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Highland Experience Tours

1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
+44 131 226 1414
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The Best Way to Experience Scotland! 5 Star, luxury minibus tours of Scotland. All tours depart from the Royal Mile, in the historic heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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+44 131 226 1414
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Reviewed yesterday

Highland Experience Tours was fantastic! Definitely some of the highlights of my trip. Jamie - Borders & Alnwick Castle (One Day from Edinburgh): Jamie was absolutely wonderful. He was a wealth of knowledge and wonderfully patient, kind, and fun. He kept us moving at a...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Orkney Islands & The Far North are the mystery themselves. Although there were no elephants to be found on the tour, everything went magical and everything went Scott-ish in an Ian-ish of Murray kind of way...!* This was the third trip I took with Highland...More

Thank Ewa J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Aileen was our guide and driver for the day. I had asked for a history lesson and we learned about the fight for independence, William Wallace, Robert Bruce, the battle at Stirling Castle, and more.We had lunch near the castle and ended the day with...More

Thank Hnlmom4
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was awesome. Like all tours it had its ups and downs. Brendan was excellent. He had a lot of great information to pass along about the history of the area. I only wish he would have sung more! He has a wonderful voice!...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I had a fantastic day on the Stirling Castle/Loch Lomond/Distillary tour. Our tour guide, Sergio, was very informative, helpful and entertaining. Excellent guide to some of Scotland's history, plenty of time to explore the sights and a very comfortable journey. Would definitely...More

1  Thank lisa3163
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me and my two friends - Martina and Anastasia- decided to book the Ultimate Skye Experience Tour as travelling across the Highlands had always been a dream of ours and the past three days definitely exceeded our expectations! We had such an amazing time! The...More

4  Thank Giulia G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came from Australia. We had Neil as our driver. We did the two day tour Jacobite Experience, What an absolutely fantastic tour and Neil's knowledge, sense of humour and ability to cater for all requirements was amazing. Thank you Highland Experience Tours and more...More

1  Thank tonynewham2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the 14-16th of August we went on the 3-day Ultimate Skye Experience Tour with James as our guide and had the most incredible time. His voice and storytelling opened up a tunnel to history inside of your head and it felt like you were...More

3  Thank SaskiaSteph_P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm not even sure how to describe how blown away I was by my tour. My girlfriend and I took a 3 day Isle of Skye tour, with our tour guide Owen. Both my girlfriend and I have Scottish heritage, and took the trip to...More

2  Thank NorthernRaspberry
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had Neil as our guide, driver and story teller. He was friendly, engaging and knowledgeable about the sites and history of the highlands. He was included history, legend and music with all his discourse. He made my teens feel included in any conversations and...More

1  Thank Paul M
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Paul M, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We're very happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful tour with Neil and especially liked the ride on the Jacobite Steam Train! Kind Regards, Clare

Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Khaled A | Reviewed this property |
Well overall you spend a lot of time on the bus, but how else would you get around? There are many fixed scheduled stops and the drivers add where they feel it is nice. But if traffic is slow, they cut stops short, do not... More
Corinne M
21 June 2017|
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Response from Ms-ClareD | Property representative |
Hi Corinne M, Thanks for getting in touch. Usually, hotels have more facilities and are larger, than the smaller B&Bs. However, in most places we stay some of the hotels are traditional and won't often don't have lifts or... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Ms-ClareD | Property representative |
Hi there, We have a variety of different whisky tours on our tours. Usually they take about 45 minutes - 1 hour. We do also have an Islay tour which includes lots of different distilleries visits. Kind Regards, Clare