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The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour

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Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
+44 131 212 5026
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Free Day Tour of the Scottish Highlands. We believe everyone should be able to discover the real Scotland, that’s why we pioneered the only Free tour of this beautiful wilderness; through the eyes of a passionate and knowledgeable, local tour guide. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests; maintaining a professional but relaxed approach, and ensuring every tour is entertaining, informative and utterly unique.
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked our trip to Edinburgh and having been lots of times wanted to find something different so searched on TripAdvisor and came across this tour . The tour is free but what they ask is at the end you pay them what you feel...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything went really well. Keep the hard work!!! All day tour around Stirling, lochs, walace monument and more.

Thank Roman C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Scotland and we saw so much in one day. The lochs in particular were a highlight for me, they were really beautiful. Michael kept us all interested with his easy-going story telling. It was just the right mix of visiting sites,...More

Thank saamia8
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi saamia8, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy you enjoyed the tour, specifically the destinations you stopped throughout the Scottish Highlands.We appreciate the recommendations and look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really impressed by the fact that this was a "Free"/pay what you can day tour. Never seen anything like that before. Donald was a fantastic tour guide. Added his own personal touches and made history come alive.

Thank Jennalw95
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jennalw95, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We love being able to keep our Free Scottish Highlands Tour running and appreciate the kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour with Donald as your guide.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our guide Graham was passionate and super friendly, with knowledge about the area and history of Scotland, we even met the Hairy Coo and fed them carrots, so interesting! although it's a free tour, tip to support this amazing tour!

Thank missgigglin
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi missgigglin, Thank you for the review. It is fantastic to know you enjoyed the tour throughout the Scottish Highlands, learning more of our history from Graham as your guide and feeding our Hairy Coo. See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the finest tours I have been on. I have visited Scotland on many occasions and in all honesty get lost more often than not. It was a comforting change to be taken to so many places in one day and also...More

Thank Northeast M
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Northeast M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Donald has been with the company from the beginning and certainly knows his stuff, I am pleased you felt the same way too! It is great to know that you made the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an incredible experience on the Free Scottish Highlands Tour! The tour guide was really fun and had lots of interesting facts about the history of the country to tell the travelers. Furthermore, every place we visited was nice and most of them were...More

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Thank leonardofalima
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi leonardofalima, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. It is great to know you had an incredible experience on the Free Scottish Highlands Tour. I am happy you learnt some interesting facts from your guide and made the most of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best tours I've ever been on. Our tour guide(Michael) did an amazing job showing and telling us about Scotland. I would definitely go on another one of their tours if I ever get the chance!

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Thank Somara89
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Somara89, Thank you for the review. I am happy you enjoyed the tour and felt Michael as your guide did an amazing job. We look forward to seeing you on another tour soon, when you get the chance :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was Mark. He kept everything running on time and gave us plenty of time for photos. We were dropped in a small town for lunch - we got recommendations but weren't forced to go to one particular place, unlike some free tours. Mark...More

Thank rls181219
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi rls181219, Thank you for the review of your time on tour with The Hairy Coo. I am happy you enjoyed the tour with Mark as your guide. It is great to know you were entertained throughout the whole day while on the bus. It...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 12 people and Donald was our tour guide. Not only was he full of energy and enthusiasm but also very knowledgeable about the area and the history. He could tell us interesting stories which became a way of remembering the...More

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Thank Mitu G
Russell S, Manager at The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mitu G, Thank you for the review. It is fantastic to know you enjoyed the tour with Donald as your guide for the day. I am pleased you felt he was full of energy, enthusiastic and knowledgeable on all aspects that involve his passion...More

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amberpop
7 February 2018|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Hi amberpop, It is aimed for those either 18-45 and those 'young-at-heart'. It's more the informal style of the tours we conduct, which suits "young and young-at-heart" travellers. Feel free to make a booking for the tour... More
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a91trip
1 October 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Hi A91trip, ​Due to safety regulations and insurance, we are unable take children under 7 years of age on our tours. This is a precaution to ensure the seat belts on all of our coaches fit all passengers properly, We... More
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Trang T
13 September 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Hi Trang, You can find all up-to-date availability for our tours on our website at the link above.
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