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Sligachan Bridge, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Scotland tours

Make the most out of your time in Scotland with the help of these sample itineraries, designed by our specialists to give you an idea of how you could spend your time in the country. From fly fishing with a local ghillie to sampling smooth single malts in a historic distillery, sleeping in a castle or hiking through lost Highland valleys, we'll help you make the most out of your time.

With their local knowledge and first-hand experience, our specialists will help you discover Scotland's key sights as well as its quieter charms on a bespoke tour that is based around your specific interests and requirements.

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Our recommended tours in Scotland

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Scotland, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Loch Morlich, the Cairngorms National Park

    Edinburgh and the Cairngorms National Park

    • Take a food tour of Edinburgh's New Town with a food writer.

    • Explore Rothiemurchus Estate in the Cairngorms with a countryside ranger, ending with a champagne picnic.

    • Go horseback riding through the largest swathe of Scots Caledonian pine forest left in Europe.

    • Enjoy a whisky and folklore tour in the heart of Edinburgh.

    • Take a distillery tour and tasting paired with locally made artisan chocolates.

    6 days from €2,200pp

  • Kilchurn Castle

    Whisky & wildlife on Scotland's west coast and islands (self-drive)

    • Enjoy the freedom of your own car on this self-drive trip. Audley can arrange a rental vehicle for you if required.

    • Take a distillery tour and tasting at one of Islay's world-renowned distilleries.

    • Explore the islands in Oban Bay on foot and by bicycle, spotting wildlife with a private guide.

    • Kayak on Loch Lomond, surrounded by mountains.

    • Take a wildlife cruise along Islay's shoreline to spy seals and porpoises.

    8 days from €3,085pp

  • Loch Lomond

    West Highlands and the Isle of Skye (self-drive)

    • Enjoy the freedom of driving your own car. Audley can arrange a rental vehicle for you if required.

    • Hike through Glencoe's untamed landscapes with your private local guide.

    • Enjoy an evening of Scottish storytelling in a classic hiker's pub.

    • Go sea kayaking to explore hidden coves and secluded beaches.

    • Take a foraging walk and try your hand at gin distilling on the Isle of Skye.

    9 days from €3,405pp

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