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

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Friday, December 7th 2018

Outlander – Jamie and Claire

Maxine Smith, from Invergordon, the owner of Thistle Excursions, says, “For those of you who choose to go on our Tour 2, Outlander, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness, and Loch Ness, you will be steeped not only in Highland history but embedded in the stories of the episodes of Outlander.&nb... Full Story...
Wednesday, November 21st 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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