Scottish Highlands and Hebridean Islands tours from Inverness
Clan Macrae and Eilean Donan Castle Tour

Highland Clan Macrae Tour inc. Eilean Donan Castle

Clan Macrae and Eilean Donan Castle Tour

The Clan Macrae are deeply rooted in one area of the Scottish Highlands - Kintail. Take a tour from Inverness to the ancient clan lands and the stunning Eilean Donan Castle.

The Clan Macrae and Eilean Donan Castle tour begins at Inverness where we follow the banks of Loch Ness down past Urquhart Castle. After a short stop for photos near Loch Ness, we continue along Ness-side to Invermoriston. Turning west we journey along through Glen Moriston on the way to Loch Cluanie and Glen Shiel.

Loch Cluanie, Scottish Highlands

Loch Duich awaits us at the foot of the Five Sisters of Kintail mountains, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the Scottish Highlands. We take a short detour up Mam Ratagan for a breath-taking view of the Highlands and a wonderful panorama of ancient Clan Macrae lands.

Five Sisters of Kintail from Mam Ratagan

Before our arrival at Eilean Donan Castle we explore Clachan Duich - situated next to Loch Duich and overlooked by the towering Five Sisters of Kintail. This is the ancient burial grounds of the Macraes of Kintail.

Clachan Duich, Kintail

At Eilean Donan Castle, the ancestral home of the Clan Macrae, we have over two hours to explore the castle’s ancient and historic past and discover the Macraes important place in Highland history, as well as savouring the wonderful Highland views around the castle.

Eilean Donan Castle from Dornie

Leaving Eilean Donan Castle we take a detour across to Dornie for a wonderful castle panorama view. Finally, we head up past Carrbrae for a last glimpse of the castle with the Isle of Skye in the distance followed by a stunning Loch Duich viewpoint before our return to Inverness.

Highlights of Eilean Donan Castle

March to October:     £340
This tour is not available from 29th October to 28th February.
Tours are exclusively for your private group only (up to 3 persons) and prices are per tour. We only offer private tours and do not combine individuals or separate groups - if your group size is less than 3 the advertised tour price still applies. Prices include all taxes and a driver/guide but exclude your entrance fees and meals.