Coach Holidays to Scotland

Scotland is a really diverse country with so much to offer you on your coach holiday with something for everyone to enjoy. It stretches from the quaint highland villages, and beautiful sandy beaches to the bustling cosmopolitan cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visiting Scotland coach is a wonderful way to see the country, from the comfort of your seat you’ll get to see so much of this beautiful country en-route. There are a wide variety of options for coach holidays to Scotland, whether you’re looking for an adventurous coach tour or a you are taking the more relaxed approach there is certainly a coach holiday to suit your needs.

The Highlands & Islands, alongside neighbouring areas of Moray Speyside and Aberdeenshire  have many famous hotspots and attractions not to mention the magnificent scenery. There are many cities to visit including: Inverness, Torridon, the Isle of Skye, and the Outer Hebrides to name a few of the highlights not to be missed.


Inverness is a cosmopolitan city lined with plenty of culture and history for you to discover. Inverness is perfect for a city break. It offers a world of natural treasures and landscapes, including the outstanding Loch Ness, and the city itself which is the gateway to the famous North Coast 500. In the city you can visit the famous Inverness castle with beautiful panoramic views over the River Ness or you can relax in the botanical garden for a tranquil escape. A 30-minute journey by coach leads you to the legendary Loch Ness. You will also be able to experience the trail from Torbreck to Fort Augustus and enjoy the 34-mile drive with stunning landscaped views.


North East

During your trip if you head east you’ll find the UK’s largest National Park, Cairngorms,, which hosts more wildlife, mountains and stunning outdoors than you can ever imagine. During winter months you can enjoy winter sports here, while in summer there is a whole host of watersports to enjoy on Loch Morlich. In Speyside you can enjoy the famous Scottish Whiskeys with its numerous distilleries, the area is arguably the most famous of Scotland’s five whisky regions. The world famous Malt Whisky Trail is set here and takes in seven working distilleries, one historic distillery and the fascinating Speyside Cooperage. This is definitely not to be missed.

The West Coast and the Isle of Skye

Wherever you choose to visit on the island, you’ll be blown away by the breath-taking views and the stunning geological features that surround you. Known as ‘the garden of Skye’, the beautiful area of Sleat boasts sparkling blue seas, rocky shorelines, violet, heather-clad mountains and beautiful gardens. The area is full of history too.  You can visit Armadale Castle and its gardens, which is the spiritual home of Clan Donald.  On your coach journey as you head north, a visit to Dunvegan Castle is a must. Leave the coach for the day and jump on a ferry and explore the beautiful area of Lochaber, which is home to the quaint fishing port of Mallaig, the lovely little village of Arisaig, and Ardnamurchan point which is the the most westerly point on Scotland’s mainland.



The North Highlands and Torridon

Head west from Inverness and you will unveil the dramatic setting of Torridon in Wester Ross, which is a wonderful area for explorers and walkers to enjoy. Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve in Kinlochewe is home to a numerous mountain peaks, a variety of wildlife and so much more. If you love the outdoors, this is the stop for you. Scotland’s North Coast 500 starting and finishing in Inverness covers 516 miles of raw Scottish landscapes. In the far north, there are dramatic landscapes and beautiful beaches and a range of wildlife to explore on route in the areas of Durness, Tongue and Caithness. The well-known John O’Groats is the most northerly point of Britain’s mainland, and from here travel by coach along the spectacular scenic 147-mile coastal John O’Groats Trail to Inverness.  These are just some of the wonders you can enjoy during your coach trip.

The Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides are truly enchanting with an air of being mystical and magical. There is a noticeable different pace of life here and many untouched landscapes. The area is made up of 13 main islands, the most northerly and the largest being the Isle of Lewis. The fabulous Hebridean Way from Vatersay in the south to the Isle of Lewis in the north is not to be missed. For you foodies out there you can experience “The Eat Drink Hebrides Trail” which allows you to experiences all of the best food and drink in area with plenty of local delights including black pudding. This area is the birthplace of the authentic Harris Tweed, you can still find the knitwear available today.

This is a historic part of Scotland that maintains ancient traditions and culture, you can commonly hear Gaelic being spoken in pubs and local restaurants, or sung in bars by folk musicians.

These are just some highlights of what your coach holiday in Scotland could involve there is so much more for you and your family to explore.