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Edinburgh: Scone Palace, Hunting Castle & Waterfall Tour

1. Edinburgh: Scone Palace, Hunting Castle & Waterfall Tour

Travel to Scone Palace and explore the Palace to learn its long history and see the ancient coronation site for the Kings & Queens of Scotland. Departing Edinburgh, we travel through the beautiful Perthshire countryside and begin the day with a short hike to Kinnoull Tower, with stunning views across the city of Perth. Then we're off to visit Scone Palace to explore this incredible place. Once the coronation site for the Kings & Queens of Scotland, this elegant Palace holds a commanding view across the city of Perth and the River Tay, Scotland's Longest River. Continuing the travels north into the Highlands of Scotland, the next stop takes its name from a visit by a very famous Queens from the British Monarchy, The Queens View. A spot visited by Queen Victoria on her travels north with her husband Albert, they decided to stop by this spot for a view over Loch Tummel & what a view it is! The next spot visited on the Scone Palace tour is Killiecrankie, where you'll learn about the 1689 Jacobite Uprising Battle of Killiecrankie, led by Bonnie Dundee. A short hike to a spot called the Soldiers Leap, you'll learn how this name came about and be offered stunning views down into the River Garry. Now begin your travels south to the Birks of Aberfeldy, a stunning hike through the beautiful woodland towards spectacular waterfalls which inspired one of Scotland's famous poets to compose his poem about the falls, Robert "Rabbie" Burns. After the hike, continue travelling south from the Highlands of Scotland to our next destination, Huntingtower Castle. This charming castle once hosted Mary Queen of Scots and her husband, Lord Darnley. Learn about the Ruthven Raid, where a young James VI (6th) was held hostage for months. After visiting our final stop, we travel back down to Edinburgh.

Perthshire: Adventure Tubing and Cliff Jumping Experience

2. Perthshire: Adventure Tubing and Cliff Jumping Experience

The Nae Limits Adventure Tubing trip will have you travelling down the stunning River Garry. You will find yourself in the famous Killiecrankie gorge battling your instincts with a spot of cliff jumping or relaxing whilst you take in the adrenalin from the comfort of your tube. After the cliff jumpers have had their kicks the whole team will navigate the river using the skills explained by your guide. Take in the scenery or have a splash fight with your team to the end. Adventure Tubing is the perfect adventure for a family, adventurous couple or team of friends. This trip caters to all the needs of the group, ensuring the crazy ones get their adrenalin hit from the optional cliff jumping whilst guaranteeing enough thrills from the small rapids for the rest of the group.

From Edinburgh: Scottish Highlands, Dunkeld and Pitlochry

3. From Edinburgh: Scottish Highlands, Dunkeld and Pitlochry

Your very own discovery of Scotland, immerse yourself in some of the most beautiful scenery in the world on this memorable day-trip to the stunning Perthshire Highlands. As we drive north, we will learns of the histories and legends that make Scotland the mythical place we love today. Our guides are passionate about everything Scotland and love sharing. We take as many chances as possible to get out of the Land Rover and feel Scotland beneath our feet, with visits to the village of Dunkeld, Pitlochry, walks through the forests, and options to visit Blair Castle or sample some whisky all in the comfort of a Land Rover Discovery. We will drive to the beautiful Dunkeld first visiting the Hermitage woodland Walk. It's a 18th century pleasure ground for the dukes of Atholl. Then we would drive to the amazing Iain Burnett highland chocolatiers in which you can enjoy a sweet hot chocolate and the UK's best chocolate truffles. After the indulgent break we will head to the Killiecrankie visitor center where we will start our walk to the soldiers leap. To see some stunning Scenery and learn of the history. If you have chosen to do the distillery then you will be booked in to the tour on the day and get to see how whiskey is made and do some tasting. lastly we will visit Pitlochry where you can have a wonder around the victorian highstreet. Doing a bit of shopping if you like.

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