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Scottish Routes

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We all love being able to show our guests around the incredible country we call home. Everyone that works at Scottish Routes realises how lucky and privileged we are to be able to share Scotland with you.
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1 Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Recently did the malt whisky, craft gin and beer tour with my girlfriend. It was a fantastic day from start to finish; from a very slick checking in experience - through the engaging and very informative tales of Brian on whisky manufacture - to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikey C
ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello Mikey, Thanks for joining us on our 1-day Malt Whisky, Craft Gin and Beer tour. Glad to hear you and your girlfriend had a great day out with us. Hopefully, we'll see you on another tour soon! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 12 October 2018

What a fantastic trip, which I received as a birthday gift from my wife who also joined and enjoyed the experience. Starting with everyone joining in Edinburgh being on time, a pattern repeated throughout the entire tour. Our guide/driver Brian entertained us all four days...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your birthday gift and had a great time with Brian and the rest of your group exploring Islay. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments. Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 7 October 2018

During our private 9-day tour around Scotland, organised by Scottish Routes our group of 10 were looked after two drivers: Andrew Jones and then Brandon Davann. Both proved to be not only skilful drivers, but also very competent guides. They shared with us a wealth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Agnieszka L
ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Dear Agnieszka L, Thank you for choosing to plan your private tour of Scotland with us. I'm very happy to read your wonderful feedback about both Andrew and Brendan. It sounds like you had a fantastic time! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 5 October 2018

After reading other reviews on this page, I can only say that, for the purpose of not being repetitive and boring, I concur with all of the raves about this tour. There's not much more to add and it's an experience of a lifetime. However,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean T
ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello Jean, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback about our driver-guide Moray. We're delighted to hear he made your tour the experience of a lifetime! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 27 September 2018

I booked the Whisky Tour with Scottish Routes as a special birthday present for my husband. As I am not a real whisky drinker but more of a gin person, I initially got a voucher just for him. After some consideration the prospect of visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello!, Thank you for choosing to explore Islay with us (despite not being a whisky drinker)! We're delighted you had a great time with Brian, Andrew and Alison and we hope to welcome you back to Scotland on another tour soon! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Our 4 day trip to Islay with Scottish Routes was absolutely amazing. It was very well organized so there was nothing to worry about except trying to figure out which one of the many whiskies we sampled was my favourite! Brian our tour guide was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello Scott M, Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Scottish Routes. We're delighted to hear you had a great time with Brian and enjoyed sampling some of the best whiskies Islay has on offer! Also, very happy to read your...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We just recently returned from an epic adventure, beautifully choreographed by Scottish Routes Sarah and Clare, and flawlessly directed by Marti. We decided on two days on our own in Glasgow, followed by an 11-day guided tour, and finally wrapped it all up with two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry S
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello Barry, Pam, Mike and Alla, Thank you for your incredible review - delighted to hear you had a great time on tour with Marti, and enjoyed your stays at the organised accommodation. Can't wait to hear from you soon to start planning your next...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We joined a Scottish Routes tour in order to visit Islay - and its distilleries! - as part of our trip to Scotland. I’m so, so glad we did! Brian was an incredible, knowledgeable, entertaining guide; the lodging at Bowmore House was spacious and well-run;...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank charrock
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hello! Thanks for choosing Scottish Routes, we're delighted to hear you had a great time on tour with us and enjoyed your time with our tour guide Brian, your stay at Bowmore House and of course the wonderful Islay distilleries! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 19 July 2018

It doesn't matter what your career is - true greatness comes from a passionate love of what you do. Wether its the head distillers from the creators of the best spirits in the world, the brilliant and informative tour guide Brian, or the beyond generous...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Tanner, Thank you so much for this incredible review, it perfectly sums up what we're trying to share with people who come on our tours. Delighted you had such a great time! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Wow!! This tour was simply amazing and unforgettable. Brian was a wonderful tour guide and went above and beyond. He is extremely knowledgeable about Islay, Scottland and the history. Book this tour and you will not be disappointed, trust me. Brian, if you read this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Edward J
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Scottish Routes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Edward J, Thanks for joining us on tour, delighted to hear you had a great time exploring Islay with Brian. Kind Regards, Clare

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