HIGHLANDS of SCOTLAND • Overview
7th – 14th June 2020
Striking Scottish countryside with picturesque scenes of rolling hills, mountains and coastlines. An abundance of style and culture and not forgetting Distilleries.
After a successful trip in 2019 we decided to do it again and push even further north “as far as we can go.” The tour is aimed at all riding abilities from new to experienced riders and designed to improve your riding skills and the social side, meeting like-minded people and enjoying some beautiful scenery.
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We are using tried and tested accommodation designed for bikers. The accommodation allows you to unpack the kitchen sink and give you the freedom to ride your bike without all your luggage and enjoy the roads.
7 Night Escorted Tour to the Highlands of Scotland beginning 7th June 2020.
The tour starts from Ripon where we meet at McDonald’s for a meet and greet, and a quick briefing before setting off. We then head north up the A1 to Burtree Gate, taking the A68 all the way to Edinburgh (beware of speed cameras) for our first overnight stop at the Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 (Newcraighall) Hotel.
From the Premier Inn Edinburgh A1 (Newcraighall) Hotel head north on the A720 round Edinburgh, then still going north we head for Inverness to our accommodation at Torguish House, Daviot, Inverness for 5 nights.
We will supply you with routes so you can decide where to go, whether it be on your own or we stay as a group. We will be riding every day and taking in some amazing roads. You will be free to do your own thing if you wish. Our planned routes include various stops for food and drink.
Once you’re all ridden out we need to head back south for our last overnight stop at Berwick. We then either head back to our first meeting point in Ripon or you can make your own way straight home.
Sunday night will be an overnight stop near Edinburgh
Monday will be a ride to the base location on a mixture of roads including some coastal.
Tuesday and Wednesday we will tour around the delightful Scotland and Highlands
will be flexible, giving the opportunity to taste and experience the delights of the region.
Thursday and Friday we will hit the roads again.
Friday, again will be a flexible day where we can provide a set route or leave you to your own devices.
On Saturday we will ride back up down to Edinburgh with an overnight stop.
Sunday we will say bye to Bonnie Scotland and make our way to home.
Accommodation is limited so please let us know ASAP to avoid disappointment
Dates: 7th June 2020 -14th June 2020
Duration: 7 nights
Tour area: Central Scotland and Highlands
Type: Escorted (E)
Accommodation: Biker B&B Inverness 5 nights Premier Inn 2 nights
Mileage: 150-200 miles average per day
Tour mileage: 1000-1500
Roads: Combination of A&B
Skills: All rider abilities, skill levels and first time touring
Availability: 6 places
Tour Cost: £550 pp (Single cost whether sharing or single room)
Deposit: £100.00p per person with booking **(non refundable)**
What Your Tour Includes:
- 7 nights B&B accommodation including breakfast
- Evening travel to bars and restaurants in the local town for food and drinks
- GPS Routes and Maps
- 3D Tour escort rider
- Lunch, Evening Meals and Drinks
- Bike Hire
- Any ferry, parking or entrance fees