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Tourist routes in Scotland

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Why explore Scotland with a touring caravan when you can hire a motorhome? The routes and tours below come recommended from Todd's Tourers.
If you would like any further information on activities for your Scottish adventure speak to Todd's Tourers in Perthshire today 
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Callander to Aberdeen via Dundee - 145 miles

The Aberdeen Coastal Route begins in Callander, a bustling tourist town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling, and often described as the gateway to the Highlands. Follow the A84 North through spectacular scenery to Lochearnhead, from there head East on the A85 to the City of Dundee. Dundee is Scotland's fourth largest city, with many attractions. From Dundee follow the coastline on the A90 through Angus and north to Aberdeen, a stunning city of glittering granite. Along the way you will discover the spectacular coastline dotted with picturesque seaside resorts - Broughty Ferry, Monifieth, Carnoustie, Arbroath, Montrose, Inverbervie and Stonehaven.

You’ll also enjoy sandy beaches, championship golf courses, nature reserves, country parks and a fertile countryside reaching inland through the Mearns and the Vale of Strathmore to the scenic splendour of the Angus Glens and the Grampians.
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Deeside Tourist Route - 160 miles

The Deeside Tourist Route begins in Callander, a bustling tourist town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling, and often described as the gateway to the Highlands. Follow the A84 North through spectacular scenery to Lochearnhead, from there head East on the A85 to the City of Perth. Perth is a city in Perthshire, which sits on the banks of the River Tay. A former capital of Scotland, Perth was made a city again by the Queen as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012. It is a large provincial area and the main administrative and cosmopolitan centre for the beautiful and primarily rural surrounding 2,000 square miles of Perthshire. Perth is located around 50 miles north of Edinburgh and enjoys a beautiful position on the banks of Scotland's longest river, the Tay, at 119 miles. With a rich and influential history that stretches back over 800 years, Perth has served as its country's capital and has always been one of the most important political, judicial and commercial centres in Scotland. Many of the Scottish kings were crowned on the Stone of Destiny at Scone Palace, while there are many famous historical figures who left their mark on this royal burgh. Today, Perth is a bustling city of around 50,000 inhabitants. It offers a range of entertainment, shops, cafés and restaurants and is recognised as one of Scotland's premier culinary centres.
From Perth the route runs north for 107 miles (171 km) to Aberdeen. You will travel through the area around Blairgowrie, which has long been associated with the growing of soft fruit, before the Highland landscape takes over and the route climbs 2,182 ft (665 m) on the A93, Britain's highest main road.
Enjoy spectacular mountain views in every direction as you pass through Glenshee, which is home to one of Scotland’s five snowsports centres and offers has an excellent array of other outdoor pursuits, before descending to Braemar. 

As you drive through Royal Deeside, you will pass Balmoral Castle, a summer residence of the Royal Family since the days of Queen Victoria and the newest addition to Scotland’s only castle trail. Follow the route through the delightful villages of Ballater, Aboyne and Banchory before finally reaching Aberdeen, the Granite City.
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Fife Coastal Route - 85 miles

The Fife Coastal Route starts in Callander runs 85 miles (136 km) around the beautiful north east coast of the Kingdom of Fife. Follow the route north from Callander to Lochearnhead, then head East to Dundee. South from Dundee to St. Andrews. St Andrews is a charming and historic town that attracts visitors from all over the world.St Andrews is known worldwide as The Home of Golf, and also boasts Scotland's oldest university.
 
You will find lovely sandy beaches such as Aberdour, Silversands and Kinghorn and the picturesque villages of the East Neuk with their distinctive red pantiled roofs, arts scenes and unspoilt beaches. Beautiful beaches and scenery continue mile after mile along the coastal road. Following the signs east will take you towards the country's ancient capital Dunfermline and the Royal Burgh of Culross, which is an outstanding example of a 16th century town. Just to the north of the iconic Forth Road Bridge is Deep Sea World where an underwater tunnel will take you exploring far beneath the waves. 
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Forth Valley Route - 49 miles

This short, 49 mile route from Callander to South Queensferry will first take you into Stirling through Bannockburn, the site of one of Scotland’s most historic and celebrated battles. In the City of Stirling the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle sit proudly atop the hills. As you leave Stirlingshire, you will see the rolling Ochil hills in the distance with the villages and towns of Clackmannanshire beneath them.
 
Next on the route, you will reach the bustling town of Falkirk, with its own impressive mansion, Callendar House and The Falkirk Wheel, a stunning feat of 21st-century engineering and the world’s only rotating boat lift. Well worth a visit while in Falkirk is a stunning new attraction, The Kelpies.
 
In West Lothian, you can take a look around the historic Linlithgow Palace, where Mary Queen of Scots was born, hop on a train at Bo'ness and Kinneil Steam Railway or enjoy outdoor activities at Beecraigs Country Park.

Heading further south towards South Queensferry you can visit the elegant Hopetoun House, one of Scotland's finest Adams' mansions. Also worth a visit in this area is Dalmeny House.

This route also takes in the attractive old burgh of South Queensferry, which is dominated by the mighty Forth road and rail bridges.
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Argyll Tourist Route starting in Callander

The Argyll Tourist Route begins in Callander, Perthshire, a bustling tourist town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling, and often described as the gateway to the Highlands. Follow the A84 North through spectacular scenary to Lochearnhead, from there continue on the A85 to Crianlarich and Tyndrum, from here meander along the A82 to Bridge of Orchy right up into Glen Coe, you'll be amazed as the scenary just gets more and more dramatic. Beautiful views await you as you follow the baks of Loch Lynnhe right into the picturesque town of Fort William.
 
Lying in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Fort William is the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’ and the main town in Lochaber.
As one of the major resorts of the Highlands, the town commands an important position and is easily accessible from Glasgow and the central belt. Fort William’s setting is dramatic, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, and under the mighty hulk of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. There is a footpath to the top of the mountain starting close to the town.

Just a few minutes from the town is Glen Nevis, one of Scotland’s most picturesque Highland glens. The glen is formed from the flank of Ben Nevis and two other mountains and has the River Nevis flowing through it. The Nevis Range ski, snowboard and mountain biking centre on Aonach Mor is one of the town’s major attractions. A gondola takes visitors 2,000 ft up the mountain for amazing views and access to the ski slopes. The centre hosts the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in June every year.
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Activities for you and the family

Todd's Tourers have carefully selected the links below so you can choose from activities that give you the best of Scotland, please click on each link the find out more. Don't worry about your holiday in Scotland, our motorhomes are a much better option than putting mileage on your car dragging a touring caravan.
Mohr activities - family of 3 exploring scottish terrain on a mobile home holiday by Todd's Tourers
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