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Planning a road trip for Dad

Hi Everyone

My brother and I are planning to take Dad on a road trip to Scotland in August for 8 nights. We will be travelling from Lancashire to spend a first night in Oban and would then plan an itinerary from there. We want to include distilleries, boat trips, island hopping, castles and battlefields - the beautiful scenery is a given. We are happy to stay in several B&Bs, hotels etc. My only issue is that Dad is 79 and not great on his feet so want to avoid too much walking. It's a beautiful country and we want to make sure that whilst it's only 8 nights, we want him to have an amazing time.

I would welcome any itinerary ideas to help me plan this special trip.

Thank you for reading 

Phil

Comments

  • BineBine Member
    edited July 2016
    Hi @Phil1968 , sounds like a great idea! We did a roundtrip 2010 and started here .newlanark.org
    Then had two night in Oban, visited the distillery and enjoyed the scenery. We then went on to theoldmanselochcarron.com
    Nice to do an Isle of Skye roundtrip. 
    Then on to Inverness to explore Loch Ness, Inverness and Fort Williams. Stayed here inverness-loch-ness.co.uk, great house. Finale we went to Edinburgh for the last days. Hope you have a good time! Kind regards Bine
  • VisitScotlandJulieVisitScotlandJulie ✩ Member, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hello @Phil1968

    You might like to take inspiration from this island hopping itinerary 


    Islay would be great for the finest tour of whisky distilleries.

     
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