Highlights of Scotland

Overview

Selected Highlights

  • Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile & The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Loch Lomond, the world's most famous loch
  • Historic Castles including Urquhart, Dunvegan and Eilean Donan
  • The magical Isle of Skye & the Cuillin Mountains
  • Mystical Loch Ness & Inverness, the Highland Capital
  • The Malt Whisky Trail including visits to Glenfiddich & the Macallan Distilleries

This self-drive tour of Scotland includes a selection of the country’s highlights and finest mountain, coastal and loch-side scenery, and is a wonderful introduction to our country. With everything from dynamic city centres to tranquil island villages, it ticks all the boxes.

Beginning in Scotland’s vibrant capital city, you have the chance to explore the many attractions, including St Giles’ Cathedral, the National Gallery, Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, the New Town and Royal Mile. Walk up Arthur’s Seat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city. In the evening, you are spoilt for choice, Edinburgh is gastronomic heaven.

From Edinburgh, this self-drive itinerary travels to the beautiful Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, where the stunning banks of Loch Lomond provide endless scenic drives and walks. Continuing on to the magnificent west coast of Scotland, you will venture into the heart of the Highlands, visiting Glencoe, the magical Isle of Skye and mystical Loch Ness.

Explore Speyside, where Scotland’s whisky industry comes to life. Dotted around this beautiful region is the Malt Whisky Trail, where you can sample a dram in some of the most famous whisky distilleries in the world, including Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and Macallan. Finally, end your tour in the beautiful Scottish Lakeland. 

During these unpredictable times we all want complete peace of mind when booking a holiday, so we're offering flexible postponement up to 3 weeks before the start of your trip at no expense to you. See our Book With Confidence page for more details.