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6 Night Tour Glencoe, Arisaig, Skye and Oban

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 Continue reading →

4 most atmospheric historic places to visit in Scotland

4 most atmospheric historic places to visit in Scotland Why do tourists from around the world flock to Scotland?  As well our outstanding Food and Drink offering, the stunning scenery, the friendly Scottish people and of course, the weather….the majority of tourists come to Scotland to embrace and soak up our rich cultural history.  The success of TV shows such as Outlander have furthered the popularity of Scotland and whilst places such as the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield visitor centre should be on Continue reading →

Driving the North Coast 500 in winter and spring guide

Navigate direct to: Day 1: Getting to the Gorgeous West Coast | Day 2: Ullapool and Sutherland | Day 3: Castles and Legends | Day 4: The North Coast leg | Day 5: Whisky and Wildlife “North Coast 500,” I hear several times on my train journey north. “North Coast 500” I hear again on my return journey back to Glasgow. It’s a snowy day in January and it seems the whole of Scotland is talking about this epic touring route around the north coast Continue reading →