Welcome to The Tartan Road

We offer bespoke holidays in stunning Scotland. Based in the Highlands on the west coast of Scotland, we use our local knowledge to build tailored itineraries with hand-picked accommodation, transport and unforgettable experiences.
With vibrant cities, stunning landscapes, pristine beaches and everything in between, Scotland is the perfect destination and we can't wait to help you discover it.

Featured Scottish Holidays

Classic Scotland with Castle Stays

Classic Scotland with Castle Stays

6 Days / 5 Nights

Self-Drive Holiday

Luxury  Castles 

This itinerary has a castle stay every night - we've found a beautiful route taking in some of the most incredible scenery and experience that Scotland has to offer. Whether you have fond memories of childhood tails of dragons, knights and heroic adventures, an appreciation of grand and wonderful architecture or simply want to feel like a Laird or Lady for the day, there's something magical and exciting about staying the night in a castle.

from £1085 p.p.*

Twin cities - Edinburgh & Glasgow from London - 1 Week

Twin cities - Edinburgh & Glasgow from London - 1 Week

7 Days / 6 Nights

City Break

Winter  Luxury  Whisky  Gin  Food  From England 

A tale of two Scottish cities, this week-long itinerary helps you make the most of the cultural and architectural delights of Edinburgh and Glasgow. This variation includes berths on the Caledonian Sleeper train to get you to and from London.

South West Coastal 300 in Winter

South West Coastal 300 in Winter

6 Days / 5 Nights

Self-Drive Holiday

Winter 

The ultimate luxury road trip in South-West Scotland. From rolling hills and forests to magical coasts and lochs, incredible hotels, delicious food, this self-drive tour will captivate you from the moment you arrive.

Why book with The Tartan Road?

Local Experts

Our headquarters are near Oban on the west coast of Scotland. We are one of the few tour operators based in the Scottish Highlands. Our local experts use their knowledge to create your bespoke itinerary. You'll explore at your own pace, with guidance on the area to make sure you don't miss the unmissable!

Scotland Self-drive Specialists

We think a self-drive holiday is one of the best ways of exploring Scotland. From the dramatic mountain scenery of the Highlands and the raw beauty of the Islands to the gentle hills of the Borders and the culture of the cities, this small country is easy to explore by car. We spend a lot of time self-driving in Scotland ourselves, so we can tell you all you need to know to have a wonderful experience!

Bespoke Service

Every one of the holidays we put together is different. Whatever you love, whatever you enjoy and whatever your needs, all of our itineraries are tailored for you. We start from your wishes and interests and go from there. The sample itineraries on our website are just an indicator of what is possible - and hopefully a source of inspiration.

Book with confidence

As a tour operator, all of the holidays we sell are covered by the package travel regulations. This means your holiday arrangements with us are 100% financially protected. When you pay us for your holiday, your money is safeguarded by a guarantee that you will be refunded in the unlikely event of our insolvency.

Holiday Styles

Self-drive Tours
Self-drive Tours

We think a self-drive holiday is one of the best ways of exploring Scotland. From the dramatic mountain scenery of the Highlands and the raw beauty of the Islands to …

City Breaks
City Breaks

Scotland has seven amazing cities - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth and Stirling - to choose from, each with its own unique charm and set of attractions that keep …

Holiday Themes

Luxury Scotland
Luxury Scotland

Five-star hotels, exclusive island retreats, top-notch transport, incredible food and truly out-of-this-world private excursions - Scotland's luxury market has something for everyone looking for a high-end holiday with a difference.

Castles
Castles

Scotland has a huge variety of castles, from pre-historic hillforts to victorian baronial mansions.

From England
From England

Scotland is a convenient and surprisingly easy-to-reach destination from England, with a range of different transport options to suit your needs. Those wanting to take advantage of the stunning scenery …