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The Ultimate Lux Tour

Day One

Accommodation: Glenapp Castle, South Ayrshire (2 Nights)

Transport: Meet & Greet, Transfer from Airport

From the moment you touch down, you will be welcomed and chauffeured to the beautiful Glenapp Castle where you will stay the night. This historic fortress stands as a beacon of elegance and refinement. With its fairytale-like architecture, you will experience a sense of wonder and transport to a world where opulence meets natural beauty.

As you approach the castle, the lush greenery and vibrant gardens that surround it invite you into a realm of tranquillity. The grand entrance reveals a stunning fusion of Gothic and Scottish baronial styles, making Glenapp Castle a true architectural gem.
Each step inside reveals a treasure trove of timeless elegance, where period features seamlessly blend with modern comforts.

Dinner: Glenapp Castle Restaurant

Dinner will be held in Glenapp Castle, where you will experience a culinary extravaganza. As you enter the grand dining room, you are greeted by an ambience that exudes sophistication and refinement. The soft glow of candlelight dances on the beautifully set tables, creating an intimate and romantic atmosphere.

The panoramic views of the surrounding countryside provide a breathtaking backdrop, enhancing the overall dining experience.

Begin your dining experience with a tantalizing array of canapés, carefully prepared to stimulate your palate. Sample delicate bites such as smoked salmon on homemade blinis or seared scallops with a hint of truffle oil, tantalizing your taste buds in anticipation of the gastronomic delights to come.

Day Two

Activities: Ailsa Craig – Half-Day Trip, Lunch/Afternoon Tea, Private Cookery Lesson,

Ailsa Craig – Half-Day Trip

Your first adventure of the day will be to view the beautiful Ailsa Craig, a granite island, in the Firth of Clyde, This sea adventure will take you along the picturesque Ayrshire coast, where you will encounter marine wildlife like dolphins and seals, and explore hidden coves accessible only by boat.


After sailing the seas, it will be time to appease your appetite back at the luxurious Glenapp Castle. Here you will relax in the elegant setting of the castle’s dining room or the picturesque gardens, and savour a selection of freshly brewed teas accompanied by an array of delectable pastries, finger sandwiches, and homemade scones with clotted cream and jam.

Private Cookery Lesson

Next, it will be time to unleash your inner chef with private cooking lessons in the castle. Here you will learn from skilled culinary experts in the castle’s professional kitchen, discover the secrets behind delectable dishes and enhance your cooking skills. This will be a hands-on culinary experience that will leave you inspired and empowered in the art of cooking.

Explore Glenapp Castle & Gardens

After your private cookery lesson, it will be time to wind down and relax after an eventful day. You will have the opportunity to explore the castle and its beautiful lush gardens at your own pace until dinner.

Dinner: The Azalea Restaurant, Glenapp

After a period of relaxation, it will be time for dinner. You will once again eat at The Azalea, Glenapp Castle’s fine dining restaurant. Here you will immerse yourself in an elegant ambience with breathtaking views and indulge in meticulously crafted dishes that showcase the best of Scottish ingredients.

Day Three

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Culzean Castle, Private Tour Of Glasgow, Loch Lomond
Cameron House, Loch Lomond (2 Nights)

Culzean Castle

Your first visit of the day will be to the legendary Culzean Castle, a Scottish National Trust Gem. Nestled in the dramatic Ayrshire coastline, you will explore the grandeur of this 18th-century masterpiece by wandering through magnificent rooms filled with exquisite art and historical artefacts.

Interestingly, in 1945, General, later President, Eisenhower was gifted an apartment in the castle as a thank-you for his wartime service.

Stroll through the enchanting gardens, boasting stunning vistas and hidden follies and discover the Clifftop Walk – an awe-inspiring path offering panoramic views of the sea.

3-hour Private Walking Tour Of Glasgow

You will then be chauffeured to Scotland’s largest and most charismatic city, Glasgow, for a private walking tour. Here you will discover the rich history, architectural marvels, and cultural highlights as you stroll through the city streets.

From stunning buildings and public art to charming neighbourhoods and bustling markets, this tour provides an intimate and captivating glimpse into the heart of Glasgow’s charm and character.

Accommodation: Cameron House, Loch Lomond (2 Nights)

After your private walking tour, you will then be taken to your accommodation for the night, Cameron House – a luxurious 5-star hotel that sits on the shores of the legendary Loch Lomond. Here you will experience the true warmth of Scottish hospitality: the guest rooms and suites at Cameron House are exquisitely designed, offering a perfect blend of comfort and style.

Each room is meticulously appointed with luxurious furnishings, plush bedding, and modern amenities, ensuring a restful and rejuvenating stay.

Dinner: The Grill Restaurant, Cameron House

Prepare yourself for a superb grill experience at the famous Cameron Grill. Prepare to be tantalized by an array of premium meats, sourced from local farms and expertly prepared by skilled chefs.

From succulent steaks cooked to perfection to tender lamb chops and flavorful burgers, each dish showcases the finest quality ingredients and impeccable culinary craftsmanship.

Complementing the delectable meats are a range of enticing accompaniments and sauces that elevate the flavours to new heights. Indulge in delectable sides such as truffle-infused mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables, or buttery corn on the cob, expertly crafted to enhance your grill experience.This will be a dining experience like no other.

Day Four

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Loch Lomond Seaplane Tour, Falconry
Cameron House, Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond Seaplane Tour

Prepare to be captivated as you take to the skies and explore the stunning beauty of Scotland’s renowned Loch Lomond from a unique vantage point.

Your experience begins as you board a seaplane, a thrilling mode of transportation that combines the excitement of flying with the tranquillity of gliding over the sparkling waters. As you soar above Loch Lomond, you’ll witness breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, with its majestic mountains, lush forests, and shimmering lochs.

The highlight of the Island Discovery Tour is the opportunity to visit some of the picturesque islands scattered across Loch Lomond. Your skilled pilot will expertly navigate the seaplane to touch down on the calm waters, allowing you to step off and explore these hidden gems firsthand.

Lunch at the Boat House

After an exhilarating start to the day, it will be time to appease your appetite with a luxurious meal at the Boat House. Located within the luxurious Cameron House resort, this waterside restaurant combines panoramic views with delectable cuisine to create a memorable lunchtime destination.

Indulge in a variety of appetizing options, including seafood platters brimming with oysters, mussels, and smoked salmon, or traditional fish and chips featuring the catch of the day.


Next, you will get up close to some Scottish wildlife where you will experience the thrill of holding a majestic raptor on your gloved hand, feeling the power and grace of these extraordinary birds of prey. You will discover the art of handling these magnificent creatures as your expert instructor guides you through the intricacies of falconry techniques.

Relax and Enjoy Cameron House

After a long day of adventure, it will be time to recuperate at the Cameron House before dinner. Here you can go at a leisurely pace, take advantage of the hotel’s luxurious facilities and even go outdoors to get a front view of the bonny banks of Loch Lomond.

Dinner: Tamburrini & Wishart Restaurant, Cameron House

This exquisite restaurant brings together the culinary expertise of renowned chefs, infusing Scottish flavours to create a gastronomic symphony that will captivate your senses.

Embark on a culinary exploration as you sample an array of exquisite dishes. Here you will sample truly world-class seafood including hand-dived Orkney scallops, Exmoor Caviar, and fresh langoustines.

Day Five

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Inveraray, Inveraray Castle, Oban, McCaig’s Tower, Glencoe
Glencoe House, Glencoe (1 Night)

Drive along Loch Lomond

You will begin your day with a scenic drive of breathtaking beauty by the banks of Loch Lomond. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of rolling hills, shimmering waters, and ancient forests. Marvel at the majestic mountains as you wind along the picturesque roads, capturing unforgettable moments at every turn.

Visit Inveraray

Next, you will visit the beautiful and serene town of Inveraray. Here you can stroll along Inveraray’s quaint streets lined with charming Georgian buildings, inviting shops, and cosy cafes. And immerse yourself in the local culture and browse for unique treasures, from traditional tartans and Scottish crafts to delectable local produce and whiskies.

Inveraray Castle

A visit to Inverary would be incomplete without stepping inside its legendary castle. Sitting by the shores of Loch Fyne, here you will marvel at the fairytale facade of this iconic Scottish castle.

Inveraray Castle is the ancestral seat of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of Clan Campbell. Explore opulent interiors, stroll through enchanting gardens, and uncover centuries of history and noble heritage, immerse yourself in the grandeur of the castle and create cherished memories in this captivating slice of Scottish heritage.


You will then be chauffeured to one of Scotland’s coastal charms, Oban. You will explore the town’s maritime atmosphere, historical sites and enjoy its captivating vistas.

McCaig’s Tower

You will then visit one of Oban’s most prominent landmarks, McCaig’s Tower – an architectural marvel with panoramic views of this beautiful coastal city. Climb the winding steps of this iconic structure, reminiscent of Rome’s Colosseum, and be rewarded with sweeping vistas of Oban Bay and the surrounding islands. Delight in the unique blend of history, stunning architecture, and captivating vistas that await at the top of this remarkable landmark.


You will then be chauffeured to one of Scotland’s most iconic destinations, Glencoe – a Highland paradise of dramatic landscapes and the site of the infamous massacre of the MacDonalds in the Jacobite era. Here you will marvel at the towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, and serene lochs as you explore this enchanting valley.

During your visit, you will have the freedom to hike its scenic trails and be awestruck by the raw beauty that inspired countless tales.

Accommodation: Glencoe House, Glencoe (1 Night)

After your majestic visit to Glencoe, you will be escorted to the legendary Glencoe House where you will stay the night. From the moment you set foot inside, you’ll be enveloped in a sense of timeless elegance and tranquillity. The luxurious interiors, adorned with tasteful furnishings and rich textures, create an atmosphere of refined sophistication. Each room exudes its own unique character, inviting you to relax and unwind in absolute comfort.

Dinner: In-Suite Dining, Glencoe House

As evening falls, it will be time to appease your appetite at the Glencoe House. Here you will experience a refined ambience of the dining room, where candlelight dances on the elegant table settings. Feast on a carefully curated menu that showcases the finest local and seasonal ingredients, expertly prepared by talented chefs.

Each dish is a masterpiece, bursting with flavours and presented with artistic flair. Accompanied by a thoughtfully selected wine list, this dining experience at Glencoe House promises to be a culinary affair to remember.

Day Six

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Mountain Gondola, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan Monument
Inverlochy Castle, Fort William.

Ride the Mountain Gondola

You will begin the day with a thrilling adventure on the towering Mountain Gondola. Step aboard and be transported to awe-inspiring heights, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Take in the panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands as you ascend to the summit of Aonach Mor. These will be views that last a lifetime.

Visit Glenfinnan Viaduct & Monument

After a stellar lunch, you will embark on a timeless journey to the Glenfinnan Viaduct & Monument: a Scottish icon of beauty and history. Here you will visit the famous railway viaduct that took Harry Potter to Hogwarts and witness the magnificence of this treasure.

You will then gain an insight into Scottish history at the monument, raised to commemorate the Jacobite Rising of 1745. This will be an opportunity to immerse yourself in the charm of this iconic site, where natural grandeur meets rich cultural heritage.

Accommodation: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William (1 Night)

After visiting the Glenfinnan Viaduct & Monument, you will be escorted to the historical fortress, Inverlochy Castle, the scene of two battles, in 1431 and 1645, where you will reside for the night. Nestled among stunning landscapes and surrounded by rugged mountains, this historic castle offers a truly enchanting and memorable stay.

As you enter Inverlochy Castle, you will be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere, with a perfect blend of traditional charm and modern comfort. The castle’s rich history is reflected in its exquisite architecture and elegant interior design, creating an ambience of grandeur and sophistication. Accommodation at Inverlochy Castle is nothing short of exceptional.

The hotel features a range of individually designed rooms and suites, each offering a unique experience. The rooms are tastefully furnished with luxurious amenities, ensuring a comfortable and indulgent stay.

Dinner: Inverlochy Castle

Dinner will be served at the castle, where you will embark on a phenomenal Michelin experience. The menu here is carefully curated to highlight the finest seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscapes and bountiful Scottish produce, the dishes are a celebration of flavours and textures.

Complementing the exquisite dishes is an extensive wine list featuring a curated selection of local and international wines. The knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to assist you in choosing the perfect pairing to enhance your dining experience.

Day Seven

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Dalwhinnie Distillery, Pitlochry, St Andrews (St Andrews Cathedral, Market Street, West Sands Beach)
Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder (2 Nights).

Dalwhinnie Distillery Tour

After a hearty breakfast, you will be chauffeured to the Dalwhinnie distillery to delve into the magical world of Scotch. Here you will explore the rich heritage of this iconic distillery and discover how Dalwhinnie produces its smooth and elegant single-malt Scotch whisky.

You’ll explore the traditional copper pot stills and the warehouses where the whisky ages to perfection. The distillery’s location in the heart of the Highlands, with its pristine water source and unique climate, plays a significant role in shaping the character of the whisky, and you’ll learn about these factors during the tour.

And of course, you will have some golden samples at the end to taste.

Visit Pitlochry

Next, you will visit the beautiful and quaint Pitlochry – a town that combines natural beauty, charming Victorian architecture, and a warm Scottish welcome. Located in the heart of Scotland, amidst the picturesque Perthshire countryside, Pitlochry offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventures, cultural attractions, and scenic landscapes.

Here you can embark on scenic walks or hikes along the many trails, immersing yourself in the stunning Scottish Highlands. Some popular trails include the Birnam Hill Walk, Faskally Forest Walk, and Ben Vrackie.

Lunch at Victoria’s Restaurant

Lunch will be at the charming Victoria’s Restaurant. With its warm and inviting ambience, attentive service, and delicious food, Victoria’s is a popular choice for locals and visitors alike.

The lunch menu at Victoria’s showcases a range of delectable dishes that cater to different tastes and dietary preferences. Whether you’re looking for traditional Scottish fare or international flavours, you’ll find something to satisfy your cravings.

Visit St Andrews – St Andrews Cathedral

Once you have satisfied your appetite, you will be taken to the seaside town of St Andrews.
Whilst here you will visit the famous St Andrews Cathedral – a journey into Scotland’s rich history and architectural grandeur. The cathedral was once the largest church in Scotland and a centre of religious and cultural significance.

Exploring the ruins of St. Andrews Cathedral allows you to immerse yourself in the history and atmosphere of this ancient site. You can wander through the nave, marvel at the remnants of the towering walls, and imagine the grandeur that once filled the space.

Walk along Market Street

After your historical journey, it will be time for a walk along Market Street, which will be a vibrant and bustling experience that takes you through the heart of a lively environment. St Andrews holds the oldest university in Scotland and is the site of the Old Course, arguably the most famous golf course in the world.

As you embark on your walk along Market Street, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a flurry of activity and a diverse range of sights, sounds, and smells. The street is typically lined with an assortment of shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and various other establishments, creating a lively atmosphere.

The storefronts along Market Street are often adorned with colourful displays and eye-catching signage, inviting you to explore the offerings within.

Stroll along West Sand Beach

Your walking activity will extend to the beautiful West Sand Beach. This will be a soothing experience as you’ll walk across the soft sand and listen to the waves gently ripple.

The stunning coastal scenery will unfold before your eyes, with the sparkling waters of the ocean extending as far as the eye can see. The pristine and unspoiled nature of the beach will create a sense of tranquillity and offer a perfect escape from the town’s hustle and bustle.

Accommodation: Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder (2 Nights)

You will then be chauffeured to the legendary Gleneagles Hotel – your accommodation for the night. Upon arriving at Gleneagles, you’ll be greeted by the magnificent surroundings of this 850-acre estate.

The hotel itself is a stunning architectural masterpiece, blending traditional Scottish charm with contemporary luxury. From the moment you arrive, the attentive staff will ensure a warm welcome and assist you with any needs throughout your stay.

Gleneagles boasts a range of accommodation options to suit different preferences and group sizes: from stylish rooms and suites to private lodges, each offers a unique blend of comfort, elegance, and modern amenities. The rooms are beautifully appointed, providing a serene sanctuary for relaxation and a restful night’s sleep.

Dinner: The Strathearn Restaurant, Gleneagles

The culinary experience at The Strathearn, located at Gleneagles, is a true delight for the senses. As one of the resort’s signature restaurants, The Strathearn offers an exceptional dining experience that combines exquisite cuisine, elegant ambience, and attentive service.

From the moment you enter The Strathearn, you’ll be captivated by its timeless charm and refined atmosphere. The restaurant’s elegant decor, featuring plush furnishings, crystal chandeliers, and beautiful views of the estate, sets the stage for a memorable dining experience.

As you will discover, the Strathearn’s menu showcases the best of Scottish and international cuisine, with a focus on locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality. The talented culinary team at The Strathearn takes great pride in crafting dishes that are not only visually stunning but also bursting with flavours and creativity.

Day Eight

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Guided Cairn Walk, Glenturret Distillery Tour
Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder


Guided Cairn Walk (3 hours)

Your first activity of the day will be a guided walk across some of the most beautiful scenery in Perthshire. The experience offers an opportunity to explore the picturesque landscapes of the estate and its surrounding areas in an active and refreshing way.

As you set off on your chosen route, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking scenery at every turn. The lush greenery, tranquil lakes, and panoramic views create a serene and idyllic setting. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, such as deer or birds, as they add to the enchanting atmosphere.

Lunch at The Glenturret Lalique Bar

After your guided walk, it will be time for lunch which will be at the intimate Glenturret Lalique Bar. The rustic decor, featuring wooden accents and traditional touches, creates a warm and welcoming ambience that sets the stage for a memorable meal.

A small but inspired menu at Lalique Bar showcases a range of carefully crafted dishes, highlighting the best of Scottish cuisine and local ingredients. From traditional classics to innovative creations, each dish served by their MICHELIN-starred restaurant team.

The Glenturret Tour

The Glenturret Distillery Tours offer a fascinating journey into the world of whisky-making. This immersive experience takes you through the traditional distillery, claiming to be the oldest in Scotland, where you can learn about the art of whisky production, explore the historic surroundings, and even participate in a tasting session.

Knowledgeable guides provide insights into the whisky-making process, from mashing and fermentation to distillation and maturation. With a range of tour options available, you can choose the one that suits your interests and deepen your appreciation for the rich heritage of Scottish whisky.

Return to Gleneagles

After an eventful day of exploration, it will be time to return to The Gleneagles Hotel where you will relax until dinner.

Dinner: Andrew Fairlie Restaurant, Gleneagles

Dinner will be at the beautiful Andrew Fairlie where you will indulge in a truly exquisite culinary experience. This Michelin-starred restaurant showcases innovative and refined dishes crafted with the finest local ingredients.

Immerse yourself in an elegant setting, where impeccable service and attention to detail create an unforgettable dining experience.

From the artfully presented appetizers to the masterfully prepared mains and decadent desserts, each dish is a testament to the culinary expertise of Chef Andrew Fairlie and his team. Explore the menu and savour the flavours of this exceptional dining destination.

Day Nine

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Activities: Private Walking Tour of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh (1 Night)

private tours of scotland

Drive over the Queensferry Crossing Bridge

Your first trip of the day will be a drive over the Queensferry Crossing, which provides you with remarkable views and awe-inspiring engineering. As you traverse the bridge, you’ll be captivated by the stunning panoramic vistas of the Firth of Forth, the Forth Bridge and the iconic Forth Road Bridge, and its surroundings.

The sleek design and sturdy structure of these three bridges creates a feeling of stability and confidence, making the journey smooth and enjoyable. Whether you’re crossing for leisure or commuting, the three bridges provide a memorable drive that showcases the beauty of Scotland’s landscape.

Walking Tour Of Edinburgh

Once you arrive in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, you will be taken on a walking tour. This will be a captivating experience that allows you to explore the rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant atmosphere of Scotland’s capital city.

As you stroll through the charming streets and narrow alleys, knowledgeable guides will lead you to iconic landmarks and hidden gems. You will visit the historic Royal Mile, lined with historic buildings, quaint shops, and lively pubs.

Edinburgh Castle

A Luxury Tour of Edinburgh would be incomplete without a visit to the legendary Edinburgh Castle. As you approach the castle, perched high on Castle Rock, you’ll be greeted by the magnificent fortress walls and the iconic view of the city below. Step through the castle gates and delve into centuries of Scottish heritage.

Explore the various sections of the castle, including the Crown Jewels, the Great Hall, and the Royal Palace, where you can marvel at the opulent interiors and learn about the stories of kings, queens, and battles that shaped the nation.

Accommodation: The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh (1 Night)

Next, you will be escorted to the beautiful Balmoral Hotel where you will reside for the night. Upon entering The Balmoral, you’ll be greeted by a grand and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel’s stunning architecture, with its majestic clock tower, immediately captures your attention and sets the tone for a luxurious experience.

The rooms and suites at The Balmoral are exquisitely designed, offering a blend of classic elegance and contemporary style. Each accommodation is thoughtfully appointed with luxurious furnishings, plush bedding, and modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Dinner: Number One Restaurant, Balmoral

You will have dinner at the famous Michelin-starred restaurant at the Balmoral, where the restaurant offers innovative and exquisite dishes crafted with the finest locally-sourced ingredients.

Each plate is a work of art, showcasing the culinary expertise and creativity that has earned Number One its esteemed reputation. For drinks, The Balmoral Bar is a haven for whisky enthusiasts, boasting an impressive selection of over 500 single malts and blends.

Whether you’re a connoisseur or a novice, the knowledgeable staff will guide you through the whisky journey, allowing you to savour the unique flavours and aromas of Scotland’s national drink.

Day Ten – Farewell

After enjoying a sumptuous breakfast, your private chauffeur will accompany you to the airport, signalling the conclusion of our journey together. We genuinely hope that your time with Luxury Scotland Tours has been enchanting and filled with unforgettable moments. We extend our warmest wishes for a safe and pleasant flight back home. Farewell, and may the cherished memories of your experience continue to captivate your heart.

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