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Solway Tours

18 Barnhill Place, Dumfries DG2 9HP, Scotland
+44 1387 449104
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AMAZING!!!!

We embarked on a two-day private Outlander Tour with Mark and Lesley. It was an amazing experience... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
scappelli
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Glocester, Rhode Island
One day tour that turned into two

Personalized tour that was wonderful. My friend that I was traveling with wanted to go to Wigton... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy A
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Camano Island
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We offer guided historic and cultural tours of South West Scotland and beyond. We plan bespoke personalised tours with clients across half day, full day or multi day tours. We can also plan and prepare an Ancestral Tour where you can walk in the footsteps of your ancestors. We offer a door to door service and can collect you from any airport, train station or hotel. We will provide unforgettable experiences through our extensive knowledge and insight into the History of Scotland which will create memories and smiles that last a lifetime. Individualised tailor made tours of incredible quality!
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18 Barnhill Place, Dumfries DG2 9HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We embarked on a two-day private Outlander Tour with Mark and Lesley. It was an amazing experience filled with history, beautiful scenery and wonderful company!! They customized our tour and took us on an exciting adventure into the Scottish Highlands. We were able to visit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Personalized tour that was wonderful. My friend that I was traveling with wanted to go to Wigton to see her ancestral area. Amazing knowledgeable tour guide. Was given yummy homemade tablets and bottle water. The company will design tours around what you want to see.More

Thank Wendy A
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Solway T, Owner at Solway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wendy, Thank you for the lovely review. I had a great couple of days with you guys and we hope the rest of your stay in Scotland was a great success. If we can help again in the future then please do not hesitate to...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Wow.. what amazing tour guides! They went above and beyond with service, including finding out where my ancestors lived and what they did for work. We felt so at home with Mark and Lesley. Going with Solway Tours is not only just a trip, it’s...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I booked an excursion to Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda. Lesley could not have been a better tour guide. Gorgeous scenery along the way (and sheep!!) and lots of interesting historical, cultural and other tidbits provided by her throughout the day made it a fantastic experience....More

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Solway T, Owner at Solway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Deborah, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I really enjoyed the day with you and delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour to Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Scotland. Thanks again...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Mark and Lesley are the absolute best at what they do. I have entrusted them with my family twice now, and they have far surpassed any hope and expectation we have ever had. We will absolutely make a third (and hopefully fourth, fifth, etc trip...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

A most enjoyable tour seeing much scotish scenery along the way and many landmarks that we all had been looking forward to seeing. Lesley was a most informative and considerate tour guide. HIGHLY RECOMENDED *** Steph and Janet, AustraliaMore

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Solway T, Owner at Solway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Steph and Janet, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us. We really enjoyed your company and we were delighted to have had the opportunity to show you around some of the amazing sites in Skye....More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Mark and Lesley are excellent tour-masters. They know their history. They love the area, and they are passionate about their work. They are professional and courteous. They provide an absolutely wonderful experience in learning about SW Scotland. I highly recommend them, and look forward to...More

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Solway T, Owner at Solway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Newton, Thank you for the wonderful review. We had a great time showing you guys around South West Scotland and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. Thanks again for the recommendation and if we can ever help in the future...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Absolutely grand time exploring the family history of the borderlands with Solway Tours. It's clear from the start that Mark and Lesley enjoy what they do. Their passion shines through in the history they share as well as their willingness to change course when new...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We worked with Solway Tours to book a private tour at least a year in advance. Every interaction, email, itinerary change was done in the most pleasant, knowledgeable, and welcoming way ever. I can't recommend Leslie and Mark enough!! There were 3 of us on...More

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Solway T, Owner at Solway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Tori, Thank you so much for the extremely kind review. I had a great day with the three of you and I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the day. I enjoyed your company and loved showing you around some fantastic historic sites....More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We LOVE Solway Tours! They were absolutely everything we hoped for and more! Four days with our group of six ladies. They were knowledgeable, funny, and patient. I would recommend them to everyone. The attention to detail in planning was amazing! Don't forget to ask...More

Thank Maren Y
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Dear Brian, Thank you for your enquiry. We offer private guided historical and cultural tours around Dumfries and Galloway and across Scotland and we offer a door to door service. We can pick up from any location and we... More
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