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Private Minibus Tour to the Highlands and West Coast from Glasgow
"Leave Glasgow and you'll drive past Stirling Castle (from the motorway) into the countryside and past Doune Castle - a well preserved 14th century Castle set amid lovely Stirlingshire countryside.Hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and residents. Doune Castle is the atmospheric stand-in for the fictional Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander and has also been used as a film location f you'll stop for a photo at Kilchurn Castle settled on the banks of Loch Awe; this is one of the most photographed castles in Scotland often used in calendars and numerous other promotional material.Next you'll travel northwest to Inverary (17th Century); in this picturesque town you will have time to enjoy lunch and perhaps visit the jail or castle (featured in Downtown Abbey).On departing Inverary
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West Highland Lochs and Castles Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
"Board a 16-passenger luxury minivan in central Edinburgh in the morning and set off on a journey toward the Scottish Highlands. Traveling west first make a photo stop at Stirling Castle once known as the 'Key to Scotland.' It was here that William Wallace — immortalized by Mel Gibson in the film Braveheart — defeated the English army in 1297.Continue to the fantastic medieval stronghold of Doune Castle. Built for the Duke of the castle is still in remarkable condition. You may recognize it from the famous film Monty Python and The Holy Grail or the more recent Outlander TV series based on the books by Diana Gabaldon.Leave the rolling farmlands behind and venture into the wild forests and dramatic mountains of the Scottish Highlands. Hear the story of the ‘Scottish Robin Hood’ in the Braes of Balquhidder the final resting place of Highland outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. Wind your way through the Breadalbane mountains stopping for lunch (own expense)
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West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh
"Leaving Edinburgh your tour begins at Doune Castle in Stirlingshire. The castle is instantly recognisable from the film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' and more recently in TV Series 'Game of Thrones' and 'Outlander'. Spend time exploring the castle (own expense) and take pictures before making your way back to the coach.You will then journey through the Highlands past stunning Lochs historic castles and glorious glens before you stop for lunch near Glen Ogle offering spectacular views. Spend an hour at your leisure and appreciate your surroundings fully before continuing north to Kilchurn Castle.Kilchurn Castle located on the banks of Loch Awe and surrounded by mountains
From GBP43.00

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Iona Ferry

I’d decided to stay in Fionnphort, but I arrived to early to check into my B&B so I decided to get the ferry to Iona. The timetable? Ah...Sailings in the early morning and late afternoon run at fixed...
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cruising Iona, Staffa and Lunga

I took a halfday-cruise from Fionnphort to Iona, Staffa and Lunga and may hioghly recommend it to everyone !As soon as you arrive in Fionnport, check out carefully the time-tables of the various...
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Iona is another island and in Scotland, that means Caledonia MacBrayne. For 3.85 pounds you can get a round trip ticket from Fionnphort on Mull over to Iona. Everyone goes as a foot passenger on this...
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take the ferry to Iona

When visiting Iona you have to leave your car in Fionnphort at a large car-parking directely at the port. A small ferry takes you that short distance between Fionnphort in the Island of Mull and the...
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Loch Buie

The MV Loch Buie plies between Fionnphort on Mull and Iona. Only islanders are allowed to take their cars over; for other visitors there is a car park at Fionnphort.The last crossing is about 6 pm;...
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Shank's Pony

You get to Iona via a pedestrian ferry from Fionnport. You can't take your vehicle unless you live on the island. You can take bicycles though. Otherwise, the only way to get around Iona is to walk....
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Traigh Ban Nam Monach

... (& sit) Most visitors get as far as the Abbey, do the tour and then march back to the ferry. A minority (oddballs like me) go exploring. The island is renowned for having a spiritual...
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The Nunnery

The Nunnery was an Augustinian convent established sometime after the foundation of the nearby monastery in 1203. Bethóc, daughter of Somerled, was first prioress. The ruins form the most complete...
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