Absolute Escapes Ltd., Forsyth House, 93 George Street,
Edinburgh, EH2 3ES. We design self drive tours of Scotland and private
guided tours of the stunning Scottish Highlands and its magical Islands. Choose
where you want to go and for how long and we will tailor make a tour for you,
including itineries and accommodation to suit your tastes and preferences. This
allows you to explore your interests at your own pace safe in the knowledge
that our specialists' are always at your disposal. Our website offers a taster
of what we can offer and gives examples of popular tour itineraries that we can
heartily reccommend. Choose to take in Scotland's highlights from Edinburgh
Castle to mystical Loch Ness or walk the West Highland Way. That said, this is
your vacation, you deserve it to be as personal as you are. If you would like
to discuss your travel plans with one of our specialists Tel: 0131 240
Afternoon Tea Tours, 33 Cramond Road North, Edinburgh, EH4
6LY. Explore Edinburgh and Scotland with Helen Fraser as your private
tour guide. Afternoon Tea Tours are suitable for the single traveller, couple
or small group wishing a personal guided tour for a day or longer. The tours
are relaxed, friendly and fun and leave you with wonderful memories of your
visit to Scotland. In addition to the original Afternoon Tea Tour taking you to
Lauriston Castle, Cramond Village, Rosslyn Chapel and ending with a wonderful
afternoon tea at Cringletie Hotel... Helen has added many new tours to her
itinerary. These include The Chocolate Lovers Tour, The Distillery and Lunch
Tour, The Scottish Aviation Tour and many more... For further details and
client testimonials visit Helen's website, linked below or contact: Helen
Fraser, Tel: 07873 211 856.
Kathy Cameron, Scottish Tour Guide, 15 Arkland, Inveraray, PA32
8UD. Blue Badge Scottish Tour Guide. Make the most of your holiday in
Scotland by letting me, Kathy Cameron, be your guide. Let me share with you my
understanding and enthusiasm for my native Scotland. I offer tours for both
English and Spanish speaking visitors and for individuals through to large
groups. I also take personalised driver-guiding tours. I can arrange detailed
itineries for short breaks or longer stays. These can include boat trips,
excursions by train, sightseeing tours to places of interest and and walking
tours of our beautiful towns and cities to help you make the most of your time
here. I can even assist you with booking flights from your home airport. Please
note, whilst I am happy to recommend places to stay, I do not offer inclusive
package tours. Contact: Kathy Cameron. Tel: 01499 302361.
Celtic Dream Tours, 1715 W. Cypress Street, Tampa, Florida,
33606. See Scotland as you've never seen it before with Celtic Dream
Tours. We are a small group tour operator, specializing in upscale tours to
Scotland, staying in historical properties, remote country house hotels, and
modern Boutique city hotels most with Green Tourism UK designations, travelling
on a luxury midi coach that is eco friendly, and we dine on gourmet, organic
and local produce in locally owned restaurants and café's. We use local
guides, entertainers and attend concerts and shows by local people. Custom
tours can also be arranged - you let Celtic Dream Tours know what you'd like to
do or the places you'd like to visit and they will plan an itinerary just for
you. They could even help you plan your wedding in Scotland! Contact: Fiona
Prosser. Tel: (813) 317.6039.
Celtic Journeys: Destination Specialist for Scotland.
Celtic Journeys is dedicated to providing a personalised service to its
customers. With a career history in the travel industry and extensive knowledge
of Scotland, we strive to design the best vacations for our clients. Our
Outlander Tours into the magical world of Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall, who
were created by the incredible talent and imagination of Diana Gabaldon, run
for 7, 10 or 12 nights and are repeated throughout the year. For a flavour of
what is on offer, one of our 7 night tours takes in Inverness, Culloden
Battlefield and Loch Ness and journeys to the Isles of Skye and Lewis and to
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital. The package includes deluxe motorcoach
transportation throughout your trip, en-suite accommodation in 4 Star
properties on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including a gourmet dinner at
Culloden House, a cruise on Loch Ness, private tours of Culloden Battlefield,
the West Highland Museum and Castle Fraser. All site entrance fees and taxes
are also included in the cost of each trip. Visit our website for full details
of all our tours. Contact Judy Lowstuter.
Tours, 72 Randolph Road, Stirling, FK8 2AR. We believe that the
best way to experience Scotland is in a small group with an expert guide.
We will take you on a journey of discovery back to our colourful and turbulent
past with descriptions of the people, their history, culture and legend. We
offer 1, 2, 3 and 5 day tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling and can
cater for groups of up to 6 passengers. If you have clan connections or have
something particular in mind we would be happy to personalise a tour for you.
Alternatively, you can select one of our recommended tours. We have a wide
choice of day tours to suit all tastes and our new Scottish Experience 5 day
tour aims to give a real flavour of what Scotland has to offer. Whatever your
choice we believe that we can make your experience a memorable one. Open all
year. Contact Derek Myles. Tel: 01786 470350.
Ffitch-Stewart, B.A. (Distinction) I.P.D., 'Chanonry Point', 22 Ness Road,
Fortrose, IV10 8SD. Fully qualified and insured driver-guide based near
Inverness. As a founder member of the Highlands of Scotland Tour Guide
Association, I can promise you a memorable visit. I offer personalised
driver-guided tours for up to 4 people in my Mercedes limousine (other vehicles
available on request). Whether you want to visit a distillery and perhaps
bottle your own whisky, trace your roots and meet your clan chief, take a theme
tour, visit or stay in a castle, explore Scottish gardens, go walking or play
golf - the choice is yours. Tours are tailored to your requirements. Whatever
you choose, a very warm welcome awaits you, so relax and enjoy a cocktail of
the history, scenery and Highland way of life. Complimentary picnic lunch
supplied for day tours. Tel: 01381 621151. For further details and client
comments, please visit my web site.
Fraser Travel, Orchard Cottage, The Wilderness, Airth, FK2 8LN. Discover
the beauty of Scotland with Robert Fraser Travel. Located in central Scotland,
between Edinburgh and Glasgow in the historic village of Airth, we provide high
quality day trips and guided bespoke tours throughout the country. We will work
with you to create a personalised itinerary, to enable you to tour Scotland
your way and to do and see the things you want to do. You will travel in the
comfort of a mini coach, at a leisurely pace, with plenty of time to enjoy all
the attractions on offer. Your tour is not shared with anyone else, it is for
you and your group alone and can be for a day, or longer. We are proud Scots,
passionate about this magnificent country, who want to share our enthusiasm by
delivering the best touring experience of Scotland and we will always aim to
exceed your expectations! Open all year. Tel: +44 (0)1324 832005. Mobile: +44
(0)7900 536 196.
KinClan Guided Tours of Scotland and the UK.
Driver-guided, bespoke, private tours from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling
areas for couples, families and small groups of up to 6 passengers. I can
tailor make sightseeing itineraries from just 2 hours in duration to 2 weeks,
including city tours, day trips, Highlands and Islands safaris, golf tours and
cruise ship shore excursions. I offer a flexible approach to touring which
incorporates the places you want to visit with the sights I recommend as 'must
sees'! Check my website for sample itineraries to inspire you: Stirling, St
Andrews, Oban, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, the Borders, Orkney, whisky
distilleries and our history-rich cities are some of the many fascinating
locations that can be visited. All my tours are conducted in a relaxed, no
rush, but informative manner and as your friendly, experienced and
knowledgeable driver and guide, I promise that I will show you the
off-the-beaten-track Scotland that the tour buses cannot reach! Contact: Greg
Kain. Tel: +44 (0)141 882 3696. Mobile: +44 (0)7791 579 573.
Holidays breaks in Scotland. Newmarket Holidays is a leading independent
tour operator based in the UK offering a variety of guided coach and rail
breaks across Scotland. Whether you are looking to visit the Scottish Isles,
Highlands and Lochs, or to visit the capital during the festival season we have
the ideal break for you at affordable prices and with a guarantee of excellent
customer service. All of our breaks are escorted by experienced tour managers
and include (where applicable) tickets, travel and accommodation. If you would
like more information please visit our website, or call 0330 160
E-mail: via our online form
Scottish Driver Guides - 6
of the best Scottish Tour Guides. Specialising in taking individuals,
small groups and families on private, tailor-made tours all over Scotland are
Kathy Cameron, Morag Dunbar, Manuela Fraenkel, Fiona Maxwell, Les McInulty and
Sylvia Power: Scottish Driver Guides. Each guide owns their own vehicle and is
personally insured and licensed to drive up to a total of 8 passengers. All are
passionate about Scotland, all offer a choice of pre-planned or tailor-made
itineraries, some have foreign languages and others specialist qualifications.
Whether you wish to see the stunning scenery of the Highlands, Islands,
Lowlands or Borders, visit galleries, museums, castles and country houses,
admire spectacular gardens, tour whisky distilleries, research your family
tree, wander around our fascinating towns and cities, marvel at our wildlife,
play golf, fish or walk in the wild remote parts of Scotland, Scottish Driver
Guides can arrange everything for you!
Magical Tours. Based in Kyle of Lochalsh, next to the Skye bridge, Skye
Magical Tours provides tours, taxis, transfer and pickup services from anywhere
in Scotland. Driver Brian has over 30 years experience and an excellent
knowledge of all things Scottish. He can tell of wildlife, scenery, local myths
and legends and knows the places to visit to give you the best tour experience
whether just for a couple of hours or for a whole day. Whether you want to see
the fairy pools, enjoy a dram at Talisker distillery, visit Neist point
lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle or Eilean Donan Castle, Brian will take you there.
And, if there is somewhere else you have always wanted to go, he can take you
there too. All tours use a Scottish Blue 6 seater with a glass panoramic
sunroof. Rates are £7 per person per hour with a minimum of 2 per tour.
For 3 persons plus, the rate is reduced to £6 per person per hour.
Contact: Brian, Tel: 07951 190 886.
The tour operators listed here offer tours in more than one area of Scotland, or across all of it. Tour guides who operate in just one area appear in the relevant area "Local Attractions" list.