Coach Tours Leaving From Scotland

Updated July 20, 2017

Scotland is a beautiful and historic land that draws tourists to explore its wonder each year. Many coach tours are based from the key cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Tours offered include both explorations of Scotland, as well as other British or Europe destinations. Several tour companies offer a variety of packages and lengths to accommodate the interests of each visitor.

Caledonian Travels

For over 20 years, this Glasgow-based company has offered coach tours to Britain, Ireland and Europe. These range of trips can be from two days to more than a week. Tours are offered throughout Europe to places like Germany or Barcelona. British tours cover historical or touristic sites, such as York, Liverpool, London or the Lake District. Guests can depart from Glasgow, Hamilton or Paisley. The coaches features reclining seats, air-conditioning and experienced local drivers. Trips typically include accommodations, but can also be all-inclusive depending on the tour package.

Caledonian Travel 107 Hope Street Glasgow G2 6LL United Kingdom +44-844-815-3000

Timberbush Tours

These tours offer a relaxing and comfortable experience of Scotland. Guests can start their visit from Glasgow, Edinburgh or Fort William. Trips last one to four days. Timberbush provides smaller and more personal tours that are led by experienced guides. The cost includes the transportation, as individuals cover their own lodging and meals. Visitors will have options to view the scenic Highlands, Loch Ness, historic castles and whisky distilleries. Special tours are provided for certain events throughout the year, such as the Highland Games in the Summer.

Timberbush Tours 555 Castlehill The Royal Mile Edinburgh EH1 2ND United Kingdom + 44-131-226-6066

Highland Experience Tours

These tours leave from Glasgow or Edinburgh daily. Visitors can choose from one- to five-day tours to various destinations. One-day tours allow guests to see the historic Rosslyn Chapel, St. Andrews which is the home of golf, Loch Ness or the Highlands. Longer trips allow visitors to experience the magical Isle of Skye in the northwest, Glencoe, ancient castles, the Highlands and the monument of William Wallace. The guides provide expertise in Scottish history, culture, myths and legends. Accommodation and meals are separate, though they can arrange lodging and offer restaurant recommendations.

Highland Experience Tours Loch Ness Discovery Centre 1 Parliament Square High Street Edinburgh EH1 1RE United Kingdom + 44-131-226-1414

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