Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Bonnie Prince Charlie: Follow in the footsteps of Charles Edward Stuart

Day 1

This two day trip would involve travelling north from Glasgow via Loch Lomond to Glencoe with its wonderful scenery and sense of history. It was here that the clan Macdonald was massacred by soldiers commanded by Robert Campbell of Glenlyon on the 13th of February 1692. We proceed to Ballachulish and on to Fort William. From there we travel west to the village of Glenfinnan where Prince Charles witnessed the raising of the standard in 1745. There is a spectacular monument and a visitor centre to the "45 Rebellion". Then it's on to Inverness via Loch Ness (and the monster). We stay in comfortable accommodation in Inverness.

Day 2

On the second day we visit Culloden Battlefield, where the last Jacobite battle took place in 1746 with the defeat of the Prince's army. After the battlefield we look at the 5,000 year old Clava Burial Cairns, before going south to Perth and Glasgow taking in various sites on the way, such as Blair Castle, Scone Palace and Dunkeld Cathedral.

What's Included:

  • Executive mini van transport
  • Experienced guide
Prices do not include entrance fees. Castles and most attractions are around £10.00 per person. Many museums and galleries in Scotland are free of charge.

Accommodation and restaurant recommendations can be organised on request.

For a quote please contact us on 0044 7753 149 559 or email info@greatscot-tours.com.

For more tours please visit our website at www.greatscot-tours.com.

Rob Roy MacGregor

Immortalised in written word and on the silver screen, Rob Roy is to many a 'Scottish Robin Hood'.

Born Rob Roy MacGregor on the northern shores of Loch Katrine in 1671, during his life he was a soldier, a clan leader, a castle raider, an outlaw and ultimately a folk hero.

What will you make of the legend?

Tour (A) Rob Roy:

Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: "By yon Bonnie Banks and By yon Bonnie Braes": a classic one day tour around Scotland’s first National Park. See Loch Lomond’s natural beauty, the Rob Roy countryside of the Trossachs and Stirling Castle, home of the Stuart Kings.


Visit our website to arrange a Rob Roy One Day Tour.

One Day Tours Steeped in Scottish History

Great Scot itineraries include tours to outstanding areas of Glencoe, with its high mountains, magnificent views and renowned sense of history. Please find a selection of our one day tours below.

Tour (A) Rob Roy:

Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: "By yon Bonnie Banks and By yon Bonnie Braes": a classic one day tour around Scotland’s first National Park. See Loch Lomond’s natural beauty, the Rob Roy countryside of the Trossachs and Stirling Castle, home of the Stuart Kings.

Tour (B) Mount Stuart:

West Loch Lomond, The Cowal Peninsula, Isle of Bute and Mount Stuart House. Visit the village of Luss, the Rest & Be Thankful mountain pass & Mount Stuart: Scotland’s most unique house on the Island of Bute.

 

Tour (C) Robert Burns:

Burns Country: The Rabbie Burns house, the Tam O’Shanter bridge and a fine country home for a gentleman at Culzean Castle. Also, Paisley Abbey and The Thomas Coats Memorial Church, the only Baptist Cathedral in the world.

 

Tour (D) Glasgow The Surprising City:

Glasgow: European Capital City of Culture. This is truly a Surprising City of Architecture & Design and is second to none especially where Charles Rennie Mackintosh is concerned. Visit South Loch Lomond and Glengoyne malt whisky distillery and come home by the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond.

Tour (E) Edinburgh Capital Tour:

Edinburgh City Tour -Roslin Chapel- Holyrood Palace: This capital tour will see the Castle and the Royal Mile with St Giles Cathedral and at Holyrood the Mason's Pillar and unique carvings.

What's Included:

  • Executive mini van transport
  • Experienced guide
The day tour prices do not include entrance fees. Castles and most attractions are around £10.00 per person. Many museums and galleries in Scotland are free of charge.

For more please visit www.greatscot-tours.com or contact us on 0044 7753 149 559 or email info@greatscot-tours.com