Pick up a hire car at any number of destinations including Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, or Inverness for unlimited access to this fantastic country.
Follow the Malt Whiskey Trail in the Highlands and marvel at the region’s natural beauty. Uncover the romance of the country’s southern regions steeped in legend and ancient history and try your hand at a number of outdoor activities that will put roses in your cheeks.
Edinburgh & the Lothians
Visit Edinburgh and discover a unique blend of shops, historic attractions, gardens, and restaurants within the atmospheric cobbled streets of the Old Town and stylish Georgian avenues of the New Town. With an abundance of attractions, there won’t be a moment to spare during your visit.
Hop in the car and escape the city in favour of Lothian’s wonderful coastline and tranquil countryside. From romantic ruins to world-class golf, there’s plenty to discover. Whether you prefer long walks through rolling countryside or exploring the grounds of a country estate the Lothian landscape boasts a rich heritage for you to discover.
Inverness & the Highlands
Compact Inverness is a colourful city boasting a cultural heritage to rival any European city. With everything from historic Highland games to more current music festivals, a trip here is not to be missed.
Wander through the Old Town and admire its historic buildings. Browse the shops or enjoy an afternoon tea as you plan your evening. Visit Inverness Castle, currently used as a court house. Take the circular walk along the River Ness passing landmarks such as St Andrew’s Cathedral.
Other highlights include the Cairngorms National Park, the Malt Whisky Trail at Speyside, and Loch Ness. All are within easy reach of Inverness and are a great way to experience Scottish culture. Whether you fancy hillside hikes through unspoilt scenery, or touring the whisky distilleries, the Highlands have something for everyone.
Dundee & Angus
A dynamic and cosmopolitan city, Dundee is now a thriving centre for life sciences, digital media, and arts and culture. Get to grips with the history of Dundee and Angus at the McManus art gallery and museum, D’Arcy Thomas Zoology museum, or Caird Hall.
A place of beautiful gardens and fantastic golf courses, Dundee and the surrounding region of Angus attract historians and sportsmen alike. Visit one of the estate gardens, country parks, or botanic gardens. The variety of walled gardens, woodland walks, hothouses, and orangeries make for a relaxing day out.
Home to the Carnoustie Championship Course, Dundee & Angus is perfect for both seasoned golfers and beginners. With around 30 courses all within a 40 minute drive from Dundee there’s no excuse not to play a round. If the challenging Carnoustie course is too much, why not hone your skills at the Montrose Medal course established in 1562!
Glasgow & the Clyde Valley
Stylish Glasgow is home to stunning architecture, museums, and excellent galleries. Alternatively, collect your hire car at the airport and explore the west coast of Scotland.
Enjoy the city’s energetic buzz and immerse yourself in its culture. Get caught up in the irresistible social whirl of lively restaurants, bars and clubs, or make the most of sits excellent shops and treat yourself to a day of retail therapy.
A short drive from Glasgow leads to a strikingly different landscape of breath-taking scenery, medieval landmarks, and ancient legends. Clyde Valley and its river path offers an endless array of woodland, parks, and gardens all leading towards the pristine beaches of the Firth of Clyde.
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Whether you’re looking for bright lights and fine dining or fresh air and stunning scenery this area of contrasts is guaranteed to satisfy your travel cravings.