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

8 days from £2,995pp

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Tour highlights

  • 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.

Price includes

  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • In-destination transfers

Itinerary idea in detail

Using your own vehicle for self-drive touring

  • Oban

    Make your own way to Oban. Whichever way you're approaching the 'gateway to the isles', the last section of the drive is guaranteed to be a scenic route as you journey through the rugged hills of Argyll. We recommend passing by the ruins of Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe, where you can stop to explore and stretch your legs.

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Contact a specialist

The specialist who designs your trip to Scotland will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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When to go

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Place Daily max temperature Monthly rainfall
Isle of Islay
Isle of Jura
Loch Lomond

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