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Oban, Glencoe, Highlands Lochs & Castles Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow

By: Rabbie's
Highlights
  • Full-day trip from Glasgow to Scotland's West Highlands
  • Small-group tour, with a maximum of 16 passengers, ensures a more personal experience
  • Visit the glen of Glencoe, and Loch Lomond (Scotland's largest freshwater loch)
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Oban, Glencoe, Highlands Lochs & Castles Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow
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Oban, Glencoe, Highlands Lochs & Castles Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow
From US$52.78
Overview
What could be more quintessentially Scottish than lochs and castles? Travel through the photo-worthy West Highlands, visit the haunting glen of Glencoe and stop at Loch Lomond on this day trip from Glasgow by minivan. Numbers are limited to 16 passengers to ensure a more personalized experience with an informative guide, who offers insightful commentary at Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray town, Castle Stalker and more.
What to Expect
This day trip features the picturesque lochs and historic castles of the West Highlands, with plenty of stops along the way narrated by your knowledgeable guide. After pickup in central Glasgow, get comfortable in your Mercedes van for the scenic drive to Loch Lomond.
You’ll gain intimate knowledge of Scotland on this personalized small-group tour, including the eerie glen of Glencoe, famous as the site of the 1692 Clan MacDonald massacre. Enjoy time exploring the shoreline of beautiful Loch Lomond, Scotland's largest freshwater loch.
Other tour highlights include Inveraray town in Argyll; Loch Awe (Lochawe), Scotland’s longest loch; the ruins of Kilchurn Castle; Castle Stalker, which towers over Loch Laich; the majestic peaks of Buachaille Etive Mor; and the boggy moorland of Rannoch Moor.
You'll reach out-of-the-way places and enjoy multiple photo ops of Scotland's windswept landscape before the return drive to Glasgow.
Winner of the Inaugural Scottish Thistle Award for Sustainable Tourism, October 2007
Reviews (151)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Cameron as our Guide

My friend and I had an amazing day trip with Cameron. He was very personable and a wealth of knowledge on the history, geography, and ecosystems of Scotland. Loved hearing about your personal stories in the Highlands as well. Thanks again for an awesome tour!...More

1  Thank czubko2
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile
Oban, Glen and highland castles

Ben was our guide. The entire day was somewhat foggy/misty but there was no rain so still it was a great sight. Had a great seafood experience in one of the restaurants suggested by Ben in Oban. The best part was undeniably the Glencoe, for...More

Thank suresh k
Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Hi Suresh, Glencoe really is stunning, we're not surprised this was a highlight for you. We're glad that Ben was able to make so many suggestions to help you get the most out of the experience. Thanks very much for your review. All the best,...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile
Simply Outstanding

Firstly, in November, it gets dark quickly which eats into the sight-seeing time. Our guide/driver, Fraser, was well aware of this and did an excellent job managing our time. Despite this, we did not feel rushed. We loved Oban and would definitely go back there....More

2  Thank Andy939064
Passport810120, Public Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hi Andy, It's great to hear that Fraser helped you to make the most of the day - and the daylight! Thanks for sharing your thoughts, we hope to see you again. All the best, Aimee

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Great Day Trip!

I had previously booked a tour with Rabbie’s while I was staying in Edinburgh, and had such a great time I booked another with Rabbie’s when I got to Glasgow. Decided on a shorter day trip this time around to see the beautiful scenery again....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Passport810120, Public Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi Arielle, It's great to hear that this was handled so well and so promptly; we are sorry for the disruption and thank you for your understanding and patience. We're delighted that you had such a great day with Alex and left with such a...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Great value trip!

Ben, our driver and tour guide is a passionate Scottish guy who knows how to tell a story and entertain his guests. He gave us great hints & tips on food, places to visit and whisky! A great way to discover Scotland if you don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudio C
Passport810120, Public Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi Claudio, It sounds as though Ben really helped you make the most of your time in Scotland, thanks so much for the recommendation! We hope to see you again, Aimee

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Response from catchcryhamm | Reviewed this property |
On the day trip we did, we did make a short stop at Loch Lomond, about 15 minutes, for a walk around and photo op. This was in the morning, our first stop. We did not go via Kinloch Rannoch. It was Loch Lomond, Inverary and... More
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Response from VeronicaP143 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can see the castle, however there is really no time to go inside. There is no climbing.
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