-Journey on an adventure to the north
North Highland Tour From Inverness
Falls of Shin
This tour is ideal for any visitor who wants to journey from Inverness into the north, unearthing some of the most special sights and experiences the Highlands have to offer. Our friendly local guide will pick you up from your place of stay in Inverness and take you on your very own adventure across the Black Isle, Cromarty and beyond…
Take in the natural beauty of Beauly Priory, Millionaire’s View and the Falls of Shin. Delve into the history of Dunrobin Castle, gardens and grounds, and take time for culture and shopping at the famous town of Dornoch. Finally sample one of our well-known exports, the ‘water of life,’ at Glenmorangie Distillery, before heading back to your place of stay in Inverness.
You should know...
For all our booking options, you are booking the whole vehicle, no single seat booking is available, this also means a more private and custom tour experience for a reasonable price
From your place of stay in Inverness, we will travel towards Beauly Priory, a beautiful ancient monastery that now lies in ruins but retains an air of reverence and mystery.
Millionaire’s View at Struie Hill
From there we travel to Millionaire’s View at Struie Hill, an elevated viewpoint overlooking the Dornoch Firth with spectacular views towards the mountains of Sutherland. We will spend around 30 minutes here, plenty of time to take a walk around and get some fantastic shots of the landscape.
Lairg & Falls of Shin
We will then set off towards the village of Lairg, where the Falls of Shin are located. This beautiful waterfall is a must-see when visiting the area, especially in the summer and early autumn months when if you're lucky you might spot salmon can be seen leaping from the river below.
The tour then proceeds towards Dunrobin Castle, one of Scotland’s most impressive stately homes and the largest in the northern Highlands. Take some time to wander the castle, it’s gardens and grounds. We will spend around 1 hour 30 minutes here, plenty of time to take in the impressive museum collections and falconry demonstrations. An excellent opportunity to learn more about this gorgeous, historic estate and the Clan Sutherland, for whom this place is the family seat.
From Dunrobin, it’s a short drive to the town of Dornoch, former royal burgh and home to some of the most gorgeous beaches and coasts in the Highlands. Famous for its 400 years of golfing history, Dornoch is a popular destination for visitors. The beautiful town centre and Cathedral are straight out of a painting and steeped in history. Spend some time perusing the many boutique shops offering the finest of local food and craft, as well as the 13th-century Cathedral, for around 1 hour.
Finally, the road takes us to Glenmorangie Distillery, one of the most famous whisky distilleries in Scotland, also known as the ‘vale of tranquillity.’ Learn more about the whisky-making process perfected by the ‘Men of Tain,’ legendary craftsmen who make the famous blends using traditional methods passed down through the generations. Round off your adventure by tasting a dram of the award-winning whisky on offer, before heading back towards your place of stay in Inverness.
Complimentary with your tour
Alongside a guaranteed wonderful day out, a modern & comfortable tour bus and a knowledgable tour guide to take you around the Highlands of Scotland, these extra items all come as complimentary with this tour
Water & Snacks
With any tour you book, we will provide bottles of water and snacks for the journey
Meeting Point & Flexibility
Our tours are never rushed, and we pick you up and drop you off at your place of stay in Inverness
At Historic & Scenic tours we know that day tours should be about seeing and experiencing as much as possible while still making time to fully absorb the sights and sounds around you.
Our tours are always flexible, and we will work with you to make sure you experience your Highland adventure on your own terms.
Pick Up Time
We will pick you up at your hotel or place of stay in Inverness
Drop Off Time
And we will drop you off directly back to your hotel or place of stay
For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours prior to the start date.
If the booking will be cancelled after this period, no refund will be made.