After much deliberation amongst our team, we’re excited to reveal the six stunning finalists in our annual photo competition (self-drive category).

We invited you to share your 2023 self-drive journeys through your lens and were delighted to receive so many captivating entries. Thank you to all of our intrepid clients for sharing your heartwarming and inspirational photos with us.

Now, it’s time for you to have your say and choose the photo that captures your imagination the most. Here’s how to vote:

  1. Hover over your favourite photo below then click on the heart at the bottom-right of the image
  2. Scroll down and click on ‘vote for this photo’ underneath the image

The photographer with the most votes at midnight on Friday 29th December will win a £150 gift voucher for any of our holidays. All of our runners-up will receive an exclusive Absolute Escapes calendar for 2024.

Thank you for being part of our exciting competition, and happy voting! 

Featured Holidays

Shetland & Orkney: Escape to the Edge

From £1385pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 8 Nights
  • A unique blend of Scandinavian and Scottish culture.
  • Archaeological wonders such as Skara Brae, Jarlshof, the Ring of Brodgar, and the Standing Stones of Stenness
  • Abundant nature including dolphins, porpoises, puffins and guillemots

Hebridean Island Hopping

From £1320pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 8 Nights
  • Luskentyre beach - one of the most spectacular beaches in Scotland
  • Travel back in time at the 5,000 year old Callanish Standing Stones
  • 16th century Kisimul Castle - the magnificent 'Castle in the Sea'

North Coast 500

From £1370pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 10 Nights
  • Admire the majestic splendour of mountains that Assynt has to offer
  • Experience a thrilling journey over the Bealach na Bà
  • Discover Achmelvich Bay, one of Scotland’s most beautiful beaches

Islands of Arran, Islay, Mull & Skye

From £1395pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 9 Nights
  • Experience 'Scotland in Miniature' on the beautiful Isle of Arran
  • World-famous whisky distilleries on Islay, including Laphroaig, Ardbeg & Lagavulin
  • The magical Isle of Skye, home to the spectacular Cuillin Mountains