GHD Clan Tour - Northern Experience
You will not find this particular tour available anywhere... there is only one Kilted highlander guide called George Ritchie. You will not be disappointed with the Scenery and Humour on this day trip
per adult from
6 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Kilted Highlander guide
- Bottled water
What's excluded :
- Entry/Admission - Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Beauly Priory, Beauly IV4 7DY Beauly IV4, Beauly Scotland
home to the Valliscaulian Monks whom lived here happily since around 1230 to 1510. It was visited in 1564 by Mary Queen of Scots and on arrival she said what a BEAU WEU or beautiful place. After the reformation the priory fell into disuse and the lead was removed in 1582. In 1652 Oliver Cromwell took some materials to build a fort in Inverness. This is where Jamie left Scotland for France in the Outlander TV Series
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Rogie Falls, Contin Scotland
Rogie Falls has a series of lovely walks on the Black Water which you can follow to see the waterfall that is famous for salmon viewing.
This beautiful spot is situated off the main road to Ullapool just over a mile north west of the village of Contin. It offers several good forest walks. There are plenty of waymarked walks and seating at a viewpoint overlooking the falls... Fabulous place :)
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Black Rock Gorge, Evanton Scotland
Less than a 15 minute drive from Dingwall you can find the Black Rock Gorge in a very magical location. In 2004 filming for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire took place here.
The impressive 40m deep gorge is 1.5km long and was created during the Ice Age. The river is the River Glass.
It is a lovely walk around with plenty of trees and the main paths are very flat and easy to walk (although good walking shoes are always recommended). If you have small children or dogs care must be taken as there are unguarded drops into the gorge.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Struie, Ardgay IV19 1LQ, UK
Known locally as Millionaires Viewpoint this has to be 2 of the most scenic scenes in the Highlands of Scotland.
The name originates from the entrepreneur Andrew Carnaigie who's home was once Skibo castle. It is said he would bring all of his visiting friends to this point to show them the views.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Carbisdale Wood, Ardgay IV24 3DW, UK
We will stop en route to get some pictures of Carbisdale Castle.... known localy as the Castle of Spite, this is a fascinating story which only a local like George can tell.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Falls of Shin, Achany Glen, Lairg IV27 4EE Scotland
Wow, what an amazing site to see... Salmon jumping UP RIVER over the rocks attempting get back to their birthplace so they can spawn... George will take you to the best viewpoint on the river.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie KW10 6SF Scotland
Dunrobin Castle is a stately home in Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland, and the family seat of the Earl of Sutherland and the Clan Sutherland. It is located 1 mile north of Golspie, and approximately 5 miles south of Brora, overlooking the Dornoch
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Golspie IV25 3JD Scotland
The most visible mammals at Loch Fleet are seals: common seals can be seen from the public road at Skelbo year round, and grey seals visit during the winter months. Otter and pipistrelle bats are also found here, along with other typical Scottish land mammals such as roe deer, fox, pine marten, and weasel. Red squirrels and Scottish wildcats have been recorded in the area,
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Dornoch Cathedral, High Street, Dornoch IV25 3SH Scotland
The name 'Dornoch' is derived from the Gaelic for 'pebbly place', suggesting that the area contained pebbles the size of a fist (dorn) which could therefore be used as weapons. Dornoch has the thirteenth-century Dornoch Cathedral, the Old Town Jail, and the previous Bishop's Palace which is now the well-known hotel, Dornoch Castle and a notable golf course, the Royal Dornoch Golf Club, named the 5th best golf course outside the United States. It is also notable as the last place a witch was burnt in Scotland. Her name was reported as Janet Horne; she was tried and condemned to death in 1727. There is a stone, the Witch's Stone, commemorating her death, inscribed with the year 1722
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Alness, UK
For most of the 1990s and early 2000s, Alness regularly entered and won flower competitions such as Scotland in Bloom, Britain in Bloom and others winning many of awards. This helped regenerate many areas of the town, with housing estates winning separate awards.
Departure Point :Royal Highland Hotel, 18 Station Square, Academy St, Inverness IV1 1LG, UK
Traveler pickup is offered
George is happy to collect you from your Hotel, guest House or B&B within 20 miles of InvernessAirports
- Inverness Airport, Inverness Scotland
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/23/2019 - 10/23/2021
Monday - Sunday: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.