Tours can be tailor-made to suit
Be it half a day, a full day or a week, I can design a tour to suit.
We are a very small flexible company.
Just tell us where you would like to go, the type of accommodation you would like and your interest, e.g: Scottish history, culture, Gaelic, castles etc.
Feel free to contact me with any ideas for a tour you may have.
Nothing beats local knowledge.
There is so much to see in Argyll alone, enough to keep you going for as long as you like.
I can also go further afield. I lived in the Outer Hebrides for almost twenty years so if you want to practice your Gaelic, what better place to go to than the islands! As a past local, I know the people who would be happy to blether to you in their native language.
Below are a few examples of tours that are popular.
Five Castles Tour
Visit five of Argyll’s castles located around wild and majestic Loch Awe and district. Hear tales of love and jealousy and of ancient clans. Call in on the stunning Inveraray Castle and its beautiful gardens.
Kintyre Peninsula Tour
Let Christine take you on an incredible journey down the stunning Kintyre peninsula soaking in gorgeous views, stopping at Tarbert castle with its connections to Robert Bruce and to the glorious Skipness castle with its strategic importance in guarding the Kilbrannan Sound and its turbulent history. Tarry a while at Saddell Abbey to soak in the tranquillity of this ancient place.Travel down as far as pretty Carradale Bay then return via the majestic western route past some spectacular seascapes.
Ancient churches Tour
Argyll abounds with beautiful churches old and not so old. Stop and see some of the finest stone carvings in all of Scotland. Visit stunning locations and understand why the monks of old chose these spots to worship and contemplate. Hear a Gaelic song or two in the lovely acoustic surroundings of St Conan’s Kirk.
Columba’s Trail can help organise longer tours; be it a weekend or a week to ten days. That way we get to know our clients. We can tailor make tours to suit. If your interest is in castles Scotland abounds with them and Argyll has the cream of the crop. We can arrange an itinerary which would take in some of the area’s best distilleries followed by some visits to ancient stones, castles or round some of the areas numerous beautiful forrest tracks.
We can guide you in your choice of accommodation that suits your pocket. Nothing can beat local knowledge.