Scottish Highlands Self Drive Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Scottish Highlands Self Drive story by: Inspire UK & Ireland 5 days/4 nights. Scotland is a great place to travel by car. The highland roads can be quite narrow but are often relatively free from traffic and the surrounding countryside is simply stunning, Restaurants offer some great locally produced meals. There are loads of historic sites but perhaps the best thing about driving is the warm Scottish hospitality you get wherever you go. Day 1: Glasgow - Oban. Drive along the shores of Loch Lomond and visit the stunning gardens of Crarae and Arduaine before arriving in the seaside town of Oban. Option: take the ferry out to Mull or Iona and spend some days in these delightful islands! Day 2: Oban - Inverness. Head North along the coast past the solitary Castle staler picturesquely set on a tidal islet on Loch Laich. Visit Form William, Ben Nevis, Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle on route to Inverness - home of the Loch Ness Monster! Day 3: Inverness - Perth. Just outside Inverness you can visit Culloden - the last battle fought on British soil and site of the massacre of many of the Scottish clans. Travel the winding roads through the Grampian Mountains to Perth. If the highlands natural beauty with its long shimmering lochs, snowy mountains, green glens and rugged coastlines isn’t enough, its also common to spot some fantastic wildlife like seals, red kites and stags as you drive so keep your eyes open. Day 4: Perth or St Andrews. Explore Perth and take in a round of golf at the legendary St Andrews course. Day 5: Perth or St Andrews - Edinburgh -driving through the delightful town of Stirling. Stirling is home to Stirling Castle and the legacy of William Wallace of Braveheart fame. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Done this? Tell your friends about it.