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Perthshire The Highlands And The East Coast

Perthshire The Highlands And The East Coast

by Scottish Tourer April 01, 2011

Day 1

Why not spend your first day in and around Perth also known as the fair city. Home of some fine art galleries and the oldest reparatory theatre in Scotland. A short drive away is Scone Palace and the National Hunt Race Course, or for motor sport enthusiasts this is also the headquarters for the Scottish Rally Championship, Mcrae Forest Stages rally in October.

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Leave Perth and head north in your Motorhome to Dunkeld, If your needing to stretch your legs a walk up to the Hermitage situated of the A9 is perfect. Travel and spend first night at Pitlochry, a popular and busy Victorian town in the Perthsire Highlands. Don’t miss a visit to the Pitlochry dam and the salmon ladder. There are also well signed woodland walks and it’s paradise for mountain bikers. Close by at Blair Atholl is one of Scotland’s many malt whisky distilleries and the famous Blair Atholl Castle, the home of the only private army in Britain. For the more adventurous of you, a half day booked with Nae Limits is a must.

Day 2

Driving north head for Aviemore, a winter ski resort and also hill walking and water sports in the summer months. Aviemore is set in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park. Close by at Carrbridge is the Landmark Adventure Park. very popular with the young and the young at heart. For a more relaxing attraction fit in a visit to the Waltzing Waters. Motorhome parking is available at a vast number of sites in this area.

Day 3

North again to Inverness, plenty to do and see here from Shopping to Battle Fields, the capital of the Highlands of Scotland has plenty to offer everyone. Why not take one of the many boat trips available, and then park up the motorhome for the night on the banks of Loch Ness to do some monster spotting!

 

Enjoying the view of the loch from the motorhome

Enjoying the view of the loch from the motorhome

Day 4

Head East along the coast for Elgin, miles of beautiful beaches are to be found at Lossiemouth and it’s favoured by the mild Gulf Stream. Boat trips for dolphin spotting, surfing and cycle paths are all available here.There are plenty of sites available to park up the motorhome along this coast.

Day 5

Motorhome down and spend the day in , the Granite City. Scotlands third largest city has something for all ages and taste. Shopping, granite architecture, modern arts scene, indoor and outdoor activities the list goes on and on.

Day 6

Further south along the beautiful coastal road will take you through Stonehaven, Montrose and onto Arbroath. Don’t miss out on sampling Scotlands famous Arbroath Smokies and how they’re prepared in the many smokehouses. A short drive will take you to Dundee where you can visit top quality award winning visitor attractions including Discovery Point, follow captain Scotts journey to Antarctica and The Verdant Works, a history about the Dundee weavers.

Day 7

An hours drive will take you to the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh, which is listed as a world heritage site. With sights such as Edinburgh Castle set atop an extinct volcano it’s easy to see why Edinburgh has been voted one of the top visitor destinations in Europe for many years. With an abundance of shops, restaurants and bars as well as all the tourist attractions, one day won’t be sufficient to see all the Edinburgh has to offer. If you have a late night park up the motorhome in one of the sites available in Edinburgh before travelling back to Perth on your final day.

Edingburgh Castle

Edingburgh Castle


This is just a few suggestions of what Scotland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands have to offer you on your motorhome holiday, the visitor attractions, activities, castles and distilleries are to numerous to mention. Your motorhome comes complete with maps, books on great days out and activities in Scotland, and Historic Scotland Places to Visit. The beauty of your motorhome holiday is the freedom to choose what you want to do at your own pace.
We are situated very central in Perthshire Scotland, it’s the ideal starting point to tour Scotland whether you want an action packed adventure or a restful motorhome holiday enjoying barbeques Loch side underneath your motorhome awning admiring the scenery. The choice and freedom are yours. Please visit our website and view our range of motorhomes to start planning your own adventure http://www.scottishtourer.co.uk/motorhome
 


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