$1,185

per person, twin share

7 Nights | Culinary & Whisky Self-Drive

Highlights

Scotch whisky and food tour – for the whisky and culinary connoisseur

What's Included

7 nights in 3-star hotel accommodation
Full Scottish breakfast daily
8 days AVIS Group I (Volkswagen Golf Auto with air-conditioning or similar) car hire+

Travel Dates: 01 April - 31 May 2019, 01 October - 12 December 2019. Other departures available, seasonal surcharges may apply.

 

 

 

Offer Ends:

31/03/2019

31 March 2019 unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Room/Cabin Information:

Run of House

 

Itinerary:

DAY 1: GLASGOW
Arrive into Glasgow collect your car. Drive the short distance to your accommodation outside of Glasgow to check in. Choose to explore Glasgow on an open top bus, or prefer to see Scotland's largest city from the comfort of a red Routemaster bus.
Overnight: Best Western Glasgow City Hotel or similar

DAY 2: ISLE OF ISLAY
This morning drive via Inverarary with its stunning castle, to Kennacraig to catch your ferry to the Isle of Islay. You will find the stronger flavours at the distilleries located in the south of the island and the slightly milder whiskies in the north. Depending on your ferry times you should have the time to visit a distillery this afternoon or the following morning. 
Overnight:  Bridgend Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 3: OBAN
You may have the time to visit an Islay distillery this morning, before catching a ferry back to the mainland. Drive north along the scenic west coast of Scotland to Oban, one of the biggest ferry ports in Scotland. The local distillery is located in central Oban. You will also have the time to explore Oban, with its many shops, pubs and restaurants.
Overnight: Oban Bay Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 4: LOCH NESS
Today you will drive from Oban to the Speyside region of Scotland, via the most famous loch in Scotland Loch Ness. Choose to visit Oban Distillery this morning, before heading up along the coast, driving through Fort William to Spean Bridge where you can stop to visit their woollen mill. Drive through Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, on your way to your hotelin the Speyside region of Scotland.
Overnight: Eight Acres Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 5: SPEYSIDE
Today you will get the chance to visit  the worlds most famous distillery and some would say finest malt whiskies. In addition to a distillery, you may also want to include a visit to the Speyside Cooperage, the only working cooperage in Britain where you can experience the ancient art of producing whisky casks from oak.
Overnight: Eight Acres Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 6: PITLOCHRY - EDINBURGH
Depart Speyside this morning, and start your drive south to Edinburgh. Along the way you can stop to visit one of the many castles in the area, such as Blair Castle, or stop to explore villages and towns like Pitlochry and Dunkeld. Continue south across the Queensferry Crossing to Edinburgh.
Overnight:  Cairn Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 7: EDINBURGH
Welcome to Edinburgh! An open top bus tour is a great way to explore the city, and you may also want to visit some of its many attractions such as famous Edinburgh Castle. At the top of the Royal Mile you can stop to visit the Scotch Whisky Experience where you will learn even more about Scotland's different whiskies, including blended whisky.
Overnight:  Cairn Hotel or similar (B)

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

 

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