Are you adventurous? See Scotland at your own pace, Maximize your time for fun, pleasure and relaxation.

BOOK A SELF-DRIVE VACATION:

We offer a wide range of self-drive packages which are tailor made to your touring preferences. Whether this is your first time to visit, or you are a seasoned visitor. Our professional staff at Brack Tours can plan your stay to maximize your fun, pleasure and relaxation. With Brack Tours travel experts, map out your journey around Scotland. We will confirm bookings for B&Bs, Manor Houses, Hotels or Luxury Castles, giving you a completely genuine touring experience.

Enjoy Scotland at your own pace:

  • There is certainly no better way to immerse yourself in the Scottish culture. Travel the back roads and byways of the country. Moreover, meet the Scottish people and discover Scotland’s hidden gems.
  • Visit historical sites by going back in time. As well as marvelling at the modern wonders of our cities. You could, alternatively, spend quiet time in a local pub having a fire-side chat with the local folk.
  • The music you will find all around Scotland will definitely delight your heart. It undoubtedly fills you with a feeling that ‘you have come to a place that is a home away from home.’
We tailor self-drive tours..

To Meet Your Requirements

We are happy to customize any of your suggestions to offer the tour that suits your requirements, tastes and preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience. We are confident that you will not find a more unique offering of self driving tours around Scotland.

Sample Self Drive Itinerary of Scotland

Dinner and refreshments will be served. You will awaken this morning to your first glimpse of Scotland.

“Fàilte gu na h-Alba”

Welcome to Scotland.

You begin your Scottish Self-drive adventure by firstly picking your car rental up at Glasgow Airport. 

From here you travel to the town of Inveraray which will be your touring base for the next two nights. 

Suggested visits today include:- 

  • Loch Lomond & The Trossachs 
  • Loch Lomond Cruise “Northern Highlights”
  • Auchindrain Highland Farm Township

Overnight & Breakfast: The George Hotel & Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa

Today you have a few options to explore you may choose to stay local and discover the sights around Inveraray or you may wish to drive along Loch Fyne and the Kintyre Peninsula

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Inveraray Castle 
  • Inveraray Jail 
  • Kintyre Peninsula 
  • Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse 
  • Glen Scotia Distillery

Whatever you choose to do it will be a fun filled day full of discovery and exploration. 

Overnight & Breakfast: The George Hotel or Loch Fyne Hotel

This morning you bid farewell to Inveraray and travel towards Fort William via the beautiful and scenic route of Glencoe. 

Suggested visits:-

  • Glencoe Visitor Centre 
  • Comanndo Memorial 
  • Ben Nevis

Overnight & Breakfast: The Moorings Hotel or similar

No visit to Scotland would be complete with visiting the famous Loch Ness and trying to capture a glimpse of the famous Nessie. 

It will be a fun-filled day of travelling along the beautiful shores of Loch Ness while also taking some famous sights along the way. 

Suggested Sightseeing:-  

  • Fort Augustus 
  • Caledonian Canal
  • Loch Ness 
  • Cruise on Loch Ness
  • Urquhart Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: The Moorings Hotel or Similar

You will now depart for the famed Isle of Skye leaving behind Fort William and the highlands. 

This scenic drive will have you travel along the shore of Loch Eil and you may even get a glimpse of the famed Glenfinnan Viaduct which was made famous in the Harry Potter Movies as the Hogwarts Express travelling along this Viaduct to take the students to Hogwarts. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Glenfinnan Viaduct 
  • Mallaig Ferry

Overnight & Breakfast: Kinloch Lodge or Cullin Hills Hotel

A full day of exploring the Isle of Skye awaits as you depart your hotel this morning. From majestic views to ancient castles you are sure to find something to meet your interests. 

Suggested Visits:-

  • The Fairy Glen
  • Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Dinosaur Footprints at Staffin
  • Trumpan Church

Overnight & Breakfast: Kinloch Lodge or Cullin Hills Hotel

Leaving behind the rugged Isle of Skye you travel inwards towards the City of Inverness which is now known as the Captial of the Highlands.

Your journey takes you via Kyle of Lochalsh here you may wish to visit Eilean Donan Castle.

Suggested Visits:-

Eilean Donan Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: Kingsmills Hotel or Similar

Today you will have the opportunity to discover and explore Inverness and the surrounding areas. 

From Inverness Castle to the famous battlefield of Culloden you’ll find that this area full of history.

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Inverness Castle
  • Inverness Cathedral 
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Clava Cairns 

Overnight & Breakfast: Kingsmills Hotel or Similar

Leaving behind the capital of the Highlands you will travel through the Cairngorm Mountains and may perhaps visit one of the Scottish Distilleries on you way to the beautiful town of Pitlochry. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Highland Folk Museum 
  • Dalwhinnie Distillery
  • Blair Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: Atholl Palace Hotel or Similar

After a hearty Scottish breakfast, it is now time to bid farewell to Pitlochry as you travel to Edinburgh City. 

You will have a few options today as you travel to the Scottish Captial. 

Option 1 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Stirling Castle 
  • Falkirk Wheel
  • Royal Yacht Britannia 

Option 2 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • St Andrews 
  • Royal Yacht Britannia 

Overnight & Breakfast: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton or similar

Having dropped your car rental of the day before you will now be able to explore the sites and wonders of Edinburgh from your centrally located hotel. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Hop on Hop of Bus Tours 
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Edinburgh Dungeon
  • Holyrood Palace 
  • The Scotch Whiskey Experience 

Overnight & Breakfast: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

We hope you have had a lovely time visiting Scotland as you leave your hotel behind and travel to Edinburgh Airport. 

Car Rental

Arnold Clark

To assist you in mapping out your travel plans, we have partnered with Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental. We will work with you to arrange the perfect car rental. Thus enabling you to embark on a self-driving tour. You can choose from a wide selection of Arnold Clark cars ranging from small economy cars to large MPV’s (Mini Vans).

If you require a sat. nav. we can book this directly with Arnold Clark. You will then pay for your sat. nav. upon collection at the Arnold Clark office at your designated location.

Image result for arnold clark car hire logo

What is Included:

  • Insurance

    The price you pay for your hire vehicle includes insurance as standard. However, you are able to purchase an excess waiver to avoid being charged if any damage to the vehicle occurs.

  • Roadside assistance

    In the unlikely event of a breakdown or accident, you can call the phone number provided on your keyring for assistance.

  • 250 miles free per day

    You will be given 250 miles free per day for all hires under 4 days. If you hire for 4 or more days, you will be given unlimited mileage.

  • Pick up and drop offs

    We aim to make your journey as seamless as possible. This is why some of our branches offer free pick-ups and drop-offs from local train and bus stations. Contact your branch for more details.

  • One way hire

    You can also drop off your hire car at another one of our branches. Please request this at time of booking.

  • A choice of add-ons

    We also offer a range of add-ons you can purchase, including baby and child seats from as little as £1, sat navs and additional drivers.

Terms of Use:

Normal terms and conditions of rental apply at all times. All rates include VAT & insurance and are subject to availability. Despite the purchase of insurance, an excess will be charged for any vehicle damage. Insurance cover is for UK mainland only unless clearance is granted prior to rental. Rate reductions are available for renters providing their own insurance cover (please ask for details). Rates include breakdown recovery.

Drivers

Drivers must be aged 23 years or over. Drivers aged 23–24 can hire up to a standard group car or a group B van. Drivers aged 25 or over can hire our PG group vehicle and all other vehicle groups. For drivers aged 23–24 a young driver supplement of £20 per day will be chargeable at all branches and will be required when booking online. Drivers over 75 will be asked to provide medical proof that they are fit to drive.

EU and International Drivers

EU licence holders not residing in the UK must bring a domestic driving licence and either a passport or ID card.

EU licence holders who are residents in the UK must bring with them a domestic licence, passport or ID card and proof of UK address. This can be two bills or one bill and another form of photographic identification, preferably a passport. We also accept utility bills and bank or credit card statements that have been issued in the last three months.

Drivers from outside the EU must possess a valid domestic driving licence with an English translation. If the English translation is not available, an international driving permit is required in addition to a domestic driving licence.

A passport must also accompany a domestic driving licence.

Fuel

All our rental vehicles run on either unleaded or diesel fuel. All vehicles will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. It is the customer’s responsibility to refill the vehicle at the end of the rental period. Fuel charges or fuel shortage will be charged at current pump prices plus a refilling surcharge. For 4-hour van rentals, fuel does not have to be replaced, fuel is charged at a per mileage rate depending on the size of van hired.

Whatever your query, we are looking forward to hearing from you!

*Email info@bracktours.com with any enquiries and a member of our travel team will be in touch*

Are you adventurous? See Scotland at your own pace, Maximize your time for fun, pleasure and relaxation.

BOOK A SELF-DRIVE VACATION:

We offer a wide range of self-drive packages which are tailor made to your touring preferences. Whether this is your first time to visit, or you are a seasoned visitor. Our professional staff at Brack Tours can plan your stay to maximize your fun, pleasure and relaxation. With Brack Tours travel experts, map out your journey around Scotland. We will confirm bookings for B&Bs, Manor Houses, Hotels or Luxury Castles, giving you a completely genuine touring experience.

Enjoy Scotland at your own pace:

  • There is certainly no better way to immerse yourself in the Scottish culture. Travel the back roads and byways of the country. Moreover, meet the Scottish people and discover Scotland’s hidden gems.
  • Visit historical sites by going back in time. As well as marvelling at the modern wonders of our cities. You could, alternatively, spend quiet time in a local pub having a fire-side chat with the local folk.
  • The music you will find all around Scotland will definitely delight your heart. It undoubtedly fills you with a feeling that ‘you have come to a place that is a home away from home.’
We tailor self-drive tours..

To Meet Your Requirements

We are happy to customize any of your suggestions to offer the tour that suits your requirements, tastes and preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience. We are confident that you will not find a more unique offering of self driving tours around Scotland.

Sample Self Drive Itinerary of Scotland

Dinner and refreshments will be served. You will awaken this morning to your first glimpse of Scotland.

“Fàilte gu na h-Alba”

Welcome to Scotland.

You begin your Scottish Self-drive adventure by firstly picking your car rental up at Glasgow Airport. 

From here you travel to the town of Inveraray which will be your touring base for the next two nights. 

Suggested visits today include:- 

  • Loch Lomond & The Trossachs 
  • Loch Lomond Cruise “Northern Highlights”
  • Auchindrain Highland Farm Township

Overnight & Breakfast: The George Hotel & Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa

Today you have a few options to explore you may choose to stay local and discover the sights around Inveraray or you may wish to drive along Loch Fyne and the Kintyre Peninsula

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Inveraray Castle 
  • Inveraray Jail 
  • Kintyre Peninsula 
  • Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse 
  • Glen Scotia Distillery

Whatever you choose to do it will be a fun filled day full of discovery and exploration. 

Overnight & Breakfast: The George Hotel or Loch Fyne Hotel

This morning you bid farewell to Inveraray and travel towards Fort William via the beautiful and scenic route of Glencoe. 

Suggested visits:-

  • Glencoe Visitor Centre 
  • Comanndo Memorial 
  • Ben Nevis

Overnight & Breakfast: The Moorings Hotel or similar

No visit to Scotland would be complete with visiting the famous Loch Ness and trying to capture a glimpse of the famous Nessie. 

It will be a fun-filled day of travelling along the beautiful shores of Loch Ness while also taking some famous sights along the way. 

Suggested Sightseeing:-  

  • Fort Augustus 
  • Caledonian Canal
  • Loch Ness 
  • Cruise on Loch Ness
  • Urquhart Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: The Moorings Hotel or Similar

You will now depart for the famed Isle of Skye leaving behind Fort William and the highlands. 

This scenic drive will have you travel along the shore of Loch Eil and you may even get a glimpse of the famed Glenfinnan Viaduct which was made famous in the Harry Potter Movies as the Hogwarts Express travelling along this Viaduct to take the students to Hogwarts. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Glenfinnan Viaduct 
  • Mallaig Ferry

Overnight & Breakfast: Kinloch Lodge or Cullin Hills Hotel

A full day of exploring the Isle of Skye awaits as you depart your hotel this morning. From majestic views to ancient castles you are sure to find something to meet your interests. 

Suggested Visits:-

  • The Fairy Glen
  • Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Dinosaur Footprints at Staffin
  • Trumpan Church

Overnight & Breakfast: Kinloch Lodge or Cullin Hills Hotel

Leaving behind the rugged Isle of Skye you travel inwards towards the City of Inverness which is now known as the Captial of the Highlands.

Your journey takes you via Kyle of Lochalsh here you may wish to visit Eilean Donan Castle.

Suggested Visits:-

Eilean Donan Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: Kingsmills Hotel or Similar

Today you will have the opportunity to discover and explore Inverness and the surrounding areas. 

From Inverness Castle to the famous battlefield of Culloden you’ll find that this area full of history.

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Inverness Castle
  • Inverness Cathedral 
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Clava Cairns 

Overnight & Breakfast: Kingsmills Hotel or Similar

Leaving behind the capital of the Highlands you will travel through the Cairngorm Mountains and may perhaps visit one of the Scottish Distilleries on you way to the beautiful town of Pitlochry. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Highland Folk Museum 
  • Dalwhinnie Distillery
  • Blair Castle

Overnight & Breakfast: Atholl Palace Hotel or Similar

After a hearty Scottish breakfast, it is now time to bid farewell to Pitlochry as you travel to Edinburgh City. 

You will have a few options today as you travel to the Scottish Captial. 

Option 1 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Stirling Castle 
  • Falkirk Wheel
  • Royal Yacht Britannia 

Option 2 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • St Andrews 
  • Royal Yacht Britannia 

Overnight & Breakfast: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton or similar

Having dropped your car rental of the day before you will now be able to explore the sites and wonders of Edinburgh from your centrally located hotel. 

Suggested Visits:- 

  • Hop on Hop of Bus Tours 
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Edinburgh Dungeon
  • Holyrood Palace 
  • The Scotch Whiskey Experience 

Overnight & Breakfast: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

We hope you have had a lovely time visiting Scotland as you leave your hotel behind and travel to Edinburgh Airport. 

Car Rental

Arnold Clark

To assist you in mapping out your travel plans, we have partnered with Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental. We will work with you to arrange the perfect car rental. Thus enabling you to embark on a self-driving tour. You can choose from a wide selection of Arnold Clark cars ranging from small economy cars to large MPV’s (Mini Vans).

If you require a sat. nav. we can book this directly with Arnold Clark. You will then pay for your sat. nav. upon collection at the Arnold Clark office at your designated location.

Image result for arnold clark car hire logo

What is Included:

  • Insurance

    The price you pay for your hire vehicle includes insurance as standard. However, you are able to purchase an excess waiver to avoid being charged if any damage to the vehicle occurs.

  • Roadside assistance

    In the unlikely event of a breakdown or accident, you can call the phone number provided on your keyring for assistance.

  • 250 miles free per day

    You will be given 250 miles free per day for all hires under 4 days. If you hire for 4 or more days, you will be given unlimited mileage.

  • Pick up and drop offs

    We aim to make your journey as seamless as possible. This is why some of our branches offer free pick-ups and drop-offs from local train and bus stations. Contact your branch for more details.

  • One way hire

    You can also drop off your hire car at another one of our branches. Please request this at time of booking.

  • A choice of add-ons

    We also offer a range of add-ons you can purchase, including baby and child seats from as little as £1, sat navs and additional drivers.

Terms of Use:

Normal terms and conditions of rental apply at all times. All rates include VAT & insurance and are subject to availability. Despite the purchase of insurance, an excess will be charged for any vehicle damage. Insurance cover is for UK mainland only unless clearance is granted prior to rental. Rate reductions are available for renters providing their own insurance cover (please ask for details). Rates include breakdown recovery.

Drivers

Drivers must be aged 23 years or over. Drivers aged 23–24 can hire up to a standard group car or a group B van. Drivers aged 25 or over can hire our PG group vehicle and all other vehicle groups. For drivers aged 23–24 a young driver supplement of £20 per day will be chargeable at all branches and will be required when booking online. Drivers over 75 will be asked to provide medical proof that they are fit to drive.

EU and International Drivers

EU licence holders not residing in the UK must bring a domestic driving licence and either a passport or ID card.

EU licence holders who are residents in the UK must bring with them a domestic licence, passport or ID card and proof of UK address. This can be two bills or one bill and another form of photographic identification, preferably a passport. We also accept utility bills and bank or credit card statements that have been issued in the last three months.

Drivers from outside the EU must possess a valid domestic driving licence with an English translation. If the English translation is not available, an international driving permit is required in addition to a domestic driving licence.

A passport must also accompany a domestic driving licence.

Fuel

All our rental vehicles run on either unleaded or diesel fuel. All vehicles will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. It is the customer’s responsibility to refill the vehicle at the end of the rental period. Fuel charges or fuel shortage will be charged at current pump prices plus a refilling surcharge. For 4-hour van rentals, fuel does not have to be replaced, fuel is charged at a per mileage rate depending on the size of van hired.

Whatever your query, we are looking forward to hearing from you!

*Email info@bracktours.com with any enquiries and a member of our travel team will be in touch*