These are just some of our favourite places to visit whilst on tour in Scotland. Gain skip-the-line fast track access to many of these locations when on tour with us.

ABBOTSFORD HOUSE

Georgian Mansion on River Tweed. Home of Sir Walter Scott

Abbotsford House
ARTHUR’S SEAT, EDINBURGH

Impressive volcanic feature dominating the Edinburgh skyline

Arthur’s Seat
BALMAHA VILLAGE

Picturesque heritage village on Loch Lomond

Balmaha
BALMORAL CASTLE

Grand Victorian Castle & Scottish retreat of the British Monarchy

Balmoral
BALQUHIDDER KIRK

Picturesque kirk and resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor

Balquhidder Kirk
BANNOCKBURN

One of the biggest battles in Scottish history and a turning point in the middle ages

Bannockburn
BOTHWELL CASTLE

Fortress at the centre of the wars of Independence and ancient seat of Archibald the Grim

Bothwell Castle
BLACKNESS CASTLE

15th century fortification that resembles a ship at sea

Blackness Castle
BLAIR CASTLE

Historic Seat of the Duke of Atholl

Blair Castle
BRODIE CASTLE

Seat of the Clan Brodie. One of the best examples of an ancestral home in Scotland

Brodie Castle
CALTON HILL, EDINBURGH

Hill-top collection of monuments with views over central Edinburgh

Calton Hill
CAERLAVEROCK CASTLE

Iconic 13th century moated castle near the English border that has seen Scottish and English occupation

Caerlaverock Castle
CASTLE CAMPBELL

14th century tower house with rich history and connections to Dukes of Argyll

Castle Campbell
CASTLE MENZIES

16th century towerhouse and ancestral home to the Clan Menzies. Now fully restored.

Castle Menzies
CAWDOR CASTLE

Built in 1454 by the Thane of Cawdor as a fortress, it is shrouded in myth & Legend

Cawdor Castle
CRAIGMILLAR CASTLE

Edinburgh’s ‘other’ castle 3 miles south of the city.

Craigmillar Castle
CLAVA CAIRNS BURRIAL SITE

Highland burial chambers over 4,000 years old

Clava Cairns
CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD

The end of the Second Jacobite Uprising

Culloden Battlefield
CULROSS

Picturesque coastal heritage village featured in Outlander

Culross
CULZEAN CASTLE

Completed in 1792, Culzean is much altered. A mansion more than a castle, it sits atop a coastal cliff in a mature country park

Culzean Castle
DIRLETON CASTLE

A fascinating castle with a 500 year history in picturesque East Lothian

Dirleton Castle
DOUNE CASTLE

Ruined Medieval Castle & film set

Doune Castle
DUART CASTLE

14th century cliff-top home of Clan McLean on the Isle of Mull

Duart Castle
DUDDINGSTON VILLAGE

Historic Enclave of Edinburgh steeped in history and interesting buildings

Duddingston Village
DUNBLANE CATHEDRAL

One of the oldest Cathedrals, in the smallest city in Scotland

Dunblane Cathedral
DUNCARRON MEDIEVAL FORT

A rural living museum portraying life in a 13th century Scottish Fort

Duncarron Fort
DUNROBIN CASTLE

Fairytale French chateau in the far north of Scotland. Home to the Dukes of Sutherland

Dunrobin Castle
DUNKELD CATHEDRAL

A significant holy site since the sixth century, founded by Saint Columba

Dunkeld Cathedral
DUNNOTTAR CASTLE

Famous ruined keep situated on a rocky outcrop in northeast Scotland. Once the hiding place of ‘The Honours of Scotland’

Dunnottar Castle
DUNVEGAN CASTLE

Ancient castle on The Isle of Skye and historic home to the Clan MacLeod

Dunvegan Castle
EDINBURGH CASTLE

World-famous castle dominating the skyline

Edinburgh Castle
EILEAN DONAN CASTLE

Iconic highland Castle overlooking the Kyles

Eilean Donan Castle
THE FALKIRK WHEEL

Modern & efficient canal technology

The Falkirk Wheel
FALKLAND PALACE AND GARDENS

12th century Stuart House hunting lodge

Falkland Palace
FLOORS CASTLE

A grand country mansion and the largest continually inhabited ‘Castle’ in Scotland

Floors Castle
FORT GEORGE

Large army fortress built near Inverness

Fort George
GLAMIS CASTLE

Impressive castle home that is the most haunted castle in Britain with connections to Royalty and Shakespeare

Glamis Castle
GLASGOW CATHEDRAL

The High Kirk of Glasgow is the oldest cathedral in Scotland and one of the largest Cathedrals in the country

Glasgow Cathedral
GLASGOW MERCHANT CITY

Industrious area in Glasgow that saw wealth from eastern trade

Merchant City
GLENCOE

A desolate landscape with a dark history

Glencoe
GLENFINNAN VIADUCT

Railway viaduct that featured in Harry Potter Films

Glenfinnan Viaduct
GLADSTONE’S LAND

Original 17th century townhouse in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town

Gladstone’s Land
THE HERMITAGE, DUNKELD

18th century folly honouring the blind bard Ossian

The Hermitage
HOLYROOD PALACE AND GARDENS

The official Royal Residence in Scotland

Holyrood Palace
HILL HOUSE

The best example of 1900 Mackintosh design. Situated in Helensburgh

Hill House
HAILES CASTLE

13th century castle strategic in the wars of independence

Hailes Castle
HOPETOUN HOUSE

Large 17th Century country mansion near Edinburgh

Hopetoun House
HUNTINGTOWER CASTLE

15th century castle connected to Mary Queen of Scots

Huntingtower Castle
INCHCOLM ABBEY & ISLAND

12th century Abbey on Inchcolm Island

Inchcolm Abbey
INVERARAY CASTLE

Gothic style Castle and home to the Dukes of Argyll, Clan Campbell

Inveraray Castle
IONA ABBEY

The remote and ancient birthplace of Christianity in Scotland

Iona Abbey
KILCHURN CASTLE

Imposing fortress in dramatic landscape. Seat of the Campbells of Glenorchy

Kilchurn Castle
LINLITHGOW PALACE

Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots

Linlithgow Palace
LOCH NESS

The home of the Monster and her children

Loch Ness
LOCH KATRINE

Picturesque Loch with Paddle Steamer Sir Walter Scott

Loch Katrine
LUSS VILLAGE

Quaint loch side village on Loch Lomond

Luss Village
MACKINTOSH HOUSE

Art Deco house designed by Glaswegian Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Mackintosh House
MEIKLEOUR BEECH HEDGE

The worlds tallest hedgerow, reaching to heaven

Meikleour Hedge
MIDHOPE CASTLE

Popularised as the set of Lallybroch Castle in Outlander

Midhope Castle
NEPTUNE’S STAIRCASE

Britains longest lock staircase on the Caledonian canal

Neptune’s Staircase
PAISLEY ABBEY

Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit

Paisley Abbey
PEOPLE’S PALACE & WINTER GARDEN

Museum and Glasshouse in Glasgow’s east end

People’s Palace
ROBERT BURNS BIRTHPLACE

See the cottage that Scotland’s national bard was born in and discover his work at the excellent visitor centre

Robert Burns Birthplace
ROSSLYN CHAPEL

Mysterious chapel with links to The Knights Templar

Rosslyn Chapel
THE ROYAL MILE

Famous Scottish mile through the old town of Edinburgh

The Royal Mile
ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA

Famous ship that carried the Royals and entertained around the world

Royal Yacht Britannia
RRS DISCOVERY

Royal Research Ship that took Scott of the Antarctic on his ill-fated mission south

RRS Discovery
PRESTON MILL

Quirky grain mill building and phantassie doocot

Preston Mill
SCONE PALACE

Classic 12th century historic house near Perth

Scone Palace
SCOTLAND’S SECRET BUNKER

Cold War nuclear installation hidden in the Fife countryside

Scotland’s Secret Bunker
SCOTTISH CRANNOG CENTRE

Recreation of an Iron-age water fort on the banks of Loch Tay, depicting life around 500BC

Scottish Crannog
ST ANDREWS CATHEDRAL

Once the largest Cathedral in Scotland, the Reformation and looting took its toll on the impressive structure

St Andrews Cathedral
ST ANDREWS CASTLE

Part-demolished medieval castle in the famous town of St Andrews. Once home to the bishops of Scotland.

St Andrews Castle
ST GILES CATHEDRAL

Historic Cathedral on The Royal Mile in Edinburgh

St Giles Cathedral
STIRLING CASTLE

Historic Royal seat and capital of Scotland in the Middle Ages

Stirling Castle
THE FORTH BRIDGES

Historic crossing of the River Forth between north and south Queensferry

The Forth Bridges
THE KELPIES

Modern structure designed by Andy Scott

The Kelpies
TANTALLON CASTLE

Cliff edge castle on the East Lothian coastline

Tantallon Castle
TRAQUAIR HOUSE

Scotland’s oldest continually inhabited house with links to Scottish royalty and the Jacobite movement

Traquair House
THE SCOTT MONUMENT

Central-Edinburgh monument celebrating Sir Walter Scott

The Scott Monument
URQUHART CASTLE

Famous Castle on the banks of Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle
WALLACE MONUMENT

Imposing Victorian tower celebrating national hero William Wallace

Wallace Monument
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