The Highlands, Fort William, Skye and Inverness
From Edinburgh city centre you will head northwest for a photo-stop at The Kelpies, the largest equine structures in the world. From there the journey will continue by Stirling and Callander through Rob Roy country to Lochearnhead, Crainlarich, Rannoch Moor and then Glencoe – scene of the bloody massacre of the McDonald’s by the Campbell’s in 1692. From Glencoe you will head for a stop in Fort William and on from there via the Five Sisters of Kintail and Eilean Donan, one of the most picturesque of all Scotland’s castles which was featured in both the Highlander movie and the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough. Finally you will head via the Skye Bridge on to the Isle of Skye where you’ll spend the night.
Today will be spent with your driver / guide touring Skye and viewing the magnificent Cuillin mountains as you journey across the island with visits to the Clan Donald Centre, the Talisker Whisky Distillery and Dunvegan Castle, home of Clan MacLeod, prior to returning to your hotel.
On leaving the island and after stopping at Eilean Donan Castle to allow you to visit there you will head east via Achnasheen and Strathpeffer to Culloden Moor at Inverness the scene of the historic battle in 1746 that ended Bonnie Prince Charlie [Charles Edward Stuart’s] attempt to win back the British throne for the Stuart’s from the Hanoverian’s. On leaving the battlefield and visitors centre you will head to the nearby Clava Cairns an ancient burial site and then start the journey south back to Edinburgh stopping at the Falls of Bruar complex near Blair Atholl before returning to Edinburgh.
All time based journeys will be charged by the hour from the time the vehicle leaves the local office to the time it returns.
Please check at time of booking. Indicative rates quoted may vary and do not include waiting time, parking or VAT.