Live Live a Clan Chief (Self Drive)
8 Days Pre-booked Self Drive Tour (excluding rental car) suggested tour itinerary from Edinburgh






Day 1: Edinburgh
Welcome to Edinburgh! Pick up your car at the car rental company desk and transfer to your accommodation. Spend the remainder of the day soaking up the atmosphere of this exciting city. Visit some of its many attractions such as the famous Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Family’s official residence in Scotland. Overnight at Melville Castle or similar. (O)

Day 2: Royal Deeside
This morning leave Edinburgh heading north crossing the Forth Road Bridge with its dramatic views over the Firth of Forth. Continue north towards Perth, the former capital of Scotland. North of Perth lays Scone Palace, once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots. Travel towards Braemar which sits in the heart of Royal Deeside, a magnificient valley of the river Dee and home to the Royal Family’s Highland retreat, Balmoral Castle. Overnight at Kildrummy Castle or similar. (B,O)

Day 3: Castle Trail
Spend the day exploring the wonderful Grampian Mountains and its famous castle trail. Step back in time and experience Scottish castles at their best. You can find a selection of the world’s most unique castles on the trail. Experience the fairy tale magic of Craigievar Castle, enjoy the rugged splendor of Kildrummy Castle ruins or wander through the colorful gardens of Crathes Castle. Overnight at Pittodrie House Hotel or similar. (B,O)

Day 4: Malt Whisky Trail
Travel northwards towards Inverness. Follow the Malt Whisky Trail and visit some of the many famous distilleries in the area. Stop at Dufftown, the capital of Scottish Whisky. Visit Glenfiddich Distillery just north of Dufftown. It is the home of Glenfiddich Single Malt, one of the world’s most famous Scotch Whiskies. Continue on to Nairn known for its golf courses and sandy beaches. Just outside Nairn lays Cawdor Castle, the most romantic castle of the Highlands. Overnight at Tulloch Castle or similar. (B,O)

Day 5: Highlands
Today, enjoy your day in the Highlands. Start the day with a city tour of Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Continue northwest and visit the famous Inverewe Gardens, the most northern Botanic Garden of the world, located at Loch Ewe. Overnight at Tulloch Castle or similar. (B,O)

Day 6: West Coast
Leave Inverness and travel along the legendary Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle which dates back to the 12th century and is magnificently situated on the banks of Loch Ness. Follow the Caledonian Canal along Loch Lochy to Fort William. The city is set in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain. Follow the West coast along Loch Linnhe and arrive in Oban. Overnight in Oban area at Knipoch Hotel or similar. (B,O)

Day 7: Edinburgh
Today travel to Loch Lomond, the largest lake in whole Great Britain and known for the tranquil beauty of its wooded shores and islands. Continue on to Stirling Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland, situated on a volcanic plug with a wonderful view over Stirlingshire. Return to Edinburgh and enjoy your evening in this exciting city. Overnight at Melville Castle or similar. (B,O)

Day 8: Goodbye
Return your car to Edinburgh Airport and join your flight home. (B)


Rates Per Person sharing

Castles/Manor Houses 

  Twin Single Supplement

January - March 

$ 1215.00

$ 960.00


$ 1428.00

$ 1120.00

May, June, October

$ 1526.00

$ 1120.00

July, September

$ 1582.00

$ 1120.00


$ 1750.00

$ 1320.00

November, December

$ 1215.00

$ 960.00

Cancellation received within 72 hours of arrival date will be subject to charges.

Rates include: 7 nights accommodation sharing a twin / double room with ensuite facilities, 7 full Scottish breakfasts, service charges & VAT.

Please note rates are NOT inclusive of vehicle rental, ferry transfers and admissions to suggested attractions.



B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                                                                                        abitsbeyt


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