Trip around Scotland

Exploring Scotland in a campervan during winter can be a magical experience, but it’s important to plan your itinerary carefully to account for the colder weather and shorter days. Here’s a suggested itinerary for a winter road trip in Scotland in an Easicampers motorhome:

Day 1: Arrival in Edinburgh

  • Arrive in Edinburgh and pick up your Easicampers motorhome.
  • Spend the day exploring Edinburgh’s historic sites, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, and Holyrood Palace.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite or designated motorhome parking area.

Day 2: Edinburgh to Stirling

  • Drive to Stirling and visit Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument.
  • Explore the charming old town of Stirling.
  • Overnight stay in a nearby campsite.

Day 3: Stirling to Glencoe

  • Head northwest to Glencoe, a stunning valley with dramatic landscapes.
  • Enjoy winter hikes and take in the breathtaking scenery.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite or designated area.

Day 4: Glencoe to Isle of Skye

  • Drive to the Isle of Skye, stopping at Eilean Donan Castle along the way.
  • Explore the fairy-tale landscapes of Skye, including the Old Man of Storr and Quiraing.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite on Skye.

Day 5: Isle of Skye

  • Spend the day exploring more of Skye’s natural beauty, such as Fairy Pools and Talisker Bay.
  • Visit Dunvegan Castle if it’s open during the winter months.
  • Overnight stay in the same campsite on Skye.

Day 6: Isle of Skye to Inverness

  • Drive to Inverness, the capital of the Highlands.
  • Explore Inverness Castle and take a stroll along the River Ness.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite near Inverness.

Day 7: Inverness to Cairngorms National Park

  • Head south to Cairngorms National Park, enjoying the winter scenery.
  • If you enjoy winter sports, consider skiing or snowboarding in Aviemore.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite in or around Cairngorms National Park.

Day 8: Cairngorms National Park to Aberdeen

  • Drive east to Aberdeen, stopping at Balmoral Castle if it’s open.
  • Explore the city, including the beach, and try some fresh seafood.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite near Aberdeen.

Day 9: Aberdeen to Dundee

  • Travel south to Dundee and visit the V&A Dundee museum.
  • Explore the city’s waterfront and cultural attractions.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite or designated area.

Day 10: Dundee to Edinburgh

  • Return to Edinburgh, stopping at the Kelpies or Falkirk Wheel if you didn’t visit them earlier.
  • Spend your last evening exploring Edinburgh or enjoying a traditional Scottish meal.
  • Overnight stay in a campsite near Edinburgh.

Make sure to check campsite availability and opening hours of attractions, as some may have seasonal variations. Additionally, be prepared for winter driving conditions and pack accordingly for the colder weather.

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