Tour 3 - Urquhart Castle, Culloden, Loch Ness, Inverness, incl. Outlander sites

Thistle Excursions - Invergordon Bus or Coach Tours

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Our tour is based on a quality experience from feedback from our customers in 2019. We are a new company who aim to please and our guides will offer you local knowledge and answer all your questions.

Our tour will depart 30 minutes to 1.5 hours after the ship’s arrival.

This tour is provided in a luxury 4 seater car or a luxury 9 seater minvan. You are guaranteed the personal touch from our friendly and expert guides.

If you are a German guest we can sometimes provide you with a German-speaking guide, but usually our tour is in English.

About This Deal

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Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland

Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle as well as the video centre. Watch a 6 minute historic video with own language subtitles. Wander down to the ruins or browse the shop or cafe.

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

Travel beside Loch Ness for 15 miles, stopping for photos of Nessie (if you’re very lucky).

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Inverness, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Arrive Inverness city centre where your entrance is included to Inverness Castle’s new viewing gallery. See right across the city. Visit Flora MacDonald’s statue outside the castle and see the shops and cafes in Inverness. Maybe try a local beer in the oldest bar in Inverness, the Gellions, dating back to 1841.

Unfortunately only photos until 2024 as vast he is clouded for complete renovation.

Pass By: Culloden Viaduct, Inverness IV2 5EJ Scotland

Pass by Culloden viaduct. Built in 1893 for trains and still used to this day. Photo opportunities.

Stop At: Clava Cairns, Balnuaran of Clava, IV2 5EU Scotland

Visit Clava Cairns - 4,000 year old burial ground of standing stones used for the inspiration in the Outlander book and series.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Beauly Priory, Beauly IV4 7DY Beauly IV4, Beauly Scotland

Leave the village Drumnadrochit then back to the ship via wild land 1000 feet up a mountain the dropping down into the village of Beauly, passing by the ancient Priory.

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland

Visit Culloden battlefield, free to roam the battlefield or visit shop and restaurant. Small extra entry charge if you wish to go right into visitor centre to re-live the battle from 1746.

Duration: 45 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle

  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Culloden Battlefield

6 to 7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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