Scotland Driving Routes 2021
Getting off the beaten track, touring undiscovered highlands, visiting local legends and stopping off at more than a few local whisky distilleries… If you don’t already know about Scotland motorhome holidays, you should.
With Scotland campervan hire, you can enjoy unbounded exploration at your own pace, on your own schedule. It doesn’t take much for inspiration to strike, but to get you on your way, we’ve highlighted our 5 top driving routes around Scotland:
- Heart 200
- North East 250
- North Coast 500
- Scottish Highland Discovery
- Speyside Whisky Trail
1) Heart 200
Perth – Stirling – The Trossachs – Highland Perthshire
Scotland’s Heart 200 is a a new touring route, approximately 200 miles around Perth and Stirling. This epic journey takes you to some of the most iconic parts of Scotland. Tour across national parks, to the breathtaking Loch Lomond, wonderful wildlife of Cairngorm and completed by the mesmerizing rivers and mountains of the Trossachs.
In your camper, you’ll get a front row seat to mythology, fairytales and unbelievable beauty. The hidden heartlands of Scotland are just waiting for you to get lost in.
Pick up your campervan at Bunk Campers Edinburgh Depot and make your way north into the Scottish Highlands, ready to start your own Heart 200 Road Trip adventure.
Read about our Heart 200 Road Trip Adventure
2) North East 250
Dornoch – Glenlivet Estate – Portsoy – Cruden Bay – Aberdeen – Edinburgh
Experience a journey through Tom & Anna’s eyes as they embark on a campervan road trip around Scotland’s “lesser known” North East 250 (spoiler alert, it’s as captivating as its counterpart, the North Coast 500.)
The scenic drive takes you to authentic Scotland stopping off at castles, distilleries, and seaside towns. It’s North Eastern route spans 250 miles, allowing you to complete it anywhere from three to five days. This is the perfect campervan road trip for those who don’t have a lot of time in Scotland or planning on touring in the off season.
Travel on a budget with campervan hire from just £45 per day from November to March.
3) North Coast 500
Inverness- Applecross- Ullapool- Lochniver- John O Groats- Dingwall
The North Coast 500, Scotland’s answer to route 66, encompasses land undiscovered by many, archipelago islands, and 500 miles of stunning landscape and you can enjoy all that in the luxury of comfy camper. The driving route takes you on a journey from Inverness through Scotland’s enchanting Highlands, to the west and rugged north coast, and promises to leave any traveler pounding on the pedals for more.
4) Scottish Highland Discovery
Edinburgh – Loch Lomond – Isle of Skye – Eilean Donan – Loch Ness – Inverness – Caringorms
Scotland is a treasure trove of sights & scenes just waiting to be discovered and the Scottish Highland discovery is, in our opinion, the closest way to see it all. Picking up in the capital, this campervan journey will see you hopping on the ferries to nearby islands, stopping off at castles & passing folklore, legend and breathtaking scenery on the way.
The multi stop journey mixes culture with scenery, culinary delights with historical landmarks and much, much more. With something new around every corner, just sit back, follow the map and enjoy.
This trip is perfect any time of year, with each passing season offering something new & unexplored. Make sure to book enough time so you can really enjoy the lay of the land and pick the right transport to get you there. Our range of campervans & motorhomes have something for everyone.
5) Speyside Scottish Whisky Trail
Edinburgh – Speyside – Loch Ness – Eilean Donan – Edinburgh
Looking for the spirit of Scotland? Look no further than this route, covering Malt Whisky country where you’ll find local legends, ancient distilleries and more than a taste of Scotland’s national drink and biggest export.
This campervan hire Scotland journey takes you on a scenic drive, best described as a whisky lover’s dream. Visit the oldest, highest and most isolated distilleries complemented by castles, lakes and scenery all the way.
On your search for your favourite spirit, you’ll be able to dabble in 100s of local and aged malts. The morning after, there’s no better cure than visiting remote fishing villages, enjoying the outdoor activities or just relaxing on the Loch’s banks.
How to book?
Bunk Campers is Scotland’s leading campervan and motorhome hire company. Book online direct on our website. If you have any questions email us or call us at +44(0) 2890 813057 and we’ll be happy to assist.
We look forward to welcoming you and can’t wait to hear about your own Scotland campervan tour!