Top 20 Experiences in northeast scotland
Speyside Whisky Tour - Three Distilleries Included - Private - 5 Star Reviews
****** Private Tour ***** Visit three unique three Speyside distilleries in one day for a distillery tour and tutored tasting at three distilleries or a mix of distillery tours and tastings. Three Speyside distilleries. Free pickup and drop-off at your accommodation. The best and most extensive Speyside whisky day trip available! A unique experience that gives you best Scotland has to offer, all in one day, allowing you time to enjoy other activities on other days. We endeavour to select the best distilleries in the region. Selection depends on availability and your preferences. It's a private tour, let us know your favourites. Alternatively, let us showcase the best experiences available.
Whisky Distillery Trifecta - Macallan - Glenfiddich - Glenlivet - Private Tour
The first tour to take you to three top distilleries in one day! +Bespoke pickup+ Whiskywheels tours specialise in the wonderful whisky that Scotland has to offer. This Whisky Trifecta tour - Macallan, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet. Macallan The jewel in the crown of Speyside. Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for whisky collectors, here you'll find a huge range of Macallan Scotch whisky to buy and also have a fantastic whisky tasting. Lunch bookings can be requested here Glenfiddich Visit the family owned distillery to see what a truly world class family run business can achieve. Glenfiddich is the world's best-selling single-malt whisky and also the most awarded at the International Spirits Challenge. Glenlivet The tour and tasting at Glenlivet takes you back in time to how whisky was first made in Speyside. All admissions are subject to availability. In the event of a sold out experience or cancellation by our suppliers, we replace with like for like experiences.
Private Highland whisky tour - build your own itinerary with a local guide
WHISKYWHEELS PRIVATE HIGHLAND WHISKY TOUR + We pick you up + We help you create your own tour to the Highlands This private Whiskywheels tour is fantastic for those wishing to sample what the Highland whisky distilleries have to offer. Fully customizable tour. + We can usually manage around 4-6 stops depending on availability (more are possible if you want to break records) We book and arrange the tour for you. Let us know what you want to do. The distilleries ask for a small fee for entry. Choose a mix of whisky tastings and distillery tours. Fantastic and entertaining tales from each distillery from local experts who know their whisky. Message us to pick your own itinerary or let us create it for you with your requirements. Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle with a reliable driver who can point out sights on the way and provide assistance all day. We will have 45 to 60 minutes for lunch at a Scottish style pub or Inn depending on your requirements.
Aberdeen & Shire Castle & Distillery Private Group one Day Tour
This is a private tour for your group only. Aberdeenshire has many treasures to offer and we will take you on a private tour to areas that are stunning and interesting. A suggested itinerary depending on your hotel location: -Old Aberdeen - Fascinating medieval history -Dunnottar Castle - one of the worlds most iconic castles, -Crathes Castle - 16th century castle with amazing gardens -Lunch at nice restaurant -Royal Lochnagar Distillery - the famous malt from Balmoral We can also include Balmoral Castle instead of the Distillery. Please note Balmoral is usually open Apr - Aug. Please contact us for details. Choose your own itinerary. Please note access to the castle interiors and Distillery tours are subject to seasonal opening times and have admission fees. Access to most castles grounds is free, except Balmoral Castle. Please contact us for details. You must be over 18 to taste the whisky during the Distillery tour but younger people are welcome.
Balmoral & Royal Deeside Tour
Experience the beauty of the Royal Deeside with it's connections to the Monarchy. Starting from Aberdeen we follow the River Dee to Balmoral*. Walk in the footsteps of generations of Royals who have called this castle home. From there we take a short detour through the east Cairngorms and see some of the dramatic hills and mountains the Royal family love. *Balmoral Castle closes at the end of July 2023, this stop will change to Braemar Castle from the 1st of August. We then make our way to the charming village of Ballater for lunch and a stroll through the Victorian town. On our way back to Aberdeen we will visit the iconic Cambus O'May suspension bridge, a popular outdoor destination for visitors. A visit the the Tomnavarie Stone Circle and the Queen's View, one of Queen Victoria's favourite views of Aberdeenshire. Next we start our journey back to Aberdeen, but not before stopping to see the Tomnavarie Stone Circle and one of Queen Victoria's favourite views of Aberdeenshire.
Loch Ness and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Aberdeen
The battles, beauty, and whisky: This is your perfect introduction to Scotland. You shed a tear as you hear the tales and tragedies of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising at the Culloden Battlefield. You try to take your best photo as you pass by Scotland’s famous mountains and castles. And you lick your lips as you drink in the spirit of Scottish whisky in Dufftown, ‘the Whisky Capital of the World’. What’s more, you get as close as possible to the legendary Loch Ness Monster on an optional boat trip. So, take this trip and enjoy the best of Scotland in a day.
Private Balmoral Glamis Dunnottar Castles Tour from Aberdeen. Distillery option
An amazing day out to see some of the the most famous and iconic castles in Scotland. We will pick you up from your Aberdeen Hotel/Accommodation and drop you back there after the tour. This is a private tour for your party only. The route and itinerary can be changed to suit. Please advise us of any required changes. Please contact us for details of castle opening times. Balmoral and Glamis have limited seasonal dates. If you would like to visit a distillery instead of a castle, please let us know so can book the tasting tour. Advance booking is always required. Some castles grounds are free to access but they charge for internal tours. If you wish to visit castle interiors, please let us know and we can alter the tour to suit. We will book the tickets for you and invoice you accordingly via PayPal. All attractions subject to seasonal opening times. Please contact us for details.
Aberdeenshire Private Half Day Castle & Historic Building Tour
This is a private tour for your group only. Scotland has many treasures to offer and a lot of them are in Aberdeenshire. We will take you on a tour to areas that are as stunning as they are interesting and you will learn about the attractions and their history and have a great day out. You can also choose your own itinerary. Our example itinerary includes - Old Aberdeen - A step back in time to see amazing ancient buildings including St Machars Cathedral and Kings College. - Dunnottar Castle- One of the worlds most iconic castles impregnably built on a sheer headland. - Drum Castle - A stunning 13th Century Castle dating back to Robert The Bruce. - Crathes Castle - A 16th Century masterpiece on Royal Deeside. Most castle grounds are free to visit, but charge for interior tours. Attractions are subject to seasonal opening times and please contact us for details. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
Coastal Villages of Aberdeenshire
Discover the northeast coast with our small group tour and we will visit some of the region's most dramatic coastline. Visiting a few of Aberdeenshire's most beautiful fishing villages, learn about its maritime past, influential characters and hero's and marvel at the views along the way.
St Andrews Golf Oriented History Tours - Town and Old Course
Tour times 10am, 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm, 7 days a week throughout the year (check booking calendar for any exclusions). Your guide is author and historian Richard Falconer who is endorsed by noted St Andrews Golf Historian and author David Joy. These are golf-orientated historical tours of St Andrews, giving an all-round insight into what makes St Andrews so unique. There is something for everyone on these tours. The golfing enthusiast generally knows a lot about golf in St Andrews, so these tours feature lesser-known aspects of the game, but not everyone is into golf, so these tours also appeal to those looking to find out more about St Andrews. Alongside being the 'Home of Golf', this was the seat of the Catholic Church in Scotland for 419 years. They created the Cathedral and the Palace, formed Scotland's first University here in 1413, and among their number were the early protagonists for the game of golf itself.
Glamis Castle and Bonnie Dundee Tour from St Andrews
Enjoy a private tour from St Andrews to Glamis Castle, approximately 4 hours in duration, suitable for 1-8 persons and families with children. Highlights include; Glamis Castle, scenic drive through Royal Angus countryside, drive around the main attractions in the City of Dundee and many other points of interest on route. Admission charge into Glamis Castle not included.
St Andrews Must-Sees Daily Walking Tour (11am)
This tour is a must do on a visit to St Andrews. Of course, it's the home of golf in Scotland, but there's much more to see around town. A centre beaming with long-time locals, students from all over the world and even royalty! When walking around, you get a sense of the traditions that have been held for over 800 years, as well as modern Scottish town life all at once. Join us on a 1.5 hour leisurely stroll around the main sights of the town with a local, expert guide. Learn about it’s history as you walk in the footsteps of 8th century witches, university traditions and golfing legends who stepped foot on the same cobbled streets, as well as modern life in the town today. Your local guide will bring St Andrews alive. Key sights: St Andrews' Cathedral St Andrews' Castle The Old Course The University of Saint Andrews St. Salvator's Chapel and many more hidden gems!
North East Coastal Trail Small Group Day Tour from Aberdeen
Look out for sea creatures, ancient castles, and beautiful beaches on this tour along Scotland’s North East Coast. On this tour, you venture from Aberdeen and travel along Scotland’s North East Coast. You stumble upon strange caves and rock formations, spot dolphins at sea, and admire a grand castle that inspired scenes from Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Your driver-guide keeps you entertained with stories from the past and will even recommend their favourite place to taste traditional Scottish Cullen Skink soup at your lunch stop in Cullen. Join this tour, explore the shores, and discover the wonders of North East Scotland.
St Andrews History Tours
This tour is scheduled at 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm and 5:30pm, 7 days a week (check booking calendar for any exclusions). Your guide Richard Falconer is an author and historian of St Andrews and conducts all the history tours himself. Having researched St Andrews for a period spanning six decades you will find a lot of previously lost or forgotten history about the town. Including how the town and University were looking for the lost treasure of the Cathedral for 50 years until 1929, and what Richard has uncovered through his researches over the last 40+ years. The tour incorporates all the historic quarters of the town apart from the golf course which is for another tour! You will see two locations where Mary Queen of Scots stayed for her holidays to St Andrews. Explore the historic ancient City and learn about the spiritual and sometimes barbarous elements. St Andrews is unique on many fronts, with many a noted golfer, Hollywood stars and royalty spending time here.
St Andrews Old Course History Tour, for the Golfer
These are 'bucket list' award-winning tours with Richard Falconer, author, historian, guide and 1980s Pro A1 Old Course Caddie. Aimed primarily at those with a more in-depth interest in golf, you will learn about the origins and the development of both the game and the Old Course through a timeline spanning the 18th to 20th century, plus the Open and Dunhill history. April to September: 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm, 5:30pm* October to March: 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm* (Sundays throughout the year - Walk on the Old Course fairway - excludes championship/tournament days) *Check booking calendar for availability Learn about the local landmarks, the Himalayas, reversed bunkers, flags and, rabbit wars. Have a photo shoot on the iconic Swilkan Bridge. Gain recommendations for a few more bucket list things to do here, and hear some of Richard's memorable Road Hole moments before rounding off your tour by the Od Course Jigger Inn. Richards tours are endorsed by famed Golf historian David Joy.
The best of St Andrews walking tour
Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Did you know that St Andrews University is the third oldest English-speaking country, the oldest in Scotland and one of the most prestigious in the UK? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Where does the city name come from? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of St Andrews . Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
Aberdeen Historical Walking Tour
Time Exposure Travel will take you on a walking tour round some of the most interesting historical areas of Aberdeen, chosen from the attractions listed above. In Old Aberdeen some the areas we will explore include the buildings of the 15th Century University, at 12th Century Cathedral with an amazing heraldic ceiling and a dark secret, Scotland's oldest bridge, other fascinating areas and even visit a secret graveyard very few locals even know about. Tours can be tailored to suit. Please note access to Chapel interiors is subject to availability and seasonal opening times. Please contact us for details. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
Aberdeen Historical & Turbulent Times Walking Tour
Time Exposure Travel will take you on a tour to some of the most interesting historical areas of Aberdeen, chosen from the attractions listed in the itinerary. In Old Aberdeen we explore the buildings of the 15th Century University, a 12th Century Cathedral with an amazing heraldic ceiling and a dark secret, Scotland's oldest bridge, other fascinating areas and a secret graveyard very few locals know about. In the city centre and in the shadow of impressive historical buildings, you learn about the brutal realities of medieval times, including burnings, drownings, hangings, and floggings. Also, Aberdeen has been the site of military invasions, riots and body snatching and you also find out about the local officials who colluded in the 18th century to kidnap and sell children. Our tour covers 800 captivating years. Access to Chapel interiors is subject to availability and seasonal opening times. Please contact us for details. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT.
St Andrews Ghost Tours
Join local author and paranormal authority Richard Falconer on a ghost tour around St Andrews. With no actors, myths, stories or jump-scares, this unique educational tour explores the reality of the paranormal as a global phenomenon through a wealth of local testimony, with the history of St Andrews ancient sites forming the backdrop.
Scottish Highlands & Inverness Tour
A beautiful tour of the Highlands This full day tour has plenty to see and do. With up to 6 stops along the route on the day and breathtaking scenery of the mountains and hills of the Cairngorms nature reserve, we have a lot of ground to cover during the day. We will discover Inverness the Gateway to the Highlands, see nature and mountains, art installations, visit ancient structures and our most famous battlefield all in one day.