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Rogues, Picts and a Dram above Loch Ness

Drumnadrochit, Storbritannia

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90 minutter
Inkluderer drikkevarer
Opptil 6 personer
Verten snakker Engelsk

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**UPDATE FOR WINTER SEASON**

All bookings are 'Pay What You Can' between October 2020 and March 2021.

In recognition of how tough it has been for everyone I'd like to offer the chance for you to pay as much (or as little!) as you'd like. If you're finding things tough then there's no compulsion for you to pay and there's no shame or judgement in it either.

Nominal fee of £1 is to meet Airbnb's own booking settings.

Hidden secret gardens, 'baby' Giant Sequioa, Rogues, Vikings and possibly even a monster are the things you'll hear about and see during our walk around the Craigmonie Woodland and Balmacaan Estate. Meeting at my house we'll head towards the old estate and wind our way through a mix of oak and native Scots pine woodland on the path up to the viewpoint. Along the way you'll hear the history of the area from visits by Robert the Bruce, the legend of a Norse Prince who lent his name to a couple of landmarks and a Bard that got into a spot of bother with the local clan chief. The viewpoint itself will give spectacular views over Drumnadrochit and Loch Ness where you can pause and soak up the scenery. We'll stop here for a while to have a dram of malt whisky and toast the scenery before meandering back home under the crag and through Hazel woods.
Other things to note
The path is mostly good quality singletrack and forest path and there is a fair amount of ascent involved so a reasonable amount of fitness is required.
**UPDATE FOR WINTER SEASON**

All bookings are 'Pay What You Can' between October 2020 and March 2021.

In recognition of how tough it has been for everyone I'd like to offer the chance for you to pay as much (or as little!) as you'd like. If you're finding things tough then there's no compulsion for you to pay and there's no shame or judgement in it either.

Nominal fee of £1 is to meet Airbnb's own booking setti…

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Dette er inkludert

  • Drinker
    A generous dram of Scotch Malt Whisky.
Fra $2
per person
tor. 26. nov.
12:30 - 14:00
$2 per person
$2 per person
fre. 27. nov.
12:30 - 14:00
$2 per person
$2 per person
lør. 28. nov.
12:30 - 14:00
$2 per person
$2 per person

Møt verten din, Toby

Har vært vertskap på Airbnb siden 2016
  • 22 anmeldelser
  • Identitet er verifisert
I have worked in tourism for over ten years and I have extensive experience working with visitors to the area. I've been a keen hillwalker and natural historian since I was very young and there's not much I don't know about the area we'll be exploring on your AirBnb experience.
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We'll spend most of the time walking through ancient woodland situated above Drumnadrochit. There's the option to explore the jumble of rocks beneath the viewpoint and discover an old 'secret' garden hidden in the grounds of the old estate.

Craigmonie Viewpoint is the highpoint of our walk affording great views over Urquhart bay, Loch Ness and Drumnadrochit. We'll stop here to soak up the views and enjoy a generous dram of malt whisky.

Vurdert til 5,0 av 5 basert på 22 anmeldelser.

George
oktober 2020
A very beautiful hike up and down woodland with a very informative local. Toby was very knowledgeable and very good company for the walk around.
Emily
oktober 2020
A lovely afternoon with Toby, thank you! Great to be shown around by a local and the hot chocolate was a hit with the kids! Great views over the Loch, would recommend.
Elizabeth
oktober 2020
Arrived not sure what to expect having never done a walking tour before, was greeted by Toby (who is a great host), and set off on our walk, Toby is really knowledgeable of the area and we really enjoyed hearing about the local history and battles between clans. Also really appreciated the dram of whiskey at the highest point. Thanks so much!
Arrived not sure what to expect having never done a walking tour before, was greeted by Toby (who is a great host), and set off on our walk, Toby is really knowledgeable of the are…
Emilie
september 2020
This was an amazing experience all around. Toby made me (and the dog) feel welcome, answered my 1 million questions and had such a deep knowledge of the plants and area, it was a perfect morning walk in the Highlands (while respecting covid restrictions -Toby takes one household at a time to make sure everyone is safe!) Highly recommend!
This was an amazing experience all around. Toby made me (and the dog) feel welcome, answered my 1 million questions and had such a deep knowledge of the plants and area, it was a p…
Audrey
september 2020
Toby took us on a beautiful walk and shared lots of stories and fascinating facts about the local flora and fauna. He made sure that we were comfortable with the pace of the walk and was more than happy to answer all our questions - thanks so much for a lovely morning!
Toby took us on a beautiful walk and shared lots of stories and fascinating facts about the local flora and fauna. He made sure that we were comfortable with the pace of the walk a…
Richard
september 2020
We booked "Rogues,Picts and Vikings" on our trip to Inverness this September.We didn't know what to expect but had an amazing time.The landscape is stunning with Loch Ness in the background and the wonderful fauna all around.Our guide Toby knows the area and was full of interesting information about the animals,trees and history.He was great to interact with,easy going.He told some great and funny stories too!Not too strenuous but you definitely felt you'd had a great walk through n beautiful countryside and felt refreshed afterwards. Recommended!!!
We booked "Rogues,Picts and Vikings" on our trip to Inverness this September.We didn't know what to expect but had an amazing time.The landscape is stunning with Loch Ness in the b…

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Walking boots or good quality Welly boots

Waterproof jacket