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Events for 2012 Scottish Tours

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

There is a great variety of events and festivals in Scotland during 2012 which you can incorporate into your Scotland Tour. We have listed below a few of our favourites. Simply choose an event that appeals to you and we can create a personally planned itinerary for your private Scotland tour.


Edinburgh tours - Edinburgh festival

  1. Edinburgh Military Tattoo – a spectacular event in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle, a magnificent location overlooking Scotland’s capital city.
  2. Year of Creative Scotland 2012 – there are many events this year throughout the country celebrating the art, literature and culture of Scotland.
  3. Highland Games- Many events occur in May and June and the games include Highland dancing, piping and the famous Tug O’ War championships. These events are an ideal opportunity to visit rural Scotland and meet the locals.
  4. Whisky Festivals – The whisky festivals in Speyside and Islay involve distillery tours, auctions of whiskies and meals celebrating cooking with whisky! These are an ideal opportunity for whisky enthusiasts to learn about Scotland’s finest malt whiskies.
  5. Edinburgh Festival – Edinburgh’s pubs, restaurants and public buildings host a huge range of events including theatre, comedy and music. The city is alive with street performers and many famous faces can be seen in the city so make sure that you include this as part of your Edinburgh tour.

For more details of these events or any of our Scottish tours, please contact us.


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