Loch Ness, Whisky & Outlander

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Trip Info


Adult
from$69
Concession
from$65

Join us on a jam-packed journey in the Highlands, to enjoy many iconic Scottish experiences in just one day. Our adventure begins at the legendary Loch Ness, where you have the option to take a cruise to the ruined Urquhart Castle; prime monster spotting territory! After lunch in beautiful Beauly we visit a Highland whisky distillery, where the best way to learn about the “water of life” is to taste it. Learn the true story which inspired Outlander at Culloden Battlefield, and attempt your own journey through the stones at Clava Cairns. We return to Inverness in the early evening. 

Highlights

  • Loch Ness (optional boat cruise)
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Beautiful Beauly
  • Whisky distillery
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Clava Cairns inspiration for Craig Na Dun

Inclusions

  • Local Scottish Guide
  • Beauly Priory
  • WiFi

Explore More

  • Cruise on Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle (reserve at the time of booking)
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Itinerary


Depart central Inverness and journey to the world-famous Loch Ness, where you will have the option to join a cruise to the ruins of the 13th century Urquhart Castle, or to explore the nearby village of Drumnadrochit. Free time to enjoy lunch in one of the charming local cafés in beautiful Beauly and walk it off exploring Beauly Priory; used in the filming of Outlander. Our next stop is a Highland whisky distillery, where you can join an optional tour to learn about whisky production and sample a wee dram.  

Listen to tales of the Jacobite rebellions and the brutal Battle of Culloden, on our visit to Culloden Battlefield. Outlander fans will love the mysterious burial chambers and standing stones at Clava Cairns. When you’ve heard the harrowing history behind the Outlander story, you might not want to travel back in time to meet Jamie Fraser after all! Return to Inverness in the early evening. 

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Mon
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Options


LOCH NESS CRUISE & URQUHART CASTLE (reserve at the time of booking) 

Enjoy this fully guided cruise on the mysterious Loch Ness including entry to the ruins of Urquhart Castle situated on the north west shores of the Loch. Pay at point of booking to guarantee cruise. 

Cruise duration of approx. 1 hr 

Free time at Urquhart Castle approx. 1hr 

 

CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD

On 16th April 1746, Culloden was the site of the last pitched battle fought on the British mainland. Through an interpretive exhibition and a visit to the battlefield itself, you can learn why this hour-long conflict changed Highland life and world history forever. With ongoing archaeological research and fresh historical interpretations, the story is far from over… More recently, the popular TV series Outlander has used the years prior to the Battle of Culloden as a backdrop. 

 

HIGHLAND WHISKY TOUR

Highland Whisky Distillery guided tour gives you an insight into how 'uisge beatha' (the 'water of life') is made and takes you on a journey to discover the history behind one of Scotland's most iconic exports. (minimum age applies).  

Departure


Inverness Bus Station

Stance no. 6 

Margaret Street

Inverness

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Departure Time

Please check-in from 08.30 for 08.45 departure.  

Return Time

Tour returns approx 05.30pm.

See you there!

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