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.
Also, follow the link to our latest product updates from Scotland , where you’ll find a list of webinars from trade ready suppliers wanting to connect with you and help with your new product development planning.
Wasted Degrees Brewing
Wasted Degrees offer a variety of brewery-based experiences. We offer something as simple as a tour and a tasting in our onsite bar, to a bespoke brewing package – a unique opportunity to create your own beer, from recipe to production, label design and of course tasting!
Unit 11, Sawmill Yard,
JP Orkney – Electric Campervan Hire
Do your guests want a truly unique and environmentally friendly self-catering stay? Ideal for the FIT traveler we offer “Spoot” our all electric campervan. This is the only one available in all of Scotland. It sleeps two and can carry up to four passengers. Your guests can enjoy car hire and accommodation rolled into one. Spoot can also allow your guests a chance to sleep in some wonderful scenery that they wouldn’t get in an ordinary self-catering option. It’s £110/day and this includes all insurance, refueling costs, bedding, kitchen equipment and other items to make for a comfortable stay. We also include a JP Orkney welcome pack on arrival. Picks ups and drop off’s can be organised anywhere in Orkney Mainland.
JP Orkney – Tours
An Orkney based family run business. We specialise in tours of Orkney with a food and drink flavour. Groups of up to 6 and FIT can be catered for. Your clients can enjoy being shown around in an all-electric vehicle, our business is fully accredited by Green Tourism and the Scottish Tour Guide Association. Tours can be from one day or more and will be tailored to your client’s interests. We also do specific food and drink tours were your customers will come face to face with the creators of some of Scotland’s finest produce. We can collect and drop off anywhere in Orkney and your clients will receive one of our very tasty JP Orkney gift bags.
The Devil’s Porridge Museum
Open from 1st of February 2021.
The Devil’s Porridge Museum is a 5 star, award winning heritage attraction sharing a secret history from World War One and with displays looking at both World Wars. The average visit lasts 1-2 hours and group rates are available. We can provide a free introductory talk to each group visiting and group catering is available in our café (seats up to 100 people) which serves homemade food. The museum is fully accessible with a lift and has an ample coach parking. Foreign language guides are also available.
Dumfries & Galloway,
Offering 8 ensuite bedrooms, No 45 is a 4 star property in the village of Ballater; just a few miles from Balmoral Castle. Your guests will enjoy a delicious breakfast which showcases local and homemade produce. There is ample parking, free wifi and pack lunches can be provided.
71 Brewing Ltd
Dundee’s first brewery for 50 years crafting modern seasonal beers in a striking central location. Tour the brewhouse and learn the secrets behind the ever-expanding range of world class brews. Taproom open all week offering tastings with a variety of packages. Maximum number in group: 12 for tours and 25 for the taproom.
36-40 Bellfield St,
Golf World Corporate
Golf World Corporate wants everyone to experience and enjoy their golf trip in Scotland in it's truest form, playing on the best Links courses in the world, visit beautiful countryside and castles but also sample our whisky and food that makes Scotland such a unique destination for golf. We are delighted to work closely with Tour Agents as ground handlers and make sure their clients enjoy their visit to Scotland. Based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland ( 30 mins from International Airport ), we are ideally situated between St. Andrews and Inverness ( the Highlands ) so golfers can enjoy easy access to the widest variety of Links courses possible.
His Majesty’s Theatre – Aberdeen Performing Arts
On stage at HMT we bring a variety of shows to the North East with a range of Musicals, Drama, acclaimed stage plays, family shows, ballet, dance and Opera. You can dine in our 1906 restaurant for lunch or pre-theatre supper. Our Café also open from 0930 – 1700 daily.
Peterhead Prison Museum
Step into 130 years of turbulent history within “Scotland’s Toughest Jail” and experience how it would have been inside Scotland’s only “Convict” prison. Known as Scotland’s Alcatraz you will sense the tension throughout your visit and leave with memories that will last forever.
Admiralty Gateway, South Road,
The Fife Arms Braemar
The Fife Arms reopened its doors last year and has been named by The Sunday Times, ‘Hotel of the Year 2019’ and ‘Scotland’s Hottest Hotel’ by Financial Times. A former Victorian coaching inn situated in the village of Braemar, Cairngorms National Park, the hotel brings together Scottish heritage, craftsmanship, culture with world-class contemporary art and a strong sense of community. The hotel's 46 suites and bedrooms have all been individually designed with unique furnishing and décor.
Just a short walk from the main shopping district, our Aberdeen restaurant is a perfect for groups. Group menus are available and there is space for up to 120 diners. Two separate private dining rooms and a large courtyard create a relaxed and stylish atmosphere.
Maryculter House is one of the most famous and historic hotels in Aberdeen located on the banks of the River Dee. With a reputation for hospitality, from the building’s founding in 1227 by the Knights Templar, we have been offering hospitality to travelers from far and wide for many years.
Ogilvy Distillery is Scotland’s first producer of Scottish potato vodka and Scotland’s only dedicated vodka distillery tour. Located in Angus, just 2 miles from Glamis Castle. Experience a true ground to glass spirit at our farm distillery. Standard tours run at weekends, however, group bookings can be accommodated Monday to Sunday with advance booking. Coach parking available.
Dunnottar Castle is a dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress that was once the home of the Earls Marischal, one of the most powerful families in Scotland. Steeped in history, this romantic and haunting ruin is a photographer’s paradise, a history lover’s dream and an iconic tourist destination for visitors the world over. Dunnottar Castle will provide your clients with an unforgettable experience and the opportunity to discover an impregnable fortress that holds many rich secrets of Scotland’s colourful past. Located just 2 miles outside the town of Stonehaven which is approximately 12 miles south of the city of Aberdeen, which is served by Aberdeen International Airport. Parking is available for up to 5 coaches, the Castle offers visits for FIT and groups
Verdant Works, Scotland's Jute Museum is an award winning attraction that gives a fascinating insight into life in Dundee in the industrial age. It is a beautifully preserved mill built in 1833 and is group friendly with easy coach parking, cafe, gift shop, guided tours and live demonstrations of original machinery.
The Albert Hotel
Located in the center of Orkney's ancient capital Kirkwall. Maximum group size 30 pax, min stay - 2 nights. Your guests will have the option of a full cooked Scottish breakfast and 2 or 3 course dinner options available. Coach may park at side of hotel for disembarkation, no overnight coach parking at hotel. All rooms are accessed by lift or stairs, no ground floor rooms.
I offer driver-guided tours for up to four in a Ford Galaxy and tours for larger groups in a hired coach. Tours can be one day or longer and are designed around the guests’ interests. Having grown up on a small farm beside our World Heritage Site, my tours offer an insight into Orkney’s ancient and more recent past. Any family connections with Orkney can be researched before the tour, which will then be planned around my findings.
I research Orkney’s history and our connections with the wider world and give talks at the Orkney International Science Festival. American guests can learn about Orkney’s part in the American Revolution and Canadians can hear about the Hudson’s Bay Company.
Prices £440 per day for up to four people, including any entrance fees but not lunch.
Prices on application for larger groups or for tours including lunch and airport transfers. £50 deposit secures the booking.
Personalised Orkney Tours
Tailor-made guided tours of the Orkney archipelago in English or French from 1/2 day [4 hours] to 2 weeks, to suit clients’ interests.
World Host and STGA qualified Green Badge Guide for Orkney. Step-On Guide in your vehicle or as a Driver Guide for F.I.T. [minimum 1, maximum 4]. Fee includes entry to all Historic Environment Scotland sites for the 1st 2 adult guests. Refreshments and other site entry fees are extra. Airport and Ferry Transfer available.
The Royal Hotel
Bestowed it's name by Queen Victoria this charming small hotel nestles in the riverside village of Comrie, near Crieff amidst the splendour of Strathearn and the Southern Scottish Highlands. Lovingly restored by its owners with the aim of creating "a beautiful, luxury boutique hotel in Scotland", this really is the place for that special break. A perfect location to discover the Southern Highlands, or stop off en route to explore further North or if heading to Oban to reach the Isles Whether fishing, walking, playing golf, sightseeing or just relaxing, The Royal offers that special, intimate ambience, with eleven beautifully appointed bedrooms and fine dining options alongside a vibrant Brasserie.
The Scottish Tea Factory
This is a unique small-scale working tea factory on the edge of the Scottish Highlands near Crieff. The factory has been set up and is run by Tea Consultant Beverly Wainwright who specialises in artisan tea making and advises tea growers and makers world-wide. The tea factory is at Comrie Croft which has an on-site café from Easter to September, lovely walks and mountain bike trails. Beverly is a U.K. Tea Academy licensed trainer and runs various tea courses and tea experiences for small groups of up to 6 people by appointment. The Tea Tasting experience offers people a chance to taste 6 different teas from around the world, learn how tea is made and about the Scottish pioneers who influenced the development of the tea trade. The Tea Blending experience gives people a chance to create their own tea blend using various fruits, herbs or spices. Tea and food pairing experiences can also be arranged. The experiences usually take up to 2.5h but a full day experience with a visit to a small local tea garden is also possible.
Edinburgh Tours and History
I offer private history walking tours of the following parts of Edinburgh;
The Old Town
Ghosts and Horrors Tour (minimum age 15)
Greyfriars Kirkyard (graveyard)
The New Town
Dalkeith Park and Restoration Yard
A few miles from Edinburgh you’ll find Restoration Yard Store and Restaurant, set in the perfect 1,000 acre Dalkeith Country Park for groups of 12-80. This stunning destination opened in 2016 following an £8.9million restoration project and is now the perfect stop for breakfast, tea and cake or a two course menu. Your guests can shop in The Store, an experience in itself, with a foodhall selling local Scottish produce, fashion, homewares and more or take a leg stretch on one of our waymarked walks.
A charming end-terraced cottage perfectly situated to enjoy the little village of Craigellachie in Speyside, Moray and all it has to offer - from fishing on the River Spey, simply relaxing, dining out in the Copper Dog or the Highlander to enjoying a dram in the Fiddichside Inn, Quaich Bar or at Macallan Distillery. All within walking distance. With so many other distilleries to visit nearby on Scotland's original Malt Whisky Trail we recommend you stay around longer.
Located in St. Marys village, Holm, these newly refurbished seafront properties boast wonderful views over Scapa Flow and to the Italian Chapel. There are 5 chalets available with a max group size of 16 pax. Minimum stay – 3 night. Please note no food served on the complex, however there are eateries a short drive away and a local shop in the village. Directly located on main bus route. Free onsite parking for cars and minibuses. Your guests will enjoy this perfect retreat after exploring all that Orkney has to offer. Group bookings taken all year