Monsters and Massacres

Loch Ness and the Highland Experience

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Concession / Child (5-15 years)


Live guide

Our live guide offers a unique and unforgettable experience

Departure point

This tour departs from Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

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Tour Highlights

Loch Ness Tour Glencoe


Loch Ness tour Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus

Loch Ness tour

Loch Ness

Loch Ness tour Pitlochry


About this tour


Heading into the Highlands we pass some of Scotland’s most important historical sites, including Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument. From there we travel into the Trossachs National Park amid magnificent Scottish scenery to our first stop in the pretty town of Callander.


Next we take in breathtaking scenery as we head through the remains of the ancient super volcano that is Glencoe. Your guide will tell you about the significant events that have shaped this land, from the Picts of the Iron Age to the Highlanders, who fought clan battles on these very hillsides. Your driver will stop at the best spots for photo opportunities.

Loch Ness

Arriving in Fort Augustus in time for lunch by the impressive Caledonian Canal and its series of locks, we look out over the famous Loch NessThen it is out onto the Loch on one of Cruise Loch Ness’ modern boats (optional, admission not included). Keep your eyes peeled for Nessie!


Upon our return to land we journey south passing through the Cairngorms National Park. Stopping off at the beautiful town of Pitlochry, reputed as Queen Victoria’s favourite highland town and sure to become yours too!

What's included?




Concession / Child (5-15 years)



With advance notice we can offer a wheelchair accessible coach on this tour. Please phone our team on 0808 169 8888 who will arrange this for you.

What our customers say about us

  • star rating  We all had a fantastic day with Lothian Motorcoaches . The day started bright and early and we were introduced to the driver Paul and the guide Gary . Commentary… read more

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    October 31, 2022

    star rating  Great tour on Sunday with Gwen as guide and Dave as our driverEverything was perfect and they both went the extra mile small things like providing shortbread and the personal… read more

    October 17, 2022

    star rating  My husband and I went on the Loch Ness/Highlands day trip with Lothian Motorcoaches. It was absolutely amazing! We loved it and it was the highlight of our trip. The… read more

    October 16, 2022

    star rating  I loved the trip with Gwen as our guide, Collin as our driver and guide Phillip as our special guest! The landscapes around the Highlands are amazing, so if you… read more

    October 2, 2022
  • star rating  Great commentary by tour guide Scott, complemented by driver Graham. We were given a great insight into Scottish history and folklore .

    micheal c
    September 25, 2022

    star rating  Such a great experience for those who have an extra day in Edinburgh. Jumped on the boat around Loch Lomond, nice and relaxing lunch time in Aberfoyle while ending the… read more

    September 4, 2022

    star rating  Spent a very long 12 hours with Gary the Guide and Gordon the driver to Loch Ness visitng so many places that we’d not been to before.
    The crew were… read more

    August 29, 2022

    star rating  The sights were great but the best part was actually the ride on the bus with Gwen our fantastic tour guide & Cammy our driver who handled the bus impressively… read more

    August 15, 2022
  • star rating  Went on the highland tour, very enjoyable experience Gary was our tour guide, very knowledgeable and fun, Graham was our driver his driving was excellent especially on the narrow roads.… read more

    Jackie h
    July 28, 2022

    star rating  Scott was an absolute beauty! Hilarious and caring guide! Even gave us a local bar recommendation and it was amazing (Seriously the vest food we had in our 10 days… read more

    July 26, 2022

    star rating  We travelled with William ( driver ) and Scott ( guide ) to Loch Ness and the Highlands we had a great day lots of laughs and even some dancing… read more

    Jennifer F
    July 20, 2022

    star rating  Me and my wife took the Loch Ness and the Highlands daily tour on 19th of July.
    Our driver was William, carrying on the tradition of great Scottish drivers we… read more

    July 20, 2022
  • star rating  Surprise Scott, "Poland" wrote the review. We had excellent one day tour today. Beautiful views in Highlands and fabulous boat trip in Loch Ness.
    Compliments to our driver William… read more

    July 19, 2022

    star rating  Today I took Lothian’s tour to Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, and had a wonderful time. Our driver (sorry, I cannot remember his name) and Gwen, our guide were a… read more

    July 17, 2022

    star rating  We had a trip with “Edinburgh Bus Tours”/ Lothian bus on 12th July 2022. We are a family of three members the youngest is 23 years old. Our trip was… read more

    July 14, 2022

    star rating  My wife and I took the Lothian Bus Tour from Edinburgh, Scotland to the Highlands on July 12, 2022. Our tour guide was Gary, our driver was Mark. These two… read more

    July 13, 2022
  • star rating  My wife and I booked the Loch Ness and Highlands tour with Lothian Motor Coaches and on the day, 28/6/22, enjoyed a memorable experience on the trip. This was because… read more

    July 4, 2022

    star rating  Gary and Mark are THE best! We took a tour to the Scottish Highlands and enjoyed a day seeing the sights of Scotland we wouldn’t have had time for otherwise.… read more

    June 29, 2022

    star rating  What an amazing experience to go on. Gary and Graeme were amazing. Gary is very knowledgeable on the area and sites and Graeme was an excellent driver. Both were very… read more

    June 22, 2022

    star rating  Lothian Motorcoaches. Thoroughly enjoy our trip to Glencoe, Fort Augustus/Loch Ness. Gary our tour guide was very knowledgable re landmarks and Scottish history. Both Gary & Graeme our driver were… read more

    June 22, 2022

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