High Road Scottish Tours

Bespoke Tours of Scotland

Contact John Jack
Tel: 07732 852499
Email: john@highroad.org.uk

Sunset over Glencoe
Loch Lomond
Kilchurn Castle
Loch Leven from Glencoe Village
Loch Lomond National Park
Ullapool - Scottish Highlands
Castle Stalker
Loch Lomond
Glencoe Village
Loch Lomond
Sunset on Burial Island - Glencoe
Tobermoray - Mull
Loch Lomond
Ruins of Ardvreck Castle - Loch Assynt
Early morning mist - Highlands
Glencoe Pass
Loch Torridon
Sandwood Bay Sutherland
Sunset at Loch Alsh
Sunrise over the Old Man of Storr - Isle of Skye
Urquhart Castle & Loch Ness
Sunset on Ben Nevis looking South
Loch Ness
Ben Nevis from Clunes
Bespoke guided tours of any area of Scotland to suit any budget and interest or purpose. From one day to one month if required. Transport (deluxe Rolls Royce or people carrier), accommodation from a week or two in your very own castle to separate Bed and Breakfast in a different cottage in a different place each night, meals and daily itinerary organised to your own requirements and interests. Guide provided by the business owner John Jack, experienced Scottish historian with expertise in clan genealogy, Scottish cultural heritage and natural history. Previous experience in the Whisky industry, Clan museum curator, Castle Administrator, Tour bus driver, Hotel and customer service industry. Tours can be specifically designed around the following interests. Or a combination of all. You could tour this small country for months and not see it all.

Scottish castles

There are over 2000 castles in Scotland all with their own unique history and Clan associations. Most are open to visitors for a fee with some being uninhabited and free to walk round. Many days can be devoted to visiting castles and towers houses alone.

Scottish history

Crannog
Crannog
Crannog inside
Crannog Inside
Crannog at night
Crannog at night
Crannog at night
Croft at Colbost on Skye
Crannog at night
Abandoned croft Loch Stack - Sutherland

Fascinating and unique, from the stone age to the Union. History is everywhere with stone age houses and forts, Roman walls, Crannogs,  to 16th century crofters houses.

Clan and genealogy

Genealogy
Genealogy

John has a lifelong interest in Scottish ancestry and is able to design tours around the history and homelands of any Scottish clan or surname. With professional contacts who can provide information very specific to any Scottish family.

Ghosts and paranormal

Menzies Castle
Menzies Castle

Scotland is famous for its Spiritual and paranormal activity with many areas and accessible buildings guaranteed to provide a haunting and interesting experience at any time.

Natural history

Staffa Fingals Cave
Staffa Fingals Cave
Bottlenose dolphin with young - Moray Firth
Bottlenose dolphin with young - Moray Firth
Otter at Loch Earn
Otter at Loch Earn
Grey Seal breast-feeding -  Isle of Skye
Grey Seal breast-feeding - Isle of Skye

Scotland has a fascinating range of natural history and specialised tours can be arranged

Battles and battle fields

The Battle of Culloden
The Battle of Culloden

Another well known facet of Scotland is its military  history. The sites of large and small battles are everywhere, accessible and documented. many sites have tourist centres.

Sporting tours

Salmon Fishing
Salmon Fishing
Walking into Corrie Fee - Angus
Walking into Corrie Fee - Angus
Shooting
Shooting
Golf
Nairn Golf Course
Serious walking - Glencoe
Serious walking - Glencoe

Golf, Fishing, shooting, sailing, hill walking and archery. A days golfing can be arranged at most Scottish clubs on notice. Fishing for trout or Salmon can be organised on most rivers and lochs in any area. A day or two sailing round the Western Isles from Sky is available. John is an experienced hill walker and can safely guide through the mountains and glens (400)on long or short expeditions. Camping or glamping can be arranged.

Scottish scenery

Loch Tay Perthshire
Loch Tay Perthshire
River Findhorn - Tomatin
River Findhorn - Tomatin"
Loch Garry Sunset
Loch Garry Sunset"
Cape Wrath Trail - Loch Ailsh
Cape Wrath Trail - Loch Ailsh"
Sunset over Kerrera
Sunset over Kerrera"
Towards Ben More - Assynt
Towards Ben More - Assynt"
Sunset at Findhorn Beach
Sunset at Findhorn Beach

This one is easy as it doesn't matter where you go where you are or where you look. The scene is either good or incredible.

Scottish culture

Forth Rail Bridge
Forth Rail Bridge

The arts, monuments, engineering, food and drink and music. There are many art galleries with contents specific to Scottish artists to visit. Also museums, monuments, follies, unique engineering examples from the Forth rail bridge to the Falkirk wheel. visitor centres and food outlets proving the foods Scotland is famous for. experiencing Scottish pipe bands can be organised as highland games are every weekend someplace in Scotland during the summer months.