Your first stop is Glengoyne Whisky Distillery, regarded as one of the most beautiful distilleries in Scotland. They do things differently at Glengoyne, taken closer to the journey, further into the detail, and deeper into the complexity of their spirit. You’ll learn a lot about whisky there, and you’ll have a lot of fun while you’re at it. The distillery is unique in that the production of the whisky is in the Scottish Highlands but the maturing and storage is in the Scottish Lowlands, they also do not use peat smoke to dry their barley but warm air giving a distict flavour. There are tour and experiences for all at Glengoyne take a look throught there website to find the one for you.
You make your way up the east coast of Loch Lomond, travelling past the famous Loch Lomond Golf Club. As your continue north the mountain Ben Lomond starts to come into view, towering over the west coast of Loch Lomond and making for a stunning photo of the Loch when you stop in Luss on the banks of the Loch.
The Falls of Falloch, located just a few miles before Crianlarich. Set in a peaceful glen it makes for a great photo and break. Your journey continues through the village of Crianlarich located on the West Highland Way, with Ben More over looking it.
Travelling through the Trossachs National Park, you will drive by Loch Earn and Loch Lubnaig. While enroute you are able to stop and take advantage of the stunning views, with plenty of photo opportunities and a walk along the banks of one of our famous Lochs.
Next stop is the town of Callander which serves as the eastern gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and is regarded as the “Gateway to the Highlands”. Spend time walking around the town visiting the small shops and sampling local produce, if you did not book a Scottish Picnic there are plenty of places to have lunch from Tea Rooms to Local Inns there is something for all.
Located on the banks of the River Teith and started life back in 1785 as a cotton mill until 1966 where it transformed into today’s distillery, the only distillery in Scotland to be self-sufficient in electricity with its power coming from the River Teith. Tours are run hourly, if you wanted to experience the Heritage Tour then advance booking is required.
As your journey back to the capital continus you will pass Stirling with its imposing castle towering over the town.
The itinerary above is only a guide as other historical sites can be incorporated into a tailored sightseeing tour of your own making. The Tour price does not include your entrance fees, lunches, dinners or the chauffeurs gratuity.