Country Roads of Scotland - 9 day tour

Tour Summary

Country Roads of Scotland
9 day / 8 night

This enchanting tour will introduce you to the best of Scotland in just 9 relaxing days. Start your journey of exploration with a two-night stay in Edinburgh, then move on into the Highlands to stay in Inverness before taking a drive along the North Coast 500 route, one of the most scenic in Europe. Discover the pre-historic treasures of the Orkney Islands before heading “over the sea” to visit the magical Isle of Skye. The tour ends with time by the “bonnie, bonnie banks” of Loch Lomond and a stay in the dynamic city of Glasgow. Could this be the ultimate Scottish experience?

Edinburgh - join a local expert for a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle

St Andrews - see the famed Old Course and the historic castle

Orkney Islands - visit 5,000-year-old Skara Brae and the ancient Ring of Brodgar

Highland Gathering - enjoy a celebration dinner with music and dancing in the heart of the Highlands

Loch Lomond - take a scenic drive along the “bonnie, bonnie banks”

Movie locations - Loch Ness, Highlander and Braveheart

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 8 nights hotel accommodation 
  • Location: Edinburgh (2); Inverness (1); Thurso (2); Skye (1); Ballachulish (1) and Glasgow (1)


  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (8)
  • Welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director
  • Table d’hôte dinners (4)
  • Celebration dinner with wine in Ballachulish
  • Traditional afternoon tea

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Blair Castle, Culloden Moor Visitor Centre, Skara Brae, Italian Chapel and Ring of Brodgar
  • City tour of Edinburgh
  • Tour and tasting at Old Pulteney Whisky Distillery

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats, on board washroom and Wifi
  • Ferry to the Orkney Islands
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes 

Departure information

Please check your tour documentation for the commencement time of the tour

From Malmaison Hotel
1 Tower Place
Edinburgh EH6 7BZ

The tour will end in Glasgow after breakfast on day 9

Check-in: 14:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 14:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 09:00 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 5 to 17 years inclusive on the basis that they share a room with an adult.

We’re sorry but children aged under 5 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code 
IV 00187

Tour route map

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