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Scotland's Western Wanderer Overview
Nature, night-life, rugged moors and mythical creatures – Scotland has it all. Travel through Edinburgh, Oban and Loch Ness towards Glasgow and experience the wonders of western Scotland.
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Get lost in the tangled laneways of Scotland's capital. From dramatic castles to medieval streetscapes, Edinburgh is a city with a big history. Nicknamed the 'Athens of the North', explore the city's modern art galleries, ancient classical architecture and exciting nightlife.
Visit Stirling Castle, then pass through the highland village of Crianlarich en route to Oban. Feel the sea breeze on a ferry trip up the Sound of Mull and take a coastal tour around the islands of Iona and Staffa.
Bordered by the highest mountain range in the British Isles, journey north to Glen Nevis. Take in the stunning scenery of the region on a nature walk before travelling to Glencoe for the night.
Take one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world aboard the Jacobite steam train to Mallaig. Used in three Harry Potter films, this experience will delight film buffs while providing some incredibly scenic views for photographers and those who just want to relax. Later, take a ferry to Skye.
Visit the dramatic Dunvegan Castle, which has been home to the chiefs of Clan Macleod for the last 800 years. Then continue onto the home of the elusive Loch Ness Monster - a picturesque deep freshwater loch situated in the scenic Scottish Highlands. Go on an afternoon visit of Glen Ord distillery.
Take a river boat cruise on Loch Ness and visit Urghart Castle before takeing in the dramatic highland scenery of Trossachs National Park. Arrive in Glasgow for the evening and perhaps dine on traditional haggis, neeps and tatties for a true Scottish dining experience.
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