Combine a famous loch with world-renowned whisky on this afternoon trip to the Highlands.
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - Visit this Loch and enjoy postcard-perfect views.
Balloch Country Park - Stroll around here and take in the gorgeous views or head to one of the bars by the shore.
Glengoyne Whisky Distillery - Learn how whisky is made in the most delicious way possible.
Blend the beauty of Loch Lomond with the flavours of Glengoyne whisky. This afternoon trip takes you straight from the centre of Glasgow into the Highlands. You’ll learn how pure volcanic water is transformed into tasty, honey-coloured whisky. And you’ll explore one of Scotland’s most eye-wateringly beautiful lochs. It’s your opportunity to explore two of Scotland’s national treasures in one afternoon.
Students, seniors over 60, and children between 5 and 15 (unfortunately, we don't carry children under 5 years old)
You begin your tour from the Glasgow city centre. Your leisurely tour starts by following the course of the Clyde. Here you learn about the river’s shipyards and heavy manufacturing factories that forged Glasgow’s name as the second great city of the British Empire.
Leaving Glasgow you travel north into Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. This area of outstanding natural beauty straddles the cultural and physical boundaries of the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland.
It’s now a managed sustainable environment for visitors and local people, right on the doorstep of Glasgow.
Here you can stroll along the shores of Loch Lomond in the Balloch Country Park, or soak up the atmosphere in the bars and restaurants sitting on the shores.
From here you travel to the foot of Dumgoyne Hill where we visit Glengoyne Whisky Distillery Experience. Glengoyne produces a Highland single malt from water that runs out of the volcanic rock behind the distillery. You can deliciously end this delectable tour with a dram of Whisky, before returning to Glasgow.
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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.
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.
Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Due to waiting restrictions, we can't wait for you if you're late.
If you're late for your tour, our cancellation policy applies.
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.
It's simple: you book, you go. This means we'll never cancel your tour because of a minimum numbers policy.
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.
Unfortunately, we have no on-board toilet facilities, but you'll have regular comfort breaks.
We aim to accommodate everyone. To read more information on how we do this, click here to go to our accessibility guide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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