Loch Lomond was once the stronghold of the ancient Celtic Earls of Lennox . The Clan Macfarlane guarded the pass from Loch Long to Loch Lomond from the early 1200s. Discover how they skirmished with Vikings, defended their Island Castles, helped King Robert the Bruce, fought at Bannockburn and how the moon became their lantern!
What You'll Get
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Stop At: Arrochar, UK
Ancestral lands of the Clan Macfarlane
Auld Kirk of Macfarlanes (Macfarlane Gravestones)
Ballyennan Burial Ground (Macfarlane Gravestones)
Chiefs House Marker
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Inveruglas, Inveruglas, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
View inveruglas island from the shore and the ruined clan Macfarlane castle. Learn about how and when it was destroyed.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
Take a speedboat trip out to Island I vow and visit the ruined castle of Clan Chief Andrew Macfarlane
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Luss, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
The Macfarlane Territory once stretched from Luss to Perth. Visit the Clan chief burial Markers at the Luss Parish Church. Previously a Macfarlane place of worship before the clan Colquhoun acquired the lands. visit the gift shops and have a quick bite to eat.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Rest and be Thankful, A83, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AD Scotland
We take. drive up to the rest and be thankful spot on the other side of loch long. This significant pass in the hills surrounding arrochar offers beautiful views and a true sense of how highland clans would have lived.
Duration: 45 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Speed Boat Transfer to Island
Arrochar & Tarbet, Arrochar G83 7DA, UK
Traveler pickup is offered
The best pick up location for this tour is any hotel or B&B in or around Arrochar.
- Glasgow Intl Airport, Paisley PA3 2SW Scotland
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Prestwick Scotland
- Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland
6 to 8 hours
Returns to original departure point
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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.