Historic Tours

Scotland is steeped in history, its events, places and people have shaped Scotland into the country it is today. From standing stones, burial cairns, castles and the turbulent history of Scotland’s past — Scotland has so much to discover.
Melrose, The Borders
Urquhart castle near Inverness

Castles, standing stones & burial cairns

With over 3000 castles in some shape or form, there is something for everyone! From defensive castles such as Edinburgh and Stirling to fairytale castles with pepperpot turrets and spiral staircases such as Inveraray and Cawdor Castle, or castles famed for their royal connections such as Balmoral, Castle of Mey and Glamis Castle.

Discover how Scotland’s first people lived at ‘Skara Brae’ in the Orkney Islands – one of the best preserved Neolithic villages in Western Europe and part of a ‘Heart of Neolithic Orkney UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Also home to the Ring of Brodgar, Maeshow Burial Cairn and the Standing Stones of Stenness.

Burial cairns and standing stones are not just restricted to Orkney, they can be found in other parts of Scotland too. Some of the most impressive are the Callanish Stones in the Outer Hebrides, Kilmartin glen for it string of burial cairns, standing stones and carved rocks, Clava Cairns near Culloden, Machrie Moor on the Isle of Arran.

Our Historic Tours

1 day
Ross Bandstand and Edinburgh Castle
1/2 day
Glasgow architecture - courtesy of Glasgow Life
1/2 day
Loch Coruisk, Isle of Skye
New for 2022
3 Days
Isle of Skye
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This is our first trip to Scotland. Our first trip overseas. We would like to thank you for making this an enjoyable and memorable trip.
Patty & Will
Perri was the best Professional Guide that we have ever used. Courteous, knowledgeable and understanding of all our needs. Would recommend to all who want a great experience.
Gary & Brent Huston
It has been a joy not only being in Scotland but having you as our tour guide. You are extremely kind and helpful. Your knowledge of Scotland goes beyond expectations. Thank you for your kindness, caring, the laughs along the way and all the smiles.
Dale & Christine Wheeling

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