Best known as the “Capital of the Highlands”, Inverness is surrounded by countless historical treasures that place it at the heart of Scottish history, as well as stunning landscapes.
Your days journey will take you the full length of Loch Ness, a beautiful loch shrouded in mystery, with tales of a large monster living deep beneath the dark expanses.
Cruise the mysterious waters of Loch Ness and hop ashore for a visit to explore historic Urquhart Castle and its turbulent past. Then, visit the final resting place of Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobite army, a desolate stretch of moorland at Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobite Uprising was finally crushed; and explore the impressive fortifications of Fort George, one of the most outstanding fortifications in Europe.
Explore the magnificent Isle of Skye and visit some of the stunning sites that justify Skye's status as one of the most beautiful places in the World.
Your route today will take you past the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct, across to the Isle of Skye on a scenic ferry ride, and through some of Scotland’s most impressive landscaped.
Visit the Trotternish Peninsula, home to Skye's most striking scenery in the north of the island, every corner reveals a new wonder. Notable features to discover and explore include the Lealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock, the Old Man of Storr, and the Fairy Glen. Then you’ll have the chance to visit Dunvegan Castle.
Enjoy the historic practice of sporting pursuits on nearby estates with a huge variety of hunting, from Red deer, Sika deer, Grouse, Pheasant and Partridge. Excursions can be tailored to your personal requirements. Relish the ever-changing and unpredictable Scottish terrain and weather and learn about the behaviours of our local birds and herds. Success can never be guaranteed but you will be expected to bring home dinner.
Scotland Shooting Seasons
|Pheasant||1st October - 1st February|
|Partridge||1st September - 1st February|
|Grouse||12th August - 10th December|
|Ptarmigan||12th August - 10th December|
|Blackgame||20th August - 10th December|
|Common Snipe||12th August - 31st January|
|Woodcock||1st September - 31st January|
|Duck & Goose (Inland)||1st September - 31st January|
|Duck & Goose (Foreshore)||1st September - 20th February|
|Coot/Moorhen/Golden Plover||1st September- 31st January|
|Hare||No close season|
|Red stags||1st July -20th October|
|Red Hinds||21st October - 15th February|
|Sika Stag||1st July - 20th October|
|Sika Hinds||21st October - 15th February|
|Fallow Bucks||1st August - 30th April|
|Fallow Does||21st October - 15th February|
|Roe Bucks||1st April - 20th October|
|Roe Does||21st October - 31st March|
The three key ingredients of a Scottish experience, Castles, Lochs and Whisky. Learn and savour some of the finest malts from all over Scotland. Our Sommelier will guide you through regions, flavours and different styles of whisky. From the highest distiller to the smallest distiller he has the flavours of them all, he even has his own Inverlochy Castle Malt distilled right on the door step. Enjoy your dram and the crackling log fire, and relax like royalty.
Package includes, Two night Dinner Bed and Breakfast, The North Face winter hat and suggested walking routes, with a Rucksack picnic on one day.
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