(Greenock) Braveheart Day Tour
Loch Lomond, The Trossachs National Park and Stirling Castle
Once we depart the quayside, our first stop of the day is the gorgeous Highland village of Luss. Situated on the shore of Loch Lomond, it is a beautiful conservation village, and it stands on the fault line that splits Scotland, from the Lowlands to the Highlands. From Luss we shall then travel through the beauty and tranquillity of the Trossachs National Park. Stunningly beautiful with its numerous lochs and it’s forest covered mountains. You will also have time to wander around the picturesque highland village of Callander. After lunch, our next stop is a (photo) stop for Doune Castle (made famous by the Monty Python boys and Outlander story.) and then it's onto Stirling Castle, it is historically and without doubt one of the most important castles in Scotland. Home of the Stuart Kings and Mary Queen of Scots, you too can explore this grand castle where Knights, nobles and foreign ambassadors once flocked to the Royal Court at Stirling Castle to revel in the castle’s grandeur.
from here, through the countryside back to your ship.
Places of Interest,
Once you have disembarked in Greenock, for your Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond day tour, your guide will be waiting for you, and then, your day, your way, will begin.
We will start by travelling through the heart of Scotland's largest city, Glasgow. From here it is just a short drive to our first stop of the day, the stunning Stirling Castle. Stirling Castle is in the top 2 of the grandest of Scotland's castles, and one of the most popular visitor attractions in the country. 250 feet above the plain on an extinct volcano, Stirling became the strategic military key to the kingdom during the 13th and 14th century Wars of Independence and was the favourite royal residence of many of the Stuart Monarchs. when you are here, and you go into the castle, you will be following in the same footsteps as Mary Queen of Scots, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace, to name but a few.
For some of you who do not wish to go to the castle, I can take you to the Wallace Monument, 220 ft high. Inside the tower is William Wallace's sword, all 5' 4" from tip to tip. The tower stands on the Abbey Craig, a volcanic crag above Cambuskenneth Abbey, from which Wallace stood and watched the gathering of the army of King Edward I of England, just before the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297.
From here, we are only a short drive to Loch Lomond and a wee walk up to Craigie Fort, with stunning views from the Lowlands to the Highlands.
From here it's just a wee drive back to your ship.
Terms and Conditions,
What's included in the price? - the price quoted for each tour is inclusive of transportation and guiding only. Lunch and other refreshments are not included. Entrance fees to attractions, ferries and other transportation costs are not included.
Bookings can be made via our website, by telephone, or by contacting us by email at kiltedcoastaltours.com
Your booking is not confirmed until we have issued your booking confirmation. At that point a binding contract will be entered into between us. Unless otherwise agreed, a booking confirmation will only be issued once we have received full payment from you. We cannot be held responsible if any tour in which you are interested becomes fully booked or otherwise unavailable prior to full payment being received from you
The consumption of alcohol is not permitted on any of our vehicles.
Smoking -Smoking is not permitted in any vehicle
Behaviour - we reserve the right to refuse to carry any person or persons whose behaviour is causing offence or alarm to others. In such cases full cancellation charges will apply.
Whilst Kilted Coastal Tours maintains insurance meeting all statutory requirements, we strongly recommend that passengers hold comprehensive and suitable travel, medical and cancellation insurance to cover for eventualities during travel.
Kilted Coastal Tours and the vehicle is insured for passenger and third party claims, as required by law. However, whilst every care is always taken, customers' personal property is carried entirely at their own risk and no responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage thereto. Customers are therefore required to ensure that they carry adequate and relevant travel, medical and cancellation insurance - this forms part of the specific contract of the tour and must be in place. In the event of client illness, then the relevant client must accept responsibility for any medical costs incurred and Kilted Coastal Tours shall not be liable to refund any part of the tour cost
Kilted Coastal Tours accepts no liability for loss, damage, delay, inconvenience, or direct or consequential loss, however caused, unless due to our negligence, in which case our liability is limited to a maximum of the tour cost. Any activities such as walks or visits to attractions are completely at the clients own risk.
Kilted Coastal Tours will use all reasonable means to ensure that the vehicle arrives on time to begin the tour and that it reaches its destination on time. The Company will not incur any liability whatsoever in the event of any delay due to causes or circumstances beyond its control.
Kilted Coastal Tours does not accept any liability for any loss, inconvenience or damage caused by war, threat of war, riot or civil commotion, terrorist or criminal activity, industrial disputes, natural disasters, fires, illness, weather conditions, road traffic conditions, temporary technical, electrical or mechanical breakdown.
We reserve the right to change the type of vehicle used if the circumstances dictate this is necessary.
Alterations to itineraries
We reserve the right to change tour itineraries due to weather, availability of attractions, roadworks or any other situation beyond our control. Refunds will not be offered in these circumstances.
For one day sightseeing tours, the following cancellation charges shall apply (depending on the effective date of cancellation):-
- a) cancellation more than 72 hours before the tour departure: you will be charged 10% of the price paid by you in respect of your sightseeing tour;
- b) cancellation less than 72 hours before the tour departure: we shall be entitled to charge the full amount of the price paid by you in respect of your sightseeing tour unless we agree (entirely in our discretion) to pay you a full or a partial refund. We will advise you of our decision on this upon receiving your cancellation request/enquiry.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Cancellation by Us
We will only cancel tours due to unforeseeable circumstances which are outwith our control or which might jeopardise your safety. If we cancel your tour then we will always refund you, in full, for all sums paid by you.