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Scotland

Enjoy the best of the Scotland with a private trip designed just for you

Epic landscapes, rich history and a welcoming spirit

Historic castles, vibrant cities and arguably the United Kingdom’s most spectacular scenery, Scotland is an endlessly fascinating destination.

The Scottish Highlands are a patchwork of lochs, glens and craggy mountain peaks. Whether you choose to pull on a pair of hiking boots and take to its many walking trails, or admire it from the comfort of your cabin aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman, the epic landscape never fails to enchant. The Highlands are also rich in history and tradition with beautiful castles shrouded in mystery and telling tales of the mighty clashes of highland clans from centuries gone by.

Scotland’s West Coast is another gem, home to wild, unspoiled beaches and countless inlets that sparkle in the sun. Here you’re more likely to run into flocks of sheep and Highland cows than you are crowds of people. And, the seafood here is some of the best in the world. Heading further west are the Inner and Outer Hebrides. The landscape here is no less impressive. Every island has its own character from the rolling green hills of Skye to the white sandy beaches and rocky lunar-like terrain of Harris and Lewis. Along the West Coast and on the islands you’ll also find whisky and gin distilleries, many of which have been quenching the locals’ thirst for centuries.

Spectacular as it is, it’s not just the scenery that draws people to Scotland. From the vibrant and contemporary city of Glasgow to the more traditional Scottish capital of Edinburgh with its historic townhouses and imposing castle, life away from the wild is just as fun. And of course, the best way to reflect on all that Scotland has to offer, wherever you are, is with a wee dram and a piece of tablet.

Whatever you want from your Europe tour, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

Our Top Example Trips

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Explore the best of the British Isles starting in London and venturing across England and Scotland

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$9,598pp

From Edinburgh and Glasgow to the Highlands and West Coast, this 12-day trip is Scotland at its best

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$7,801pp

Explore Scotland's cities and Highlands and raise a glass to her finest whiskies

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Embark on a discovery of some of Scotland’s most majestic scenery and historic sites

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Explore the best of the British Isles on this trip from London across England and up to Scotland

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Explore the best of London and southern England before heading to Scotland and the Highlands

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Discover the enchanting world of Harry Potter on a trip through London, the Cotswolds, Edinburgh...

Need to Know

Haggis
is Scotland's national dish

When to go

Depending on where you want to go, Scotland can be a year-round destination, but spring and autumn are particularly pleasant. May to June and September to October are particularly pretty as the wildflowers and heather are at their best, falling either side the summer holiday surge in domestic visitors. Rain can make an appearance at any time of year, and the Highlands can be particularly unpredictable. Christmas in Edinburgh and its market make it an appealing time of year to visit the city while snow clad mountains and a chance of spotting the northern lights from a fire-warmed mountain retreat hold a certain allure for some.

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Meet your Europe Team

Travel Designer

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Travel Designer

Some of my most memorable travel experiences include kayaking in Antarctica, horse-back riding in El Calafate in Argentina, gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, climbing Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro and getting up close and personal with polar bears in arctic Canada.

Travel Designer

Over the past 10 years, I have reported from nearly 70 countries, including Greenland, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Bhutan, Nepal, the Seychelles, Bali, Thailand, and elsewhere around South-East Asia.

Travel Designer

My eyes light up when I talk about Sicily's variety, Sardinia's nature and Rome's insane cultural richness.

Concierge

Ask me about food and I will happily recommend my favourite restaurants!

Travel Designer

Castles in Scotland, vineyards in France and exploring Italy from lake to coast.

Start planning your trip by speaking to someone who knows this destination inside out.

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