Loch Lomond, Cruise & Whisky
1 day tour

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Compare the timeless beauty of Loch Lomond with the state-of-the-art Clydeside Distillery on this tour from Glasgow.

Tour map

Highlights

Boat Cruises
Lochs
National Parks
Mountains
Distilleries

Places you explore


Loch Lomond - One of Scotland’s largest lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park – This magnificent protected area covers some of the finest Highland landscapes.

Loch Lomond Cruise - The ultimate way to learn about the legends of this iconic loch is from the water on this optional one-hour cruise.

Luss - Pretty conservation village on the west side of Loch Lomond which offers stunning views of Ben Lomond.

Clydeside Whisky Distillery - Learn how whisky is made and admire the views of the river Clyde at this unique distillery in the Queen’s Dock in Glasgow.


Your journey


If there are two things this wee country is good at, it’s beautiful lochs and wonderful whiskies.

So, on this short day trip from central Glasgow, you venture to a couple of the finest examples of what makes Scotland great.

You explore Loch Lomond, a body of water that’s attracted poets, warriors, and travellers for hundreds of years. And you visit Clydeside Whisky Distillery where you can learn how pure Highland water is transformed into tasty, honey-coloured whisky.

Hop aboard this tour and discover two of Scotland’s national treasures.


Tour Details

Starts
10:00 - Stance between 23 to 32, Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NW
Finishes (approx.)
18:00
Luggage
You’re restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small bag for onboard personal items.
Discounts

Students, seniors over 60, and children between 5 and 15 (unfortunately, we don't carry children under 5 years old).

Important information
  • Pack your waterproof clothing and walking shoes
Tour inclusions
  • Transport in a 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Air conditioning as standard
  • The stories and services of an English-speaking driver-guide
Tour exclusions
  • Entry fees to visitor attractions
  • Loch Lomond cruise

Itinerary

You leave Glasgow and travel the short distance towards Loch Lomond. At over 22 miles long, it’s one of the largest lochs in Scotland.

Our first stop is on the southern shore of the loch where you can join a one-hour boat cruise. While sailing along, you enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and castles along the shoreline. You also venture out towards Inchmurrin Island, the largest of Loch Lomond's 33 islands and home to the ancient remains of Lennox Castle, a hiding spot for Robert the Bruce before he was to become King of Scotland.

Back on dry land, our next stop is lunch at the picturesque village of Luss. Here, you can walk around the centre and take photos of quaint cottages, or stroll along a little beach on the bank of Loch Lomond and admire the view of Ben Lomond.

After a day of mountain air, lochs and forests; you travel back to Glasgow’s Clydeside Whisky Distillery.

Located in the famous Queen’s Dock, this state-of-the-art distillery brings the production of single malt back to the city. Here, you can go on a tour and see for yourself how this whisky is distilled from grain to glass. If you’re not a whisky fan, your friendly guide can drop you off at Buchanan Bus Station earlier, so you can explore the city’s vibrant bars and music venues at your own pace.

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FAQs

Do you offer hotel pickups in the departure cities?

The UK and Ireland's historic city centres are full of narrow streets and winding roads. So, to speed up your departure, we only pick up from our central meeting points. What's more is leaving the city using the most direct route also reduces the carbon footprint of our tours.

Is there parking close to the departure point?

We don't recommend bringing your car into the centre of our departure cities. It can be hard to find parking, and there are excellent public transportation services.

When should I get to the departure point?

Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Due to waiting restrictions, we can't wait for you if you're late.

What happens if I'm late or miss the tour?

If you're late for your tour, our cancellation policy applies.

What are your cancellation policies?

We have a cancellation period of three days for our one day tours, and 21 days for longer tours. If cancelled outside this period, we'll give you a full refund minus a 10% admin charge. If you cancel inside this period, refunds are at our discretion. Click here to view full terms and conditions.

What is a guaranteed departure?

It's simple: you book, you go. This means we'll never cancel your tour because of a minimum numbers policy.

Can I pre-book a specific seat?

Due to logistical reasons, we're unable to let you pre-book a seat on the bus. But our comfortable 16-seat mini-coaches have huge windows. So, you'll always get a good view.

Are there toilets on the bus?

Unfortunately, we have no on-board toilet facilities, but you'll have regular comfort breaks.

How do you cater for people with accessibility needs?

We aim to accommodate everyone. To read more information on how we do this, click here to go to our accessibility guide.

Do you take children on your tours?

We regret we don't carry children under the age of five on our scheduled tours.

You can ask us about the tours we recommend for younger children. And if your child is less than 1.35m tall, you should let us know, so we can provide them with a suitable booster seat.

How much time do I get off the bus?

We want you to enjoy Britain and Ireland. And we believe the best way to do this is to get you off the mini-coach and out exploring. So, we give you plenty of time to take photos, go walking, and explore ancient ruins.

Why do you exclude visitor attractions?

We exclude visitor attractions in your tour price because it lets you travel your way. It means you can pamper yourself with a luxury lunch or skip an attraction whenever you feel like it.

Do we need to bring our own lunch?

You don't need to. We stop in small towns, villages, and rural eateries where you can choose whatever meal pleases both your taste buds and your budget.

Should I tip the driver-guide?

Let's be honest, our driver-guides would never refuse a cheeky bonus. But it's up to you, and the amount is entirely at your discretion.

What about travel insurance?

We advise you take out travel insurance.

What is ABTOT?

You're protected by ABTOT when you chose to let us reserve your accommodation on a multi-day tour. This means you can claim back anything you've paid us if we become bankrupt. Read our terms and conditions for more information.

I have more questions, who can help me?

If you have any more questions, call us on +44(0)131 226 3133, email tours@rabbies.com , or check out our full FAQs .

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