Explore the central part of the Scottish Highlands on a tour of medieval ruins, river-crossed villages and mountain-protected lakes, from the ancient capital, Perth's "Fair City" on the banks of the River Tay— Scotland's longest — to the UK's outdoor activity capital, Fort William.
This coast-to-coast adventure will take you through the lush forests of Dunkeld Hermitage to the town of Aberfeldy. Walk among oaks, ash trees and elms to the village of Kenmore, at the northern end of Loch Tay.
Cross the heart of Perth between waterfalls and mountains to the village of Kinloch Rannoch, on the edge of Loch Rannoch. Before you arrive in Fort William, discover Rannoch train station on the West Highland Line, the most remote railway station in the British Isles that crosses through Rannoch Moor.
- Visit when in Perth Scone Palace, the coronation place for Scottish kings.
- Explore Crannog, an artificial island of wooden houses built 2,500 years ago.
- Visit Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery and try the famous single malt malt whisky.
- Discover the Jacobite steam train, the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter saga.
- Admire the Birnam Oak, a surviving tree of the now extinct Birnam Forest.
- Climb Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain located in Fort William.