The Scottish Highlands - A Ramble Through Time: Exploring Glen Nevis

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A Ramble Through Time: Exploring Glen Nevis

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(206 reviews)
60 mins

About the tour

Join me as I go exploring in Glen Nevis, deep in the heart of the Scottish Highlands in the shadow of the UK's highest mountain - Ben Nevis. Set in the middle of Lochaber, this area was for centuries seen as the real "Wild West" - local clans behaved with impunity, and the long arm of Scottish Law was far, far away. This led to the area being home to some of the most warlike and unruly of all the Highland Clans. It is for this reason that the area turned out in great numbers for Bonnie Prince Charlie in 1745, and subsequently suffered the most for their loyalty. On this tour we will stroll through the rich tapestry of time, from Iron Age mysteries to bloody clan feuds; from the price of insurrection to the study of climatology; from a competitive game of Quidditch to Mel Gibson in a skirt - Glen Nevis has seen it all. Throw in some fascinating folk lore, towering mountain peaks and tree lined meadows and you have the recipe for a perfect getaway! Meet me in the heather!

Meet Craig


Craig lives in Ballachulish, on the west coast of Scotland. He can be found exploring the mountains and glens, hill walking or mountain biking. He loves Scotland’s wild places, its rugged coastlines and soaring peaks. But his real passion lies in the long, intricate and often bloody history for which Scotland is famous and he loves nothing more than sharing this passion with all who join him on his travels. Loaded with stories – both humorous and fascinating – a tour with Craig is both rewarding and fun.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to The Scottish Highlands with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from The Scottish Highlands. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Alina B.

30 May 2021

Amazing views, gorgeous scenery and a wonderful tour guide! I recommend from the bottom of my heart!

Anne🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 O.

27 May 2021

Craig’s trips never fail. You get history, nature and myths. I think he should do an audiobook of all the Scottish myths and legends: it would be a best seller!!

Annette H.

27 May 2021

A wonderful tour. It's great to see how the area changes with the seasons and add in the weather and it feels like a completely new tour every time. Craig is such a great story teller, knows so much about the local plants and wildlife and has an incredible knowledge of the history, he makes every tour even more enjoyable.

Margaret B.

27 May 2021

Enjoyed this tour immensely. Craig is an excellent tour guide. Made the whole thing so very interesting.

Monica M.

27 May 2021

Wonderful tour and very informative...

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