per bubble (max. 6 people)
Valliscaulians, War Heroes & Tapophilia
Beauly originates from French "Beau Lieu" meaning beautiful place. And it is indeed, even Mary Queen of Scots approved when she visited in 1564.
Right in the middle of this lovely town, you will find the ruins of Beauly Priory, founded in the 1230s for monks of the Valliscaulian order who came from France. Therefore, it is not much of a surprise that the Gaelic place name for Beauly is "A' Mhanachainn", the monastery, or even "Manachainn MhicShimidh", Lovat's monastery.
Lord Lovat is the chieftain of the Frasers, who owned much of the land around Beauly and whose history is strongly tied to Beauly and the surrounding area.
Explore the picturesque town of Beauly on this private walking tour that takes your around the ruins of the priory and some fine funerary monuments in its grounds onto the impressive Square and down to the River.
- Beauly Priory
- Presumably The oldest elm tree in Europe
- Lovat Scouts Boer War Memorial
- River Beauly
- and a few hidden gems & some very fine shops
- Private Bubble Tour for up to 6 people
- Professional Guide
Monday - Sunday
from 09.00 h
Simply choose a date and time that is convenient to you during the booking process.
If you would like to start your tour earlier or need to be back for a certain time, just leave a comment on your booking form.
Please refer to the tour description and the information in this section to decide whether a particular tour is suitable for you and your group before you make your booking.
Our Town Walks are at a leisurely pace and are suitable for all age groups.
Our famous Scottish weather has its reputation for a reason. Therefore, it is always good practise to pack an extra layer and a waterproof jacket or coat on top of your sunscreen and your sunglasses. You may need them all.
Please note that we may not be able to take you on tour if your footwear is not suitable.
In such an event, a (partial) refund is entirely at our discretion.
The tour will keep you on your feet for at least an hour and we highly recommend that you wear appropriate footwear and clothing for this outdoor experience.
Easy - reasonable fitness level required:
Walking over paths and rough ground with some muddy patches and a few short slopes.
We adhere to the latest government and public health guidance to keep you and us safe and we practice social distancing and maintain the highest hygiene standards on our tours. We have committed to the Good to Go scheme launched by Visit Britain that recognises good practise in following COVID-19 guidelines and have adapted the STGA Good To Go Protocol. For more information on how we implement these guidelines on our tours, please click here.
Booking & Cancellation Policy
Book your Highland Adventure online and pay by Debit or Credit Card.
Advance Booking is strongly recommended. Online Bookings are closing 24 hours prior to tour start.
If you prefer to pay for your tour in a different way or would like to make a last-minute enquiry, just contact us by phone or email to discuss your options.
We strongly recommend that guests arrange suitable travel, medical, and cancellation insurance prior to their booking.
We know that planning can be a difficult task in uncertain times.
Therefore, we have worked out a straightforward Cancellation Policy for our Walking Tours and Half/Full Day Tours:
You can reschedule your tour free of charge if things are not working out the way they were planned.
If you need to cancel your tour, our simplified cancellation policy applies:
Up to 24 hours prior to tour start
Less than 24 hours prior to tour start
10% of the agreed rate & third party costs*
100% of the agreed rate & third party costs*
*) Cancellation costs or processing fees from third-party providers incurred for the specific booking will be charged in addition.