• 8 Day Pet Friendly Scotland Car Tour

    8 Day Pet Friendly Scotland Car Tour

    8 Days where you and the mutt discover the joy of Scotland together! Scroll down for info

Pet Friendly Scotland Tour

A fantastic 8 day round trip of Scotland, staying in pet friendly accommodation. This tour is available from April to October. Simply choose the day you want to start the trip and we book it all the hotels for you! (and no your dog cannot chase it!)

Itinerary summary

Day Hotel Location Hotel Example
Day 1 Edinburgh area HIE Waterfront
Day 2 Royal Deeside area Huntly Arms
Day 3 Inverness area Royal Highland Hotel
Day 4 Inverness area Royal Highland Hotel
Day 5 Isle of Skye/Kyle of Lochalsh Kyle Hotel
Day 6 Fort William Loch Leven Hotel
Day 7 Glasgow HIE Riverside
Day 8 Departure  

Day 1 Arrival

Arrive at Edinburgh/Glasgow Airport and pick up your self-drive car. Depart for the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. As one of Europe’s must see destinations Edinburgh offers much for the visitor, great museums and art galleries, fantastic shopping, great restaurants and bars and one of the most unforgettable skylines with Edinburgh Castle dominating the centre of the city overlooking Princes Street Gardens. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 2

After your Full Scottish Breakfast depart Edinburgh heading north crossing the Forth Road Bridge with its dramatic views of the Victorian feat of engineering the Forth Railway Bridge. Continuing north visit Pitlochry, a small Highland town. Stop at the Salmon Ladder where you may be lucky enough to see salmon leaping! From Pitlochry, travel towards Braemar. You will take the very scenic & dramatic road over the Spittal of Glenshee one of the highest points in Scotland and also site of one of Scotland’s ski resorts. Descend into Braemar which sits in the heart of Royal Deeside, the favoured holiday area for the Royal Family in Scotland.

Day 3

Today you will ravel through the Speyside area towards Inverness. Speyside is a great area to sample some of Scotland’s Natural Larder. You can learn everything you need to know about Scotland’s National Drink with a tour of one of the Speyside distilleries. You can visit Glenfiddich, McCallan, Grants, Cardhu and many more. Visit the pet friendly battlefield of Culloden Moor, site of the last land battle on British soil. Wander around Inverness, capital of the Highlands, take the Strathspey Railway from Boat of Garten to Aviemore, watch the Ospreys at Loch Garten. Accommodation in Inverness area.

Day 4

Enjoy a day visiting the West Coast of Scotland. Journey across to Ullapool, a quaint fishing village. Then travel down past the dramatic Corrieshalloch Gorge to the Inverewe Gardens, run by the National Trust. These magnificent gardens have a famous rhododendron collection and who would expect to find palm trees in Scotland. Take a stroll through one of the pet friendly walks of Pinewood Trail, Inverewe Trail or Kernsery Path. Return through the magnificent scenery of the Torridon area and past Loch Maree. Return to the Inverness area for overnight.

Day 5

Today travel south again going via Loch Ness. Loch Ness forms part of the Caledonian Canal a feat of some great engineering by Thomas Telford linking East Scotland with West by using a series of lochs linked by a canal system. Make a stop at Urquhart Castle, a very scenic spot and also the place where the most sightings of “Nessie” have been. Continue on the road to Kyle and take the bridge to explore Skye, the largest and most scenic of the Hebridean Islands. Overnight in Kyle of Lochalsh/Isle of Skye.

Day 6

This morning, journey south to Kyleakin where you will cross over the new “Skye Bridge” to the mainland enjoying a brief photo-stop at Eilean Donan Castle, the magnificent setting of the film “Highlander”. Continue onto Fort William set in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain.

Day 7

From Fort William, start travelling south. Travel through the beautiful and mysterious Glencoe, which is a great spot for walking the dog. You then travel over Rannoch Moor and into the heart of the Trossachs. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs are home to a variety or terrain and are known as the “Highlands in miniature”. Continue to Glasgow for your final night.

Day 8 Departure

Unfortunately it is time to leave Scotland. Return to the airport and leave your car.

Exclusions

  • Car Hire
  • Entrances detailed in itinerary
  • Evening meals
  • Lunches
  • Personal Expenses

Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation in the above style of accommodation with facilities inclusive of Scottish breakfast.
  • First pet supplement
  • Service & VAT

Min Age

NA

Tour Vehicle Type

Self-Driven

Departure Point

Edinburgh or Glasgow

Duration of Tour

8 days

Months of Operation

April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Rates & Dates

The price is per person for the whole tour, and is based on two people sharing a room. The single person supplement applies to single rooms. 

Tour Prices Per Person for 2015 - 1st April to 31st October 2015

Months 2 or 3 Star Hotel
April and October
£450.00
May, June and September
£515.00
July £565.00
August £590.00
Single Person Supplement £285.00

Child Policy

Based on one child sharing a room with 2 adults:

  • 0-4 years : Free
  • 5-12 years: 50% of adult price
  • 13 years and above: Adult price

Booking Notes

The tour is available from April to October. Simply enter your preferred start date during the booking process.

Click on the 'Book Now' button for our secure online booking form. Please be aware it can take several days for JAC Travel to book the accommodation for you; we'll then take payment and email you the list of your accommodation.

 Cancellation Charges:

Please note that when a customer cancels any confirmed JAC Travel Tour, a standard charge of 10% of the booking price will be made to cover administration costs. For cancellations more than 5 working days prior to the start date, full refund less 10% admin fee. For cancellations within 5 working days of the start date - no refund will be made.