Day 1: Travel from Edinburgh to Fort William
We visit the Wallace Monument, the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace, and afterwards pass Doune Castle, location for the film, “Monty Python & The Holy Grail”.
Travelling north via Tyndrum we pass over the atmospheric Rannoch Moor before enjoying time to walk and admire the dramatic Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan.
We then continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films, for a photo opportunity (Apr-Oct).
Our final stop on the first day of our Eilean Donan tour is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into our accommodation.
Day 2: Travelling from Fort William to Edinburgh
We commence our descent via the much-admired Eilean Donan Castle, backdrop for the movie, ‘Highlander’;
We will then move on to the pretty loch-side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness.
Enjoy a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, at 1,344 metres.
We travel via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk in idyllic Scottish woodland,
Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs