Tag: stirling castle

October 24, 2019

Stirling Castle tours

Looking for day trips from Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of historic Stirling Castle and the Kelpies ? Visit Stirling Castle , an ancient Scottish castle and the Kelpies in this tour –  Stirling Castle Bannockburn the Wallace Monument featuring the newly refurbished statue of Wallace the Kelpies   Normal pickup point is your hotel in Edinburgh city centre. Five hour private tour around Stirling for […]

July 22, 2019

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two amazing castles and a whisky distillery ? Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Callander Balquhidder Church Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game […]

May 9, 2019

NEW for 2019 – the Kelpies and castles tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two ancient castles and the Kelpies  ? Our  Kelpies and castles tour features a visit to the amazing Kelpies  in Falkirk and two ancient Scottish castles in Stirling and Doune .    The Kelpies and castles tours are available daily seven days a week   .The tour spends up to an hour at […]

November 5, 2018

Whisky and castles day tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of Scotland’s amazing castles and whisky distilleries ? Two ancient Scottish castles and two distilleries feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Glenturret Distillery Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and the Outlander TV series. Stirling Castle is one of […]

September 19, 2018

Mary Queen of Scots tours

Mary Queen of Scots tours – four locations Our tour features a visit to the key places in the life of Mary Queen of Scots including Linlithgow Palace and Stirling Castle . The new Mary Queen of Scots film features Oscar Nominee Saoirse Ronan performs the role of the ambitious Mary, whose attempts to reclaim the throne of Scotland incurs the wrath of the virgin queen, Elizabeth I, […]

July 5, 2018

Tour of four ancient Scottish castles

Four ancient Scottish castles feature in this tour – Drummond Castle and Gardens , Stirling Castle , Doune Castle and Linlithgow Palace 1 Drummond Castle and Gardens Drummond Castle and Gardens – the grounds, which date back to 1630, are considered “the best example of formal terraced gardens in Scotland”. The castle was used as the Palace of Versailles in an episode of TV drama Outlander. Drummond Castle Gardens, which […]

July 5, 2018

Scottish Castles Tour

Four ancient Scottish castles feature in this tour – Drummond Castle and Gardens , Stirling Castle , Doune Castle and Linlithgow Palace . 1 Drummond Castle and Gardens Drummond Castle and Gardens – the grounds, which date back to 1630, are considered “the best example of formal terraced gardens in Scotland”. The castle was used as the Palace of Versailles in an episode of TV drama Outlander. Drummond Castle Gardens, […]

August 7, 2017

Bespoke private tours

Alongside our normal choice of tours , Private Tours Edinburgh also offers bespoke private tours and one day Outlander tours customised to the requirements of each customer . You can set your own itinerary and decide exactly where you want to visit . Customers interested should contact us online for a quote Tours normally start at 9.30 am . Normal pickup point is Edinburgh or […]

August 7, 2017

Bespoke private tours – design your own tour

Alongside our normal choice of tours , Private Tours Edinburgh also offers bespoke private tours and one day Outlander tours customised to the requirements of each customer . Phone 07305-294773 or contact us online . You can set your own itinerary and decide exactly where you want to visit . Customers interested should contact us online for a quote Tours normally start at 10 am […]

October 25, 2011

Spooky castles – the most haunted Halloween castles in the UK

The UK has hundreds of ruined castles. But some castles are more spooky than others. Here’s a list of the spookiest , most haunted castles in the UK , ideal for a visit at Halloween .
Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle commands the whole of the city centre , sitting on a volcanic rock . The castle is perhaps the spookiest in Britain because it has many ghosts. There is a drummer who only appears when the castle is
about to be attacked. A piper who