Many Scottish tourism businesses have close working relationships with the international travel trade. In this section you’ll find a comprehensive directory of all those companies who have stepped forward and committed to special rates, discounts and commissions exclusively available for the travel trade.
From whisky distilleries to airlines and from language courses to barge tours – search our database to complete your itinerary or simply browse for new ideas! You’ll not only find the service you are looking for, but also an indication of the commission levels granted as well as full contact details for the business in question.
River Ness Rafting
River Ness Rafting offers unique, family-friendly raft trips in Inverness. Groups of up to eight customers are taken by minibus from Inverness City centre to launch sites further up the river Ness. Trips are between one to three hours duration. Following a safety brief from their fully qualified raft guide they gently paddle down the River Ness - through history, nature and beautiful scenery. The raft guide provides an engaging commentary throughout the trip. All kit and transport is supplied.
8 Church Street,
Torabhaig Distillery, Skye
Brand new, custom built distillery in South Skye. Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm with tours running every half hour (with the exception of 1.30pm). Tours last 45 minutes and cost £10 per person. Included in the tour is a 15ml taste of Mossburn Island Blend (a blend of single malts) blended and bottled by the owners of Torabhaig Distillery, Mossburn Distillers. Max of 8 people per tour. Disabled access is available including on the tour. On-site there is a Whiskey Shop, Café serving home-made soup, sandwiches and refreshments. Outdoor seating is available in our courtyard.
Isle of Skye,
Mellerstain House & Gardens
Mellerstain House and Gardens is one of Britain's best stately homes. The house, formal gardens and grounds attracts visitors from across the world for a truly memorable, top-quality experience. This Robert Adam architectural masterpiece is still home to the 14th Earl of Haddington. Groups tours are available throughout the year and visitors are treated to a unique insight into the house by our friendly and knowledgeable guides.
Barry Mill – The National Trust for Scotland
Set in a quiet river den, just outside Dundee, Barry Mill is a traditional Scottish water-powered corn mill re-built in 1814. It is a curious working rarity on 3 floors with an operational waterwheel. Visitors can hear stories about food, technology, language, sustainable energy and many little known unusual cultural stories relating to it’s long history -besides seeing the mill in action! We have a small shop & catering option but a warm welcome, ample parking and some wonderful riverside walks.
Bike Valley Scotland
We are a family-run business dedicated to providing our clients with unforgettable cycling holidays in the Scottish Borders. We cater for all levels of experience, whether you are a thrill seeker or just want to experience the natural beauty of the Tweed Valley by mountain bike. We believe in working with local service providers and the knowledge and expertise which comes with it, making it easy for you to enjoy a hassle-free holiday.
4×4 Adventures Scotland
Experience the thrill of off-road driving or enjoy a guided off-road tour of Loch Lomond’s world famous scenery in our iconic 4x4 Adventure Scotland Land Rover Defenders. With a Guided Tours our highly skilled instructors will drive you up the rugged hillside where you'll enjoy the stunning nature, see local wildlife & enjoy incredible views. If you're keen to get behind the wheel yourself you'll love our Off Road Driving experiences.
For more information get in touch.
229 - 231 Berkeley Street,
Errichel House & Thyme Restaurant
Errichel House and Cottages and Thyme at Errichel Restaurant offer a unique combination of field to fork dining, spectacular views and luxury accommodation. Just under 90 minutes drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow, in the heart of Scotland, it is the perfect base from which to explore and an ideal place to break a journey. Award winning Restaurant with 40 covers, 9 double / twin rooms. We offer Farm Tours, Cookery School Classes and have facilities for small conferences, weddings and events.
Since 2010, our award-winning, local tour guides have been dedicated to showing you the very best of Scotland. They are famous for their knowledge, passion, humour, and poetic story-telling. Choose from our 1-Day Tours to Loch Ness (Scotland’s ONLY Loch Ness & Whisky Distillery day tour) or our: 1-Day Highland Lochs, Stirling Castle & Whisky Tour, or our fantastic 3-Day Tour to the Isle of Skye, Inverness & the Highlands. We are also experts at organising bespoke, private tours for groups.
2 Anderson Place,
Monteith Guided Salmon Fishing Services
Our renowned guided salmon fishing service conveniently combines a quality pre-selected salmon fishing venue paired up with a professional salmon guide along with all of the required salmon fishing equipment (incl. waders & waterproofs) and tuition to make this easy for visitors to Scotland who wish to experience one of our most famous Scottish rural pursuits. Please visit our website for more details.
West Coast Tours
We operate day tours from Oban to Mull, Iona & Staffa. Choose from a range of tours, including the Three Isles Tour, that take in these unique Inner Hebridean islands, home to wildlife, stunning scenery and the world famous Fingal's Cave. Our tours include all coach, ferry and boat travel through our partners at CalMac and Staffa tours. Customers will be met with staff at each point in their tour, enjoy commentary on their coach journey but have time to self explore at each destination.
We operate day tours from Edinburgh to Loch Ness, Highlands & Glencoe as well a range of tours to many other tourist destinations throughout Scotland for individuals and groups. For larger groups we can also offer a private tour complete with guide and driver on one of our comfortable, modern coaches, tailored to suit their particular interests. With many years experience in tours & private coach hire, our tours are always tailored to ensure that visitors maximise their experience in Scotland.
Native Glasgow at the Anchor Line
Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Native Glasgow is in a beautiful Edwardian Art Deco building, an aparthotel with 64 apartments ranging from studios to penthouse spaces. Native Glasgow provides all the benefits of a hotel but with the space, flexibility and freedom of a private apartment. Facilities will include, 24-hour reception, concierge, free high-speed Wi-Fi and two popular restaurants, The Anchor Line and Atlantic. Native Glasgow is just 5 mins from Central Station and 25 mins from the Airport.
MacLeod House at Trump Aberdeen
MacLeod House & Lodge is a five-star Hotel located in Balmedie, just minutes from Aberdeen.
This luxury Scottish hotel offers sumptuous accommodation and dining - and is available for exclusive use, golf, clay shooting, celebrations, private dine, groups, corporate events and weddings.
Dundee Science Centre
Immerse yourself in the wonders of science! With over 80 hands-on, fun and informative exhibits, along with a diverse programme of science shows/workshops and ‘meet-the-scientist’ special events throughout the year, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy. Experience ‘Medical Marvels’ – a fascinating new and unique exhibition that includes a range of medical-themed exhibits, from interesting historical artefacts right through to virtual reality operations! Coffee shop and Gift Shop also available
Ellon Castle Gardens
Towering above the 7 acres of Ellon Castle Garden are the spectacular ruins of the early 15th century Ardgith Castle - once the home of the 3rd Earl of Aberdeen. The gardens themselves which date from 1715 contain many species of native and exotic trees but the crowning glory is the collection of 19 ancient yew trees which are at least 500 years old and some may be much older. The walled garden is a wonderfully tranquil place which is home to red squirrels and many species of birds.
Set on an elevated position on the edge of Aberfeldy, Dun Aluinn enjoys fabulous viewings towards the Highlands and the River Tay. Dun Aluinn into an amazing 5 star Exclusive Use venue, sleeping up to 18 guests (9 bedrooms all ensuite bathrooms), dining for up to 50 guests, with our catering partners Ballintaggart. From the gated entrance, there is a sweeping driveway up to the House, guests can enjoy the easy stroll into Aberfeldy town and all the lovely restaurants, book shops and coffee shops.
ACE Adventures & Hideaways
ACE Adventures & Hideaways is based in Moray on the Logie Estate by the River Findhorn in the Highlands of Scotland. The area offers spectacular scenery and is a hidden gem of unexploited Scottish Tourism with easy access to Inverness Airport. Well positioned to access Cairngorm mountain, Moray coast and a short drive from Aviemore. We exist to enhance people’s lives facilitating physical and emotional well being through adventure in a fun environment. Also, our nearly wild glamping is a great way to detox from it all.
Private Tours Edinburgh
Private Tours offer half day and one day tours in central Scotland and the Highlands. Tours include: Outlander tours (three to six film locations); Whisky tours; tours of Falkirk, featuring a visit to the Kelpies, the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House; Photo tours of the Highlands of Scotland; Castle tours including Midhope Castle (Lallybroch), Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Linlithgow Palace (Wentworth Prison), Aberdour Castle and Blackness Castle (Fort William).
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Guests can indulge in a variety of flavours from around Scotland with a personal Whisky Ambassador to guide them through each unique whisky. Whether you are a complete novice or a whisky expert we can create a bespoke whisky tasting to cater for your interest, timescale and occasion. We have a fantastic range of private dining options at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society to suit all budgets from hearty Scottish fayre to Fine Dining Cuisine.
Highland Discovery Tours
Highland Discovery Tours offers day trips around Inverness Skye and the Highlands from Inverness and the Port of Cromarty Firth Invergordon For cruise ship tours we have a full range available at affordable group prices visit Cawdor castle, Lochness, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Millionaires View, Falls of Shin, Dunrobin Castle, Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle, Fairy pools, Kilt rock and more
At Ardconnel Court we have eight luxury self-catering apartments overlooking Inverness Castle. The apartments sleep 2-6 people with bedrooms, bathrooms, a fully equipped open-plan kitchen and living room. Available for short or long term lets. Private parking and free WIFI.
We can offer 16 individually designed en-suite bedrooms which consist of 2 Four-poster rooms, 2 Family Rooms and 12 Double rooms and our room rates include a hearty breakfast.
Our Restaurant is open every evening from 6pm – 9pm (pre-booking recommended) and our chefs use wherever possible only the finest fresh local ingredients in preparing our food.
We are also a beautiful wedding venue and can accommodate conferences and many other functions.
Mill of Dess Lodge
The Mill of Dess Lodge is set in the heart of a privately owned estate comprising 428 acres which lies on the north bank of the world famous salmon river in Royal Deeside and just downstream from Balmoral. Recently the owners have carefully and accurately restored much of the estate to its full potential. The Lodge can accommodate 20 guests under one roof in style and comfort not only in the generous size of each bedroom but also the sitting room and dining room which can seat a full house without feeling crammed or crowded.
The Lodge is fully staffed and the in-house Chef prepares all meals in our state of the art professional kitchen installed as part of the conversion. The Mill of Dess Lodge offers 10 double/twin bedrooms each with a private bathroom. Private guests can book the whole house on an Exclusive Use basis which offers a luxury home-from-home for special family celebrations.
High Spirits Tours
Small group, Banchory-based tour operator offering prescribed or bespoke to client tours around Scotland. Specialise in "slow tourism" travelling at the pace the client is comfortable with. We love to highlight the great quality of food and drink around Scotland and love to promote the distilleries and food producers on our tours. We do offer tours for larger groups with smaller vehicles operating in convoy.
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