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Group, Private and Food Tours in Scotland 2016

Go Scotland ToursDiscover the Highlands and Islands in 2016 with Go Scotland Tours. We will be continuing to offer a wide range of tours throughout Scotland for all types of travellers. All tours include a local tourist guide passionate about Scotland. Join one of our regular scheduled group departures or customize your own private tour of Scotland.

Keep up to date on tour offers in Scotland with the Go Scotland Tours Newsletter. We will let you know new tours being offered from all different types of themes in all parts of Scotland. Very often we will have specials that we post on our Facebook Page,Twitter, and Blog. So make sure to follow if you haven’t already!

Regular Sightseeing Tours in Scotland

Extended Combo Tours in ScotlandGo Scotland Tours gives you the opportunity to travel the Highlands and Islands extensively or join day tours from various cities throughout Scotland.Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, offers the biggest range of tours. Explore the Royal Mile on an intriguing walking tour and even venture down to the haunted vaults. Day tours not only take you up to the Highlands but also the Scottish Borders, Hadrian’s Wall and Alnwick Castle. Glasgow is a perfect point to explore West Scotland on a day tour to Inverary and Oban. Inverness is a great base in the highlands with day tours in the Summer going to Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye, Orkney and more. New this year for the multi-day tours we are offering the opportunity to stop and see the Harry Potter Train at the Glenfinnan Viaduct. For a limited time we are offering 5% discount on selected group tours, just enter coupon code WINGO1012.  See our Featured Extended Combo Tours Page >>

Food and Drink Tours in Scotland New for 2016

Scottish Food and Drink ToursNew for 2016 Go Scotland Tours are offering foodie tours. Guided by an excellent Food and Drink expert, Brenda Anderson. On these tours you will learn about the diverse cousin Scotland has to offer. Experience Aberdeen Angus Prime Steak Experience, Scottish Smoked Salmon and this Seasons Crop. Taste Craft Ale, Scotch Whisky and visit Porridge Oat farm for an oatcake and cheese tasting. You will even get a chance to meet a gourmet head chef. Enjoy an afternoon tea in St Andrews or take an exclusive tour of Glenturet Distillery’s warehouse no.9 for a whisky tasting. This tours have limited availability but can also be customized as a private tour. See our Scottish Food and Drink Tours Page >>

Multi-Day Private Tours in Scotland

Multi-Day Private Tours of ScotlandEscape from the crowd and take a tour with our local qualified guide. The advantage of hiring our private guides is that we have Blue Badges that allow us to take you on private walking tours of Historic Scotland and National Trust attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Culloden Battlefield. These tours can be tailor-made at your request, but we have put together a few prepared itineraries that might interest you. Short break tours to the western isles of Scotland such as Skye, Mull, Iona and the whisky isle of Islay. Extensive private tours throughout west and north Scotland. Spend a week in the Highland Capital of Inverness with day tours discovering the surrounding area. Chase the Jacobite Steam train and hunt the Loch Ness Monster. See our Multi-Day Private Tours of Scotland >>

Outlander Tours in Scotland

Due to popular demand from the novels and TV series we are offering a few tours based on the hit Outlander series…

The Edinburgh Outlander Walking Tour
An Outlander Scotland 4 Day Tour
Outlander Castles Private Tour

Christmas and New Years Tours in Scotland 2015

Go Scotland Tours The holiday season is approaching and Go Scotland Tours will be celebrating in style. This year we are offering Christmas tours to the Highlands and New Years in Inverness and Edinburgh.

Keep up to date on tour offers in Scotland with the Go Scotland Tours Newsletter. We will let you know new tours being offered from all different types of themes in all parts of Scotland. Very often we will have specials that we post on our Facebook Page, Twitter, and Blog. So make sure to follow if you haven’t already!

Christmas Holidays in Scotland

The special Christmas departure is on December 24 for 4 days and heads through the Highlands to the Isle of Skye. A magical Christmas day on the winged isle starts with stunning views of Tarskavaig, Isles of Rum and Canna. Later we will enjoy a traditional Scottish banquet with a special guest. For more details see tour online>>

New Years Tours in Scotland

Bring in the New years in Scotland. Edinburgh has the biggest and best New Years Eve party in Europe. Hogmanay (Scottish New Years) has for a long time been a unique tradition in Scotland. Each town has there own special way of celebrating. In Edinburgh Princes St is party central with views of the castle fireworks. These departures have limited spaces so make sure and book before its too late. We offer regular departures as well as backpacker options For more details go to Hogmanay New Years and Christmas Tours>>

Discounted offer Scotland Tours 2016

Discounted offer Scotland Tours 2016For a limited time we are offering  5% discount on a selection of Multi-Day tours throughout Scotland. The combo tours range in duration up to 17 days. The best way to explore the Scottish Highlands and Islands. These tours combine such places as Islay/Speyside, the Western Isles of Mull, Iona, Staffa and Skye, the Outer Hebrides and Orkney, ane more. This offer will not last long so make sure and make your booking before its to late. For more details See our Featured Extended Combo Tours Page>>

More Private Tours coming soon

Our next newsletter will feature a variety of suggested private tour offers. These itineraries can be tailor-made and combine for your own personalised tour. Some tours to come are…

3 Day Islay Whisky Tour
3 Day Mull, Iona and Staffa
1 Day Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies
1 Day Outlander Castle Experience; Doune, Linlithgow and Blackness

These and more will be coming soon. If you have any enquires for these or any other tour please contact us for more details.

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Shore Excursions and Private Tours in Scotland 2015

Go Scotland ToursThe year of 2015 has officially rolled in and Go Scotland Tours is continuing to come up with new ways to discover Scotland. We are looking forward to another year of meeting new friends to explore Scotland with. Catering to every type of traveller we aim to please a wide audience looking to be guided around Scotland.

We will continue to provide a range of regular tours from 1 to 17 days, and also arrange private tailor made tours. You will now find these popular private tours on the website. Pick up available from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and the cruise ship ports…. New for 2015 we have some scheduled tours available from the cruise ship ports of Greenock, Invergordon and South Queensferry. And as always you can hire a private driver guide to escape the crowds of the cruise ships. If you can’t find what you are looking for make sure to contact us to assist you.

Keep up to date on tour offers in Scotland with the Go Scotland Tours Newsletter. We will let you know new tours being offered from all different types of themes in all parts of Scotland. Very often we will have specials that we post on our Facebook Page, Twitter, and Blog. So make sure to follow if you haven’t already!

Shore Excursions in Scotland

Shore Excursions in ScotlandGo Scotland Tours would like to welcome you off your cruise ship in one of the selected ports around Scotland. Exploring the Scottish waters by cruise is a unique experience to tour the country. Our guides will be happy to greet you at the cruise ports of Greenock (Glasgow), Invergordon (Inverness) and South Queensferry (Edinburgh). There are a few dates available to join a group from each destination. Tours to such places as Loch Ness, Highlands, Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, Edinburgh and more. Private tours are also available upon request if you are arriving outside of these dates or prefer to have a more personalised tour.  See our Featured Shore Excursions Page >>

Private Tours in Scotland

Private Tours in ScotlandSee Scotland with a local guide and experience the Scottish Culture from a personal point of view. Escape the crowds and go places that the regular coach tours can’t go. Scotland is a diverse country, its landscape and castles have been mesmerised in many films and paintings. Private tours can be tailor made to your request. If there is a place in Scotland you have always wanted to see or maybe you are researching your ancestors. We can cater to any group size or genre. From walking tours, to small group driver guided tours or larger private groups from clubs, schools, etc.. You can find some sample itineraries on the website. Some popular private tours include one day tours of Edinburgh, Stirling Castle and St. Andrews, and short breaks to Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands and the Magical Isle of Skye.. These bespoke tours can start from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Aberdeen. See our Featured Private Tours Page >>

Skye Bus Day Tours

Skye Bus Day ToursAlso new for 2015 scheduled day tours on the Isle of Skye. Tours depart from Portree which is the capital of the Island. The Skye Bus departs daily. Skye is magical, wild and beautiful. It is full of history and legends. There is so much to see, that is why we now offer several different one day tours around the island. Each day is different! We take you to some of the wildest places in Scotland, following coastal roads and cross the island on mountain tracks. You will travel in a small group with a local guide and discover Scotland’s bloody history and hear big stories and see fairy castles. See the Skye Bus Day Tours >>

Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015

This is the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015. We celebrate our national dishes and drink. Experience cuisine from local producers. As the national drink of Scotland is Whisky, make sure to check out our vast selection of Whisky Tours. See our Featured Scotch Whisky Tours Page >>

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Bannockburn and Homecoming Scotland Tours 2014

Go Scotland ToursSeason greeting from Go Scotland Tours! It is hard to believe the year is almost coming to an end. It has been a wonderful year meeting so many new friends, showing them the delight of Scotland. We do hope some of you are in Edinburgh at New Years to enjoy the Hogmany Celebrations (New Years Scottish Style).

The year of 2014 is set to launch many events throughout Scotland: Homecoming Scotland, Battle of Bannockburn 700th Anniversary, Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Ryder Cup… this mixed with the annual festivals including the Highland Games, Edinburgh Festival and Military Tattoo has made Scotland ranked as THE place to visit in 2014. Make sure not to be the only person in your circle of friends to say they have never been to Scotland.

Keep up to date on tour offers in Scotland with the Go Scotand Tours Newsletter. We will let you know new tours being offered from all different types of themes in all parts of Scotland. Very often we will have specials that we post on our Facebook Page, Twitter, and Blog. So make sure to follow if you haven’t already!

Homecoming Scotland

Homecoming Scotland ToursHomecoming is a year long programme that showcases Scotland with a focus on Scottish ancestry. A series of events are planned throughout the year with themes such as dance, music, food and drink. While visiting Scotland why not explore the country on a guided tour. We are offering transportation to various Highland Games throughout the summer which is a traditional Scottish sporting event that include such ancient sports as the caber toss and hammer throw. And with plenty of food and drink it is a great day out for everyone. See our Featured Inverness Tours Page >>

Bannockburn 700th Anniversary

Bannockburn ToursIn 1314 King Robert the Bruce faced Edward II of England for an epic 2 day battle that against all odds was victorious in recapturing Scotland’s identity. This year will be the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn and we are so excited for the new Visitor’s Centre opening in March 2014. Join us on one of our regular tours to Bannockburn to discover the intriguing history of Robert the Bruce and the thrilling story of the Scottish Wars of Independence.  The Story of Scotland tour will take you through our history to other important battlefields such as Culloden and Killiecrankie. For a more in-depth tour we offer a private guided tour to Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument and the Bannockburn Visitor’s Centre. See our Featured Bannockburn Tours Page >>

Commonwealth Games Glasgow

Commonwealth Games ToursThe XX Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3, 2014. Go Scotland Tours would be more than happy to welcome you to city with many nicknames, including Glasgow “Scotland with Style”. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and since the Industrial Revolution has been considered the Second City of the Empire. There is much to see in its history, museums, attractions, shopping and restaurants. We can arrange transport on your arrival and departure, then give you an introduction to the city with a panoramic tour. Then while in Scotland why not take the opportunity to explore more of the country. See our Featured Commonwealth Games Tours Page >>

Scotch Whisky Tours

Scotch Whisky ToursExperience the meaning of Uisge Beatha which translates in Gaelic as Water of Life. We offer a range of whisky tours with regular departures and would also be happy to arrange a private tour with a selection of distilleries of your choice and set up special tastings. Enjoy a day out with a professional local guide that is eager to tell you the story of whisky. Speyside has over half the produced whiskies in Scotland and some of the most recognised brands such as Glenfiddich. Come to Islay to experience this unique small island which has 8 of Scotland’s finest whisky distilleries. See our Featured Scotch Whisky Tours Page >>

 

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Day Tours in Ireland 2014

Go Ireland Tours NewsletterGo Ireland Tours Newsletter. Come on a tour to discover Ireland. Explore the emerald isle’s stunning landscape, historic castles, towns and cities while embracing its culture and charming people. Make Ireland your tour destination for 2014.

Start your Irish tour from Belfast. Visit the Titanic Experience a brand new attraction opened in 2012 with 9 different galleries from the 1900s beginning in Belfast, through her construction, to her voyage and disaster. While on your tour of Northern Ireland drive along the Antrim Coast, and walk in the foot steps of a local giant at the Giant’s Causeway.

Dublin offers a wide range of day excursions and multi-day tours exploring the all of Ireland. Day tours to West Ireland and the Cliffs of Moher, or go on a tour to Southern Ireland to visit Cork and Blarney Castle. Dramatic sea cliffs to ancient monasteries and castles. Take a Celtic Heritage Day Trip to Boyne Valley for a unique Celtic experience. Take a city walking tour around Dublin with a local guide to make sure you dont miss Dublin’s most popular icons, from Trinity College to Dublin Castle.

Tours are also offered from West Ireland in Galway. Discover the dramatic beauty of Connemara with its rugged wilderness, welcoming locals and historic treasures. Killarney has a selection of day trips. You can explore the awe inspiring Ring of Kerry, an unspoilt nature to Ireland’s most beautiful region. Excursions to the Dingle Peninsula area also available as well as a half day tour to explore Killarney itself.

Dublin Sightseeing Day Tours

– Blarney Castle and Cork Day Tour

– Cliffs of Moher Day Tour

– Connemara and Galway Day Tour

– Belfast Day Tour

– Titanic and Giant’s Causeway Day Tour

– more Day Tours from Dublin…

Galway Sightseeing Day Tours

– Cliffs of Moher Day Tour

– Connemara Day Tour

Killarney Sightseeing Day Tours

– Ring of Kerry Day Tour

– Giants Causeway Day Tour

– Dingle Peninsula Day Tour

– Gap of Dunloe Day Tour

– Panoramic Tour of Killarney

Belfast Sightseeing Day Tours

– Giants Causeway Day Tour

– Game of Thrones Day Tour

– Titanic Walking Tour

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Sailing Cruise Tours of Scotland for 2014

Sailing Cruise Tour of Scottish Highlands and Caledonian CanalThe Sailing Cruise Tours for 2014 have now been updated. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore Scotland via the water. With on 4 departures available and limited space be sure to book in advance…

See the links below…

Whisky and Music Sailing Cruise Tour of West Scotland (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights)
Departure Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014
Departure Point: Troon Marina
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Sailing Cruise Tour of Scottish Highlands and Caledonian Canal (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights)
Departure Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
BOOK THIS TOURExploration of Scottish West Coast Sailing Cruise Tour

Exploration of Scotland Northern Hebrides Sailing Cruise Tour (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights)
Departure Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
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Exploration of Scotland South Western Isles Sailing Cruise Tour (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights)
Departure Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
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Also a special offer to combine the above 2 tours of the Northern and Southern Isles BOOK THIS TOUR

Whisky and Music Sailing Cruise Tour of West Scotland

Arran, Islay and Northern Ireland Sailing Cruise Tour

Exploration of Scottish West Coast Sailing Cruise Tour

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Islay 4 Day Tour Special Easter Offer

For a limited time we are offering a discounted price for the 4 day tour to Islay departing on March 28.

The regular price is £525 we are offering it for £475 for this departure date. That is a £50 saving!

Seats are limited so make sure to book before they are all gone.

This tour takes you away to a Scottish island paradise. Stunning scenery, ancient history, traditional culture and 8 of Scotland’s finest whisky distilleries… what more can you ask for?

Islay Whisky Adventure Tour
View Details Online: http://www.goscotlandtours.com/scottish-rt/scotland-tours/islay-whisky-tour.html#tour-description
Tour ID: 1074
Tour Theme: Whisky Tours
This tour starts from: Edinburgh or Glasgow
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Islay Whisky Adventure TourFind out more about what makes Islay whiskies so special, you will visit a number of the island’s distilleries and take a guided tour. There will, of course, be an opportunity to sample the whisky during these visits, as well as tastings at some distilleries.

Double/Twin Room Price £525 (GBP) £475 (GBP)

Single Room Price £ 610 (GBP) £ 525 (GBP)

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Private Day Tours from Aberdeen

Inverness Day Tour from AbedeenGo Scotland Tours offers private tours from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. These bespoke tours are tailor-made to your request and group demographic. Catering to all types of travelers for any group size. From Individuals for VIP treatment, to small groups or larger groups, Corporate and Leisure. You can book these tours via their website at: http://www.goscotlandtours.com/tour-city/aberdeen-tours.html

Below are some suggested 1 day tours. If you can’t find what you need please contact us at tours@goscotlandtours.com

Scotland Castle Country Private Tour
Privately guided tour from Aberdeen to Scotlands Castle Country. Today we visit two very different castles – Dunottar Castle, Crathes Castle and Falls of Feugh. >>See Tour Details

Royal Deeside Tour - Balmoral CastleRoyal Deeside and Balmoral Castle Private Tour
From Aberdeen we travel West following the River Dee see and hear about this historic Glen, a visit to Balmoral Castle, Highland Holiday home of Royal Family… >>See Tour Details

Loch Ness and Inverness Private Tour
Traveling in a small grouped tour from Aberdeen to Johnstones Cashmere, Elgin, Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Inverness. >>See Tour Details

Speyside Private Whisky Tour
From Aberdeen we travel to Speyside Malt Whisky Country, Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside cooperage and Speyside Whisky Tour from Abedeen
Ballindalloch Castle are some of the highlights of tour. >>See Tour Details

Private Whisky and Castle Tour
Aberdeen Whisky and Castle private day tour from Aberdeen we travel North from Aberdeen city, Glen Garioch Whisky Distillery and then the mystical Fyvie Castle. >>See Tour Details

Private Tour to Glamis Castle and St Andrews from Aberdeen
On this day tour from Aberdeen we visit Glamis Castle, the childhood home of Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and the home of golf St Andrews, University, Cathedral. >>See Tour Details

Aberdeen Private Walking Tour
Private Walking Tour of Aberdeen City. Starting from Harbour area, to Union St, Granite Mile, Marshal College, Old Aberdeen Private Walking TourAberdeen, Kings College, St Machars Cathedral >>See Tour Details

Aberdeen Private City Tour
Aberdeen City Tour takes you on a voyage of discovery of Aberdeen. Kings College, St.Machar Cathedral, Footdee Village, Aberdeen harbour, Duthie Park, Granite.. >>See Tour Details

We at Go Scotland Tours pride ourselves on providing a professional and enjoyable experience. All the guides we provide for these services are qualified by the Scottish Tourist Guide Association.

 

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Guided Walking Tours of Edinburgh Old Town, New Town and Underground Vaults

Put on your walking shoes and discover historic Scotland. Explore places you would not see on a coach tour; see behind the buildings, the closes and under the pavement!

Go Scotland Tours offers a unique experience with guided walks of Edinburgh’s Old Town, New Town and Underground Vaults.

Secrets of Edinburgh Royal Mile Walking Tour

Secrets of Edinburgh Royal Mile Walking Tour
Learn the secrets of Edinburgh’s historic past on this afternoon walking tour of the city’s famous Royal Mile. Secrets of Edinburgh Royal Mile walking tour

For a more personal experience hire a private guide for a Private Walking Tour of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle

Hidden and Haunted Royal Mile Tour

Historic Vaults of Edinburgh Walking Tour
Visit the Edinburgh Underground Vaults. Witness the unaltered conditions in which real people lived, the notorious bodysnatchers. Historic Tour Edinburgh..

Edinburgh New Town Walking Tour


Hidden Georgian Gems – Edinburgh New Town Walking Tour (BRAND NEW!)
Historical walking tour of the premier street in Edinburgh Georgian New Town access to the finest interior features of some of George Streets famous building.

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Sailing Cruise Tours in Scotland

Whisky and Music Sailing Cruise Tour of West ScotlandBrand new for 2013 Go Scotland Tours is offering Sailing Cruise Tours of the west coast of Scotland. A unique opportunity to explore the waterways of Scotland on board the Flying Dutchman. With only 4 departures throughout the year make sure to book before the cabins dissapear. See the links below…

Whisky and Music Sailing Cruise Tour of West Scotland (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights)
Departure Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013
Departure Point: Troon Marina
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Sailing Cruise Tour of Scottish Highlands and Caledonian Canal (Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights) Sailing Cruise Tour of Scottish Highlands and Caledonian Canal
Departure Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
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Arran, Islay and Northern Ireland Sailing Cruise Tour (Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights)
Departure Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
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Exploration of Scottish Western Isles Sailing Cruise Tour (Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights)
Departure Date: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Departure Point: Oban North West Pier
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Arran, Islay and Northern Ireland Sailing Cruise Tour