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Private Scotland tours and custom Scottish ceremonies
hand-knitted for your journey

Explore the best of Scotland in a private tour hand-knitted for you by a local

Scotland is often described as the best wee country in the world. We certainly think it is.

Whether you are looking for to craft a Scottish whisky tour, explore your clan's Scottish heritage, tour Edinburgh Castle, visit historic St. Andrews, take a dip in the sea with a Fife seaside trip, or see castles and popular destinations on a Scotland Highlander tour, our private Scotland tours will provide a history-rich, hand-knitted experience you won't forget.

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No two Kelpie Quines tours are alike. While many tour providers group guests with other parties, we cater to individuals and private groups hand-knitted to your unique requests. We use private or rented vehicles right-sized for your party instead of large coaches packed with other guests. We're not a luxury tour provider and a private vehicle may have a wee bit of sand from a recent trip to the sea, but our unique and intimate private tour experiences will surely create wonderful memories you will cherish for a lifetime.

 

Glencoe and Scottish highlands full-day tour

"Monica is such a delight. She has so much Scottish history, folklore, and geological information to share and does so in a way that leads to all-day conversation that I couldn't get enough of. It was fascinating to learn the intricacies of the Jacobite rising, the massacre at Glencoe, and more. Can't wait to get back to Scotland and tour again with Monica as my guide!"

Edinburgh Castle and city half-day tour

"We were so happy to book with Monica instead of with one of the large tour companies. The personalization offered during our walking tour of the Edinburgh Castle and historic city provided a much more intimate and interesting experience. Monica's knowledge of the millennium-spanning Scottish monarchies blew us away."

Dundee and St. Andrews full-day tour

"Monica paired a visit to my wife's ancestral home of Dundee with my love of golf for a perfect day trip from Edinburgh. A Dundee native, Monica had much to share about this unique coastal city and we were thankful to not be part of a bus full of tourists at St. Andrews. Topping off with a Scottish whisky back in Edinburgh was the highlight of our day!"

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The Lore of Scotland's Kelpies

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“…When thowes dissolve the snawy hoord
An’ float the jinglin’ icy boord
Then, water-kelpies haunt the foord
By your direction
And ‘nighted trav’llers are allur’d
To their destruction…”


From Robert Burns' Address to the Deil

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