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Exploring the Magic of Alnwick Castle, Howick Hall Gardens, and Barter Books

Are you ready to embark on a captivating journey through history, enchantment, and natural splendour? Join Highland Experience Tours and let us transport you to the mesmerising world of Alnwick Castle, Howick Hall Gardens, and Barter Books. From captivating tales of Scottish and English heritage to the spellbinding allure of medieval market towns, your Scottish…

Uncover Scotland’s Top Filming Locations with Highland Experience Tours

Lights, Camera, Scotland! Scotland’s breath-taking landscapes have set the stage for some of the most iconic films and TV series. With Highland Experience Tours, you can step into the cinematic world and explore the very locations that have captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Discover Iconic Filming Spots Join us on a journey to the…

Chasing The Northern Lights in Scotland 

  As the days lengthen and spring flowers begin to bloom, Scotland is gearing up for summer. However, here at Highland Experience, we bid a fond farewell to winter with a touch of sadness.  The winter months in Scotland offer much to appreciate, often overlooked by many. The stunning landscape, though different, retains its stunning…

Scottish Queens and Famous Women: Honouring Women’s History Month 2024

As we commemorate Women’s History Month in March 2024, we take the opportunity to honour the remarkable contributions and legacies of Scottish queens and famous women who have significantly impacted history. At Highland Experience Tours, our itineraries are intricately woven with the rich tapestry of Scotland’s historical landmarks, many of which are connected to influential…

Scottish Gaelic Words to Know

World Gaelic Week, celebrates Scottish Gaelic across the globe, this year (2024) it is taking place between 19th – 25th February. We asked some of our driver-guides which Scottish Gaelic words they think you should know. Here were their top 5.   Alba gu bràth Driver-guide Iain has this one tattooed on his chest, it…

Explore Scotland’s Pre-historic Sites -Callanish Standing Stones & Carloway Broch

Scotland is a land steeped in history, with evidence of human habitation dating back thousands of years. Among the most fascinating pre-historic sites in Scotland are the Callanish Standing Stones and the Carloway Broch, both located on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. These sites are a must-visit for anyone interested in ancient…

Reasons Why You Should Visit The Fairy Pools on Skye

The Isle of Skye, located off the west coast of Scotland, is known for its stunning landscapes and natural beauty. Among its many attractions, the Fairy Pools stand out as a must-visit destination for tourists and locals alike. These crystal clear waterfall pools are a sight to behold and offer a unique experience for visitors….

Uncover the Hidden Gems of Campbeltown Whisky

Campbeltown, Scotland may not be as well-known as other whisky regions like Islay or Speyside, but it is home to some of the most historic and unique distilleries in the country. With a rich history and a strong sense of community, Campbeltown offers a one-of-a-kind whisky experience that is not to be missed. In this…

Scotland’s Most Romantic Locations

Scotland is known for its breath-taking landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. But did you know that it is also a top destination for romantic getaways and road trips? From charming villages to stunning castles, Scotland offers a variety of romantic locations for couples to explore. In this article, we’ll take a look at some…

Scotland’s Greatest Love Stories

Scotland is known for its breath-taking landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. But did you know that it is also home to some of the most enchanting love stories in the world? From epic romances to tragic tales, Scotland has captured the hearts of many with its romantic escapades.   The Love Story of Robert…

Dunfermline Abbey: A Must-Visit Destination for History Enthusiasts

Dunfermline Abbey, or Abbot House, as it is also known, is a fascinating historical site located in Dunfermline, Scotland. Steeped in rich history and architectural beauty, this abbey holds immense significance in Scottish history and is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts.   History of Dunfermline Abbey The history of Dunfermline Abbey dates back to…

A Journey through the Historic Vaults in Edinburgh  

Introduction to The Vaults in Edinburgh Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is renowned for its rich history and captivating architecture. Nestled beneath the bustling streets are the historic Vaults of Edinburgh. These chambers were once full of life, but over time, they fell into disrepair and were forgotten. Today, they stand as a testament…