Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Inverness
  • Arthur's Seat
Country Roads of Scotland
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9 day tour from £2075

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Twin/Double/Family room - from 2075 per person
Children - from 0 per child
Single Room - from 0 per person

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Accommodation information

Notes

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

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Selected departures include a visit to this famous celebration of music, dancing and culture performed against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

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

Product code IV 00187

Tour Summary


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Country Roads of Scotland
9 day/8 night

On this easy-paced premium tour explore the great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visit St Andrews, the home of golf and iconic Eilean Donan Castle. Explore the un-rivalled scenery of the Isle of Skye and the ancient treasures of the Orkney Islands. Enjoy a tour along the famous North Coast 500 route, one of the most spectacular drives in Europe. Could this be the ultimate Scottish experience?

Price range: £2,075-£2,965

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

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

Movie locations - Loch Ness, Highlander and Braveheart

Hotel accommodation included

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Premium Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of travelling in comfort and style then a Premium Escorted Tour is for you. You’ll travel in a group that is restricted to around 40 fellow travellers. Travel is aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows.
For your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too.  An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities you’ll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you the highlights. These tours are inclusive of accommodation, transportation, admission fees and many meals.
You’ll have the chance to personalise your touring experience by participating in some carefully planned optional excursions. These are at additional expense and details will be provided with your tour documentation.The group will stay together in first class/superior standard hotels. Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available hotels.
Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket. From the hot plate you’ll be able to select from freshly grilled items and local specialities. A stop is usually made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants available.Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be table d’hote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel accommodation offered as part of your tour:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds.
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed.
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person). 

Please note that a family room is normally a standard double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types other than twin rooms are subject to availability.
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to your tour.
What meals are included?
One of the great things about travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, there’s always a lighter continental option available too. You’ll find a number of evening dinners included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies. Check the "What’s Included” list for the exact number of meals that are featured on this tour.  
Can you arrange pre-tour accommodation?
If you are flying internationally to reach Scotland then it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg subside. Please email us for a quotation at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk.
How many people will be on the tour?
The number of people travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour will not normally be more than 40 passengers.
Are airport transfers included?
Complimentary transfers are included on day-one from Edinburgh Airport to the Edinburgh Hotel at 09:00 hrs, 11:00 hrs and 13:00 hrs and on day-nine from the Glasgow Hotel to arrive at Glasgow Airport at 07:00 hrs and 09:00 hrs.  
 

What's Included

Accommodation
·         8 nights hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·         Location: Edinburgh (2); Inverness (1); Thurso (2); Skye (1); Ballachulish (1) and Glasgow (1)

Meals
·         Cooked/Continental breakfast (8)
·        Welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director
·        Table d’hôte dinners (4)
·        Celebration dinner in Ballachulish

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

·      Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Culloden Moor, Skara Brae, Italian Chapel and Ring of Brodgar
·      Visit to Ballindalloch Castle with afternoon tea
·      
City tour of Edinburgh
·      Tour and tasting at Old Pulteney Whisky Distillery
·         Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 3 to 24 August departures

 

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

 


Not Included

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Departure information

You can check in to the Edinburgh Hotel at your leisure on day one
Please check your tour documentation for the commencement time of the tour
Malmaison Hotel
1 Tower Place Edinburgh EH6 7BZ
The tour will end in Glasgow after breakfast on day 9



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