Aberdeenhire – Cairngorms National Park – Speyside – Isle of Skye – Oban – Edinburgh
From the urban cityscape of Edinburgh to the vast wilderness of the Highlands, this package offers an ideal blend of city, nature and adventure. Stops include the idyllic Isle of Skye and ever-mysterious Loch Ness.
Rental car pick-up
Broker: Sunny Cars
Vehicle: Mietwagen Sunnycars
Rate: Sunnycars (Stand: 24.05.2019): AB – Vauxhall Corsa /AC/2dr oder ähnlich, All-in/FF/AD
Location: Edinburgh Airport
This listed farm house was built in 1762 by the ancestors of the present owner. Forest with deer, birds chirping and tranquillity surround the rural idyll. Those who enter the prestigious stone house will be met by the stern glances of the ancestors of the McCombie family in the impressive galleried entrance hall. All the more friendly are the hosts who make every effort to make their guests happy. Veronica is a trained Cordon Bleu chef, which is reflected in both breakfast and dinner. The house in the heart of Aberdeenshire is ideally located for exploring the surrounding castles, gardens, and whiskey distilleries. Read more→
Host Rosemarie has been running the elegant B&B for over 16 years. The secluded property is situated on rich farmland east of Inverness just a few miles from the sea. The rooms are decorated with antique furniture handed down in Rosemariefamily through generations. The excellent meals are made using fresh herbs and vegetables grown on the farm. All room overlook the lovely grounds and Moray landscape beyond.
This B&B lies at the edge of the port town of Portree. The Cuillin Mountains are visible to the south and the Old Man of Storr, a beautiful hiking area with gorgeous nooks and crannies, rises to the north. The custom-designed rooms receive plenty of light. The living room has a fireplace and is replete with books and maps all about the Isle of Skye. Rick and Georgie also happy to give advice on where to go for day trips. Pubs, restaurants and shops can be found on the other side of Loch Portree.
The ferry crosses from the Inner Hebrides to the mainland.
The designer guest house located between Appin and Oban on the west coast affords unparalleled views of Loch Linnhe. The eight, individually decorated rooms have jacuzzi baths, underfloor heating and large panoramic-view windows. The day starts out with a healthy, hearty breakfast: smoked fish or sweet pancakes provide a delicious alternative to the usual ham and eggs fare. Excursions can be arranged to the islands of Iona and Staffa, once a source of inspiration for the German composer Felix Mendelssohn.
For dinner the hosts recommend the Eriska Hotel which also features a golf course and a spa. Reservations need to be made at the time of booking. Read more→
The host Sean O'Byrne is world champion in traditional longbowarchery. Anyone who wants to try this historic discipline of the ScottishHighlands can book a lesson through Umfulana (35, – GBP per person – advancebooking required).
Rental car drop-off
Location: Edinburgh Downtown
The hosts' first Blène, a former teacher, and Erland, a journalist with a wry British sense of humour, have created a guest suite in their new home in Cambridge Street. The suite is located on the ground floor of a stately Victorian mansion and is itself beautifully furnished in Victorian style. The couples' candlelight breakfasts are unparalleled: Choices include Pommes Rimbaut, Mushroom Taleggio, Asparagus Apocalypse and Oeufs à la Brioche. Although many of Edinburgh's most important sights are only minutes away, the rooms face a quiet garden.
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