Classic Scotland Self-Drive Travel Adventure

6 - 9 Days
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Classic Scotland Self-Drive Travel Adventure

My oh my, where do we start with this incredible Scotland self-drive travel adventure?! From grand castles, hopping island adventure, museums, dazzling scenery, train rides through magnificent landscapes, coastal exploration, shaggy Highlife cattle, or the epic treasure hunt challenges we have put together for lovers of fun like you – the list is endless and very impressive!

Your 8-day travel fun will start in Edinburgh and move through 11 remarkable Scotland destinations before returning to Edinburgh for the best highlight of the tour. You will hunt down clues, take pictures, make funny videos, answer tricky questions and follow muddy paths to the magnificent banks of Loch Ness. But, that’s not all! You also stand a chance to get 100%, 50%, or a 25% refund of your participatory fee when you become our first-place, second-place, or third-place winner!

Come and experience the wonderful delights of Scotland with this amazing self-drive adventure!

Day by day

Welcome to Scotland! After you pick up your car, drive the short distance to Stirling. Visit Stirling Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland situated upon a volcanic plug with a wonderful view over Stirlingshire, or you may choose to visit Bannockburn – a new, interactive visitor centre depicting one of the most important battles in Scottish history – or the Wallace Monument, commemorating William Wallace, famous from the Braveheart film.Overnight in the Stirling area

This morning leave Stirling and drive towards the west coast via Loch Lomond, the largest lake in the whole of Great Britain and known for the tranquil beauty of its wooded shores and islands. Continue north west along Loch Fyne and its beautiful landscape. Pass by Inveraray Castle and the charming homeland of the Duke of Argyll, the head of the Campbell Clan on your way to Oban. The castle testifies to the power and wealth of the Campbells, one of the most powerful of the Highland Clans. Or you can choose to travel via the rugged landscape of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe, one of the most scenic valleys in Scotland.Overnight in Oban or the Fort William area

This morning drive north and take a ferry from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye or continue via Loch Lochy to Kyle of Lochalsh and take the bridge to the Isle of Skye, the largest and most scenic of the Hebridean Islands.Overnight on the Isle of Skye.

Travel east today for Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most iconic images of Scotland. Continue for the Inverness area via Loch Ness. You may choose to stop at Urquhart Castle, which is magnificently situated on the banks of Loch Ness. If you dare, take a cruise on Loch Ness, most famous for the elusive monster!Overnight in Inverness or area.

This morning, drive east of Inverness where you can visit Cawdor Castle and its beautiful gardens, or drive south via Aviemore where you can explore the impressive Cairngorm Mountains located in the Cairngorm National Park. Continue to Pitlochry where you may choose to visit the smallest distillery in Scotland, the Edradour Whisky Distillery. Why not stroll through the Victorian village before travelling south towards Perth.Overnight in Perthshire or area.

Today, visit St Andrews, named after Scotland’s patron saint. St Andrews is the famous home of golf, played on the Old Course since the 15th century. Continue along the coast via the small fishing villages of Elie and Pittenweem. Cross the Forth Bridge with its spectacular views of the Firth of Forth. Return your hire car at Edinburgh Airport, and transfer to your hotel in the Edinburgh area.Overnight in Edinburgh

Texas Hill Country is home to the LYNDON B. JOHNSON NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK. Discover the story of the 36th president, from his ancestors to his final resting place, at the LBJ Ranch. Next, on to Fredericksburg, and time on your own. Spend the afternoon leisurely strolling the shopping district, perusing one-of-a-kind, eclectic shops, art galleries, and museums.

Today return the rental vehicle to Edinburgh International Airport before checking in for your flight.

What's included

  • 7 Nights in Bed & Breakfast accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 7 Days Car rental in group B of Vauxhall Corsa or similar (manual) including:Third party liabilityCollision damage waiver

    Theft protection

    Unlimited mileage

    Licensing fee

    Road tax

    Location service charge

Not included

  • Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price.
  • Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price.