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Castles and Country Houses of Scotland

Take a boat trip to visit Castle Stalker on Loch Linnhe

Best Time To Go

March - November

Why not...

add a night or two in Edinburgh and visit the famous castle?

Prices From

£2095

No of Nights

8
Self-Drive
Self-Drive

Take a boat trip to visit Castle Stalker on Loch Linnhe

Castles and Country Houses of Scotland

Best Time To Go

March - November

Why not...

add a night or two in Edinburgh and visit the famous castle?

Prices From

£2095

No of Nights

8

Stay in and visit enthralling historic properties including Scottish castles. Enjoy thrilling driving routes and private excursions along the way.

This castle-hopping self-drive tour combines visits to some of Scotland’s grandest historic residences with atmospheric accommodation: a once-in-a-lifetime experience to sleep under the roof of centuries-old properties.

Travel north to rural Perthshire for two nights at a fabulous Victorian mansion, where food and accommodation coalesce in to a thrilling whole. Next, head north-east to a 17th-century Baronial castle amidst open Aberdeenshire countryside, before continuing your road trip to the golden barley fields of Easter Ross and a wonderful whisky-related residence by the shores of the Moray Firth. Finally, wander west along the Great Glen for two nights at a turreted Scottish castle overlooking the peaceful waters of Loch Creran.

Scotland is packed with fascinating castles, crumbling ruins to opulent stately homes. This holiday includes just a taste of what can be discovered and can be entirely tailor-made to suit your bespoke requirements. Just get in touch and let us know where you would like to visit – we love a challenge!

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Day One – Journey to Rural Perthshire

Day Two – A Guided Tour of Historic Stirling Castle

Day Three – North-East to Aberdeenshire

Day Four – A Private Guided Tour of Aberdeenshire

Day Five – Around the Moray Firth and North to Easter Ross

Day Six – Venture Out Around Sutherland

Day Seven – Down the Great Glen to the Argyllshire Coast

Day Eight – Around the Coast to Castle Stalker

Day Nine – Onward Journey Home

Location

This multi-centre holiday includes stops in Perthshire, Aberdeenshire and Easter Ross, before concluding with a stay on the shore of Loch Creran.


Pricing

£2095 per person in March & November, £2215 per person in April & October and £2275 per person from May to September. 

Price is based on two adults sharing double- or twin-bed en-suite accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. An Historic Scotland Explorer Pass for two is included, allowing entry in to many of the country’s main historical attractions. Also included is a guided tour of Stirling Castle, a private guided driving tour of Aberdeenshire and a boat transfer to, and tour of, Castle Stalker in a small group.

This self-drive holiday can easily be arranged on a fly-drive basis, with flights to and from Scotland. Car rental is not included, but available for a range of vehicles; please do ask whether you would like us to facilitate this on your behalf.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.

This holiday is just a suggestion of what we can create for you. If you have any specific tweaks or requests you wish to be included in your own bespoke castle adventure, just let us know.


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