Trade-Ready Product Update (August 2023)

Every two months we will bring you a selection of travel trade-ready products from across Scotland to enhance your clients’ stay. From luxurious exclusive use properties to volunteering outdoors, there is something for everyone.

This month, find out what these Scottish businesses have to offer:

  • Wilson’s Farm and Kitchen
  • Loch Ness Centre
  • Ezee Riders
  • Glenmorangie House
  • Glasgow Museums
  • Port of Leith Distillery
  • Highland Explorer Tours

Wilson’s Farm and Kitchen

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Morebattle, Kelso,
Scottish Borders
Farm Tours /
Food and Drink /
Private Parties
Agritourism Wilson’s Farm and Kitchen Travel Trade Listing Open all year round. Check date availability of experiences.

A group of people sit by the BBQ on Wilson's farm

Wilson’s Farm and Kitchen is based at Cowbog Farm in the Scottish Borders, under an hour’s drive from Edinburgh and 25 minutes from Tweedbank Railway Station. This busy working farm has 250 head of cattle, arable crops and a host of conservation features. They offer a range of farm tours and food experiences:

  • Field to Fork Farm Tour – This walking tour gives a history of the farm and local area, along with an opportunity to learn the journey of their produce, from farm to plate. There is a chance to meet the animals on the farm and an option of sheep dog demonstrations. After the tour enjoy a delicious, seasonal, home cooked meal prepared using produce from Wilson’s Farm and other local producers.
  • 25 Mile offerings – The 25 Mile BBQ and 25 Mile Roast Lunch events uses food sourced from within a 25-mile radius of the farm (if not from it). Food for the BBQ option is cooked on ‘The Beast’ – a one-of-a-kind BBQ created by Farmer Robert. Each event has the option of a tour of the farm.
  • Curry Nights – A fun and sociable evening to enjoy colourful, fresh and tasty foods with food sourced from the Farm and locally.
  • Wee Bothies – These repurposed grain stores offer a quirky and fun private dining experience in the countryside. Each of the secluded Bothies seat up to 8 people and have their own private fire pit and beautiful countryside views. The Wee Bothies can be booked for your group for 25 Mile BBQ events and Curry Nights.

Loch Ness Centre

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Loch Ness, Highlands
Museum /
Myths & Legends,
Scientific research The Loch Ness Centre Travel Trade Listing Open all year round for tours.

Entrance to the Loch Ness Centre

The Loch Ness Centre reopened in June following a £1.5m refurbishment, including a full upgrade to enhance the visitor experience. Just a 20 minute drive from Inverness, the Centre is located in the old Drumnadrochit Hotel, the birthplace of The Loch Ness Project. Your clients can explore the myths, mysteries and scientific research surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

  • The Tour – A unique one hour tour offers an immersive experience, allowing visitors to delve into the real stories of Loch Ness. Explore eight rooms, listen to real accounts of the monster, learn the science behind the search and debate the existence of Nessie. Free audio guides are available in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Mandarin, Norwegian and Japanese.
  • Deepscan Cruises – Explore the depths of the world’s most famous loch on this one hour cruise on board the vessel, Deepscan. Local skipper for The Loch Ness Project, Captain Alistair Matheson, will welcome your clients on board and share his insights and knowledge of Scotland’s most mysterious loch. Deepscan is limited to 12 guests per cruise, providing an intimate experience. Cruises run from April to end October.

Group benefits include a free car/coach parking on-site, group rates and priority admission.

Ezee Riders

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
North Berwick, East Lothian Electric Bike Tours /
Bespoke Tours /
E-Bike rentals
Heritage, Nature,
Food & Drink,
Responsible Ezee Riders Travel Trade Listing Open all year round.

Two bikes in front of the East Lothian coastline at sunset

Based in North Berwick in East Lothian, just 20 miles from Edinburgh, Ezee Riders have a love of e-bikes and the region. E-bike tours are a brilliant, eco-friendly and memorable way to explore East Lothian’s 40 miles of stunning coastline, forest trails and attractions.

Ezee Riders will provide your clients with all the equipment required including water bottles, helmets and can also provide picnic provisions on request.

  • Castle and Coastline tour – This 2.5-3 hour cycling adventure starts beside Tantallon Castle and covers beach and Bass Rock views, farm tracks and woodland trails. An easy-going circular route that includes a break for tea, coffee and home-baked treats.
  • E-Bike Foodie Tour – A 4-5 hour e-bike tour offering a unique way to sample East Lothian’s countryside and hidden culinary treasures. Learn the history and culture of the region while meandering between cafes, farm shops and secret picnic spots giving clients a real taste of what Scotland has to offer.

Ezee Riders can also offer bespoke private tours (for groups of 3 or more) and half/full day e-bike hire.

Glenmorangie House

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Easter Ross,
North Highlands
Luxury hotel /
Exclusive use /
Food and Drink /
Unique experiences Glenmorangie House travel trade listing Open all year round.

Glenmorangie House is located in Easter Ross, on the shoreline of the Cromarty Firth. Just a 50 minute from Inverness, with the option to arrange a chauffeur driver. In 2021, Glenmorangie transformed its boutique Highland hotel into an immersive sensory playground. Glenmorangie House is owned by Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton (LVMH) and was the Luxury category winner in the recent Scottish Thistle Awards.

  • Rooms – Glenmorangie House has six unique double en-suite bedrooms and three one-bedroom cottages. Each room tells a tale of Glenmorangie and the cottages immerse guests in the art of whisky making. Glenmorangie House is available to book for exclusive use for up to 21 guests.
  • Dining – Guests are invited to experience culinary delights at a communal dining table, enjoying Glenmorangie House’s world-class dining experience together with new friends. Innovative lunch and dinner menus are changed daily and use the best ingredients of the Highlands.
  • Experiences – As well as bespoke whisky experiences, such as private whisky tours and cocktail making mixology classes, Glenmorangie House​ offer several outdoor adventures. From archery and clay pigeon shooting to Highland Games and stargazing, there are lots of options to enhance your client’s stay.

Glasgow Museums

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Glasgow Visitor attractions /
Responsible /
History and heritage /
Unique experiences,
Food and Drink, Heritage Travel Trade Packages 2024 at Glasgow Museums Open all year round.

Exterior of the Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery

Glasgow Museums showcase world-class collections and give millions of visitors the chance to explore the city’s rich heritage. New bookable group and FIT experiences will be available in 2024 at The Burrell Collection, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Riverside Museums.

  • The Burrell Collection – Located in Glasgow’s Pollok Country Park, the famous Burrell Collection is one of the greatest art collections ever amassed by one person, consisting of more than 9,000 objects. A variety of unique ways to visit the collection are on offer, from a Behind the Scenes tour led by a curator, to an Evening At the Burrell for a tour followed by dinner with views over Pollok Park.
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum – A landmark of Glasgow’s West End, Kelvingrove boasts 22 galleries from art to animals and Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Travel trade options include Exclusive Early Bird Access, offering exclusive access to the collection, and the opportunity of a night at the museum, with dinner beneath the vaulted ceiling and ornate chandeliers of the Centre Hall.
  • Riverside Museum – Based on the banks of the River Clyde, the museum celebrates the history of transport and travel. Visitors can explore interactive exhibits and walk along a Victoria cobbled street. A unique and fun experience for your clients is to Travel Through Time At Riverside. This is an evening with a difference as guests find themselves transported back to the prohibition of the 1920’s and participate in an entertaining game over dinner. Another option is provided by the Riverside Museum, in partnership with their neighbour, Clydeside Distillery. Ideal for history and whisky lovers, the Spirit of the Clyde tour will take your clients on a journey of the history of their dockside setting where people started new lives and whisky was sent out to the world.

This is just a taster of all the packages available. Evening dinners have the option of a piper on arrival. Guided tours are conducted in English and language guides (French, German, Spanish) may be available on request. Two of the Burrell Collection tours have Chinese language available. Full details are available in Travel Trade Packages 2024 at Glasgow Museums.

Port of Leith Distillery

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Edinburgh Food and Drink /
Visitor attraction /
Private tours /
Events Port of Leith Distillery travel trade listing Opens October 2023

Scotland’s brand new vertical distillery opens for tours from 11 October 2023, almost 10 years to the day since the idea was first conceived by two whisky fanatics from Edinburgh. The Port of Leith Distillery has been built in Edinburgh’s Leith, an area which was once the epicentre of the whisky industry.

After many years of raising money from investors around the world and constructing an extraordinary new building, the Port of Leith Distillery now begin a new phase of the journey – to start producing The Port of Leith Single Malt. The Distillery are sourcing all the barley from a single farm just outside Edinburgh and each year’s production will reflect the people who made it and the changing environment of the place in which it’s made.

  • The Tour – This 90 minute experience will allow your clients to hear the story about two friends who wanted to make an extraordinary whisky, tour the remarkable vertical distillery layout, bottle their own miniature bottle of the spirit and understand whisky-making like never before with a tasting that takes guests on the journey of the production process.

Along with Royal Yacht Britannia, Lind & Lime Gin Distillery and three Michelin star restaurants, the Port of Leith Distillery is another reason for your clients to hop on a tram to Leith (voted the 4th coolest neighbourhoods in the world in 2021 by Time Out).

Highland Explorer Tours

Location and Region Product Offer Focus Website Contact Details Status Update
Isle of Skye Responsible /
Tour operator /
Coach tours
Volunteering Highland Explorer Tours travel trade listing 2 departures:
23 October 2023
and 18 March 2024

Volunteer who has been working outdoors holds up muddy hands to camera.

Highland Explorer Tours, part of Radical Travel Group, delivers award-winning coach tours for groups, departing from Edinburgh and Inverness. With passionate local guides, the tours promise an authentic experience of bonnie Scotland.

  • Isle of Skye Volunteer Adventure – This new 6 day tour departs from Inverness on October 23 2023 and March 18 2024. In conjunction with their sister company, Haggis Adventures, Highland Explorer Tours have partnered with Sleat Community Trust to help transform the community-owned forest of Tormore and make it more accessible to Skye’s residents and the wider community. This adventure is the perfect balance of sightseeing and volunteering, allowing your clients to immerse themselves in the magic of the Isle of Skye and spend a transformative volunteer holiday on the Sleat Peninsula. The trip requires a reasonable level of fitness, with mornings spent on activities such as tree planting and bridge construction. The volunteering will be well-rewarded in the afternoons with guided tours of stunning scenery and castles, a whisky distillery visit and the chance to learn some Scottish Gaelic⁠.

Visit to see the 1 day and multi-day tours that Highland Explorer Tours run from Edinburgh and Inverness.

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