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There’s no better way to spend your weekend, or even a mid-week break, than to
experience the Scottish Highlands! Your experienced driver-guide will enthral you with tales of Scotland, all while you experience the relaxing getaway you’ve been craving. We’ll take you to iconic, historic and beautiful locations where you can gaze in wonder at the landscapes, architecture and culture that put Scotland on the map.

You’ll go monster-spotting on Loch Ness, visit quaint towns and be surrounded by ancient giant mountains – there’s even a stop to suit royalty and golf fanatics alike in St Andrews! You may even spot a magical flying car containing a certain boy-wizard at Glenfinnan viaduct… *

At the end of Day 1, you spend an evening in the capital of the Highlands, Inverness – a vibrant small city packed with outstanding Scottish food and drink, accompanied with traditional live music and dancing. A great way to really feel part of the action!

*You probably won’t see a magical flying car, but it’s fun to look just in case!

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A snippet of your Hairy Coo tour experience

Waterfalls and some of the tallest trees in Britain reside here – definitely one for the nature lovers!

The Hermitage

Get your camera ready, you might get a picture of the Loch Ness Monster – Nessie

Cruise Loch Ness

A showcase of Scotland’s most celebrated steam train, The Jacobite

Glenfinnan Viaduct

A photo-stop favourite, this is one of the most majestic stops on tour


The famous Swilcan bridge on St Andrews Old Course
A view of Pitlochry by The Hairy Coo tours
The Clava Cairns
Urquhart Castle
Commando Memorial

Tour Itinerary


Optional extra

Day 1 8:15am

Depart Edinburgh

St Andrews

The Hermitage


Culloden Battlefield

Clava Cairns


Approx 5:30pm


Day 2 8:30am

Depart Inverness

Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle

Fort Augustus & Boat Cruise

Commando Memorial

Glenfinnan Viaduct


Stirling Castle

Arrive back in Edinburgh

Approx 5:30pm

Optional Extras – prices subject to change

(Cruise Loch Ness – Adults £16.50, Children £10)

Scots are pioneers in communication.

Did you know we invented the telephone and the television?

We know all the facts!

Our driver guides are Scotland obsessed.

Their knowledge of Scotland will entertain and excite you throughout your tour.

They’ll share their passion for the place they call their home, leaving you with a piece of Scotland in your hearts forever.




Where will I sleep?

For this tour, you will require accommodation for a one night stay in the city of Inverness.

Accommodation is not included in the price of your tour but we are happy to offer assistance and provide further recommendations where needed. Please contact us if you need help!

You will need to book accommodation near our Inverness pick up/drop off point 26 Queensgate, Inverness, IV1 1DJ

Please ensure that your booked accommodation is fully refundable in the unfortunate event that you are unable to make the tour or if the tour is cancelled or rescheduled. We recommend that you book directly with the accommodation provider as opposed to via a 3rd party to ensure you get the most competitive rate available. We encourage that you mention you are on a tour excursion when you book as most accommodation providers will be happy to provide your party with an early breakfast.

Your Tour Departure

We’ll pick you up first thing in the morning to begin your trip at the city centre meeting point, Deacon’s House Cafe, 304 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PS.

Check-in for your tour will commence at 8:00 AM. Seats are unreserved so we recommend you arrive early if you have a preference of where you would like to sit.

Departure will promptly be at 8:15 AM. We’re unable to wait for guests who are late due to the time restraints of the jam-packed itinerary we have planned.

We aim to get you back to Edinburgh’s Lawnmarket on Day 2 at approximately 5:30 PM. The tour will conclude where it began, Deacon’s House Cafe.


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This is what our guests say about us

  • 5 star ratingWonderful Trip This tour was amazing! We were very lucky with the weather and had blue skies for most of the day.... read more

  • 5 star ratingGreat tour We had a great time touring with John. He kept us entertained during long drives and didn’t rush us at... read more

  • 5 star ratingJust do it. Brian was my tour guide. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable, he was also entertaining. You can tell this man... read more

  • 5 star ratingFun day trip The best tour we have been on! Our guide was knowledgeable, genuinely hilarious and he was able to tell stories... read more

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  • 5 star ratingExtremely satisfied We chose the 3 day Highland tour hosted by The Hairy Coo tour company. Our Tour Guide and Driver,... read more


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