No New Notifications

Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond Full-Day Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Experienced Tours

Select Option

Highlights

First we stop to admire the views over the Forth Bridges from South Queensferry before continuing to Linlithgow Palace with its rich and varied history.

Then we take the 'Royal Route' to Stirling Castle and explore the ancient royal seat of Scotland. Learn the varied history of the Stuart Royals and the great battles of the middle-ages that were fought nearby.

Travel on to the National Park and explore the idyllic Loch Lomond with its calm waters that make way to dramatic highland scenery. Visit the conservation village of Luss and hear the local stories from hundreds of years of tradition.

The private tour is conduced in our luxury Mercedes minivans that comfortably accommodate up to 6 passengers. Your passionate Driver-guide will bring the day to live with stories and living history and will personally escort you to all monuments and locations.

Each itinerary is entirely customisable so if there is something specific you would like to see along the route please let us know!

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: South Queensferry, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland

We stop here to take in the view of 'The Three Bridges', a stunning collection of road and railway bridges with a long and interesting history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Linlithgow Palace, 9 Kirkgate Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7AL Scotland

We visit this interesting ruined Palace and view it from the exterior. Linlithgow is the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and has a long and complex history that you will hear about from the historic peel.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Kelpies & The Helix, 4 Stadium Way The Helix, Falkirk FK2 9EE Scotland

We will drive past the impressive Kelpies public art installation as we travel to and from Stirling. These impressive statues of Clydesdale horse heads tower 30 meters above the Canal basin as we drive along the Royal Route.

Stop At: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

We visit Stirling Castle at the top of Castle Hill. With breathtaking views across the carse of Stirling and a rich history. We will explore the entire castle including Great Hall and Royal Apartments on a walking tour of the castle with your guide.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pass By: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

We will drive through the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park which has beautiful scenery. This is a remove area of Scotland and often referred to as 'The Highlands in Miniature'. There are many photo opportunities along this route.

Stop At: The David Sterling Memorial, Old Military Road B824, Dunblane FK15 9PA Scotland

We stop to take in the views over The Trossachs area and learn about local man David Stirling and his huge contribution to World War 2.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Doune Castle, Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA Scotland

We will visit medieval Doune Castle, arguably Scotland's most famous caslte. Doune has been used in Monty Python, Game of Thrones and Outlander. It also has an interesting past and notable architecture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Trossachs, Trossachs, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

We drive through the picturesque Trossachs area, described as 'the highlands in miniature'. We also pass by Scotland's only Lake!

Stop At: Balmaha, Balmaha, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

We stop at the picturesque loch-side village of Luss. We see the beautiful Loch Lomond and explore the coastline after lunch at a local historic tavern serving great Scottish food and beer.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Kilt-wearing private guide


Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Linlithgow Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Stirling Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can collect and return you from any Edinburgh hotel or accommodation.

Airports

  • Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland


Ports

  • Queensferry
  • Newhaven
  • Leith




Departure Time
9:00 AM

Duration
8 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Experienced Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.