Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness and Loch Ness
Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness and Loch Ness
Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness and Loch Ness

Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness and Loch Ness (includes Outlander filming locations)

This tour is specially designed for those who love films, fame, legends and the magic of Scottish history.  


We aim to give you a full day of adventure and enjoyment, making you as comfortable as possible. We hope you will return again and again to visit the Scottish Highlands, as this is all but a taster session, although you will have plenty of time to experience every aspect of the Thistle tour.

What's included in the price?

Adult £89, Child £79 (includes entrance to Cawdor castle and including audio guide). Water refreshments will be provided on the coach, as well as waterproof rain macs should you require one. 

Tour Timings

Bus departs around 9.00am. Returns at least 1 hour before ship departure. Tour is 7-8 hours long.

Cawdor Castle

Visit inside and outside Cawdor Castle including magnificent gardens and maze. (Entrance is included.) Cawdor Castle was made famous by William Shakespeare’s ‘MacBeth’. This is a medieval furnished lived in castle. 1.5 hours 

Culloden Viaduct

Pass by Culloden viaduct. Built in 1893 for trains and still used to this day. 

Culloden Battlefield

Visit Culloden battlefield, free to roam the battlefield or visit shop and restaurant. Small entry charge if you wish to go right into visitor centre to re-live the battle from 1746.

Inverness - Castle, shops and the Highland's oldest bar

Arrive Inverness city centre where you could visit Inverness Castle’s new viewing gallery. See right across the city. Visit Flora MacDonald’s statue outside the castle and see the shops and cafes in Inverness. Maybe try a local beer in the oldest bar in Inverness, the Gellions, dating back to 1841.  

Loch Ness

Travel beside Loch Ness for 15 miles, stopping for photos of Scotland's reclusive Nessie (if you’re very lucky).

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Prices: Adult - £89, Kids - £79

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