SHOWN BELOW 2 DRIVER GUIDED TOUR ITINERARIES, FOR YOUR OWN GROUP – these can easily be adapted.

4 nights on Mull with 2 nights Edinburgh

Wednesday 22 June We meet you at Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport, then drive north via the Trossachs to Loch Lomond, stopping for a breather at Luss. Then via the Argyll Forest to Inveraray – aye we know, HQ of the Clan Campbell! Time for lunch at the George Hotel (own expense). Then via Kilmartin Glen where you can see and touch (ancient) 5,000 year old standing stones and burial cairns.  On to Oban, where we wait for the evening ferry to Mull. The sail is 45 minutes and you pass Duart Castle on the way.  You will arrive on Mull and check in to your accommodation.  Overnight Tobermory.

Thursday 23 June We travel to the holy isle of Iona today, with a sailing to Staffa to see the puffins and Fingals Cave. Take sturdy walking shoes and a rainproof jacket, return to Tobermory early evening.  A great day out!

Friday 24 June   All day on Mull – depending on what the Clan Maclean are arranging you may wish to participate in their events. Or alternatively a day travelling the island, Calgary and down to Ulva, have a dram at the witches graves, Pennygown Graveyard near Salen.  (they were Macleans).  Overnight Tobermory.

Saturday 25 June The gathering events at Duart Castle. We drive you there for the clan opening walk, the whole day and bring you home again. The evening free for any clan events you may wish to book, usually the Chief’s ball.  Overnight Tobermory.

Sunday 26 June We take the morning ferry to Oban, then head along to Tyndrum for a rest and a little shopping and lunch (not included). We are now approx. 2 hours or so to Edinburgh where your driver says goodbye. Overnight Edinburgh in The Lane a , Victorian boutique hotel two miles from the city centre. THE CANNY MAN’S is a traditional pub as a part of the hotel, a great place for a wee dram and food.

Monday 27 June Final day/night in Edinburgh. The day is totally yours!  Should you fly from Glasgow please let us know as you will probably need a final night in Glasgow.  Airport transfer not included as your driver leaves Sunday.

Driver guide for YOUR group – up to a max of 8 pax.  Based on 2020 pricing.  A group of 6:  £1135 pp sharing, A group of 4:  £1395 pp sharing.   This tour can be added to before or after.  Single supplement £330 – final cost will be determined by group size and 2022 price increase, ask for self drive prices: liz@mcleanscotland.co.uk

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4 nights on Mull, 2 nights Plockton, 2 nights Edinburgh.   This is more of a Scottish experience than a tour, with many exciting visits and wildlife spotting, higher standard accommodation & many extras. 

Monday 20 June  Arrive into Edinburgh or Glasgow. We meet you at the airport and transfer north to the Victorian town of Pitlochry. Take a distillery tour at Edradour, one of our smallest and personal friends of ours. Enjoy at least three tastings! Then time for lunch at your own expense, at the House of Bruar (Harrods of the north).  We travel north to the highlands, to Inverness and along Loch Ness to Invermoriston.   Th en past Loch Cluanie to Eilean Donan Castle where you can stop for a visit (not included).  Overnight in the wee lochside village of Plockton – with Scottish palm trees.

Tuesday 21 June  A day out – options a) a return day trip to the Isle of Skye, with the Old Man of Storr, Portree, Flora MacDonald’s Grave, Dunvegan Castle and possibly Talisker Distillery, it’s up to you, it’s your tour OR b) a day of stunning scenery to Applecross, one of the most scenic roads in Scotland, a personal favourite of ours – including the tiny wee village of Lochkarron and Stromeferry. Either tour you return to Plockton early evening.

Wednesday 22 June   From Plockton over the sea to Skye and down to he taking the ferry to Malaig. Stop for lunch (not included) at the vea ry scenic Glenuig.  Then through winding roads to the Ardnamurchan peninsular passing Macleans Nose (a piece of land) and then take the wee ferry to Tobermory. Overnight Tobermory at the Western Isles Hotel.

Thursday 23 June We travel to the holy isle of Iona today, with a sailing to Staffa where you have an hour to see the puffins and Fingals Cave.  Iona is famous for St Columba and The Book of Kells.  It also has the Maclean Cross, the Road of the Dead, where Scottish kings are buried.  Take a walk over to the abbey. Take sturdy walking shoes and a rainproof jacket today.  Then we return to Tobermory early evening, overnight at the Western Isles Hotel or a local guest house, your choice.

Friday 24 June   All day on Mull – depending on what the Clan Maclean are arranging you may wish to participate in. Or alternatively a day travelling the island, Calgary and down to Ulva, have a dram at the witches graves, Pennygown Graveyard near Salen.  (They were Macleans).  Overnight Tobermory.

Saturday 25 June The gathering events at Duart Castle. We drive you there for the clan opening walk, the whole day and bring you home again! The evening free for any clan events you may wish to book, usually the Chief’s Ball. Overnight Tobermory.

Sunday 26 June We leave Mull on a late morning ferry to Oban sailing within cannon shot of Duart Castle, then on to Inveraray- HQ of Clan Campbell – where we stop for lunch at The George Hotel (own expense).  Then on to Edinburgh where you check in, before your driver waves goodbye.  Overnight Edinburgh in The Lane, a Victorian boutique hotel two miles from the city centre. THE CANNY MAN’S is a traditional pub as a part of the hotel, a great place for a wee dram and food.

Monday 27 June Final day/night in Edinburgh.  The day is totally yours, without a driver!  Should you fly from Glasgow please let us know as you will probably need your final night in Glasgow.

Driver guided for your group of max 8 pax; Based on 2020 pricing.  A group of 6:  £1995 pp sharing, A group of 4:  £2395 pp sharing. Single supplement £850 – final cost will be determined by group size and 2022 price increase. For self drive option, ask for details: liz@mcleanscotland.co.uk

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The Clan Maclean Gathering do not have an official tour operator/partner.  MCLEANSCOTLAND are wholly independent and have been offering tours for the Maclean Gatherings for 25 years.  Paul is a life member of Clan Maclean.