Destination Guides

In-depth guides to our favourite places in Scotland


Here at The Tartan Road, we're passionate about Scotland and want to introduce it to as many people as possible. Spending our time arranging the best Scottish holidays, we're really lucky to be able to explore so many parts of Scotland ourselves. Here are a few of our favourite destinations.

If you would like more details on any of these places - or want to know more about somewhere else, then please contact us. We love talking about Scotland and are always happy to help with any questions.

Things to do in Kilmartin Glen in 2022

Things to do in Kilmartin Glen in 2022

Image: Johannes Woolard

Just an hour south of Oban, to the north of Lochgilphead and the Kintyre peninsula, lies one of Britain's most important concentrations of prehistoric and bronze age remains. There are more than 800 ancient monuments here, 150 of which are prehistoric.

Kilmartin Glen has been populated …


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Things to do in and around Edinburgh in 2022

Things to do in and around Edinburgh in 2022

Image: Visit Scotland / Kenny Lam

Edinburgh is truly a world city with a huge range of attractions to appeal to any discerning holidaymaker. Among many other accolades, its old town and new town together are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its location is no less worthy of …


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Things to do in Oban in 2022

Things to do in Oban in 2022

Oban is one of the biggest towns on the west coast of Scotland. It's a major transport hub but still has a charming and small-town feel that makes it one of the top holiday destinations in Scotland.

In Scot's Gaelic, Oban is called An t-Òban, which means The Little …


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