A loch in Scotland, one of many you will see on your driver guided tour of Scotland

All our tours can be adapted to suit you, self drive or driver guided

FISHING, GOLF, BOATS & SCOTTISH CASTLES Day 1

We meet you at Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport, then drive to Perth (the old capital of Scotland) – relax after a long flight or explore Perth. The river banks late evening are lovely for a pleasant stroll. Maybe meet us for a drink in Paul’s local pub? Overnight in a Perth city centre hotel – or guest house, your choice.  Welcome to your first night in Scotland.

See the sights of Scotland on a Self Drive Tour

Day 2

After a fully cooked Scottish breakfast (if you can move –  we like our hearty breakfasts!).  FISHING we drive you to meet your Ghillie on the River Tay, Scotland’s longest river and internationally renowned for its’ Atlantic salmon fishing. A full day of fishing on the bank and from a boat, your choice.Overnight in Perth.

Possibly the prettiest in Scotland, Edradour Distillery

Day 3

A leisurely tour around Perthshire, with lunch in the lovely Victorian town of Pitlochry. Visit a graveyard with graves over a thousand years old and Dunkeld Cathedral, half ruin, half in use. This afternoon visit (in our opinion) the prettiest distillery in Scotland, Edradour where you take a tour and a dram. Overnight in traditional Scottish country house with dinner included in Broughty Ferry, where Liz lives.

The Jigger Inn pub at the Old Course St Andrews

Day 4

GOLF A morning of golf in the Kingdom of Fife on a course to suit any budget.  There are 15 courses to choose from In St Andrews or play the beautiful (albeit expensive) Kingsbarns.   St Andrews is  the home of golf – play the wee Himalayas, an 18 hole putting course which lives up to its’ name!  See the most famous Scottish university and ancient ruins of the castle and the abbey. Explore the coastal route to Crail, a wee town where you can leisurely walk around the harbour, pubs etc.  Return to Broughty Ferry.

Scottish lochs and glens

Day 5

Drive via Perth through changing scenery to the west coast, with stops as you wish. Then a wander tour around Kilmartin Glen to see and touch 5,000 years of history. There are many burial cairns, a hilltop fort and ancient graves to see. Take time for lunch in the traditional Scottish pub before arriving at the beautifully scenic Craobh Harbour, stay in a 5 star guest house. The scenery here is stunning, you have to see it to believe it!

 

 

All aboard the Jenny Wren for a day trip

Day 6

After a superb breakfast, Barrie makes his own sausages and keep his own hens.  You board a private charter boat sailing from Craobh to Corryvreckan, Europe’s second largest whirlpool . You can try a spot of sea fishing (or stay in the cabin with a large Scottish gin and tonic) then sail into the Crinan Canal for lunch before returning to Craobh Marina. Craobh Haven harbours the largest fleet of cruising yachts on the west coast, it was built in 1983 as a holiday resort village and marina. Overnight Craobh.

Duart Castle Maclean Clan Gathering

Day 7

This morning in morning in Oban, the seafood capital of Scotland. Wander around the pier sampling some of our fresh shellfish. Then take a 45 minute sail across to Craignure on the isle of Mull. You get great views of Duart Castle, home of the Clan Maclean, as you sail to the island. We then head up to the capital of Tobermorry (approx 2000 people) and to your castle accommodation. This is such a peaceful location, Tom (the owner) ensures you have a wonderful stay, they even have complimentary Scottish whisky in the lounge. Overnight near Tobermory.

Glengorm Castle - your scottish castle - home for your time here

Day 8

A full day around Mull, wherever you wish , maybe take the coastal road to Duart Castle, home of the Clan Maclean. The first recorded mention of the Macleans of Duart is in a papal dispensation of 1367 which allowed their Chief Lachlan Lubanach Maclean to marry the daughter of the Lord of the Isles, Mary Macdonald. The castle became ruinous and was purchased from the hated Campbell’s by Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 26th Chief, in 1910. This afternoon explore Tobermory, the capital of the island and take a short boat trip to see the seal colony.  Overnight in the castle on Mull.

A fresh plate of seafood - we have amazing seafood in Scotland

Day 9

Another full day out and around driving around Mull, over the whole length of the island and a wee ferry across to Iona, the home of Christianity. You can also take a longer sail to the isle of Staffa and Fingals Cave. Return to the castle for your final night. Tonight maybe dine in Tobermory and have the freshest seafood on the planet!

George Square in Glasgow, wire walkers and crowds

Day 10

Take a whole day driving to Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, stopping as you wish, for sightseeing, lunch etc. Stop in the quaint wee town of Inveraray, you can visit the Clan Campbell Castle or an old Scottish jail. Then on to the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond before heading in to Glasgow for your final night. You stay tonight at a hotel in either Glasgow Airport or the city where you can extend your tour – your choice.