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The Hairy Coo - Free Scottish Highlands Tour

#3 of 203 Tours in Edinburgh Features Animals
Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
+44 131 212 5026
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Great day to Loch Ness

it was a great day overall, enjoyed the great views an greenery of Scotland. Beer tour was nice... read more

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Rabih_elhage
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Beirut, Lebanon
Wonderful Expirience

The trip was very nice. Michael was very passionate and patient. One guy lost his wallet during the... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Free Day Tour of the Scottish Highlands. We believe everyone should be able to discover the real Scotland, that’s why we pioneered the only Free tour of this beautiful wilderness; through the eyes of a passionate and knowledgeable, local tour guide. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests; maintaining a professional but relaxed approach, and ensuring every tour is entertaining, informative and utterly unique.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lawnmarket | Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
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+44 131 212 5026

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Reviewed yesterday

it was a great day overall, enjoyed the great views an greenery of Scotland. Beer tour was nice although for extra price same for the boat tour but its worth it. i only suggest to make time for lunch and play more Scottish music on...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The trip was very nice. Michael was very passionate and patient. One guy lost his wallet during the tour, and Michael patiently helped him. Though later they failed to find it, this little interruption was impressive. It was a pleasure to join this tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a great way to get to know the areas around Edinburgh. During this one-day trip everyone can find something for themselves: a castle, a historical monument, beautiful Scottish lakes, the hairy cows, the highlands and lots of nature. Everything is well-organised, you have time...More

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Thank Iza W
Reviewed 3 days ago

I didnt do the free tour, but the one that is paid as the free tour was not available on the day i was in Scotland. It is a nice tour where all day you go around the Highlands and visit different places. During my...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the 3-day tour from July 17th to 19th,2017. I am not sure of the tour guide's name but I remember the bus driver was Mark. Both of them were very knowledgeable and helpful. They did their level best to make sure the trip...More

Thank laura16462
Reviewed 4 days ago

I totally loved it! A friend of mine recommended it to my friends and I since we were all meeting in Scotland. Our guide, Michael was super friendly and funny. I would definitely recommend it to anyone and will do it again if I'm ever...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a fun day trip tour. It covered a taste of the highlands both in the castle visit, the town we had lunch in and the trip through the park. It was well worth the entire day but left you anting to see more...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I first took this tour in winter 2015 with Donald as our tour guide. A couple of week ago I took this tour again with two friends of mine, because one of them would return to Germany the day after. Well, this time our tour...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my 2nd time going on the Hairy Coo tour to the highlands. The first time was when I studied abroad for a semester in Edinburgh, and the second was about a week ago when I went back to visit with a friend. Don...More

Thank Taylar M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I signed up for this tour based on ratings here on TripAdvisor, and very glad I did. Our tour guide Don did a great job of explaining Scottish history and landmarks. Their tour bus is new and clean, and holds 30 people, so you get...More

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anurag j
17 May 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Afraid not, the youngest child we can carry on any of our tours is 7 years' old.
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Tsing Sum W
15 May 2017|
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Hi, we try to limit this tour to a maximum of 16 passengers, but sometimes for operational reasons we need to use a slightly larger vehicle, and in such instances the tour might carry as many as 20-22 passengers, but... More
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jerrica83
4 April 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Hi, yep, our website was down for a few hours yesterday evening due to server issues, problem has now been resolved.
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