Loch Ness. Culloden Battlefield. Glenmorangie Distillery. Black Rock Gorge. Dornoch Cathedral. Beauly Priory. Inverness. Urquhart Castle.
Loch Ness. Culloden Battlefield. Glenmorangie Distillery. Black Rock Gorge. Dornoch Cathedral. Beauly Priory. Inverness. Urquhart Castle.
Loch Ness. Culloden Battlefield. Glenmorangie Distillery. Black Rock Gorge. Dornoch Cathedral. Beauly Priory. Inverness. Urquhart Castle.

Welcome to Thistle Excursions

Thistle Excursions has been created for your pleasure - to provide you with a unique tour and experience of the Highlands when you land in Invergordon either via the port of the Cromarty Firth or other means.  You are all welcome on our trips

We aim to be courteous, kind, understanding, engaging and interesting and our guides will be there to answer all your questions

Thistle Excursion Tours - see the majesty of the Highlands

Latest News

Glenmorangie Distillery introduce Oysters into the Dornoch Firth

With the news that the whisky giant Glenmorangie had recently assisted a groundbreaking environmental project which has seen Native European oysters reintroduced to their once native waters of the Highlands after a century’s absence, it would seem that the Scottish spirits industry is beginnin... Full Story...
Sunday, December 23rd 2018

Brianna Randall and Roger MacKenzie step through the standing stones into the past

It is interesting that this is the first episode throughout the Outlander series that Jamie and Claire Fraser do not appear; it is dedicated to Brianna and Roger’s slip through the Cairns (like Clava Cairns) into the past.  You will see Claire running through a Highland forest, like ones ... Full Story...
Sunday, December 23rd 2018

We will book you onto our coaches and you will leave Invergordon to discover the highlights you have chosen to visit and see in the Scottish Highlands.  We have made it as affordable as possible, as it is important you enjoy it and leave wanting to experience more.  Maybe we will see you again in a few years.  The Highlands of Scotland has much more to offer than a day's tour and we know you will want to return after your "taster" session. 

Most of our bus tours are with English speaking guides, although we do provide a tailored service for our German cruise passengers. In time we hope to offer you tours in all your own languages.

We are happy to answer any questions before you book - feel free to email us, preferably in English, although we can translate.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

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