The Northern Tour - The Jewel In The Crown Of The Highlands

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One Day Guided Tour
United Kingdom
Price Adult
Tour Type
Nature Tour, Wildlife Tour, History Tour, Culture Tour, Art Tour, Driving Tour, Private Tour, Guided Tour
Tour Operator
Welcome To The Scottish Highlands, The Land Of Ancient Rituals And Long-Ruling Clans.

Travel Scotland The Highland Style With Thistle Tours - Discover Your Favourite Places, New And Old, And We Will Show You A View Through The Eyes Of The Locals Seen By Few… Ceud Mìle Fàilte!

The Highlands of Scotland is a unique place on Earth with its beautiful countryside and fascinating history, dive deep into the history and culture of Scotland, connect with Highland heritage through the sites we explore.

Join us to discover the real Highlands of Scotland, a land of high Mountains, spectacular Glens, Lochs and breath-taking Islands along with Medieval Castles, Clan Lands and romantic Hebridean Islands that will stay with you forever… "Thistle be a dream you'll never want to leave".

We are Highland based and specialise in personalised small group tours, tailored around your interests. We offer you a taste of Scottish exclusivity with access to private areas, off the beaten track and away from the crowded tourist paths.

Thistle Tours have a good bond of experience in Tourism, geographical & historical knowledge of Scotland. Our experience and education in the Travel Industry and the knowledge of foreign languages enabling us to provide the service at a professional level.

The Northern Tour is a One Day Guided Tour, travelling north in the Highlands and visiting two popular destinations – the Royal Burgh of Dornoch with the stunning 13th century Dornoch Cathedral and the majestic Dunrobin Castle, which is the most northerly of Scotland’s great houses and dates back to the 1300s.

- The Royal Burgh of Dornoch & Dornoch Cathedral, including Dornoch’s 19th Century Town Jail
- Dunrobin Castle & Gardens, including The Falconry Display and The Garden Museum
- Coastal Scenic Drive with several lookout points along the way
- Highland Distillery Whisky Tour as optional depending on timings

DEPARTURE: We will collect and return you to your accommodation anywhere within the Highlands, if collection is further afield this can also be arranged. The tour timings could be flexible.

The above is a suggested itinerary, if you would like to alter the tour, as our aim is to please our guests to give you the chance to see the best of the Highlands, please contact us with what you’re looking for and we’ll create a bespoke tour just for you.

Thistle Tours is your Expert Guide to Scotland, your invitation to delve into the rich history and heritage of this famously spirited and creative nation.

We will tell you of forgotten stories of Scotland’s many Heroes and delve into some of its enduring Legends. We will reveal the hidden treasures of the Highlands unique landscape, from dinosaur footprints to Neolithic burial cairns, whether you’re fascinated by mysterious Clans and the stories of some of Scotland’s most romantic Castles & iconic landmarks, we’ve got you covered.

Whatever you are looking for, a love of rugged scenery, tastes of the Highland Whisky, Scotland’s unique wildlife, historic Castles, Clan Lands and Folklore, all this and more are waiting for you to discover with Thistle Tours.