THE FABRIC ROAD
“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
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.
Explore the world
of Quaich Makers
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
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.
Weave into Scottish traditions with a Tartan Historian
Have you always wanted to explore your clan tartan? Would you like to know more about traditional Scottish tartans? During your Fabric Road tour of Scotland with The White Rose Guild, you will meet with a tartan historian and expert who will help to guide you through the history and fascinating differences between the famous Scottish cloth.
Fly or Cruise
on Loch Lomond
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.
Take photos amongst the
One of the oldest stone circles in the UK, approximately 5000 years old.
Uncover hidden gems
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
Please zoom in to to view the route for this tour in more detail and click on the daily highlights.