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The Hairy Coo

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
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The Scottish Highlands Tour Specialists. Our smaller group sizes give you an exclusive experience. You’ll see beautiful, remote places, get close to Scottish nature and hear stories about our exciting and fascinating history. All presented by your...more
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| Deacon’s House Cafe, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 212 5026
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Reviewed today

Such a great experience, loved every minute of it. Went with my mum who was visiting from Canada and we learned and saw so much!

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Reviewed today via mobile

The tour is very interesting. We took the 3 day tour of the highlands, passing by amazing landscapes and castles. Company very professional, easy to book and everything worked perfectly. The guide Colin is awesome, tells the history and all legends in a special way...More

Thank André D
Reviewed yesterday

I booked this tour for my friend and I after reading reviews on trip advisor. My friend was skeptical as to what it would be like, but I was too excited at the prospect of meeting Highlander cows to care. Let me tell you, it...More

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Reviewed yesterday

With a couple of days off in Edinburgh and never having tried a Highland Tour I thought I cannot go wrong with a free tour for a day. It was wonderful. Our driver and tour guide Graham was very knowledgeable and made the drive between...More

Thank Katja S
Reviewed yesterday

I very much enjoyed my bus tour with Hairy Coo! The commentary, including jokes, from the bus driver was very entertaining and appreciated. I learned a good deal about the history behind the places we saw/went. And I truly enjoyed all of the people on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great guide / driver who took his time to explain lots of interesting facts about Scotland.

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic tour. Will definitely recommend to friends and family. The Aisle of Skye is absolutely amazing.

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Reviewed yesterday

We did the free tour recently as funds were abit tight and honestly it was a great day, me and my partner didn’t know what to expect as we haven’t done this before, but it was a very enjoyable tour!, Graham our driver and host...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared for rain. Easy access to book, outstanding guide, Brian. Very great knowledge of Scottish history. See many highlights of the Scottish Highlands, both historical and cultural. Plenty of time to sightsee at every stop. Opportunities to use restrooms during the 3 day trip....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just finished the Hairy Coos free tour with Michael as the driver/tour guide. Not only was he very informational he was also funny and entertaining. I knew a bit of the history of how Britain treated the Scottish people but I didn’t realize how bad...More

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Old Town
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labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from Lauren K | Property representative |
Hi. We do not have a specific age group on the 3-Day Tour, this can be anywhere between 18 to 70 and is a mix on every tour. Kindest Regards, Lauren
July 8, 2018|
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Response from madcap1025 | Reviewed this property |
Not on the tour I was on, no.
June 15, 2018|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Hi cancaligurl, we have generalised limits we ask people to adhere to in order that we can make sure there's enough space for luggage on our tours, but I'm sure with 2 x standard-size luggage in the boot space + 2 backpacks... More