Now that the summer crowds are beginning to dissipate, the ferries to the Outer Hebrides become much more available, as does the camping on the islands. Click these links for more information on Ferries and Outer Hebrides Campsites.
Although a wee bitty colder at this time of year, the Outer Hebrides is a treat you will not want to miss! With spectacular beaches, beautiful scenery and it’s own little taste of history including the standing stones of Lewis and the birthplace of Donald Trumps mother. Don’t let the latter put you off, as these islands are spectacular in their beauty and serenity. The autumn or spring months are the perfect time to set off on this adventure. The leaves start to turn, dazzling glorious colours in autumn and in spring everything comes to life, from snowdrops to little lambs with black socks.
We set off from the picturesque village of Fintry and headed into the Trossachs to start our campervan adventure.
First stop in the beautiful town of Callander to pick up supplies. This busy tourist town offers plenty of coffee shops, eateries, outdoor clothing shops and is surrounded by gorgeous scenery. Only 30mins drive from Fintry, it is well worth a visit on your first or last day. Continue reading “3-5 day tour with Lassie”→
SCOTLAND’s newest driving route, the North East 250, has been officially launched, with high hopes it will bring a tourist boom to Speyside, the Cairngorms, Deeside, Aberdeen, the east coast and the Moray coast.
Launched at the Moray Speyside Tourism Conference in Elgin, the circular route takes in fantastic roads and views along with castles, wildlife, coastal villages, stunning beaches, golf courses, mountains, forests and distilleries.
The North East 250 has been developed by local businessman Guy Macpherson-Grant, whose family’s roots on Speyside go back to the 16th century.
Many of our clients are from overseas, so here is a handy ‘Driving tips’ video to help you adjust before you get here. Rules are the same throughout the UK (Other than Alcohol limits which are more strict in Scotland). Have a safe trip in your Campsie Camper.
We packed up our VW Campsie Camper with the kids and headed north from Fintry, Stirling to try out the N500 (North Coast 500). In a nutshell, we had the trip of a lifetime and the scenery is some of the best you will ever see. Also travelled to the Isle of Skye and North Uist. Castles, beaches and much more… Friendly people, great food. We feel incredibly lucky to have this on our doorstep.