Escorted Scotland Castle Tour
Every night in an Authentic Scottish Castle
This unique and exclusive 7 day tour offers a varied selection of some of Scotland’s most historic 4* and 5*accommodations including a 2 night stay at the fabulous 5* Inverlochy Castle in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
You might prefer an independent and fully customized Scotland Castle Tour, available as either a Scotland Self Drive Tour or alternatively a Scotland Chauffeur Driven Vacation with the wonderful luxury of your own private driver/guide.
Day 1: Crossbasket Castle, East Kilbride, Scotland
Arrive at Edinburgh Airport and transfer to Crossbasket Castle by luxury coach. Your tour begins this afternoon with a scenic cruise on Loch Lomond. Afterwards return to Crossbasket Castle where you will enjoy a welcome dinner in their award winning restaurant.
Day 2: Kincraig Castle, Ivergordon, Scotland
This morning travel to Pitlochry, where your first stop will be at Edradour Distillery for a tour and whisky tasting. From here, you will travel through the Cairngorms National Park to Culloden Battlefield where you will have time to explore the visitor centre and spend some time on Culloden moor. Afterwards, make your way North of Inverness to Kincraig Castle where you will enjoy a two-night stay. Tonight, you will dine in the Alexander Room at Kincraig Castle.
Day 3: Kincraig Castle, Invergordon, Scotland
After a leisurely morning, travel south along the shores of Loch Ness, stopping at Drumnadrochit to visit the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition. After lunch, visit the spectacular Urquhart Castle perched on the very edge of Loch Ness. In the afternoon, enjoy some free time to explore Inverness before returning to Kincraig Castle for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William, Scotland
Get an early start today as you head for the Isle of Skye. Stop to visit Eilean Donan Castle before crossing the land bridge over the sea to Skye. Travel down the coast to the Clan Donald Skye Visitor Centre before catching the ferry to Mallaig. Once back on the mainland make your way to Inverlochy Castle and check in for your 2 night stay. Tonight you will dine at the world famous Albert and Michel Roux Jr at Inverlochy Castle.
Day 5: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William, Scotland
Today is a day of relaxation to enjoy all that Inverlochy Castle has to offer. If you prefer to take this time to add some optional extras to your tour, we will be happy to arrange this for you. The Jacobite Steam train (made famous as “The Hogwarts Express”) runs from Fort William daily, or if you are looking for something more active, Achnacarry Sporting and Country Pursuits offer a wide range of options. Tonight, you will dine independently. Additional dining options are available in Fort William, a short taxi ride away from Inverlochy Castle.
Day 6: Cringletie Estate, Peebles, Scotland
Bid a fond farewell to Inverlochy Castle and make your way to your first stop at Glencoe. Spend some time in the visitor centre and enjoy the beautiful views before continuing on to Stirling Castle. This evening will find you at the beautiful Cringletie Estate for your final castle stay. Enjoy a farewell dinner before retiring for an early night ready for your flight home.
Day 7: Home
Bid a fond farewell to your driver/guide as you are brought to Edinburgh Airport for your flight home.
Customize This Tour
Like all our tours we will be happy to customize this tour to suit your specific needs. Some of the options we suggest are as follows;
Edinburgh Add On
Why not extend your stay in Scotland and spend some time in Scotland’s Capital City? Stroll down Princes Street and the Royal Mile or pay a visit to Edinburgh Castle. Step back in time at Mary King’s Close or sample a wee dram at the Scotch Whisky Experience. Take the August Tour and you could even attend the Military Tattoo. However you choose to spend your time you are sure to enjoy your stay in this historic and atmospheric city.
Are there any parts of Scotland you specifically want to see? We will put together a customized Add On with your own private driver/guide to bring you to any part of Scotland you desire. Just let us know your wish list and we will take care of the rest. A self-drive option is also available as is extending your stay to encompass other parts of the UK and Ireland.
Ireland Castle Tour Add On
Our Ireland Castle Tour dates co-ordinate with our Escorted Scotland Castle Tour so why not combine both for the ultimate Castle Tour Experience?
Our Escorted Scotland Castle Tour includes 6 nights in Luxury Castle Accommodations, breakfast each morning, 6 gourmet Castle dinners, sightseeing by luxury coach, Scenic Cruise on Loch Lomond, Ferry ride from Armadale on the Isle of Skye to Mallaig, Visits and admissions to Edradour Distillery, Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness Exhibition, Eilean Donan Castle, Armadale Castle, Glencoe Visitor Centre and Stirling Castle. Add Ons are customized to suit your individual needs and additional items can be added to suit your chosen itinerary. Upgrades also available.