Stirling Castle Day Tour
Explore Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond National Park
Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh
Book a private Stirling Castle tour from Edinburgh and experience the most important Castle in Scotland – Visit Stirling Castle and walk in the footsteps of Kings & Queens with Scottish Guided Tours – Private tours of Scotland allow more time to experience Scotland with a private guide and transport. The beautiful scenery of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park await – Explore the ‘Bonnie Banks’ of Loch Lomond on a private tour from Edinburgh for a truly authentic tour of Scotland – Enquire about Private Guided Tours of Scotland
Stirling Castle Day Tour
‘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….
A visit to Stirling Castle is a truly memorable experience. Once the power base of the House of Stuart and as such, the most important castle in Scotland. Mary Queen of Scots was crowned Queen of Scotland at Stirling Castle. If you did not control Stirling, you did not control Scotland.
Stirling Castle towers over the surrounding Royal Burgh of Stirling and lies about 45 minutes from Edinburgh. Built on an imposing volcanic plug, Stirling Castle is a must-see on your Scotland travels. Stunning views to the Wallace Monument and the rugged Highlands beyond.
In the afternoon, your private guided tour of Scotland continues to the beautiful mountains & scenery of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. These wild mountains and glens have hidden outlaws and Queens alike through the centuries. The ‘Bonnie Banks’ of Loch Lomond and the surrounding National park provide the perfect backdrop for your private day tour of Scotland.
Booking our private Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh is a fantastic, fun and convenient way to explore Scotland.
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Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh
The first stop on our private tour of Scotland is the magnificent Stirling Castle.
The most important castle in Scotland and as a result, a must-see on your private tour from Edinburgh.
Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh
Nearly every Scottish King or Queen has either lived here, died here or been crowned at Stirling Castle.
As a result, tours of Stirling Castle are full of history and legend.
The fortress perched on the volcanic rock looks out towards the National Wallace Monument.
Travelling from Edinburgh to Stirling the Wallace Monument is a striking landmark. Built-in the 1800s to commemorate the 13th-century freedom fighter and ‘Braveheart’ William Wallace, the tower is visible from miles around.
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The Scottish Highlands and lowlands are clearly visible and act as a reminder of Stirling Castles importance through the centuries.
Fortified structures have existed here for thousands of years.
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Walk the ramparts of the castle, past the canons and defences for outstanding views of the Highland line.
Edinburgh to Stirling Castle is about 35 miles and Glasgow to Stirling Castle, about 25 miles.
Stirling Castle was voted the Number One visitor attraction in the UK.
You will feel the history and marvel at the architecture.
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Walk in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots and the powerful Stuarts. Stirling Castle is an interactive experience.
From the best examples of French renaissance architecture to the Great Hall and royal gardens. Stirling Castle is incredible to visit and experience.
‘Gateway to the Highlands’
We depart Stirling Castle for the Southern Highlands around noon.
Stirling has been called the “Gateway to the Highlands” for a long time because it straddles the boundary line between Highland & Lowland Scotland.
Scottish heroes such as William Wallace of Braveheart fame battled at Stirling Bridge and as a result, make this Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh one of our most popular private tours of Scotland.
Robert Bruce, King of Scots, saw victory here in 1314 at Bannockburn.
A victory over the English King, that would help shape Scotland for hundreds of years to come.
Rob Roy MacGregor, the famous “Highland rogue” evaded capture in this part of Scotlands highlands in the 18th century and is immortalised by Sir Walter Scott.
Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
Our Stirling Castle day tour continues into a wonderful part, Scotland called the “Trossachs.”
‘Rugged or rough ground’ is the Gaelic meaning.
A part of Scotland often described as the Highlands in miniature.
Lochs, glens and glorious mountains await.
This part of Scotland has many secrets and has hidden Kings, Queens, rebels and rogues for hundreds of years.
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In the afternoon, we bob and weave across the land on our guided tour of Scotland.
Lovely lochside restaurants, traditional pubs or cafes are available for lunch.
Sampling fresh Scottish produce is all part of the journey.
Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
Guided tours of Scotland often visit Loch Lomond, described as the jewel of the National Park because of the areas mountains and highland scenery.
The loch is over 23 miles long and a popular place for day-trippers and water-sports enthusiasts.
We travel to the quiet side of the loch for beautiful short walks and stunning views of the ‘Highland Line’
A walk by the “Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond’ is a wonderful way to see this part of Scotland.
Lochside pubs, coffee and Scottish ice cream are never that far away though!!
Our Scottish Guided Tour of Stirling is not complete without a visit to The Kelpies.
The largest statues of horses in the world are truly awe-inspiring and a great landmark to Scotland industrial heritage.
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Private Stirling Castle Tour Timings
The first stop is Stirling Castle, in the beautiful town of Stirling around 10 am – Depart Stirling Castle at noon
We continue into the Southern Highlands, driving through some beautiful villages and historical sites.
A short photo stop at the 14th century Doune Castle (Outlander filming location, Monty Python & the Holy Grail and also Winterfell in Game of Thrones)
Lunch around 1 pm in the Trossachs, often described as the Highlands in miniature.
We follow in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots & Queen Victoria as we travel along beautiful loch sides, passed mountains, glens and we may even come face to face with our legendary Highland Cattle (Hairy Coos)
Our journey continues to the world-famous Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond for lunch, a short walk and spectacular scenery.
The day is not complete without a visit to the famous Kelpie sculptures near Falkirk.
The largest statues of horses in the world.
We return approx 18:30
- Private Day Tour prices: 695 GBP per day/per group (not per person)
- Exclusively for your group of up to 8 passengers (for larger groups please contact us)
- Guides daily & overnight expenses are included.
- 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