Castles and Whiskey

Castles and Whiskey

Highlights
  • Landscapes peppered with centuries-old castles cloaked in mystery and legend
  • Sample drams in Speyside's iconic whiskey distilleries like Glenfiddich and Glenlivet
  • Explore the imposing and historic castles of Dunnottar, Eilean Donan and Glamis
  • St Andrews, home to a 10th century castle and Scotland's oldest golf course
  • Balmoral Castle, Scottish home of the royal family, set in the Cairngorm National Park
  • Perthshire, the heart of Scotland, abounds with forested glens and charming towns

Discover a land steeped in myth and legend; from crumbling castles and plush royal residences to dramatic scenery and fine seafood accompanied by honey-hued drams. Our collection of tours exploring Scotland's Highland castles and whiskey regions has been carefully curated to ensure you get the most out of your trip no matter your time frame. 

Immerse yourself in the distilling process on the Scotland Whiskey Trail as you tour Perthshire, Royal Deeside and Speyside. The latter is home to almost half of Scotland's distilleries, making it the heartland for every whiskey lover! Alternatively, uncover dramatic tales of epic clan battles, the Jacobite Rebellion and Shakespeare's Macbeth on the Scotland Castles Trail as you visit the likes of Dunnottar Castle's ruins perched atop seacliffs and the beautiful gardens of Cawdor Castle. If your idea of the perfect trip is a combination of history and fine single-malt whiskey then our Scotland Castles & Whiskey self-drive discovery tour is the one for you. 

By day explore Scotland's rich heritage and varied landscapes; from idyllic countryside and charming seaside towns to the rugged Cairngorm National Park and sweeping coastline. Spend evenings planning the next day's adventure with our information pack brimming with local expertise and accompanied by hearty Highland cuisine with a dram or two. 

All Photos (10)
Featured

Why Macs

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided hiking & biking is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
Reviews

21,000+ Customer Reviews

Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
Currency:
$ - USD - US Dollar
Country/Region name:
USAUSA