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From Edinburgh: Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & Kelpies Day Trip

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This guided day trip from Edinburgh explores the Kelpies, Loch Lomond, and Stirling Castle aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach, with round-trip transfers.


  • Step into Scottish dramatic landscapes with this guided day trip of Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle, and Kelpies.

  • As the luxury, modern coach takes you across 6+ iconic sights and charming towns, spot Doune Castle and more.

  • Marvel at the towering sculptures of Kelpies as you hear captivating tales of shape-shifting water spirits from the local guide.

  • Opt for a leisurely cruise at Loch Lomond, one of Scotland's most picturesque lochs, surrounded by pristine islands (at your expense).

  • After lunch, pass through the quaint town of Callander, arriving at the historic fortress, Stirling Castle, with free time to explore.


  • Full-day trip around Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & Kelpies

  • Expert English-speaking driver-guide

  • Digital translation in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian & Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Pick-up from Green Ensign Ewart pub in Edinburgh

  • Round-trip luxury modern air-conditioned coach transfer


  • Tickets to Loch Lomond Boat Cruise/Stirling Castle (available for purchase on-site)

  • Lunch and drinks

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

200 Ratings
Pinaky Buxi



Apr, 2024

Michael Buckley



Apr, 2024

Ritika Gupta



Mar, 2024

Cruise through Kelpies & Loch Lomond

Join this guided day trip from Edinburgh, where the first stop will be the majestic Kelpies. Towering at a staggering 30m, these sculptures are not just art; they are a window into the mythical world of Scottish folklore. Discover the legends of shape-shifting water spirits and immerse yourself in their fascinating tales narrated by an expert local guide. Next, head west to the picturesque Loch Lomond, one of Scotland's largest and most stunning lochs. Hop aboard a relaxing cruise to soak in the breathtaking views of the loch and its numerous islands at your own expense.

Discover Stirling Castle's rich history

The trip takes you through the Trossachs National Park where you can uncover the legend of the infamous outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor. Take your time to explore this magical area before heading to a charming village for a delightful lunch surrounded by Scotland’s dramatic beauty.

After lunch, pass through the quaint town of Callander and the medieval Doune Castle before reaching the final destination, the iconic Stirling Castle. Perched on volcanic rock, this historic fortress offers stunning views and a journey through Scotland's fascinating past. Tickets are available for purchase on-site.

What to bring

  • Bring along your sunscreen and hat for a sunny day.

  • Bring local currency for attraction tickets, cruises, meals, souvenirs, and extra delights not covered by the ticket.

What's not allowed

  • Keep in mind hot food & beverages are not allowed on the coaches. You can carry a cold-packed lunch if you don’t wish to indulge in a meal at the restaurant.

  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests under the age of 4 years.


  • Parts of this experience are not accessible by wheelchair and pram/strollers.

Additional information

  • Dress in warm layers, waterproof clothes, and comfortable shoes; Edinburgh is known to have a chilly twist in the weather.

  • Due to weather conditions or during peak days the tour may run in reverse itinerary.

  • Parts of Stirling Castle may remain closed for safety reasons, check out their official website for full details.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point. Students must show a valid student ID.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide outside The Ensign Ewart.

  • Address: 521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, United Kingdom.

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