Scottish tours and Shore Excursions

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Culzean Castle and Gardens
Romantic 18th century Robert Adam architecture
Brig O'Doon
Inspired Robert Burns in his famous poem Tam O'Shanter - Poor Meg lost her tail here
Burns Cottage
The Birthplace of Scotland's Bard - Robert Burns
Tam O'Shanter
Tam and Meg on the run from the witches
Slàinte Mhath
A group toast the tour on a stunning Ayrshire Beach

Experience the best of Ayrshire on this fantastic shore excursion that leaves from Greenock Port.

 

Highlights:

  • Culzean Castle
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
  • Burns Cottage
  • the Brig O'Doon
  • the Auld Kirk at Alloway
  • Electric Brae

 

On this trip you will see a castle, the Burns Museum, Burns Cottage, the Brig O’Doon, the Auld Kirk as well as the mind boggling Electric Brae. All of these locations include the most spectacular views and it is therefore no wonder that Scotland’s most famous poet come from this area which subsequently inspired his work. You too will leave inspired with views of Arran, the rolling hills and farmland of the county and of course the picturesque villages which dot the landscape.

 

Itinerary:

  • You will be picked up from the Port and taken to Culzean Castle which will be the first stop of the day. The journey is very scenic and you will see much of the Ayrshire Coast which includes sandy beaches and a few castles on the way.
  • On arrival at Culzean, we will first enjoy the castle and the grounds, afterwards, we will enjoy lunch or a bite to eat at the visitor centre here.
  • We will then make our way to the electric brae where you can experience a natural phenomenon.
  • Our final stop will be a trip to Alloway, the birthplace of Robert Burns. The village is very pretty and you will enjoy the museum, the Auld Kirk, the Brig O’Doon and finally the cottage where the Bard was born.
  • We will then make our way back to the port enjoying storytelling of what we just saw that day and take memories home with you that will last a lifetime.

 

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*A £5 booking fee is charged on all online and telephone bookings*

Duration: 6 - 8 hours
 
Price:
 
  • £380.00 / $474 / 443 EUR per group up to 4
  • £480.00 / $599 / 559 EUR per group up to 8
  • £960.00 / $1197 /1118 EUR per group up to 20
 
Please note that the amount is calculated in GBP and all other currencies are subject to the current exchange rate. 
 

Important Information

Inclusions:

On all our tours we include your guided tour, bottled water, snacks and a complimentary dram of Scotch / children's activity pack.

Exclusions:

We not not include meals or entrance however we can assist in a cost effective solution for your entrance for your whole trip. If you are visiting more than one port, please let us know as you may qualify for an Explorer Pass or Scottish Heritage Pass which will save you a lot of money on admission during your stay.

 

Languages:

We offer a multilingual service. See the languages we offer below and if you book please put in your requested language in the special requirements field on the booking form.

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian

 

Fun Facts:

  • Currency in Scotland: British Pound (£)
  • Weather: We have quite a wet and mild climate so it is always advisable to bring a rain jacket or umbrella. Suitable footwear is also advisable, nobody wants wet socks :-)
  • Temperature: Average summer temperature is 19°C / 66.2 F
  • Gratutities: It is not complusary to tip in Scotland, however if you feel that the service was deserving, the going rate is 10%. This is not set in stone either but it can assist you in what you wish to contribute.