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The 'Cathedrals, Castles & Highlands' Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Take a trip north of Edinburgh to picturesque Perthshire. Experience the contrast of two of Scotland’s best surviving Cathedrals, visit the stunning formal gardens at Drummond Castle and visit the peaceful retreat and ancient Caledonian Forrest at The Hermitage.

Journey past some of Scotland’s best sights along the way, including breathtaking views of Stirling Castle, The Wallace Monument and The Kelpies.

Book this bespoke private tour and see more of the sights of beautiful Perthshire complete with the guidance or your knowledgeable driver & guide. Our tours are conducted in our premium Mercedes Minivans with plenty of baggage space, air conditioning and complimentary water for each guest.

per adult from

$279

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • WiFi on board
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Drummond Gardens
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Drummond Gardens, 2 miles south of Crieff on the Muthill Road (A822) Drummond Castle, Crieff PH7 4HZ Scotland

    Located deep in Perthshire, Drummond Castle is a 15th century keep with a 17th century mansion house extension, set into 12 acres of formal terraced gardens. The Castle has seen a lot of history and is connected to Oliver Cromwell and The Jacobite cause, eventually being seized as a government asset. Today the house is private but the claimed gardens are considered to be the best example of their kind in Scotland and well worth a visit.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Dunblane Cathedral, The Cross, Dunblane FK15 0AQ Scotland

    The Cathedral at Dunblane dates back over 1,000 years and is one of the best examples of a Medieval place of worship in Scotland. The tower dates from the 1100’s and the chancel in the 1400’s. During the religious reformation lead by John Knox, Dunblane Cathedral was stripped of its furnishings and fell into disrepair until it was fully restored in the 1800’s.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Just off A9 at Dunkeld, Dunkeld Scotland

    The Hermitage near Dunkeld is a gentle woodland walk through the ancient Craigvinean forest to Ossian’s Hall, a surprising folly (retreat) overlooking the impressive Black Linn waterfall. The path to the folly traverses ancient Caledonian forrest and is home to some of the tallest trees in the Uk.

    The folly was built in 1760 for the Third Earl of Breadalbane to honour the blind bard Ossian

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld Scotland

    Dunkeld Cathedral stands on the banks of the River Tay in Dunkeld, Perthshire. It is set within a beautiful wooded area to the northern end of the postcard perfect village of Dunkeld.

    Because of the long construction period of some 250 years, the cathedral shows mixed architecture. Gothic and Norman elements are intermingled throughout the structure.

    Although the northern part of the building lies in ruins, the cathedral is in regular use today and is open to the public.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

    We will see Stirling Castle's dominant position as we pass by on the tour route.

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

    We will pass by the impressive Kelpie's art installation designed by Andy Scott on the tour route.

    Stop At: Forth Bridge, North Queensferry KY11 1HP Scotland

    We will stop at South Queensferry to admire the 'three Bridges' on the tour route, the only place in the world three bridges from three centuries cross a body of water.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can collect you from any Edinburgh Hotel.Airports
    • Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland
    Ports
    • Newhaven Edinburgh
    • South Queensferry
    • Leith
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Experienced Tours is 'Good To Go' and has passed the government Covid-19 assessment. We are now able to resume our private tours of Scotland. A private tour is the best way to travel whilst practicing social distancing without other passengers being in the vehicle.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Experienced Tours

Activity ID: V-100490P7

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