The Fabric Road

“If it wisnae for the weavers, what would you do? You widnae hae a cloth that’s made of wool”.

THE FABRIC ROAD

SCOTTISH TOUR

“If it wisnae for the weavers, what would you do?
You widnae hae a cloth that’s made of wool”
The Work of the Weavers (David Shaw)

The Fabric Road tour explores Scotland through both the sensational sights and wise words of the craftsmen and women who hand-craft the cloths and materials that portray our great countries culture. The Fabric Road covers tartan, tweed and heraldry, as well as offering the essentials such as legendary castles, whisky and Scottish gin.

CRAFTSPEOPLE

Explore the world
of Quaich Makers

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Discover how the art of quaich making has developed over the years and how to view these traditional artefacts with a modern perspective. Understand how these historical clan objects can have a significant place in the modern world for future generations to admire.

Discover the tradition of kilt making in Scotland​

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The kilt is a very important, internationally renowned piece of Scottish attire. Traditional kilt makers are passionate about preserving traditional heritage in a unique and fun manner, focusing on family clan tartan. Watch as they create bespoke kilts using traditional methods and teach others to preserve this for future generations. 

EXPERIENCES

Improve your photography
skills in the city

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A professional and extremely talented photographer will give you the opportunity to improve your skills and enable you to take great pictures on a photography tour of Edinburgh, before you leave the capital on one of the best of Scotland tours from Edinburgh.

Fly or Cruise
on Loch Lomond

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Take a seaplane flight or private cruise over the waters of Loch Lomond. Whether you choose to take the high road, or the low road, you will have the chance to take in the wondrous sights on your choice of Loch Lomond adventure. See why this loch retains its historical charm and romance.

Roam wild in the Scottish Highlands on off-road routes

Contemplate a Land Rover off-road safari. Experience spectacular scenery and see native wildlife.
Encounter the Scottish Highlands from the  mountainside, a great opportunity for some fun. 

Capture the magic of the Calanais Standing Stones

Walk among the megaliths of one of the world’s most impressive Neolithic monuments – the Calanais Standing Stones. Erected 5,000 years ago, this magnificent ritual site predates Stonehenge. An exclusive photo shooting that can take place at either dusk or dawn, capturing the moment when the sky throws a surprising array of colours to the ground and we can only stare in awe towards the horizon.

Uncover hidden gems
of Edinburgh

Find out why The White Rose Guild offers one of the best tours in Edinburgh. Alongside learning about Edinburgh’s incredible history, you will also capture the amazing sights and incredible memories, with the help of a professional and very talented photographer.

Step back in time and explore
ancient castles and whisky

Ancient castles await, no castle is the same and some will leave the past running through your veins. Step back in wonder and take in the grandeur and incredible history. Learn how the national spirit is produced and enjoy a wee dram crafted on the very land you stand whilst on a Scottish whisky tour. Taste the world-famous Harris Gin on the Isle of Harris.

THE FABRIC ROAD ITINERARY

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DESTINATIONS & DETAILS

Edinburgh and Scottish Borders

Harris & Lewis

Perthshire and Stirlingshire

Duration: 7 DAYS

Included

Not Included

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