Guided Walking Tours
Guided Walking Tours
Guided Minibus Tours
Guided Minibus Tours
Self-guided Tours
Railway-Adventure and Walking Tours

Welcome to Rob Roy Tours

Discover Scotland with our wide range of walking tours, self -guided whisky tours, railway tours, nature and study tours as well as coach tours - all with guaranteed dates from May to September!

Choose from either guided or self -guided tours.

As a customer on one of our award winning individual self -guided tours, you can plan your trip to Scotland according to your very own personal wishes. You will enjoy excellent service, before, during and after your trip. Your detailed personal travel documents will impress and give you interesting options for each day of your stay and allow you to have a wonderful holiday.

As a customer on one of our selected guided tours, you will travel with the best local experts. We are proud of our experienced and very friendly tour guides. They are the key to our success! You will find your guide very knowledgeable about the Scottish people, culture and the countryside. Your guide will look after your personal needs and those of the group with efficiency, enthusiasm and passion. You will travel safely and benefit from their local knowledge. If you are not a native English speaker, most of our guides also speak Spanish, French and German, with some even branching into Italian, Polish and Russian.

We are very proud of the many long-term friendships with customers who keep in touch and come back to us time and time again. In your small personal groups, you will meet interesting and like-minded people, have fun and form new friendships. Hiking and adventure tours with Rob Roy Tours have a maximum of only 16 people! You will experience personal service in small hotels, B&Bs and stylish houses, where you can really feel at home.

As a Rob Roy Tours customer, you support us in our commitment to the environment and sustainable tourism. We are proud to have been awarded the Green Tourism Gold badge, the highest award in sustainable tourism. As a Rob Roy Tours customer, you are benefitting from the experience and expertise of a real Scottish specialist. You will be recognised as a visitor with an excellent reputation.

Rob Roy Tours Ltd is a family team led by a Scottish enthusiast who has turned ​​his passion into his job. Since 1994, Managing Director Klaus, together with the Rob Roy office team, organise your hiking tours, adventure trips as well as study and natural history tours in their adopted home of Scotland and selected National Parks of England, Wales, Ireland. Whenever possible, both Klaus and his team members will leave their desks to personally guide groups. Their enthusiasm and joy of adventure travel will always travel with them.

And if you are from the travel trade or are a private customer with an established group of your own, we will be very pleased to help you with advice, individual tour planning and organisation, making your special group stay in Scotland a most memorable experience.

Guided Walking Tours
Western Highlands

A Guided Walking and Sightseeing Tour through the Western Highlands Our walking tour explores the most scenic regions of the Scottish Highlands. You will discover, on foot, the wide-open spaces of the Highlands and relax in the evenings in small, quality hotels which pride themselves on their personal service and excellent food. The walking part… continue »

Islands & Highlands

Walking Tour in Scotland’s Islands and the Scottish Highlands Highlights: The Wild Isle of Mull The Holy Isle of Iona The Spectacular Isle of Skye The Rugged West Highlands Discover Scotland’s breathtaking and varied landscapes on foot! Explore its many stunning beaches, green hills, fascinating wildlife, old castles and ruins on this multifaceted walking tour…. continue »

Western Isles – The Essential Island Experience

Explore Scotland’s Islands on foot! GUIDED WALKING TOUR Highlights: The Outer Hebrides (South Uist, Isle of Harris & Lewis with the Callanish Standing Stones) The Spectacular Isle of Skye (Waternish, Portreee, Trotternish with Uig) The Rugged West Highlands (Trossachs, Glencoe, Glenfinnan)     Anyone who has already enjoyed the sunsets on our Islands and Highlands… continue »

Northern Highlights

Explore the rugged Northwest Highlands of Scotland as well as Scotland’s fascinating archipelagos Orkney & Shetland Highlights: Rugged Landscapes in the Northern Highlands Mainland Orkney, including Scara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Ring of Stennes, & reminiscenes of WWII Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Seabird Cities in Shetland Wild Landscapes of Mainland Shetland, including Shetland Ponies… continue »

In the Heart of Scotland – Walking, Culture and Discovery

Explore the beautiful region of HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE on foot! Relax for a week in the beautiful castle hotel (or good middle class hotel) in Pitlochry, in the heart of Scotland and experience the region’s stunning landscapes. Highland Perthshire has everything to offer: beautiful lochs, vibrant rivers, green hills, Pictish remains, heather moorland as well as some… continue »

Gardens Walking Tour

Explore Scotland’s beautiful Islands and world-famous Highlands on this special Gardens Walking Tour In addition to wonderful walking you can visit five public and private gardens, either by yourself or with a guide, which will inspire any garden lover. These include Armadale Castle and Gardens, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Dirleton Castle and Gardens, as… continue »

Guided Minibus Tours
Best of Scotland

The Best of Scotland – Nature & Culture Tour Highlights: Scotland’s capital – Edinburgh & surroundings The beautiful region Fife, including the infamous town of St Andrews Royal Deeside with Balmoral Castle The Highlands Loch Ness Isle of Skye Eilean Donan Castle    Tour itinerary: Day 1: Edinburgh Arrival in Edinburgh, incl. airport transfer Dinner,… continue »

Outlander-inspired  Tour of Scotland

  A must for avid fans of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander books and TV series, on this tour you will follow in Claire and Jamie’s footsteps as you visit some of the inspirational places featured in the books and also the set locations used for filming the TV series. While perfect for Outlander fans, this tour… continue »

Guided Railway Tour – Scotland in style (9 days)

9-day train trip around Scotland You will find your railway adventure tour beautifully simple! It works so well because of our award winning detailed and easy tour description, it’s like a little book you take along and you can travel in any train. It is so successful, because… – it is the obvious alternative to… continue »

Scotland, the Whisky Trail and more – 7 days

Scotland de Luxe – for Whisky Lovers Experience Scotland, its wealth of wildlife and landscapes, its innumerable lochs and imposing mountains. Deep green glens, jagged coastlines rich in sea lochs, and the northern Scottish world of mountain range and waterfall promise you unforgettable memories of a famously beautiful countryside. This unique and spellbinding scenery, shrouded… continue »


THE NATURE OF SCOTLAND – NATURAL HISTORY TOUR A stunning natural history discovery tour offering wonderful encounters with wildlife together with comfortable hotels and the intimacy of small groups.   On our guided natural history tours we introduce you to the fascinating flora and fauna of Scotland against a backdrop of unparalleled coastal scenery and… continue »

Quilters’ Tour

On the Trail of a Scottish Tradition Highlights: Discover the proud and ancient cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow Visit the Harris Tweed and Paisley Museums and the Scottish Wool Centre Picturesque castles; the wild, romantic landscapes of the Outer Hebrides Beauty to take your breath away… Specialist shops for quilters and a wide choice of… continue »

Self-guided Tours
Whisky Tour Scotland by Railway – self-guided sightseeing tour (9 days)

The independence of an individual Whisky Tour – car(e)-free! Dates guaranteed every day for all booking categories Our daily guaranteed tour programme offers you an exquisite cocktail of possibilities including whisky, freedom of travel throughout Scotland, the Highlands, the comfort and style of travel by train in a programme that you can tailor to your… continue »

Scotland in Style – self-guided sightseeing tour (8 days)

Discover the wild places of Scotland on an 8-day railway tour!      This tour can also be booked as an individual walking tour that will take you to places off the beaten track! You will receive a diverse range of detailed descriptions for walks and hikes along your route. Travelling by train through Scotland… continue »

Scotland in style – self-guided sightseeing tour  (9days)

Self-guided railway adventure tour, 9 days from and to Edinburgh, with three different choices of accommodation. As a variation, the self-guided walking tour away from roads: would you like a superb choice of idyllic shorter and rewarding longer walks and demanding all day hikes described in detail which you can enjoy on this tour? After… continue »

Scotland in style – self-guided sightseeing tour (13days)

Self-guided rail tour, 13 days from and to Edinburgh, with three choices of accommodation. Also as a variation, a self-guided walking tour away from roads. You get from us a superb choice of idyllic short walks and rewarding longer walks described in detail, which you can enjoy on this tour. Travelling by train through Scotland… continue »

Self-guided walking adventure tour Scotland (9day)

From roads and traffic, with very romantic railway journeys and three different choices of accommodation, 9 days from and to Edinburgh. You will explore the walking highlights of Scotland’s most beautiful walking sites, such as the famous West Highland Way, the West Coast of Scotland including the Hebrides and the Central Highlands around Pitlochry. After we have received your booking, you will get a superb choice of idyllic short walks and rewarding longer walks, described in detail, which you will be able to enjoy on this tour. Travelling by train through Scotland combines the romance of the railways with the enjoyment, in comfort,of overwhelming natural beauty. Queen Victoria and countless writers, composers, poets and painters have known the value of this mode of travel. Allow  yourself to be captivated by the enchantment as slowly rising mists reveal the romantic scenery of isolated glens. Discover the landscape, from the wild flower meadows of the island valleys to the fascinating world of mountain and… continue »

Self-guided walking adventure tour Scotland (13day)

13 day Railway Tour from and to Edinburgh Walking‐Roundtrip, away from roads and traffic, with very romantic railway journeys and three different choices of accommodation. Highlights: You will explore the best choice of Scotland’s most beautiful walking highlights, such as the famous West Highland Way, the West Coast near Oban and Mallaig, the Hebrides, the North of Scotland, including the Orkney Islands as well as the central Highlands around Pitlochry. After we have received your booking, you will get a superb choice of idyllic short walks and rewarding longer walks, described in detail, which you will be able to enjoy on this tour. Travelling by train through Scotland combines the romance of the railways with the enjoyment, in comfort, of overwhelming natural beauty. Queen Victoria and countless writers, composers and poets have known how to treasure this means of travel. Allow yourself to be enchanted too by lingering mists in wild, romantic  glens. Discover landscapes… continue »

Golf adventure tour Scotland

We put together your personal golf-trip around Scotland ! HOW AND WHERE YOU CAN BOOK: Please contact us for further information, a detailed itinerary and and let us know what you are looking for and we will send you an individual itinerary especially designed for you. Telephone: +44 131 287 0000. We will call back… continue »

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