Scottish History!

Castles & Manors of Scotland

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7 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

See Edinburgh, Argyll, Loch Ness and more

Stay in luxurious accommodations and tour Scotland's rich history on this 7-night self-drive vacation. 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Edinburgh (EDI)
  • Manual economy rental car for the duration
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
    • 1 night in Edinburgh at the Macdonald Houstoun House or similar
    • 1 night in the Aberdeen area at the Norwood Hall Hotel, or similar
    • 2 nights in the Inverness area at Tulloch Castle, or similar
    • 2 nights in Argyll at Loch Melfort House or similar
    • 1 night in Edinburgh at Macdonald Houstoun House or similar
  • Breakfast daily
  • The Scottish Explorer Pass, granting free entrance to Scotland's most outstanding historic attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle, Urquhart Castle, Stirling Castle and much more 
  • Service charges and 20% VAT

Please Note: While we always do our best to ensure that at least one or more castle-style property is included in your confirmed accommodation, we unfortunately cannot guarantee this as castle hotels are limited throughout Scotland. Please note that you will have plenty of opportunities to visit various historic castles during this trip with the use of your included Explorer Pass.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Drive past green countryside, charming villages and everything in between during your self-drive vacation.

  • Experience Scottish myth and legend when you visit castles sprinkled across the country.
  • Includes the Scottish Explorer Pass which gives you access to many of Scotland's top visitor attractions and historical sites.

  • Stay in traditional manor homes, castles and charming hotels all with unique Scottish charm.

  • See where the argyle pattern was born in the town of Argyll. Pick up a sweater for you and the whole family!

Package Overview

Arrive in Edinburgh and pick up the rental car that will be yours for the duration of your trip. Begin your Scottish tour in the capital city and see your first castle - Edinburgh Castle.

From there, drive to three diverse places: Aberdeen, Inverness, and Argyll. Visit the lake where the fabled Loch Ness monster lives and explore Scottish castles that sit atop cliffs overlooking lochs and ocean. Stroll through Aberdeen's glittering city (buildings were built with locally quarried grey granite, which can sparkle like silver) and buy an argyle sweater in its birthplace of Argyll. For the duration of your trip, use the Scottish Explorer Pass which gives you access to many of Scotland's most significant historical sites.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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Escorted vacation packages are per person based on two travelers (unless otherwise specified), and typically include hotel accommodations; transportation with professional driver/guide; sightseeing as listed, some meals, local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage of one (1) suitcase per person, due to limited capacity on motor coaches. Space is limited and prices may be restricted to certain travel dates, length of stay or room type. Driver and guide gratuities are not included, and are at the discretion of the traveler. Terms and conditions apply. Minimum child ages and handicapped traveler restrictions may apply on escorted tours; please call for details. 

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