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Scotland is filled with historic castles and beautiful lochs and makes a great holiday destination. This 7-night self-drive tour takes in the West Coast and the delightful Isle of Mull.

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Day 1

After arrival in to Glasgow Airport journey to Culzean Castle (around 1hr 15 minutes). Like a story book castle, Culzean stands dramatically on a cliff top, with superb views across the Firth of Clyde to the mountains of the Island of Arran. This will be your home for the night. Culzean Castle houses a museum which reflects the different stages of Culzeanā€™s past, from Robert Adam's additions to its heyday as one of the grandest houses in Scotland. A stay at Culzean offers a unique experience.

Day 2

En-route from Culzean Castle, perhaps do a spot of shopping on Style Mile in the City of Glasgow, take a boat ride on Loch Lomond, or visit the Trossachs National Park, before heading to Oban to Barcaldine Castle, which will be your home for 2 nights. Barcaldine is a delightful Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran.

Day 3

Spend the day exploring the town of Oban, visit the gardens of Argyll & Bute or visit Dunstaffnage Castle or the Scottish Sealife Sanctuary or head further afield to Glencoe or Fort William and view the Highlands of Scotland. Retreat to the castle's lounge for a cosy night by the fire.

Day 4

After breakfast, depart Barcaldine Castle and take the ferry from Oban to Craignure on the Isle of Mull. A 45-minute journey from Craignure takes you to Tobermory, the home of Glengorm Castle. Glengorm is a haven offering tranquillity and sheer natural beauty with views across the North Atlantic; a great base to explore the Isle of Mull and its attractions. Visit the coffee shop on the estate for a taste of local produce or a spot of lunch or enjoy one of the many walks on the estate.

Day 5

Glengorm is ideally located to visit the Isle of Iona, a tiny island off the southwest coast of Mull in the Inner Hebrides. It is only 1.5 miles wide by 3 miles long, with a population of around 120 permanent residents, yet rich in history and heritage it is a great place to explore and visit Iona Abbey. Head back to Mull for a relaxing night at Glengorm Castle.

Day 6

After a hearty breakfast, take the return ferry back to the mainland. Take the route from Oban to Inveraray and visit Inveraray Castle and Gardens, Home of the Duke & Duchess of Argyll and visit Inveraray Jail a living museum and visitor attraction. After spending time in Inveraray, continue on your way to Loch Fyne, which is the home of Stonefield Castle. With delightful seafood on offer, enjoy dinner at the castle's Loch Fyne Restaurant.

Day 7

Pay a visit to the charming fishing village of Tarbert or explore the local area. The location of Stonefield gives you superb access to all the ferry points across to the islands, such as Jura, Islay, Gigha and Arran. After a day of sightseeing, spend your final night at Stonefield Castle.

Pricing

This itinerary is priced from £605 per person and includes:

  • 1 night at Culzean Castle on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 nights at Barcaldine Castle on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 nights at Glengorm Castle on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 nights at Stonefield Castle on a bed and breakfast basis.

Make an Enquiry

This tour is a sample itinerary. We can create custom castle tours to suit all needs! For a full quotation you can enquire by clicking the button below. Alternatively, you can call us 7 days a week on +44 (0)1422 323200

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Please note:

  • The itinerary includes accommodation only and is based on 2 persons sharing a Double /Twin Room. (Single supplements available on request).
  • Rates may be higher at peak times, such as weekends and in high season (eg. summer months / festive periods and bank holidays). An accurate quotation will be provided to you at the time of enquiry.
  • The price shown is the base price based on standard room types with the board basis (eg. Bed and Breakfast / Room only) clearly shown.
  • Room upgrades can be arranged at a supplement.
  • Please note that Barcaldine Castle does not accept children under 14 years of age.
  • Dinner can be added at Stonefield Castle for a supplement.
  • To tailor-make your tour, additional or reduced nights can be arranged and itineraries reversed. Ask for details from your Celtic Castles Sales Advisor.
  • All castle accommodation is subject to availability.
  • Transport is not included in the cost, therefore you would be required to make your own transportation arrangements. The ferry to the Isle of Mull can be arranged directly with Calmac.
  • Visitor attraction tickets are not included. Some visitor attractions are seasonal, therefore please check that these are open during your travel dates.

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