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Tickets for Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & The Kelpies: Roundtrip

Majestic natural and manmade wonders in Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle, and more

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Starting time: Check-in by 08:30, departure at 08:45
Duration: 9 hours
Skip The Line: At Stirling Castle
Audio guide: English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

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  • Get fast track entry to Stirling Castle and learn the history from your local guide
  • See the Balmaha Village and take in amazing views of Ben Lomond, visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • See The Kelpies - the largest horse sculptures in the world


Jump headfirst into the bonnie beauty of Scotland with this jam-packed tour, starting in Edinburgh and then exploring Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park, Stirling Castle, and more. See the Kelpies - the world's biggest equine sculptures - and marvel at majestic natural and man-made wonders!

Leave Edinburgh with your group and head west to the ‘Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond,’ stopping at the village of Balmaha for some pretty panoramas of Ben Lomond.

Then it's off into nature on a woodland walk and more great views before traveling on to Stirling, where you'll get fast track access to Stirling Castle. Here you'll learn about the crowning of Mary Queen of Scots, as well as some of the more unfortunate events that took place within its ancient walls.

Go for a walk and maybe pick up some haggis and whisky in Stirling, one of Scotland's most significant historical towns. Then, witness the horse-powered magnificence of the Kelpies - the largest equine sculptures in the world - before returning to Edinburgh.


Points of interest

Venues you'll visit:

What's included

Fast-track entry to Stirling Castle
Visit of Balmaha Village with views of Ben Lomond
Visit of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
Visit of The Kelpies steel sculptures
Local Scottish Guide
Souvenir Map
Audio Guide

What's not included

Food and beverages
Additional info

Getting to the Departure Point

Waverley Station is a short walk away.

Amendment policy

  • Changes may be possible for this ticket


Show your smartphone voucher at the departure point on 60 High Street (The Royal Mile) at least 15 minutes before departure. Departure is at 08:45.


How to get there

Highland Explorer Tours
60 High Street, EH1 1TB, Edinburgh
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Ratings & reviews

based on 2 reviews
May 23, 2018
Absolutely loved Steve! So knowledgable! Thanks for a lovely day!
Oct 19, 2017
Loch Lomond was a bit disappointing but Sterling Castle was excellent. Driver’s choice of music did little for me.

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