The Scottish Tour 2020

5th - 10th October 2020

This Scottish tour is another last-minute addition to the 2020 calendar following huge demand for UK driving tours. This exclusive tour of Scotland is limited to just 10 cars. We have chosen the best hotels on offer which boast not just fine accommodation but exquisite cuisine as well. We will drive stunning roads skirting Loch Lomond, Loch Ness and Loch Linnhe before enjoying the fabulous Old Military Road as we make our way down to Andy Murray’s 5-star Cromlix Hotel.

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What is Included

  • 5 nights' luxury accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Dinner with wine included on four evenings
  • Drinks reception on the first day
  • Parade laps at Knockhill Racing Circuit*
  • Exclusive tour limited to 10 cars
  • Classic GT experienced tour manager & support car
  • Comprehensive road book with road directions & daily itineraries

Tour Prices

£1,895.00

per person based on two sharing accommodation

£2,745.00

per person based on a single driver in single accommodation

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Itinerary

Scottish Prequel Tour

This exclusive tour of Scotland is the first of 3 in October and is limited to just 10 cars. We have chosen the best hotels on offer which boast not just fine accommodation but exquisite cuisine as well. We will drive stunning roads skirting Loch Lomond, Loch Ness and Loch Linnhe before enjoying the fabulous Old Military Road as we make our way down to Andy Murray’s 5-star Cromlix Hotel. 

Crossbasket Hotel

THE ITINERARY
Monday 5th October | Tour Assembly – Crossbasket Castle
The tour begins just south of Glasgow at the stunning 17th Century Crossbasket Castle Hotel which has been transformed into one of Scotland’s most luxurious hotels. Having parked the cars in the Castle grounds, a welcome drinks reception is awaiting inside where you will meet your fellow tour companions and Tour Manager. We then move through into our private area of the Albert and Michel Roux Jr restaurant for a 5-course dinner with paired wines.

 

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Tuesday 6th October | S. Glasgow to Fort William
After a hearty breakfast, the tour continues to the stunning Inverlochy Castle near Fort William. The castle was built in 1863 and offers a unique experience with elegant rooms and stunning scenery. Our route takes you north into the Trossachs where we will drive the Dukes Pass before arriving at Loch Lomond for some lunch.

Following lunch, we continue our drive along the banks of Loch Lomond on the A82 towards Glencoe. This part of the A82 is known to provide some of the most memorable driving experiences. We should arrive at the hotel late in the afternoon with plenty of time to explore the hotel and enjoy a warm cup of tea by the log fire.

This evening we will enjoy an excellent dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Porsche Scotland

Wednesday 7th October | Inverlochy Castle to Inverness
Today we plan to leave the hotel at 10.00hrs with plenty of time for breakfast and another visit to the spa if you would like. Our overnight destination today is the boutique 5-star Rocpool Reserve Hotel in Inverness.

Our route takes us north to the town of Invergarry before joining the scenic A87 filled with gorgeous highland views to the Eilean Donan Castle in Dornie, our lunch stop today. Following a light lunch and a wander around the Castle, we continue our drive on the Highland Tourist route to Inverness.

This evening is a free evening for you to enjoy either the Chez Roux hotel restaurant, or you are welcome to wander into Inverness and choose from the many restaurant recommendations on offer.

Thursday 8th October | Inverness to Dunblane
We aim to leave the hotel at 09:30hrs and head south via one of the most beautiful roads Scotland has to offer, the Old Military Road also known as the A939. This journey is full of smooth sweeping corners, open roads and incredible scenery. Our destination is the 5-star Cromlix Hotel, a Victorian country house near Dunblane and owned by Sir Andy Murray.  Upon arrival, we will park the cars in the hotel grounds and check into our rooms. Dinner this evening will be in our private dining room.

Road Trip

Friday 9th October | Dunblane to E. Edinburgh
This morning we have another relaxed start to the day, aiming to leave the hotel at 10:00 hrs to join the beautiful Scottish roads once again and head to the Knockhill Racing Circuit*.

Here we will all take part in some parade laps with some great photo opportunities on the circuit. Following the parade laps, you can now either choose to purchase the Triple Track Experience or head into Edinburgh for a spot of lunch and some shopping.  The Triple Track Experience includes the chance to drive 10 laps in a single-seater, 10 laps in a Legends racing car and 4 coaching laps in a Honda Civic Type R.

*NB: All planned activities at Knockhill Circuit are subject to confirmation and change by the venue. Additional COVID-19 codes of practice are in place for the welfare of all visitors meaning that some activities or opportunities at the circuit may differ from the advertised schedule.  

Leaving the circuit, we head for the 4-star Greywalls for a finale 3-course dinner in the Chez Roux restaurant.

Knockhill

Saturday 10th October | Tour Ends
After a fantastic few days, we will enjoy breakfast in the hotel before departing for home. If you have a long journey ahead of you please do let us know if we can help with any recommendations on how best to break up the journey.

 

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Booking your place on this event couldn't be easier. The first step would be to complete the online enquiry form and we'll call you back to get you signed up.

Once we have discussed your individual options, we will send you a booking form which when completed gives us all the necessary information about you, your co-driver and your car as well as other useful extras such as dietary requirements and special requests that you might have.

You can secure a place on any of our tours, road trips or driving adventures with a deposit of just £250 per person. There's no need to worry about paying anything more until the final balance is due (usually around 8 weeks before we travel) and you're welcome to pay your final before that date if preferred. If the event you wish to join is within the next 8 weeks, we will require the full payment to be made at the time of your booking.

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Minimum numbers 
We have a minimum number of participants required for all of our events enabling them to be viable for us to run - this is usually 10 cars unless stated otherwise. In the event that we don't reach the minimum numbers, the tour may be cancelled at which point your booking deposit will be refunded to you, or if preferred, allocated to another event of your choice.

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Hotels

Crossbasket Hotel

Steeped in history, Crossbasket Castle has many unique period features which have been restored to their original beauty using traditional craftsmen and materials.

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Inverlochy Castle Hotel

Inverlochy Castle Hotel is a beautiful 19th century castle nestling in the foothills of the mighty Ben Nevis it sits amidst some of Scotland's finest scenery.

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Rocpool Reserve

Rocpool Reserve will redefine the experience forever. It's about elegance, not exhibitionism.

Glow, not glitter. Quality, not quantity. Our discreet boutique hotel, bar and restaurant offers 5...

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Cromlix Hotel

When Scottish tennis superstar Andy Murray acquired Cromlix, close to his hometown of Dunblane, it signalled not only a return to his roots but the chance to reinvent the glorious era of grand...

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Greywalls Chez Roux Hotel

Greywalls Hotel is uniquely situated on the edge of Muirfield championship golf course with stunning views over East Lothian and the Firth of Forth. Overlooking the world-famous greens of the 9th...

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