Scottish Guided Tours

Glencoe Day Tour

Explore the Scottish Highlands on a Private Day Tour of Scotland from Edinburgh

Glencoe Day Tour

Book our private Glencoe Highlands tour of Scotland from Edinburgh – Experience the rugged Scottish Highlands and the world-famous Glencoe. Book a fantastic relaxed private day tour exploring the best of Scotland’s history, landscapes, and local hospitality. Tales of Highland Warriors, Jacobites, and folklore are all part of our wonderful private tour from Edinburgh. A memorable and fun day tour of Scotland from Edinburgh awaits – Enquire about Private Guided Tours of Scotland.

Glencoe Day Tour from Edinburgh

Book a private guided day tour to Glencoe from Edinburgh and experience the highlands of Scotland in a day

‘Niall is an experienced Scottish tour guide. Raised in the mountains and glens of Scotland and inspired by his father, renowned Scottish author and historian Dr Rennie McOwan, Niall feels passionately about his role as a bespoke private tour guide.

Directly descended from legendary Highland stalker Donald Ross, Chief Stalker to the Duke of Portland, Niall aims to give clients the best possible experience whether it be heritage related , historical, cultural  or perhaps a mixture of all three – the best that Scotland has to offer’  Read more….

Stirling Castle Day Tour

Your Journey

We depart at 9.am, and our unique private day tour from Edinburgh to Glencoe begins. Experience the world-famous Kelpies: The largest statues of horses globally and an incredible sight—Marvel at Stirling Castle as we travel North past the Royal Burgh of Stirling (Photo stop). Enjoy Callander Highland Village and the beautiful scenery of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Rannoch Moor and the awe-inspiring Glencoe are a unique and wonderful experience. Enjoy lunch in the heart of Glencoe and feel the history and listen to the folklore of the Scottish Highlands. Explore this beautiful and wild area of the Scottish Highlands with your private guide. On our return to Edinburgh, see first hand the Unesco protected engineering marvel of the Forth Rail Bridge. The iconic rail bridge has stood the test of time since opening in 1890—a classic Scottish landmark.

A private day tour from Edinburgh to Glencoe is a truly memorable experience. Booking our private Glencoe Tour from Edinburgh is a fantastic, fun, and convenient way to explore Scotland. Scottish Guided Tours plan and deliver bespoke private tours of Scotland and complete door-to-door service. Our private tours from Edinburgh are designed around your interests and time frame.

Glencoe & Scottish Highlands Tour

Your Journey

Why Scottish Guided Tours?

Door to Door Service

Your private tour guide shall greet you at your chosen location. Hotel, B&B or even Cruise Ship Terminal. The most convenient start possible to your private tour of Scotland. Complete Door-to-door service from Scottish Guided Tours. 

Your Guides

Niall and his team of experienced Scottish Tour Guides aim to give the best possible experience, whether heritage-related, historical, cultural or perhaps a mixture of all three. Fun and authentic private guided tours of Scotland – The best Scotland has to offer.

Private Tours of Scotland

Scottish Guided Tours delivers award-winning private tours of Scotland exclusively for your group of travellers. Bespoke tours of Scotland designed around your time frame & interests.

Transport

Our brand-new luxury vehicles ensure great views, comfort, and plenty of room for all travellers and luggage. Private Small Group Tours of Scotland are exclusively for you and your travelling companions.

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Private Day Tours of Scotland

We start our Glencoe day tour from Edinburgh by visiting the famous Kelpie Structures.

The largest statues of horses in the world are an inspirational sight and, as a result, a great start to your private guided tour of Scotland from Edinburgh.

Glencoe Tour from Edinburgh
The Helix, Home of the Kelpies, is the perfect first stop on our private tour from Edinburgh to Glencoe.

 

Glencoe Highlands Tour

Next is a photo stop at Stirling Castle. The most important castle in Scotland is a must-see.

Stirling Castle was home to the European Royal dynasty of the Stuarts, including Mary Queen of Scots. A magnificent sight on our Edinburgh to Glencoe tour. 

Glencoe day Tour from Edinburgh
Stirling Castle is a great photo stop on our Glencoe Day Tour from Edinburgh.

Highland Tours

We get our first glimpse of the Highland Boundary Divide and get a sense of the landscape changing.

This ancient fault line, made up of mountains and created millions of years ago, separates lowland & highland Scotland.

The southern highland village of Callander is an ideal first stop.

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Castle Leoch has so much hidden history. A must-see on our Glencoe Tour from Edinburgh.
Loch Lomond National Park

A much deserved morning coffee & snack in this charming village sits within the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.

As we travel from Edinburgh to Glencoe, we pass lochs, mountains, and beautiful glens making this a great start to our day tour.

The Highlands were once home to the ancient people of Scotland. The Highland Clans of Scotland were the last tribal system of their kind in Europe.

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Loch Lubnaig shines through Autumn leaves on our Glencoe & Scottish Highland tours from Edinburgh.
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Niall from Scottish Guided Tours in the heart of the Loch Lomond  & Trossachs National park on our Glencoe & Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Tales & legends of the Highland Clans on our Highland Tours

The Scottish Clan system starts to be dismantled in the middle of the 18th Century by the British Government & King George II following the final Jacobite rebellion of 1745.

The Highland clearances follow, and the subsequent forced migration of Scots throughout the world is one of many reasons why Scotland is a destination for so many.

Scotland has been voted one of the best destinations in the world by Rough Guide.

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Highland Cattle or Hairy Coos are an excellent bonus on our private tour from Edinburgh.

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Scotland will stay with you forever.

We continue on our Scotland Tour to Glencoe & Scottish Highlands and across Rannoch Moor.

Rannoch Moor is 30 square mile, wild moorland with spectacular views of Loch Tulla and is a truly epic way to enter Glencoe.

 

Exploring Glencoe on our Scotland Tour

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Stob Dearg and River Coupall, Buachaille Etive Mor. An excellent stop on our journey from Edinburgh to Glencoe.

Glencoe, the main focus of our tour, attracts visitors for its awe-inspiring scenery, walking, climbing, and history.

Besides Lunch and numerous photo opportunities, short walks and exploring await.

.Glencoe has an extraordinary atmosphere due to the Clan Donald history.

 

Highland Tours – Glencoe from Edinburgh

In 1692 The Clan MacDonald of Glencoe suffered a terrible fate. This still resonates with the people of Scotland to this day.

We spend this part of the afternoon exploring Glencoe, including multiple photo stops and taking in the magnificent views of this wonderful part of Scotland.

 

Spectacular scenery on a Glencoe Day Tour from Edinburgh

Forth Rail Bridge on our Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
The Forth Rail Bridge with Scottish Guided Tours as we return from Glencoe.

We return from our Scotland tour via Highland Perthshire around 18.30 hrs and arrive back to Edinburgh’s city via the world-famous and UNESCO recognised Forth Bridges.

Experience an Unforgettable Tour of Scotland

Ten Star Review!
Ten Star Review!
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It’s been my dream to visit Scotland, and Niall McOwan of Scottish Guided Tours made this the trip of my lifetime. He took wonderful care of us for five days; he created so many wonderful experiences for us - I’ll never forget it - we took his Outlander Tour - as a Scot, he is a wealth of Scots history, plus - he knows Outlander the show. We missed him terribly when it was over. Ten stars!
Extraordinary!!! Outlander Tour
Extraordinary!!! Outlander Tour
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This was the most amazing tour!! Niall was absolutely fabulous and very knowledgeable. My husband and I couldn’t imagine trying to see everything we visited on this tour.
Unforgettable Tour of Isle of Skye
Unforgettable Tour of Isle of Skye
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First, if you are contemplating booking a tour with “Scottish Guided Tours”, we highly recommend you contact them now!! Spectacular!! We were not sure how to tackle our planned travels to the Isle of Skye so we just googled “3-day tour / Isle of Skye”, and SGT (Scottish Guided Tours) was the first listed. Thank goodness for us...
The very best way to experience Scotland!
The very best way to experience Scotland!
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Please book now - YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT! We only wished we could have had even more time with Eddie and his phenomenal expertise about Scotland once we arrived in Edinburgh, with stops in Falkirk and Stirling. Eddie made the start of our vacation truly magical. We are so grateful and immensely appreciative. Thank you!
I wish I could give them a million-star rating
I wish I could give them a million-star rating
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We booked two tours with them: a one-day Hadrian’s Wall Tour with Alan and a four-day Stirling, Isle of Skye and Highland tour with Murray. Both guides were amazing and made our trip unforgettable.
Spectacular 3-Day Outlander and St. Andrew's Day Tour
Spectacular 3-Day Outlander and St. Andrew's Day Tour
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It is rare nowadays to say that something is perfection, but my fellow trip companions and I would agree that our tour with Scottish Guided Tours led by Niall and Andrew was just that. During our ten-day visit to Scotland, we journeyed on a three-day Outlander tour with Niall as our guide and a one-day tour of St. Andrew's led by Andrew...
Touring with professionals
Touring with professionals
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Eddie, our most professional, congenial guide, was excellent. Our four days with him were seamless. He filled us with the zest of the Inverness/Isle of Skye area and people. My only regret was not having him with us for our entire trip. Thank you, Eddie and Scotland Guided Tours.
The only way to travel to the Highlands and Islands
The only way to travel to the Highlands and Islands
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Our tour of the Highlands and Islands would not have been the same without Niall. He took such great care of us, planned a truly amazing tour and handled all of the logistical details. While discussing the itinerary, we started with the tour offered, and he helped us customize our five-day trip so we could experience exactly what we hoped. Additionally, we enjoyed our overnight accommodations based on Niall's excellent recommendations...
Scottish Guided Tours = Best Decision
Scottish Guided Tours = Best Decision
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It can be difficult choosing a tour company based on online reviews but choosing to travel with Scottish Guided Tours was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made, and we are so glad we did. We spent three days exploring Skye and the Highlands with Niall as our guide, and our trip was so amazing that it completely surpassed all of our expectations. We loved it!
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  • Private Day Tour prices – 675 GBP per day (not per person)
  • Exclusively for your group of up to 8 passengers (for larger groups, please contact us)
  • Multi-day tours – Please add 79.00 GBP per day for your Guide’s overnight expenses.
  • Private guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Scottish Spring Water is provided 

Transport is in a brand new air-conditioned vehicle with plenty of room for you and your group.

Credit & debit cards or contactless payment are accepted all over Scotland. Its always handy to have a little cash for very small shops 

Scottish Guided Tours offer private tours exclusively for your group. Tours can start and end in any location within Scotland. 

Accommodation is not included in your quote. Payment for accommodation is made directly to Hotel or B&B on arrival, unless by prior arrangement.

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We would be delighted to suggest Hotels or B&B’s for your trip. Some clients prefer to book their own but we are always glad to help. Please Contact us