Your Sightseeing Tour starts from your accommodation, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off.
- You will travel over the famous Forth Road Bridge and north to Perth where you can visit Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, now the family home of the Earl of Mansfield. In the grounds of Scone Palace there is a replica of the Stone of Destiny and the chapel on Moot Hill where the coronations took place.
- Your journey continues north through the Highland town of Pitlochry, built on Victorian tourism and nestled amongst the mountains of Highland Perthshire, to reach Blair Castle, home of the Clan Murray family, who hold the title of Duke of Atholl. The Castle commands a strategic position on the main route through the Central Scottish Highlands. Lowland Clan Agnew held Blair Castle against the Jacobites who laid siege to the castle during the Jacobite uprising of 1745-1746. Nearby you will stop for refreshments at the House of Bruar, nestling at the side of the famous Bruar Falls, for a variety of shopping opportunities in Scotlands most prestigious country store.
- The Afternoon starts with a short drive to Queens View, generally believed to be named after Queen Victoria who took tea here in 1866, the viewpoint commemorates Queen Isabella, wife of Robert the Bruce. The view across Loch Tummel to the Munro, Schiehallion is one of the most famous in Scotland. Alternatively, if you wish to try our Scotch then travel above Pitlochry
to Edradour, the smallest distillery and last of the original farm distilleries in Scotland. Youll be welcomed with a wee dram in the Malt Barn where you will hear the history of Edradour and the whisky makers art. Then you will be taken around the distillery to see the traditional methods of whisky making, where youll see the whisky being hand-crafted today as it was in Victorian times.
- We then return south once more through Pitlochry to the beautiful town of Dunkeld where you can see Dunkeld Cathedral which stands on the north bank of the River Tay. The cathedral was begun in 1260 and completed in 1501. Although partly in ruins, the cathedral is in regular use today and is open to the public. The home stretch is back over the Forth Road Bridge to your accommodation.
There are many other attractions in and around Edinburgh, if you wanted to change the itinerary then please get in touch.