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Scottish Castles, Glens & Whisky

Discover Scotland's 'water of life'

Best Time To Go

Mar - Nov

Why not...

extend your stay in Edinburgh?

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Discover Scotland's 'water of life'

Scottish Castles, Glens & Whisky

Best Time To Go

Mar - Nov

Why not...

extend your stay in Edinburgh?

Prices From


No of Nights


A classically Scottish self-drive trip incorporating fabulous scenery & ancient architecture with a generous splash of the national drink.

Begin your self-drive holiday in the Perthshire town of Pitlochry before heading north to your Cairngorms retreat. From here, journey eastwards to Aberdeenshire before ending your holiday in the heart of St Andrews. As well as the castles and their features, you’ll find tremendous driving routes and some of Scotland’s most delightful towns and villages, each awash with quirky shopping, historical attractions and inviting eateries – and, of course, drams of whisky!

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Day One – Journey to the Kingdom of Fife

Day Two – Savour Your First Dram

Day Three – To the Highland Gateway

Day Four – Whisky Waiting and Castles Calling

Day Five – Classic Scottish Touring Route to Aberdeenshire

Day Six – Castle County

Day Seven – Castles, Castles, Castles! And More Whisky…

Day Eight – Cross Country to the Shores of Loch Ness

Day Nine – Around Mighty Loch Ness

Day Ten – Return Home


A meandering self-drive route, covering much of the best scenery in the country,  beginning your holiday with a stop in the “East Neuk” of Fife, then head towards the Perthshire town of Pitlochry then through the Cairngorms National Park to Aberdeenshire then finally on the shores of Loch Ness.


£1435 per person for March & November, £1495 per person for April & October,£1595 for May, June & September and £1645 per person for July & August. 

Prices based on two people sharing a double/twin room for nine nights on a bed & breakfast basis (dinner is also included on your first two nights).

The holiday includes an Historic Scotland Explorer Pass, covering entrance to many castles and other sites of interest, as well as tours at the Kingsbarns distillery in Fife and Glen Garioch Distillery.

This combination, and the distilleries included, can easily be tailor-made to suit.

Car rental is not included, but available for a range of vehicles – do just let us know. If you are looking for a public transport based itinerary we would recommend taking a look at our Highlands, Castles & Whisky by Train tour.

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.

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