is to allow our guests the freedom to choose which optional extras they would like to take part in on the day.

Optional extras for your tour are as follows:

Glenturret Distillery: £7.00
Wallace Monument: £8.55 adults, £6.84 concessions

We have negotiated a discounted rate for the above attractions which are visited whilst on tour.

The above rate is valid until March 2017. Please note some attractions do not accept credit cards, entrance fees are payable in cash only.

Languages:
- Your tour will be taken by an experienced, knowledgeable and friendly English-speaking driver-guide.

If you require a written translation of the tour, just let us know at the time of booking and we’ll arrange one for you. Written translations are available for this tour in the following languages:

French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Chinese (Mandarin)


What should I bring with me?
- As we like to give you as much time off the coach as possible, and you have the opportunity for walks, we recommend you bring warm and/or waterproof clothing, wear comfortable shoes, and take a sun-block or a hat for sunny days.

And don’t forget your camera to capture all the lovely scenery and wildlife you’ll encounter on your tour!

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