Itinerary

This is our suggested itinerary for our self-drive James Bond Tour. All of our itineraries are fully flexible and we would be delighted to add additional nights, or tailor the route to match your interests. Please request this when making an enquiry.

Day 1 - Arrive Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, and the birthplace of Sir Sean Connery. Sample Bond’s favourite cocktail – shaken not stirred – on Edinburgh’s George Street.
Overnight - Edinburgh

Day 2 - From Edinburgh (With Love)
Spend the day exploring the former haunts of Sir Sean, including the school he used to deliver milk to – that also happens to be the same school Bond attended – and the Art College where he posed as a life model. Enjoy Edinburgh’s rich connections with the world of literature and film, as well as exploring its historical castle and Royal Mile.
Overnight - Edinburgh

Day 3 - Edinburgh to the West Coast
Head West and visit Scotland’s largest collection of Bond memorabilia, including a BMW 750 used in Tomorrow Never Dies. Have a snack at Miss Moneypenny’s Diner before continuing west with a scenic drive along the banks of Loch Lomond over to Faslane Naval Base, used in The Spy Who Loved Me.
Overnight - Inveraray

Day 4 - A View to a Thrill
Explore Scotland’s incredible West Coast, including the tranquil village of Crinan, used in the boat chase scenes in From Russia With Love. There are some impressive walks to enjoy in this area and you will also find some of the finest seafood in Scotland.
Overnight - Inveraray

Day 5 - West Coast to Glencoe
Travel north along the shores of Scotland’s longest loch before enjoying spectacular Glen Orchy. Continue into the wilderness of Rannoch Moor and Glen Etive, instantly recognisable from 2012’s Skyfall.
Overnight - Glencoe

Day 6 - Drive Another Day
After soaking up the spooky and atmospheric Glencoe, birthplace of Bond’s father, make your way to one of Scotland’s most photographed castles. Posing as the headquarters of MI6 in The World Is Not Enough, Eilean Donan Castle has a fascinating history well worth exploring.
Overnight - Glencoe

Day 7 - Glencoe to Speyside
Travel the length of the Great Glen, a stunning 75 mile drive along a geographical fault line. Keep your eye out for monsters as you travel alongside Loch Ness, or take the chance to explore the impressive ruin of Urquhart Castle. Complete your day by travelling into Speyside.
Overnight - Speyside

Day 8 - Live and Let Dram
Spend the day in Speyside and visit the Macallan Distillery, where you can enjoy a tour before sampling Bond’s favourite whisky. Explore Britain’s largest National Park, the Cairngorms.
Overnight - Speyside

Day 9 - Speyside to Edinburgh and Depart
Leave whisky country behind you and head south through the beauty of Highland Perthshire towards Edinburgh, where your James Bond Tour will end.