Scotland by Motorhome Tour around Oban and the Western Highlands
from Edinburgh or Glasgow
Tour Highlights:Loch Lomond, Luss, Crianlarich, Tyndrum, Glen Lochy, Dalmally, Loch Awe, The Falls of Lora, Oban, Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray, Rest and be Thankful, Argyle Forest Park, Glasgow
Enjoy some of Scotland’s most beautiful lochs, glens and mountains as you tour in your hire / rental Motorhome through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park to visit the attractive town of Oban, in the heart of the beautiful Western Highlands.
The journey will take you northwards through the Loch Lomond and Scotlands Trossachs National Park with it’s lochs and mountains and into the Highlands. From the Capital of Scotland …Edinburgh travel to Glasgow then make your way through Rob Roy country towards the little Highland village of Tyndrum.
Next make your way through Glen Lochy to romantic Kilchurn Castle, which stands guard at the head of Loch Awe. For years Loch Awe was a natural protection for the Campbells of Inveraray against their enemies from the North of Scotland.
Oban is a picturesque fishing port set on the Firth of Lorn. Please make plenty of time to discover this bustling town and enjoy the views towards the Island of Kerrera and the Inner Hebrides beyond. you can park at the Ferry Port.
The 3rd Duke of Argyll built the “new” town of Inveraray between 1746 and 1780 at the head of Scotlands Loch Fyne.
The town sits in the shadow of his castle and, as you will discover, this pleasant town retains much of its 18th Century charm.
During our descent of Scotlands “Rest and be Thankful” mountain pass in your hire / rental Motorhome we’ll see the original road, built by General Wade, winding its way up the through the glen.
Soon you will reach the Argyll Forest Park where icy streams cascade down through wooded glens.
Shortly you will return to the gentle shores of Loch Lomond once more. It’s a short drive to Glasgow and then onward to Scotlands Capital .. Edinburgh.