Sample Itinerary Number 1
Starting from Glasgow or Edinburgh, drive along and discover Loch Lomond and further north through the splendid scenery of Argyll. Stay 1 night near Loch Lomond.
Day 2 and 3
Arrive and stay at the quaint little fishing port of Oban for 2 nights where you can easily take a day trip to explore the Isle of Mull - where there's much to see and do from castles to beaches, and its brightly painted town of Tobermory. Take a short ferry ride to the sacred Isle of Iona to see the abbey, or go on a boat trip to see Staffa and its famous Fingal's Cave, which was the inspiration for Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture.
Stay 1 night at Fort William by Ben Nevis, and see the steam train going over the “Harry Potter” viaduct. Visit Glenfinnan Monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie or visit brooding Glencoe and find out about the Appin murders! (Note - if you did want to do a day trip on the steam train, you would need 2 nights at Fort William instead of 1).
Take the Road to the Isles and then the ferry over to the romantic and mystic Isle of Skye, the island is a must for most visitors. With its majestic mountains, castles and gardens, plus its very own distillery, you could easily spend several days here.
From the Isle of Skye, it's back to the mainland and see the most photographed castle in Scotland -Eilean Donan Castle. Travel then eastwards via the mountains of Kintail to Loch Ness or via awesome scenic Wester Ross to the lively capital of the Highlands - Inverness. Stay in Inverness 1 night.
Visit Culloden Battlefield to see where your clan ancestors fought with Bonnie Prince Charlie, visit mysterious megalithic chambered cairns and standing stones, carved Celtic Pictish stones depicting eras past -- there is SO much to see and do! You may even see some soldiers and clans ready for battle!
Day 7 - Drive south to Edinburgh via lush green Perthshire.
Day 7 and 8
Finish your self drive Scottish holiday by staying in Edinburgh for the last 2 nights. This is a most interesting and vibrant city famous for its summer Edinburgh Tattoo and Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, The Royal Mile, the Royal Yacht Britannia and nearby Rosslyn Chapel - famous in Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" and not to mention shopping for souvenirs!
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Sample Itinerary Number 2
Stay at St Andrews, famous for its golf and "The Old Course" or visit the quaint little fishing villages of Fife and eat some locally caught fresh fish?
Day 2 and 3
Stay near the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail and see how your own favourite whisky is made, then travel south east through the castle trail of beautiful Deeside or see a stunning clifftop ruined castle often used in films or discover the castle used for filming Monty Python?
Drive south and visit the the gardens of lush Perthshire and see famous Stirling Castle. Stay near Stirling.
Day 5 and 6
Drive south to Edinburgh and sample all there is to do there . Stay in Edinburgh for your last 2 nights or if you prefer, drive to Glasgow and stay there for the last 2 nights to sample some of the interesting museums and art galleries there such as Kelvingrove, go to the Willow Tearooms, check out Charles Rennie Mackintosh -- the list is endless!
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