Lang Atholl brings you The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip. Showcasing Scotland’s stunning scenery, fairy-tale castles, historical ruins and white sandy beaches.
Having been voted one of the world’s top coastal touring route, alongside our Luxury partners we have created a captivating 5 Star package for you to enjoy.
“One of the best driving packages on the market”.
Accommodation: Kinloch Lodge
From your arrival location you will be transported to Kinloch Lodge a Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards winner for Most Hospitable Hotel. It is a historic destination hotel and world-renowned restaurant on the Isle of Skye, located a short distance from Scotland’s North West Coast. With an overnight stay in the luxury hotel and a cooking experience with TV chef Marcello Tully. With the Isle of Skye often described as one of the most impressive places on earth guests can enjoy the relaxed comfort of Highland hospitality and leave with an unforgettable experience.
Accommodation: The Torridon
The following morning, your choice of luxury car will be waiting for you as you wake up from your first night’s sleep. You will then take off on a road leading to the finest hotels and dining experiences this side of the Atlantic.
As you start your travels along “Scotland’s Route 66” The Torridon will be the next destination. Awarded 5 stars from the AA, and winning won Cateys Independent Hotel of the year The Torridon also has been awarded 5 Gold stars from Visit Scotland in 2018. At the end of the spectacular sea loch, set in 58 acres of parkland, The Torridon has one of the most magnificent locations in the country. This resort is one that can offer something for everyone whether it is a relaxing pamper or a reviving outdoor escape. You can then experience the luxurious dining experience at the AA three rosette rating,1887 restaurant. Following your meal you can then enjoy a digestif in their award winning Whisky and Gin Bar.
Accommodation: Inverlodge Hotel
You then travel by boat to the impressive sandstone cliffs of seabird breeding colony Handa Island. The Island has over 200,000 seabirds on its towering cliffs plus also 250 pairs of puffins breed here. You can also occasionally see otters, dolphins, minke whales pilot whales, basking sharks and the amazing orca. Following the boat trip you will then dine at the seafood restaurant close by where you can enjoy fresh seafood straight from the boat with the views of Handa Island.
The next stay will be in the Inverlodge hotel where you can enjoy the tranquil retreat of the exceptional natural beauty. The stay here not only offers the opportunity to experience the natural environment but also the luxurious facilities and excellent cuisine of one of the best hotels in the Scottish Highlands. The Chez Roux Restaurant provides hearty country cooking which uses all the delightful products from the sea which is on its doorstep.
Accommodation: Forrs House
You will begin your day visiting Smoo Cave which is a spectacular sea cave set into the limestone cliffs in Sutherland. It boasts one of the largest entrances to any sea cave in Britain at 50 ft high and is floodlit inside. You will have a chance to also explore the area and stop off for a spot on lunch in beautiful Durness.
In the evening you will reside at Forss House Hotel & Restaurant a gem which you will discover along your journey on the North Coast 500. It is a beautiful 1810 country house hotel which is set in 20 acres of woodland. This is the perfect location to take in the fresh air and relax for your next day of exploring Scotland.
Accommodation: Links House Hotel
Next you will enjoy staying in the Links House Hotel which is Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner 2018, a National Winner in the Scottish Hotel Awards and also won Best Restaurant Experience at the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2017. It is a country house and restaurant offering you a luxurious accommodation. The Links House has been excellently restored to reflect the strength if its setting, overlooking the 1st tee at the Royal Dornoch Golf Club. You can also experience the Michelin recommended fine dining restaurant and wine cellar which overlooks the gardens. The head chef creates fresh menus daily, sourced from the finest local suppliers and they have an extensive wine cellar which consists of aged varietals from across the world.
Accommodation: The Rocpool Reserve Hotel
Following the Links House Hotel you will then travel to the Rocpool Reserve Hotel and Chez Roux Restaurant. The boutique hotel, bar and restaurant offers 5 star luxury in the centre of Inverness. It being located in the capital of the Highlands, Inverness, the beautiful house has stunning views over the River Ness and is only a few minutes walk from Inverness Castle and city centre. In the evening you can experience yet another of Chez Roux’s restaurant experiences which offers Scottish ingredients with a French twist.
The award winning Loch Ness Boat Trip will be next on your trip as you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Loch. Whilst on the cruise you will travel round the Loch sightseeing the Urquhart Castle experiencing its 1,000 years of history and also trying to catch a glimpse of Nessie.
Accommodation: Boath House
You will then travel to Nairn to stay in the luxury award winning Boath House. It is widely renowned for its style, quality and fine cuisine. This 5 star Restaurant with Rooms and award winning garden. The inviting restaurant offers you fine views over the gardens down to the lake with a glimpse of the wild flower meadow. The House has won itself four AA rosettes since 2006 and also 1 Michelin Star.
As your trip comes to an end you will take part in a foraging experience with Michelin Star chef Charlie Lockley the chef at Boath House. Charlie Lockley who encourages the public to source their own fresh ingredients by foraging was named Scottish Chef of the Year. This gives you a unique yet luxurious dining experience.
Your transport will be arranged to your preferred leaving point from Boath House.
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