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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
"Take a day trip from Edinburgh to discover the Scottish Highlands and the famous Loch Ness. Begin your journey by bus heading north from Edinburgh along the imposing ramparts of Stirling Castle. Pass the Trossachs cross Rannoch Moor and stop at the dramatic Glen Coe the site of the infamous massacre in 1692. Pass through Fort William one of the largest settlements in the Scottish Highlands before driving through the Great Glen. All the while your guide will talk you through the most important and interesting sights of the region.When you arrive at Fort Augustus a charming Highland village on the banks of the famous Loch Ness
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"Loch Ness
Loch Ness Glencoe and the Highlands"Beginning from Glasgow your tour heads North first passing by the 'bonnie bonnie banks' of Loch Lomond. We pause for refreshments before climbing into the Highlands over the dramatic landscape of Rannoch Moor and the Black Mount to Glencoe one of Scotlanbd's most haunting glens and site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan. Glencoe was also featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.Our tour continues by Loch Linnhe and stops in the Fort William area for lunch (own expense) and continues on by Britain's highest mountain
From GBP43.00
 
"Glencoe
Loch Ness Glencoe and the Highlands"This 12 hour tour departs from Edinburgh passing Stirling Castle on your way to the first stop at Kilmahog. Here you can get to know the local residents the Highlands Cows and have time for some light refreshments.As you continue your journey northwards you will be immersed in the wonderful scenery of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe where a short stop will be made for photo opportunities. The tour will next stop at Fort W via Loch Linnhe where you will stop for lunch before reaching Ben Nevis
From GBP46.00

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THE END OF THE LINE - RAIL TRAVEL

Thurso Train Station is the end of the line – quite literally. It is the northernmost Rail Station in Great Britain. Located on Princes Street, this small station is they way to travel south to...
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Beware of… funny road signs :)

You certainly won't see many cars on local roads in Scottish Highlands. But there's plenty of road signs that will warn you about creatures you might encounter instead – deer, cattle and sheep warning...
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Driving Single Track Roads

When I first sat at the driver's seat of our rented car, I was scared stiff. The steering wheel on the 'wrong' side, driving on the 'wrong' side of the road and like that's just not enough, I had to...
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Cruising to Iona and Staffa

Check out carefully the time-tables of the ships taking you to Staffa and Lunga, they differ a lot when it comes to the time that you may spend on the islands of Staffa and / or Lunga /...
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Take the Road to the Isles

Rathad nan Eilean - doesn't it sound romantic? Or more common - Road to the Isles is a magnificent scenic journey which provided some of the most spectacular vistas of Lochs, Mountains, hills and...
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Corran Ferry

The Corran Ferry (Highland Council) runs across the Corran Narrows and gives direct access to Morvern, Moidart and Ardnamurchan. It is 9miles south of Fort William and saves the enormously long trek...
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Bealach na Baa Pass

I really didn't want to take this route, being in a 24 feet long motorhome. It is the highest pass in Great Britain, reaching 2053 feet above sea level at it's peak and consists of a single track road...
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B869 Lochinver to A894

This road heads north from Lochinver and takes in the lovely beaches of Clachtoll, Achmelvich and Clashnessie as well as the pretty remote village of Drumbeg. There are amazing views out towards the...
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Unclassified Road South Of Lochinver

From Lochinver there is an unclassified road running southwards, through the Inverpolly Reserve and past the unmistakeable peak of Stac Pollaidh. This road is not for the faint-hearted if you are...
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Ratagan Pass

A stunningly beautiful journey, the Ratagan Pass seems to climb and twist forever. It reaches 1115 feet at it's highest point and is not to be missed, purely for it's amazing views down to Loch Duich...
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From East to West

The Caledonian Canal, starting at Corpach in the west and ending at Inverness in the east, is a 60 mile short-cut across the country. It saves on the long voyage around western Scotland.38 miles of it...
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The Jacobite Train & a different name!

I was delighted when visiting Glenfinnan to firstly hear the train's loud whistle, then turning towards the sound, see the great puffs of steam as she passed over the great viaduct. You have probably...
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The Lochaber > Harry Potter's train

Lochaber is the name of the landscape west of Ft.William - and it is also the name of the old steamtrain that runs regularyly on wednesdays during summer seasons from Ft.William to Mallaig. This...
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Corran Ferry

Corran Ferry is a small car-ferry in a distance of about 50 km south of Ft. William and it saves you more than 150 km of your way on the small roads around the fjords on your way to the southern part...
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Top Things to Do in Highland

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Dunvegan Castle

The castle is the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod and is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the chiefs of the clan for more...
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Fort George

After we were done at Clava Cairns, we still had a few hours and just a short drive to get to our next hotel in Elgin so I looked on our passes and found that Fort George was on the Historic Scotland...
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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus is a 40 minute drive from Fort William and lies at the southern end of Loch Ness. Its best sight is the many impressive locks that carry the Caledonian Canal up and down the incline in...
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Smoo Cave

Smoo Cave is without doubt the best tourist-attraction of Durness, it is a natural cave with the size of a large cathedral and parts of it you will be able to enter free of charge, when I remember...
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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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Highland Wildlife Park

This is a hidden gem as I have yet to see a review for this place on VT which if true is surprising , this is a wildlife park in the middle of the Scottish Highlands set in some wonderfull scenery but...
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