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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
612 Lanark Road, Edinburgh EH14 5EN, Scotland
+44 7752 709670
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took a private Highlands tour with James and that was amazing. Great ride, fun sightseeing and beautiful nature. If you are thinking about taking tour while in Edinburgh, do the Highlands- it’s a true pleasure seeing the real beauty of the...More

Thank Elle T
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The magical highland tour on the grey line Scotland is a very scenic drive through the northern part of Scotland, we had a great guide called Barbara who told us a lot of history of the place and lovely stories from the shooting of the...More

Thank Yogitha S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

Thank andyyangstar
Reviewed 28 June 2018 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
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Thank Gail Z
Reviewed 21 June 2018

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
Reviewed 18 June 2018 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
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
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

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
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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16 February 2018|
Response from James M | Property representative |
Yes we do. Sorry for the late reply