Set out for a short drive through part of the Trossachs, often called “The Highlands in Miniature”.Embark on the steamboat “Sir Walter Scott” for a short cruise on Loch Katrine to admire lovely scenery.
The Christian Connection discussion boards are a popular way to share stories, advice and opinions about life as a single Christian.Enjoy free time before dinner.(B, D)Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty.Journey through Glen Coe, often considered one of Scotland's most spectacular and beautiful places.The varied plantings thrive due to the warmth of the Gulf Stream.Continue to Ullapool, an active fishing and ferry port built in 1788.(B, D)Admire the rugged mountains, coastline and vast areas of open land of the sparsely populated northernmost section of the Highlands.Continue south to Inverness, the principal town in the Highlands.(B, D)Keep your camera handy as you cruise on Loch Ness to visit the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle, once Scotland's largest castles which was destroyed in Jacobite wars.Stop at the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre to learn about the conflict where Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated in 1746, which ended the clan system in Scotland.Next, discover the charm of the tiny Italian Chapel, with its elaborate paintings.Visit Skara Brae, a 5,000-year-old village with remains of dwellings and return to Kirkwall to see 12th century St. Enjoy leisure time in the afternoon and evening to browse around the town and dine independently.(B)Ferry back to the mainland and head to Dunrobin Castle, dating to 1275 but renovated in the mid-1800s.Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.(D)Journey across a scenic Highland route and over the mountain pass of “Rest & Be Thankful.” Ferry to the Isle of Bute for stunning island scenery.Take a guided tour of the highly-decorated chambers of Mount Stuart House, built in the late 1870s.