Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Tour from Glasgow

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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Tour from Glasgow
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Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style and enjoy a wee dram of whisky on a small-group tour from Glasgow. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.
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Location:
Glasgow City, United Kingdom
Country:
United Kingdom
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
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Stop At: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

The “Key to Scotland”, this impressive castle offers a dominating view of the area around it from its impregnable walls.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling Scotland

One of Scotland’s largest lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glengoyne Distillery, Dumgoyne, Glasgow G63 9LB Scotland

Savour the tastes of this fabulous distillery’s unique barley drying technique, utilising warm air rather than peat smoke.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Small group tour (max 16 people)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to Stirling Castle and Glengoyne Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - Stirling Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Glengoyne Distillery

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

266 George St, Glasgow G1 1QX, UK

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Min. age 5 years old. We do not accept children under the age of 5 years.
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please arrive 15-mins in advance to check-in.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • In order to retain the integrity of the tour and try to ensure that all our customers have the best possible experience, we do cap bookings from any one party to 8 passengers.
  • 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 16 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Did this day trip alone and had an amazing day! The driver Stevie was funny, knowledgeable and professional. He told just the right amounts of history so that the trip was interesting and enjoyable without feeling like a history lecture. The tours were beautiful. The bus stopped for great pictures of Stirling castle he took us up to a small cove for beautiful pictures of Loch Lomond and the highlands. The Glengoyne tour at the end was well worth it. I recommend the Wee Tour with two drams. Highly recommend this trip overall! A fantastic way to spend a day and not tiring like many day tours.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
This tour was awesome. Ben was full of interesting tales and we had plenty of time at all stops. We even stopped to see some Highland Cows. It was a great unexpected treat.
• Submitted 08 Jul 2019
I can't say enough about this fantastic tour. We were spoiled by amazing weather but nevertheless I highly recommend this trip. If you are lucky you will get Grant Scott as your guide - he was so good. We were six guys on a stag weekend suffering from hangovers and dragged out of bed quite early to meet the bus. But it was well worth it as Grant quickly raised our spirits with his banter and good humour! Book it without any hesitation great value for money. Note the entry fees to attractions are not included - but well worth the extra cost paid on the day.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Very enjoyable day, great driver/ guide. Loved Stirling Castle. The scenery was beautiful. We would certainly recommend to others.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
It was a most wonderful day trip with a very interesting guide whose knowledge was limitless.....Grant. Stirling Castle was amazing more so than Edinburgh castle. I would certai ly recommend this day trip
• Submitted 25 Apr 2019
This was a very good tour. A little history, a little nature and a little whisky! Not too long of a drive between stops. Fraser was great. Funny. Kind. Knew when to stop talking and when to inform.
• Submitted 20 Nov 2018
Had a great day with Nicola seeing Scotland! Everything ran smoothly and there was a good amount of time at each place. Nicola was very approachable and informative. It was a great overview and we learnt heaps about the history of Scotland. Would highly recommend!
• Submitted 19 Nov 2018
The trip was fantastic. Our driver, Allen, is outstanding at what he does. He clearly had an itinerary of what to talk about and when during the drive, and it was perfect. He made me laugh. His sense of humor was incredible. He had jokes to tell, sure, but he also had a wit about him that was hilarious. He taught me history and facts of Scotland. I learned about Sir William Wallace; Scottish folklore, music and history; the coat color of a particular cow; and much more. He made me inwardly reflect. A story he told coupled with an extended pause in his speech and views of the gorgeous Scottish countryside gave me ample time think deeply. I travelled alone, but not once did I feel alone. I cannot speak highly enough of my guide, Allen. The locations were great as well. Stirling Castle was great to explore. We stopped at a few places around Loch Lomond to take pictures. We stopped in Aberdoyle, a charming little town with nice shops, eateries and bars. I could have spent half a day just wandering around Aberdoyle. Our last destination was Glengoyne Distillery, and it was a complete joy. The scotch is premier. If you choose this trip, I do not think you will be disappointed. If you get Allen as a guide, I know you won't be disappointed. Have fun and safe travels!
• Submitted 23 Oct 2018
This was my third visit in the past five years. Perched on the volcanic rock outcropping overlooking the glen and bridge where William Wallace won the battle of Sterling Bridge, Stirling Castle is the epitome of 16th Century castles. This is no ruin but a dynamically restored Castle with wall paintings and beautifully reproduced tapestries. Costumed docents help to explain rooms and furnishings in the palace and it’s worth taking a tour with one of the Historic Scotland guides for an overview of the castle’s history. Be sure to check out the various galleries, especially the one that displays the ceiling bosses from the time of King James.
• Submitted 11 Oct 2018
Our guide Gordon, was well informed, entertaining, and very congenial. He gave us interesting side trips.
• Submitted 11 Jul 2018
Our driver, Grant, was very knowledgeable in the local area as well as in the history of the area. We saw a lot more than we expected and had a great time. Never felt rushed and really enjoyed the tour including the Glengoyne distillery at the end!
• Submitted 26 Jun 2018
Very much enjoyed this tour and our guide Cameron was fantastic. One of the best tours I have ever taken, and Cameron's stories and music made the trip enjoyable for all.
• Submitted 30 May 2018
Our guide Gill was brilliant. Friendly and full of information. The castle was beautiful, Loch Lomond was breathtaking and the whisky distillery tour was very interesting.
• Submitted 09 May 2018
This was the 2nd time I did this tour with Rabbies and it was just as great the 2nd time! Highly recommend!
• Submitted 10 Apr 2018
This was a great tour. Our tour guide was very informative, and knowledgeable on the sites we visited. He also incorporated music and the history behind You take the high road etc.... Nice pace and highly recommend.... All of the sites visited were awesome
• Submitted 05 Apr 2018
Highly enjoyable! The coach was comfortable. Our driver/guide had a great sense of humor, shared entertaining stories and was a wealth of historical trivia. Thank you Ben! Would do tour again.
• Submitted 02 Apr 2018
Wonderful tour
• Submitted 24 Feb 2018
Great tour and such a nice day! Highly recommend getting out of Glasgow to see the countryside. Stirling Castle is amazing. The scenery around the loch was so beautiful. The whisky stop was really very cool. Ian was our guide and he did a great job. So much history and stories shared. We all have very fond memories of him as a guide. It was such a nice day and thank you to Ian for the memories you left us with.
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
Awesome tour.
• Submitted 08 Feb 2018
Our driver was well informed, entertaining and funny as well. He was so great that had we had more time, we'd have booked another tour with him as our driver. The tour was great as well. So worth it.
• Submitted 01 Jan 2018
A, nothing but best things to say. Our guide Andrew was exceptional, truly. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 18 Dec 2017
Though striling castle was covered in fog, still a great trip. Tour guide was very knowledgable and had good recommendations.
• Submitted 15 Dec 2017
Great tour with a very informative driver.
• Submitted 30 Nov 2017
Enjoyed the tour. The guide kept us on schedule without rushing. Explained in detail what we were seeing and even provided music. The package included what you would want to see in a day trip within Scotland. Easy to find the shuttle downtown and the driver even dropped us off near a cab when the tour was over. Harry - Black Mountain, NC USA
• Submitted 27 Nov 2017