These tourist routes take you through some of the most impressive landscapes of the country. You will find many wonderful attractions and charming towns and villages to visit.
Angus Coastal Route
Gracefully curved along the east coast, the Angus Coastal Route connects the cities of Dundee and Aberdeen. You pass an array of charming towns, beautiful nature and great attractions. Enjoy stunning views of the Grampian Mountains and the North Sea as you drive north.
Argyll Coastal Route
Travel from the banks of Loch Lomond to explore Scotland’s west coast and the scenic route to Fort William. Discover Loch Fyne, the Kingdom of Dalraida at Kilmartin and the diverse landscapes – from sea shores to mountain top.
Border Historic Route
The Borders Historic Route runs through the lush countryside of the Scottish Borders. Follow the route to Edinburgh and explore the charming villages you pass en route before reaching Scotland’s historic capital city.
Causeway Coastal Route
The Causeway Coastal Route is a 212 km (130 mile) road trip along the rugged and spectacular coast of Northern Ireland from Belfast to Londonderry. It is a scenic and varied drive with some premier tourist attractions like the Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge and the Giants Causeway and a lot of set locations for the world famous Game of Thrones, the lush green Glens of Antrim, the Gobbins cliff walk and several great beaches.
Clyde Valley Tourist Route
A 61 km long driving route along the River Clyde towards Lanark, passing through villages and picturesque countryside. See the World Heritage Site of New Lanark or stop at the hunting lodge of Chatelherault or the David Livingstone Centre at Blantyre.
Fife Coastal Route
With the Kincardine Bridge and the Tay Bridge at either end, the Fife Coastal Route follows a meandering path along the glittering Firth of Forth coastline. You are passing places such as the Royal Burgh of Culross, the beautiful fishing towns in the East Neuk and historic St Andrews.
Forth Valley Tourist Route
Explore locations such as the Forth Bridge and Antonine Wall, both World heritage Sites, the impressive metalwork of The Kelpies by Andy Scott and the fascinating engineering feat that is The Falkirk Wheel. Find your way into the Forth Valley on the excellent alternative route to Stirling, a city bursting with fascinating history.
Galloway Tourist Route
Travel through Galloway Forest Park on this delightful route from Gretna to Ayr. Stop at superb attractions, including Threave Castle and the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Explore the woodland trails on foot or by mountain bike and enjoy Loch Ken for a whole range of thrilling watersports.
Moray Firth Route
Soak up the wild beauty of the North Highlands on this meandering route from Inverness to Loch Fleet, via the glittering waters of the Beauly Firth, Cromarty Firth and Dornoch Firth. On the drive you’ll pass through the rugged landscapes of Easter Ross and Sutherland, two of the most breathtaking and untouched parts of the country.
North and West Highlands
In the most north westerly part of the Scottish mainland, the North and West Highlands driving route links Ullapool with John O’Groats. You drive through the stunning North West Highlands Geopark. On the route you’ll be treated to some of the most spectacularly wild landscapes in Scotland, complete with panoramic sea views, tranquil lakes and towering mountains.
Perthshire Tourist Route
A short but spectacular drive through the woodland and towering landscapes in the heart of Scotland. The Perthshire Tourist Route begins just north of Dunblane and finishes in Ballinluig. Watch as the peaceful landscape changes dramatically just north of Crieff, where you’ll find the heather covered slopes of the rugged Sma' Glen.