Isle of Skye Whisky & Castles Tour

Isle of Skye: Whisky & Castles

Whisky & Castles of Skye Tour

The Isle of Skye is a must visit when you are in Scotland. The misty Isle offers breathtaking scenery, dramatic castles and plenty of opportunity for a dram or two. Book with ASB Executive and our day trip to Skye includes a visit to the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, a tour of Talisker Distillery and a visit to Dunvegan Castle. A lunch stop in Portree allows you a chance to sample Skye’s famous seafood and hospitality. Beautiful at any time of the year, the Isle of Skye is best seen by private scenic tour and that’s where ASB Executive comes in.

Friendly & Knowledgable Guide

Alistair will meet and welcome you onboard for a fun filled and effortless tour of the Isle of Skye's top locations.

Family Friendly

Families are very welcome and our transport is well equipped for little ones with car seats and booster seats available and plenty of storage space for buggies and change bags.

Photo Friendly

Don't forget your camera! Alistair will take you to the best scenic view points so your holiday snaps will be the envy of your friends.

Customisable Tour

This tour can be customised to include locations that you wouldl ike to visit. Just ask when enquiring for a custom quote.

Would you like to explore The Isle of Skye with Alistair?

Our Pricing Guide

Our prices include fuel, insurance and personal guiding from Alistair. Ferry transportation, meals and attraction admission is not included and should be paid directly.

Full Day Tour
10 hours touring
  • Up to 4 passengers
  • Friendly & Knowledgable Guide
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Pick up & drop off from chosen location
  • Additional passengers charged at £100 pp
Custom Tour
Fully customised to your requirements
  • Friendly & Knowledgable Guide
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Custom tour locations
  • Pick up & drop off from chosen location
  • Prices for up to 7 passengers

Tour Itinerary

Below is an example itinerary of the locations we will visit on a full day version of this tour.

Welcome Onboard

Alistair will meet & welcome you oboard our luxury Mercedes vehicle and after settling in, we’ll head off for our first destination on the Isle of Skye.

Eilean Donan Castle, Dornie

Our first location is at Dornie, still on mainland Scotland, the world-famous Eilean Donan Castle. This iconic castle has been photographed by millions and played host to some famous film-stars when used as a film location.

Once parked up, you will have the option to join one of the Castle’s guided tours (admission fee not included) before finding the perfect spot for photographs, your mementos of a wonderful day.

The Cuillins (short stop, weather dependent)

The dramatic viewpoint of the Cuillin mountains at Sligachan is another picture-postcard location for photos. The old bridge, designed by Thomas Telford in the 1800’s could very well be straight out of a fairytale. If the weather is fair, we’ll stop here for a quick photo before heading on to our next destination.

The Fairy Pools

Ever popular, the Fairy Pools are a top attraction on the Isle of Skye. The walk from the parking area takes around 20 minutes (remember your walking boots!) On a warm sunny day, the crystal clear water of the pools is mesmerising.

The Three Chimneys (optional)

One of the Isle of Skye’s top culinary destinations is the famous Three Chimney’s Restaurant. This world-class dining spot is the ideal place for lunch (advance booking essential) where you will enjoy the finest foods from the Island prepared by one of the country’s top chefs.

Dunvegan Castle

Skye’s other famous castle is located at Dunvegan. We’ll head here for a tour around the castle (admission not included) where you’ll learn all about the clan MacLeod which still inhabits this castle in current day.

Talisker Whisky Distillery

Skye is one of Scotland’s top Island whisky producers with no less than 4 distilleries on the Island. The most famous one is the Talisker Distillery and we will take you there for a tour and tasting (admission not included).

When the tour is finished, you’ll have time to browse the gift shop before we head off.


The pretty painted houses of Portree are a must see location. Before we head into the town we will stop at the Isle of Skye Candle Company’s factory and shop for a browse.

We’ll park up and let you explore the town for a hour, along with its pubs, gift shops and galleries.

Old Man of Storr

We’re so close to the Old Man of Storr in Portree that it would be a shame to miss it out, so will include a whistle-stop visit for a photo.

Homeward Bound

We will set off from Portree back to your drop off location. Following a full and satisfying day, we won’t tell anyone if you have a snooze.

Drop Off

Arrive safely at your desination.

Are you ready to explore the Isle of Skye with Alistair?

Old Man of Storr, A855, Highland, Scotland, IV51 9HX, United Kingdom

Portree, Highland, Scotland, IV51 9EH, United Kingdom

Talisker Distillery, B8009, Carbost, Highland, Scotland, IV47 8SR, United Kingdom

Dunvegan Castle, Woodland Walk, Totachocaire, Dunvegan, Highland, Scotland, IV55 8WE, United Kingdom

The Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye, Colbost, Dunvegan, Highland, Scotland, IV55 8ZT, United Kingdom

Fairy Pools, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sligachan, Highland, Scotland, IV47 8SW, United Kingdom

Eilean Donan, Totaig, Dornie, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

Skye, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

"We booked Alistair to show us around the Isle of Skye whilst we were on holiday to Scotland and had a marvellous time. He is friendly and knows a lot about the area and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend his company."
Sandra Lee

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