A fantastic West Highland Lochs and castles tour from Edinburgh, with views of Loch Lomond and the ruins of Kilchurn Castle. The best day trips from Edinburgh.
Edinburgh – Doune Castle – Kilchurn Castle – Loch Awe – Inveraray – Loch Lomond – Luss – Edinburgh
If you love old ruined castles, old clan rivalries tales, lochs on the west coast, baronial mansions, and brilliant mountain scenery, then this tour is hard to beat.
Capture the Western Highlands spirit and explore some of its most atmospheric Castles and Lochs.
For a photo opportunity, you are traveling briefly under the impressive Stirling Castle. Then we continue to Doune Castle’s medieval fortification, set of the Holy Grail of Monty Python and the Outlander series. From here we will go north into the amazing Scottish Highlands and on to Kilchurn Castle, beautifully located at the head of Loch Awe and surrounded by towering mountains.
Next stop is Inveraray, whitewashed town in the 18th century, home to the Duke of Argyll and his magnificent castle in the Baronial style. We continue through the spectacular Rest and be thankful for passing to Loch Lomond, stopping at the Luss village of conservation. From here we return to Edinburgh and arrive around 6:30pm at Waterloo Place.
• See Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe
• Doune Castle
• Rest and Be Thankful pass
• Conservation village of Luss
• Loch Lomond National Park
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