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Scotland is beautiful I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to visit the Scottish attractions outside of Edinburgh. The tour guide, Eric, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. He kept telling stories about himself, Scotland and any other attractions we are going to or pass on our way. He also complemented many of his stories with a famous Scottish folklore song or one from the well-known bands of Scotland. The tour also provides some discount on the Loch Lomond cruise tickets. There was enough time to enjoy all attractions except Stirling castle. It is optional so we decided to explore the area around Stirling castle. Stirling city is beautiful but there wasn't enough time to go down the Stirling city and then up again as well so we were stuck with exploring just the area around Stirling castle. I think the tour should provide 2-2.5 hours at Stirling castle instead of 1.5 hours. A huge shout out to Eric and Timberbush tours for making it a memorable experience for us.
Our guide was energetic, informative about history and funny. He made sure we knew enough to get the most out of each stop, the scenery along the way, and to eat well while still keeping things on schedule. It was a highlight for our group of 5 to be able to just take it all in, at a reasonable pace, and to see first-hand why Outlander wisely made use of so many incredible venues and scenery in Scotland. I'd do a Rabbie's tour again anytime, and use Getmyguide on my jaunts around the world. Fabulous!
Real feeling of an historic monument, so many battles and kings and queens who lived and visited Sterling Castle. Although not big make sure you read go to the garden vaults and read the history before entering the castle, as this will give you the plotted history in a easy visual and script. Really enjoyed the views from the castle walls and the Great Hall. A must visit for Scottish heritage.
Our guide Conner was absolutely amazing! We thoroughly enjoyed his company and were sad to end the day and have to say good-bye. The combination of his knowledge of facts/history and humour were delightful and added so much more to the experience then what we had expected for the day. I would recommend this tour and Conner as the host to everyone!
Loved the tour however would like to have been informed that payment required for entry to some castles and not included in the price. Also cash only for one castle, just good luck we had the cash on us. Otherwise great day out.