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The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour

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304 Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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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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304 Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Highly recommend this tour. The tour gives you EVERYTHING it promises. Marty - our guide - was knowledgeable and funny. We had enough time at each of the venues to have a good explore. The bus was comfortable. And the itinerary really does offer a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I had a wonderful day tour on this Hairy Coo tour with Ryan (who felt quite ill and had to leave us - hope he's doing okay now!), then Michael who took over (was working out at the gym, zipped home to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Just did the 10 hour castles, lochs and distillery tour and had a great day. Ryan the driver knew his history very well and was able to keep the group entertained throughout and was a funny guy -- I may borrow some of his dad...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was definitely a great pick. Not only was it free (although remember to leave a tip!), so affordable for students like my friends and I, but there is no better way to experience the Scottish countryside than through this tour. The tourguide, Marty,...More

Thank Lydia G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My brother and I had an amazing time on the hairy coos tour. Shout out to Marty who picked us up from the distillery because we missed the bus. Highlight for me was seeing the places outlander was filmed and the Marty’s commentary. 10/10!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was a great day out on the Hairy Coo! The tour itself was amazing. Learned a lot about the history and heritage of Scotland. Mark our tour guide was very funny, passionate and knowledgeable. I would love to do a 3 Day Tour when I...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome experience indeed. 10/10 overall And finally John kills it.....very jovial, learned, entertaining....keeps the tempo high all throughout!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an awesome time! The Hairy Coo tour was a great way to see lots of Scotland in one day. Loch Ness was the highlight of our trip!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Brian, the bus driver and guide, was great to describe history and geography with many vivid details in funny ways. I didn’t get tired of him talking in this long trip. Nice views through a window and distillery visit, sailing on Loch Ness, a short...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Time flew by on our trip with Ryan. He was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Only downfall was that it got so dark so early, we couldn’t continue to enjoy the view from the bus.

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amberpop
6 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
12 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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