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The highland tour company

612 Lanark Road, Edinburgh EH14 5EN, Scotland
+44 7752 709670
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Best Guide and Tour through Scottish Highlands!

My wife, her parents, and two daughters (8 and 6 yrs old) took a day tour with James from Edinburgh... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andyyangstar
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Toronto, Canada
James MacDonald Great Guide, Driver, Expert

Strongly recommend Mr. MacDonald. A longtime friend of mine and I met in Edinburgh for a week... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark L
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Bespoke private highland tours taken by enthusiastic and experienced chauffeur. Family run business with a passion for everything Scotland has to offer.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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612 Lanark Road, Edinburgh EH14 5EN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife, her parents, and two daughters (8 and 6 yrs old) took a day tour with James from Edinburgh up to Iverness, Loch Ness, and Glencoe. It was an amazing trip and highly recommend James and the Highland Tour Company. James was professional and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strongly recommend Mr. MacDonald. A longtime friend of mine and I met in Edinburgh for a week. James provided a great opening overview of the city on Day 1, a great tour of The Borders region Day 3 and on another day an equally good...More

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

James helped us capture the flavor of Scotland brilliantly on three different area tours. The first day he helped us battle jet lag with an overview of Edinburgh’s neighborhoods. It oriented us nicely to follow up on foot the next day. His enthusiasm is infectious...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend Rachel and I booked a half day tour with James in Edinburgh. He took us to some really beautiful places: Rosslyn Chapel, Corluss Palace, Hopetoun House and a few more spots. He is extremely knowledgeable about Scottish history, very engaging and super friendly....More

Thank Jackie N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jim is just an awesome host, its like being with a friend on a trip. We asked him to chose the places to visit, spot on, on the selection. Looking forward to come back and share some of his new projects.

Thank Agustín G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We only had 1 day but could have spent a week. Thoroughly enjoyed the amazing scenery as well as the time spent with James. As we are MacDonald’s from Australia, we learnt so much more about our family history. This countryside is truly beautiful.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This review is of a 3 day whiskey tour my friend and I booked with this company (and James) to be our driver (not driving after drinking so much whiskey) and guide for the trip. He and his company delivered on that and so much...More

Thank Edward V
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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks Eddie Sharing this experience with you guys was truely awesome. It was just like being with friends. I look forward to seeing you guys the next time your in Scotland. All the best James

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

What a wonderful trip through the Highlands! James MacDonald provided one of our most enjoyable family trips in years. We spent 4 days on a custom tour that James designed with some general direction from us. His passion for the Highlands coupled with his knowledge...More

Thank Christine M
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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for your review Jim. I also had a great time and particularly enjoyed spending it with fellow MacDonald’s. It was a trip I will never forget and I’m glad you guys enjoyed it as much as I did. I hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We took the 3-day tour all the way up to the Isle of Skye. We saw a lot of sights in a short amount time and appreciated the enthousiasm of our driver and guide Paul, who was knowledgeable, accomodating and cheerful.

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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review but I'm afraid this was not our company that carried this tour out. Glad to hear you enjoyed Scotland.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

James is a very talented, experienced and passionate guide of Scotland, He is a highly skilled and safe driver. We spent ten hours touring with him to numerous sites near Edinburgh and in the Highlands. As fans of the Outlander television series, we enjoyed seeing...More

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raineyroo1, General Manager at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for kind review. Had a great day also.

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