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Address: Lower Knockchoilum, Inverness IV2 6UR, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1456 486675

Around Loch Ness is the perfect choice for a memorable visit to the...

Around Loch Ness is the perfect choice for a memorable visit to the Highlands of Scotland. You can walk in the footsteps of our ancestors, get up close to the rich natural heritage and history of the area, or simply relax and take in our spectacular scenery. The choice is yours. We offer tailor made and pre-planned day and half day tours for small intimate groups of up to 8 persons. Our knowledgeable and cheerful local guides will be happy to welcome you on board and share with you an experience you will never forget.

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Beautiful Tour

We booked a tour with George on our recent winter trip to Inverness. George was friendly and quite knowledgeable about the history of the Highlands. We enjoyed the sights he... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Silverdale, Wa
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Silverdale, Wa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked a tour with George on our recent winter trip to Inverness. George was friendly and quite knowledgeable about the history of the Highlands. We enjoyed the sights he shared with us and if you are interested in seeing gorgeous scenery George knows of some very special places to take his tours. We have pictures worthy of a calendar... More 

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Manorville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a great tour. George was our tour guide and he did an excellent job. I would recommend him for any tour you can. the van was clean and comfortable for 4 people. george was funny and knowledgable about the highlands. he added in plenty of history to really make things interesting here is what we saw Loch Ness,... More 

Thank Jim M
St Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We spent two days with George Polwarth, starting and ending in Inverness, with an overnight on Isle of Skye at a charming inn (Glenview) that he arranged. George is a font of information about history, geology, economy, you name it. Never overbearing -- he's actually pretty low-key -- so we didn't feel constantly lectured. Our itinerary was custom-tailored to our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My now wife and I came to Scotland to get married and travel around the country. About 2 weeks out we decided we'd like a private tour of the isle of Skye and were recommended George at Around Loch Ness. For all of the 11 hours we were on the road, George was kind, funny, informative, and incredibly fun. From... More 

Thank Brian K
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

George was very helpful in helping us define what we wanted to see in a limited amount of time we had in the Inverness/Loch Ness area. He was confident enough to tell us what he did not think we had time to do as well. He was very flexible even during the day when we changed our minds on what... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My extended family -- seven us, including a 75-year-old woman, four other adults, a teen and a three-year-old -- wanted a bespoke tour of the Inverness area, and George delivered a wonderfully memorable day for all of us. He arranged for a boat tour of Loch Ness that took us to Urquhart Castle, took us on a nature walk, stopped... More 

Thank KateN03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids 9,10 11) went on an customized 8 hour tour with George when our cruise ship docked in Invergordon. I contacted George via email and he replied all my emails promptly. Itinerary and direction of where to meet were organized before we left for the cruise. Due to the age of my... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you're not from a left-driving country, don't risk lives attempting to rent a car and navigate Scotland's windy, narrow roads. Tours are really the way to go here - no matter how 'Lonely Planet' you are. And private tours are even better. We packed in far more than we ever could have -as a family with 5 kids. George... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We did a customized tour with George at Around Loch Ness, and it was fantastic. We saw the Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle, Loch Ness, Clava Cairns, and a whiskey distillery. George is passionate and knowledgeable, goes at the pace you want, and offers something for everyone. We were a family of 4, kids 13 and 10. I can't... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I never write reviews. However, George was just so fantastic I felt I had to chime in with my two cents. This is by far and wide the best tour and guide you'll ever have. I felt I learned a lot and I really appreciated George's enthusiasm for his job and life. If you're on the fence...do it. Take the... More 

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