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The highland tour company

612 Lanark Road, Edinburgh EH14 5EN, Scotland
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Incredibly informative yet lots of fun even in Winter

We only had 1 day but could have spent a week. Thoroughly enjoyed the amazing scenery as well as... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
davemac2018
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Home Hill, Australia
A personalized experience with an engaged company.

This review is of a 3 day whiskey tour my friend and I booked with this company (and James) to be... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Edward V
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Boston, Massachusetts
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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.
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  • Very good27%
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“day tour” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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612 Lanark Road, Edinburgh EH14 5EN, Scotland
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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We took the 3-day tour all the way up to the Isle of Skye. We saw a lot of sights in a short amount time and appreciated the enthousiasm of our driver and guide Paul, who was knowledgeable, accomodating and cheerful.

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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review but I'm afraid this was not our company that carried this tour out. Glad to hear you enjoyed Scotland.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

James is a very talented, experienced and passionate guide of Scotland, He is a highly skilled and safe driver. We spent ten hours touring with him to numerous sites near Edinburgh and in the Highlands. As fans of the Outlander television series, we enjoyed seeing...More

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raineyroo1, General Manager at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for kind review. Had a great day also.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went on the Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle tour with a vista to Glengoyne Distillery. James picked us up at our hotel and waited patiently for everyone. He was knowledgable about the sites. It was a great day trip to see the Highland and to...More

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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you had a great day, I also did!! Many thanks again James

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Our hotel arranged for James to pick us up at the airport...he was patiently waiting for us on the other side..even though we were delayed in getting through to him due to missing luggage...thanks James!! A few days later we had made arrangements again thru...More

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raineyroo1, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you so much your kind review. I had a fantastic day with you also. Would be great to take you out on another trip next time your in Scotland. All the best James

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Sergio was a most delightful tour guide, good driver and kept us informed at all times during the trip. Daylight was limited, so we made several short stops along the way to tKe photos and stretch our legs. It was most enjoyable and highly recommended...More

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James M, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Great review but we did not carry out this trip. We don't have a driver called sergio

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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Went on a highland day tour with the company to Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, lunch at Oak Tree Inn and visited the Glengoyne Distillery. Our tour guide was Rob who was very entertaining and kept us engaged throughout the whole day. Stirling castle and the...More

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James M, Owner at The highland tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

We did not carry out this trip and don't have a tour guide called rob

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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Sergio-Great job. Long and exciting day. Kept us engaged all along. Didn't let us sleep. Would highly recommend this tour.

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