The Big Scottish Experience

This for us is our showcase experience, we love Scotland and everything about it. We have designed this experience so you can join us and and see exactly why Scotland is a must visit destination! With The Big Scottish Experience you will experience Scotland like never before.

This 6 night 7 day adventure will take you from the Scottish Borders to the Scottish Highlands and pretty much everywhere in between! During this experience you will sample some of the world’s finest whisky, visit world renowned historic sites, take in the sea air on Scotland’s coast line, visit Scotland’s two national parks and so much more. Take a look at our example itinerary below to see what you and your party could be getting up to.

This private and exclusive tour is the best way to experience Scotland at it’s very best. From history and culture, world class whisky, outstanding scenery and some amazing wildlife – Scotland really does have it all!

Travelling in comfort, your dedicated, experienced and professional guide will accompany you on your adventure throughout this magical country. They will ensure that you and your party have the very best experience possible.

This Big Scottish Adventure is also available on a self drive option. Pick up points located throughout the UK. Hire vehicle will be a Vauxhall Insignia or similar. Drivers must be aged 30 or over.

1-3 persons = 1 vehicle
4-6 persons = 2 vehicles

This experience is available for groups of 2 – 6 people. If you would like to discuss a single party or larger party booking use the enquiry form to let us know your requirements.

Rooms are based on two people sharing.

Guests are limited to 1 x cabin sized luggage per person or 1 x larger suitcase per couple.

Availability: All year round

 

Self-Drive

Prices from only
£1879/per person
  • 6 nights overnight accommodation in luxury hotels
  • Evening meal – food only (5 out of 6 nights)
  • Entry fees to attractions
  • Itinerary with must see attractions listed
  • Lots of photo opportunities
  • Gratuities for any guides or hosts not included
  • Lunch and hot beverages not included
  • Transfers not included
  • Dedicated guide and host not included
  • Fuel is not included
The Dolphins of Chanonry Point
Oban
Melrose Abbey
Stirling Bridge
Loch Lomond
Dunrobin Castle

Example Itinerary:

Day 1

Collection of party

Meet your host and recieve your Scottish welcome hamper

Travel to a small fishing village in Scottish Borders – Eyemouth

Coffee Stop

Head inland to Kelso

Lunch

Visit Floors Estate and Castle

Follow the river Tweed upstream – Melrose

Visit Melrose Abbey

Continue your journey along the river Tweed

Overnight stay in the Macdonald Cardrona Hotel & Spa

Evening Meal (food only)

Day 2

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart hotel at approx 0800hrs

Day 2 starts with a journey of around 1hour 20minutes to Glasgow

A visit to the People’s Palace museum to learn about how Glaswegians lived, worked and played in years gone by

Head north west to Loch Lomond

Lunch

Boat trip on Scotland’s largest loch

Head east to Stirling

Coffee Stop

Visit to Stirling Castle

Visit to Stirling Bridge

Overnight stay in the Stirling Highland Hotel

Evening meal (food only)

Day 3

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart hotel around 0830hrs

Head north west towards the coast

Pit stop at the Green Welly

Photo opportunity at Loch Awe

Continue your journey towards Oban

Lunch

Photo opportunity at McCaig’s Tower

Depart Oban and head North along the coast

Photo Opportunity at Connel Bridge

Visit to Glencoe

Coffee stop

Continue your journey to Fort William

Overnight stay at the Ben Nevis Hotel and Lesuire Club in the footprint of Scotland’s highest mountain

Evening meal (food only)

Day 4 – The Longest Day

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart Hotel around 0800hrs

Begin your journey north towards the Scottish Highlands

Visit to Fort Augustus and Loch Ness

Coffee Stop

Continue north towards Inverness where you will stop for a short break

Lunch

Continue north where you will travel for around 1hour to Dunrobin Castle

Depart Dunrobin Castle and head back south

Chanonry Point – Dolphin watching (hopefully!)

Continue south towards your place of rest for the evening within the Cairngorms National Park

Overnight accomodation at the Coylumbridge Hotel in Aviemore

Evening meal (food only)

Day 5

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart hotel around 0930hrs

Visit to the Cairngorm Mountain base station

Photo opportunity at Loch Morlich

Lunch

Land Rover Safari at Rothiemurchus Estate where you will visit the highland cattle, get up close and personal with the red deer hinds and take in some spectacular views over the Cairngorms and Loch an Eilein

Depart Aviemore

Dalwhinnie Distillery tour and whisky tasting

Quick pit stop in Pitlochry

Coffee stop

Overnight accomodation at the Carnoustie Hotel and Spa

Evening Meal (food only)

Day 6

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart hotel around 0930hrs

Head towards St Andrews via the Tay Bridge

Photo opportunity at the Old Course

Coffee Stop

Depart St Andrews and enjoy a scenic journey along the Fife Coast

Anstruther 

Lunch

Pittenweem

Elie

North Queensferry – Forth Bridge photo opportunity

Arrive in the capital – Edinburgh

Say goodbye to your host, your hosted experience is now complete

Overnight stay at the Balmoral Hotel

Free to explore Scotland’s Capital

Day 7

Enjoy a hearty breakfast

Depart onto your next adventure

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