Explore More of Scotland

We’re passionate about giving visitors to Glasgow the best possible experience, so we recommend our sister companies who operate tours across Scotland if you want to explore more of our beautiful country.

Whether you want to go and find Nessie in the Highlands, explore western islands (Scotland’s true hidden gems!), do more sightseeing or even cross the Irish Sea into Northern Ireland, we’ve got you covered.

West Coast Tours

Explore the stunning Isle Mull, historic Iona and unspoilt Staffa with West Coast Tours. Island day tours from Oban include the Three Isles Tour, which offers visitor’s the unique opportunity to visit three Scottish islands in a single day – Mull, Iona and Staffa. Tours include all ferry and coach travel and will have you back in Oban the same day.

Helpful staff at each connecting point, a range of fact-filled commentary and ample time scheduled at each destination for you to go off and explore on your own are all included in the tours so you can maximise and tailor your experience to suit you – whether it’s wildlife, historic buildings or just amazing scenery you want to focus on.

puffin against blue sea background

Scotline Tours

view out to loch ness with grass in the foreground, water in the background and ancient castle ruin in the middle

Scotline Tours have been delivering memorable experiences for UK and international visitors to the Scottish Highlands since 1985. As well as The Original Loch Ness Tour, there is a diverse range of day and multi-day tours on offer including Loch Lomond, Highland Highlights and bespoke tours for larger groups.

The popular Loch Ness Tour departs from Edinburgh and Glasgow daily and takes you on an unforgettable journey through Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe and up the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness. You’ll learn all about Scottish history, culture and legends from your passionate and knowledgable guide. The day trip is designed with your comfort in mind, so the luxury coaches you travel on have free wifi, USB chargers, elevated viewpoints, extensive leg room and an onboard toilet. It’s the perfect way to see Scotland in a day, ticking off all your Highland must-sees.

City Sightseeing Bute

Another unique island on the west coast is beautiful Bute.

From Glasgow, travel to Weymss Bay and catch a ferry across to Bute where you can join the City Sightseeing Bute round-island tour, taking in such sights as the fabulous Mount Stuart, a world-famous Victorian Gothic mansion set in stunning grounds.

Hop on hop off around 7 key stops on the island, soaking up the beautiful scenery and learning all about Bute’s history and people from your local driver guide.

city sightseeing bute bus at stop in rothesay town centre

Kintyre Express

Three lochs against sandy mountain landscape and blue sky

For those visiting the west coast of Scotland, the Kintyre Express passenger ferry service will take you to Northern Ireland in as little as one hour from Campbeltown or Port Ellen on the Isle of Islay. Experience the dramatic coastlines as you travel over the Irish Sea to the Causeway Coast. Onboard features include airline-style seating, USB charging points and free carriage of bicycles and golf clubs. Perfect for people who love the outdoors, active travel or golfers.