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3 Night Tour to Islay

Day 1 Take the A82 north to Tarbet on Loch Lomond then the A83 west along Loch Fyne and over to Lochgilphead. Head to Cairnbaan and park up for cycle along Crinan Canal to Crinan and back. After cycle head south down the B8025 to Tayvallich to camp for night. Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Visit the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar • Visit Inverary Castle • Lunch at The George Hotel, Inverary • Visit Continue reading →

5 Night Tour Islay, Glencoe and The Trossachs

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 up the west side of Loch Lomond. At Tarbet take the A83 towards Inverary and continue to Lochgilphead. Next, take the B841 towards Crinan then head south to Tayvallich. Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Visit the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar • Visit Inverary Castle • Lunch at The George Hotel, Inverary • Visit Crinan and watch the yachts come through the Crinan Continue reading →

3 Night Inner Hebrides Tour – Islay and Jura

For an ideal short Autumn, Summer or Spring break, why not travel to the beautiful Inner Hebridean islands of Islay and Jura in your campervan.  As well as being famous for it’s delicious single malt whisky,  Islay (pronounced Eye-la, also has an array of beautiful beaches  and is rich in wildlife.  With 8 distilleries on the island, you are never far away from finding a dram of whisky  to refresh you.  Alternatively, head for Port Askaig, Port Ellen or Port Charlotte for places to eat. Continue reading →

Islay Campervan Tour – The best place in Scotland to shelter from the Beast from the East

Our Islay Spring Campervan Tour Birds have long been known to help predict weather patterns and so we shouldn’t have been surprised that our first flavour of Islay as we drove off the ferry this week was to pass field upon field of both Barnacle and Greenland Geese sheltering from the artic weather about to hit mainland Britain.  Home to over 45,000 avian winter visitors, Islay is the most southerly island in the Inner Hebrides and enjoys its own micro climate with more than 30% Continue reading →