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Places to visit In Scotland

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Motorhome Hire Scotland

Some of the best places to stay when visiting scotland. Each place and accommodation is selected for its own unique character, making touring Scotland a rare individual experience. All can be visited at your own leisure in a Hire / Rental Motorhome

 

Touring Edinburgh
The historic city Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and the second most popular tourist destination in the UK after London.There are lots of restaurants and cafes and an abundance of things to see and do. Park your hire / rental motorhome at the many park and rides.
Glenalmond House has been selected for its fine hospitality.  It has car parking facilities and is convienient for the city centre.

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On The Ferry

Touring Fort William
Fort William is a major tourist centre on the road to the isles. It is an important location for hillwalking and climbing due to its position near the foot of Ben Nevis Scotlands Highest Mountain and other munro mountains. An ideal base for touring Scotland in a Rental Motorhome
Myrtle Bank Guest House offers a warm welcome in picturesque surroundings which is only a three minute walk from the centre of  Fort William.

Touring Glasgow
Glasgow is the largest city in scotland and with 13 free museums and galleries, over 70  parks and gardens, numerous cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops there is no shortage of things to do.
has been selected for its ideal location close to the centre with car parking facilities.

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Narrow Road

Touring Gretna Green
Gretna Green is one of the world’s most popular wedding destinations and hosts over 5000 weddings each year. The Gretna Gateway Outlet Village provides a wealth of shops and is handy for motorways for touring Southern Scotland.
Kirkcroft Guest House is selected for its historical interest having been both a school house and a post office and provides good Scotland accommodation

Touring Inverness
Inverness is known as the capital of the highlands. It is a good touring base with good road rail and air connections. It has many fine buildings such as Inverness Castle and St Andrews cathedral.
Westbourne Guest House on the west bank of the river ness offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation just a five minute walk from the city centre.

Touring Isle of Arran
The Isle of Arran is one of the most southerly of the scottish islands. It has a great diversity of landscapes and seascapes with large mountains along with pretty villages and woodlands.
Belvedere Guest House has all the homely features for a quiet relaxing stay. Free wi-fi is available as well as a residents lounge with piano and home cinema.

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Touring Isle of Islay
Islay is the southernmost  island of the inner hebrides and is most noted for its eight malt whisky distilleries. Islay, known as the queen of the hebrides is also known for its scenery and wildlife.
Glenegedale House overlooking Laggan Bay offers luxurious accommodation in 10 acres of grounds and gardens. Self catering is also available.

Touring Isle of Mull
The Isle of Mull is a fantastic place to spend a holiday. It has castles, boat trips, fantastic scenery and exceptional beaces. Tobermory, the largest town on the island, has brightly painted buildings along its main street. Ferries which can accommodate you Hire Motorhome available from Oban
Pennygate Lodge is a former georgian manse overlooking Craignure Bay it is just a short walk from the ferry terminal, providing a good base for the island.

Touring Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is well known for its natural beauty, its colourful history and its wonderful wildlife which includes the golden eagle, red deer and atlantic salmon. The largest town ,Portree, is well known for its picturesque harbour.
The Pink Guest House is located on Portree harbour and offers fine accommodation and views across the sea to the Isle of  Rassay and Ben Tianavaig.

Touring Kintyre
Kintyre is the gateway to the isles of Gigha, Islay and Arran and was made famous by the Paul McCartney song Mull of Kintyre.
Kintyre is known for the more relaxing pastimes of walking golf and fishing.
The Ashbank Hotel is in the heart of the beautiful fishing village of Carradale only a short walk from the mile long sandy beach and harbour.

Touring Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond is the largest freshwater body in the UK, measuring 24 miles long, five miles wide and at its deepest, 600 feet deep. Loch Lomond Shores shopping centre on the south of the loch provides a wealth of shopping oportunities.
Culag Lochside Guest House is situated on the banks of Loch Lomond has stunning views and even has its own private jetty.

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Aberfeldy
The small market town of aberfeldy in the highlands of perthshire has lots to offer .The Birks of Aberfeldy is a steep sided wooded glen leading to the Falls of Moness. The town is also famous for Dewars world of whisky .
Coshieville House is a 300 year old former inn with an attractive garden and ample free parking for those touring scotland by car.

Aviemore
Aviemore is an all year round tourist destination and in a good location for exploring the cairngorm national park. The town is close to the cairngorm ski area and the caingorm mountain railway.
Ravenscraig Guest House offers a guest lounge with a warm log fire, spacious bedrooms and a warm friendly welcome.

Ayr
Ayr is noted for its wonderful views of Arran and the Ayshire countryside which served as an inspiration to the poet Robert Burns. Golf Courses, castles and shopping are just some of the reasons to visit Ayr.
AyrGate House is a spacious contemporary accommodation with private parking within walking distance of the town centre.

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Dornoch
Dornoch is famous for being the wedding venue of Madonna and Guy Richie. It has a 13th century church, a world famous golf course, a craft centre and sandy beaches. Skelbo castle and Fearn Abbey are just short drives away.
Kyleview House is surrounded by gardens , has ample parking good Scotland Accommodation and offers wonderful views across the kyle.

Touring Loch Ness
Loch Ness is famous for its beauty and history as well as our legendary monster. It also offers the historic Urquhart Castle and the Caledonian Canal and has lots of heritage and wildlife trails around the loch.
Woodlands Guest House is a friendly high quality guest house with extensive and attractively maintained gardens close to the banks of Loch Ness.

Touring Mull of Galloway
The mull of galloway is the most southerly point in scotland. The area offers clifftop walks, lighthouses, castles and visits to the many gardens. The coastal region has some wonderful restaurants to sample the local fresh caught fish.
Dunskey Guest House lies in its own private grounds overlooking the picturesque village of Portpatrick.

Touring North Berwick
The many attactions at North Berwick include, boat trips to Bass Rock, visits to Tantallion Castle, the Scottish Seabird Centre or the Museum of Flight. North Berwick has been voted the most beautiful town in scotland on 2 occasions.
Glentruim is a four star bed and breakfast close to the centre of North Berwick providing a warm friendly welcome and wholesome breakfast.

Touring Oban
Oban is known as the Gateway to the Isles and its attractions include the Waterfront Centre, the Cathedral of St Columba, the Oban Distillery, Dunollie Castle, Dunstaffnage Castle and McCaig’s Tower.
Dunheanish Guest House is recommended for its glorious views over to the isles of Kerrara and Mull and its close proximity to McCaigs tower.

Touring Perth
The fair city of Perth has had a turbulent past and was the scene of the battle of the clans. A few miles to the north lies Scone which was the crowning place of the king of the scots. Perth is also famed for its fishing and shopping.
Clunie Guest House offers four star accommodation and is just a 10 to 15 minute walk from the city centre.

Touring Royal Deeside
Royal deeside offers the tourist Balmoral Castle, (open to the public in the summer), the Braemar Gathering (Highland games). Tourists can see golden eagles in the Linn of Dee area or watch salmon jumping at the Falls of Feugh.
Cranford Guest House in the picturesque village of Braemar offers the visitor contemporary rooms, off street parking and free wi-fi.

Touring Speyside
Speyside is most noted for its many whisky distilleries which offer tours for visitors to the area. There are also many castles and and salmon smokehouses to visit, while enjoying the beautiful scenery in this quiet area of Scotland in your hire motorhome.
Cragganmore House offers good accommodation and good views of the River Spey and Ben Rinnes has an award winning chef and is close to several distilleries.

Touring Stirling
Stirling is a place of great historic interest with lots to see and do, from Stirling castle with its battlements, great hall and royal chapel to the National Wallace monument with the 700 year old wallace sword. A good base in central scotland
Munro Guest House is a family run business just a ten minute walk from Stirling Castle offering a generous breakfast using local produce and fine Scotland accommodation

Touring The Trossachs
The Trossachs are one of most beautiful areas of Scotland, and has many lochs and mountains. The wonderful landscapes were immortalised in poetry by Sir Walter Scott. Stirling Castle and Loch Katrine are good places to visit.
Arden House is a wonderful 4 star guest house with marvellous views and exceptional breakfasts.

Touring Ullapool
Ullapool is a beautiful, remote and exciting part of Scotland, and a handy place for ferrys to stornaway and the outer hebrides. Beaches, islands, waterfalls, mountains and gorges are some of the many things to explore in the area.
Dromnan Guest House offers four star Scotland accommodation with private parking a residents lounge with sea views over loch broom.

Scottish Islands

 

Whether touring scotland by car Or Motorhome hire. by train, or perhaps on foot. The scottish Islands are the fun place to visit. Island Hopping is easy and fun. Places such as Oban and Ullapool are good bases for exploring the islands.
The main ferry provider “Caledonian Macbraine” serves over 45 ports on the west coast of scotland. As well as regular tickets they also offer “Hopscotch” tickets which allow touring to several different destinations at an ecconomical price.


Scottish Highlands

 

The Highlands of Scotland are an unspoilt wilderness of breathtaking scenery. Accommodation in the towns and villages are a good base for visiting the many castles and sites of historic interest that the Highlands have to show.
The skiing destinations such as Aviemore and the Cairngorms give a range of winter activities and have visitors the whole year round.
The high peaks, forests, glens, lochs and wildlife make touring the Scottish Highlands a destination worthy of a visit.


Lochs

 

Scotland has ver 31,000 freshwater lochs, so you dont have to travel far to find one.
The best bases for touring the Scottish lochs are the Great Glen which has a chain of lochs connected by the Caledonian Canal, and the Trossachs National Park where the highlands meet the lowlands.
Some of the larger Scottish lochs such as Loch, Lomond, Loch Katrine or Loch Ness have short cruises and water based activities.


Cities

 

The Scottish Cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling have a vast array of things to see and do. They provide a good base for touring central scotland and have good transport links to almost every area.
The cities provide a good touring break. Everything is close at hand so you can leave the car in the carpark and explore.
The cities give you everything – restaurants, museums, nightlife, shopping, pubs, theatre, ghost tours, historical walking tours, parks and castles.

Motor Home Hire is Very Popular In Scotland

 

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On The Beach

The face of world of tourism has been changing very fast over the last few decades and that is why the tourism industry is standing on the verge of a great and worldwide tourism revolution. There is no doubt that these changes are certainly good in favour of the visiting tourists and also for the tourism industry of the concerned countries. Every year, the numerous tourists from all parts of the world are spending millions and millions of foreign exchange while visiting different places that are scattered in all parts of the world.

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Lunch Stop

Apart from delicate hotels and restaurants and delicate food items, the visiting tourists to Scotland also like to avail the best of the conveyance facilities that are available in the place where they are visiting. That is why various touring companies and agencies are also spending quite a large sum of money behind getting the best cars and other means of conveyance for themselves. In the process of development, the use of motorhome hire / Rental is becoming more and more popular these days. These motorhomes are available almost in all parts of the world.

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View of the Highlands

The basic concept behind the motorhomes is a type of motor vehicle which can fulfill the need of a wonderfully comfortable home for the users. These motorhomes are also known by various names like motorcaravans, RVs, Campervans, and Wohnmobiles. Whatever the name may be, it is very true that these motorhomes are the best choice of motor vehicles that the tourists have started preferring these days. These motorhomes are available in the form of motorhome hire /  rental. In the Scotland, the business of motorhome hire/ Rental is rising very fast and that is why various automobile companies are expanding their business with these help of the motorhome rental Scotland.

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Sunset Over Skye

The structure of the motorhomes is very much in accordance with the requirement of the global community. These vehicles are light in weight and that is why they consume lesser amount of energy sources. Due to this vehicles are less expensive and that is why they are more affordable. These motorhomes are actually super luxurious motor vans that have more than one room, a kitchen space, drawing space and also toilet. This clearly suggests that these motorhomes are delicate homes on the move. The interior portion of the motorhomes is decorated quite tastefully too. There is no doubt that the availability of the motorhome hire / Rental in Scotland is an added advantage for the visitors as they can get the best and also the most affordable conveyance in the form of motorhomes.

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Wild Camping