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Day Trips to Experience the Magic of the Isle of Skye

Day Trips to Experience the Magic of the Isle of Skye

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Visit the Unforgettable Eilean Donan Castle

Visit the Unforgettable Eilean Donan Castle

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A Day of History and Nessie Spotting at Urquhart Castle

A Day of History and Nessie Spotting at Urquhart Castle

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Recreate your Favourite Outlander Scenes at Clava Cairns

Recreate your Favourite Outlander Scenes at Clava Cairns

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Visit the Glenfinnan Viaduct, the famous bridge crossed by the Hogwarts Express

Visit the Glenfinnan Viaduct, the famous bridge crossed by the Hogwarts Express

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Dunrobin Castle & the Pictish Trail Tour

Dunrobin Castle & the Pictish Trail Tour

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Tours around the Scottish Highlands. Visit the stunning Isle of Skye or recreate your favourite Outlander scenes at Clava Cairns

Come with us on one of our fun and fascinating Happy Tours and explore the breath-taking beauty and distinctive culture that the Highlands of Scotland has to offer.

Enjoy, on one of our day tours, the absolutely spectacular and diverse landscapes that change so dramatically from the east to west of the Highland region, and visit some of the most intriguing and world renowned places steeped in history, legend and character, all from the comfort of a small group 8-seater vehicle. We believe having a small group gives you a more enjoyable, personal, Scottish Highlands experience.

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Isle of Skye Tour from Inverness

Our fantastic Isle of Skye day trip is an essential on any visit to the Highlands of Scotland. The Isle of Skye Tour leaves Inverness on a daily basis, passing through Loch Ness (with a view of the magnificent Urquhart Castle) and the breath-taking scenery of the West Highlands. Stop to gaze on the splendour of Eilean Donan Castle before taking in some of the most world-renowned landmarks on the Isle of Skye itself. Our tour takes in the Cuillin mountains, Kilt Rock, Old Man of Storr and the Quiraing. On the return journey, enjoy views of the dramatic and sublime Cuillin Mountain range from a different perspective, before visiting Kyle of Lochalsh.

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Loch Ness & Culloden Battlefield Tour

This tour includes all the best "must sees" around the Highland capital of Inverness. Discover the mysteries of the world renowned Loch Ness, and keep an eye out for it's most famous resident, Nessie the Loch Ness Monster! Take in the emotive atmosphere at Culloden Battlefield, where the last pitched battle on British mainland soil, the Battle of Culloden, was fought in 1746. Walk through the ancient standing stones and view the split stone at Clava Cairns, and enjoy a dram or two at Glen Ord Distillery, just a few of the highlights on our Loch Ness & Culloden Battlefield Tour.

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Glenfinnan & Glencoe Tour

Explore the Great Glen further, following the route of the Caledonian Canal past Loch Ness side and into the spectacular West Highlands, on our Glenfinnan & Glencoe Tour. Visit the beautiful but haunting Glencoe, so steeped in history and legend, and explore the mighty mediaeval stronghold Old Inverlochy Castle. Wander to the shores of the stunningly beautiful Loch Shiel, passing the Glenfinnan Memorial, where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his banner in 1745. Perhaps you will catch a glimpse of the Jacobite train (which doubles as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter movies) as it steams across the Glenfinnan Viaduct, a popular movie location that features in several films? On the return to Inverness, take in awesome views of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, and stop to gaze over the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle. All of this and more on this fun packed day...what are you waiting for?

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Dunrobin Castle & Glenmorangie Distillery Tour

This is a truly remarkable tour, going "off the beaten track" to see some of the very best in the local area. Explore the breath-taking Dunrobin Castle, seat of the Sutherland Clan, with origins that date back to the 13th century. A sight to behold, this fairytale Castle is guaranteed to inspire any imagination. Explore the ruins of one of Scotland's most unique ancient monuments, the Carn Liath broch (round tower) and step back into the Iron Age. Take time to gaze over the breathtaking Loch Fleet, which boasts an abundance of wildlife. Visit the beautiful historic hamlet of Dornoch, famous for it's cathedral, before finishing your tour with a "dram" of award-winning single malt whisky at Glenmorangie Distillery. Take a chance on the Dunrobin Castle & Glenmorangie Distillery Tour, it will not disappoint!

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Outlander Tours

For those that love Outlander, why not feed your passion by travelling though the lands of the Frasers of Lovat, visit some of the film locations and immerse yourself in the spirit of the Highlands on our Outlander Highlands Tour. Visit the Wardlaw Mausoleum and enter the burial chamber of the clan chiefs of the Frasers of Lovat. Touch the 4000 year old standing stones (and split stone) at Clava Cairns, before walking into history at the emotive Culloden Battlefield. Finally, wander around the replica 18th century reconstruction village that was used as a location in the Outlander television series (1st season) at the Highland Folk Museum.

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Whisky Tours

Or, if it's another type of spirit that you are interested in, why not discover some of the closely guarded secrets that are so essential in creating the finest Scotch single malt whisky, and enjoy a dram or two on our Speyside Whisky Tour?

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Private Tours

For those "coming ashore" in the Highlands of Scotland on one of the many cruise liners visiting us this year, why not consider a Private Tour from Invergordon Port, especially designed by our team based in Inverness to give a more unique experience before returning to the ship. Or, if there is something specific, perhaps a visit to a place that was once inhabited by Highland ancestors, or to explore some of the lesser known castles that are so numerous throughout this region, or simply to adventure and find some of our hidden gems, then a Private Tour can be arranged to help create those unforgettable memories.

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Happy Tours Scotland - An Inverness based company...

Happy Tours Scotland is unique; a fun, independent company offering day tours from Inverness, the stunning capital city of the Highlands of Scotland. Happy Tours Scotland operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year and provides fantastic day trips throughout the Highlands and to the Isle of Skye.

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Our friendly, experienced and fully-trained Happy Tours Scotland family of guides are incredibly passionate about this beautiful location, and have a wealth of knowledge spanning from history, to folklore, to how to dress as an 18th century Highlander! We prefer to use 8-seater vehicles so that our guests can have a chance to get to know our guides and ask questions, creating a much more personal tour. This also allows for flexibility so that our tours can be adapted to suit the needs of the group, and so that there is less limitation when accessing some of the places and sites around the Highlands!

Our team of guides are there to help create memories of the stunningly beautiful, mysterious and romantic Highlands of Scotland, so steeped in culture and legend. Let one of our dedicated guides ensure that you see the very best that time will allow, and all whilst having fun, on one of our fantastic Happy Tours.

Need more info? We'd be happy to hear from you! Please feel free to contact us on +44 (0)7828 154683 or via email on tours@happy-tours.biz.


Highland Day Tours Tours around the Scottish Highlands