Castles and Whiskey

Edinburgh – Aberdeenshire – Inverness – Dufftown 

Castles and Whiskey

Welcome to Scotland!

Highlights

Our Castles & Whiskey Tour offers an enchanting week-long package for those seeking a truly unique Scottish experience. Exclusively staying in some of Scotland’s most breathtaking castle properties allows you to indulge in luxurious amenities, optional activities, and exquisite dining venues. At the same time, you’ll have the opportunity to savor whiskies from across the country, deepening your appreciation for uisge beatha, the Gaelic term for “water of life.”

Most importantly, consult with your Destination Specialist to ensure that the highlights of your journey are meticulously arranged in advance, guaranteeing a seamless and delightful experience. Generous leisure time is intentionally incorporated into the itinerary, allowing you to explore at your own pace and immerse yourself in the journey’s discoveries.

Make it Yours

  • Accommodation – Scotland boasts a diverse array of accommodation options, from boutique hotels to cozy B&Bs and opulent castle hotels. Juniper will curate your lodging based on your preferences.
  • Transportation – We’ll create a seamless travel experience tailored to your preferences and budget. Whether it’s arranging airport transfers, car rentals, train passes, or even private chauffeurs, we’ll connect all the dots for you.
  • Day tours and admission tickets – Enjoy a smooth and enriching travel experience with pre-scheduled tours and curated activities, ensuring you make the most of your Scottish adventure!
 
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Castles and Whiskey Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Edinburgh

Welcome to Scotland! Your exciting week of castle and distillery tours, exploring the world of Scottish whiskey, begins. Upon arrival, your private driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your castle accommodation in Edinburgh. Check into your castle accomodation and embark on your Scottish adventure.

Overnight in Bonnyrigg

Day 2: Edinburgh

Explore the vibrant city of Edinburgh or choose from a variety of activities the castle offers, such as falconry or spa treatments. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner within the castle’s charming ambiance.

Overnight in Bonnyrigg

Day 3: Edinburgh to Aberdeenshire

Depart for your next destination in Aberdeenshire. Your private driver will take you to your next castle stay. Along the way, visit the Glenfiddich Distillery for a behind-the-scenes tour and tasting. Arrive at your next castle accommodation and immerse yourself in its historical grandeur.

Overnight in Turriff

Day 4: Aberdeenshire to Inverness

Explore the grounds of your castle accomodation in the morning before departing for Inverness. Discover the vibrant city or opt for outdoor activities like hiking or boating. En route, stop at the Tomatin Distillery for a guided tour and whiskey tasting. Lastly, check into your next castle accommodation!

Overnight in Cawdor 

Day 5: Inverness to Dufftown

Enjoy the morning at Cawdor Castle before departing for Dufftown, the heart of Scottish whiskey production. Visit the Aberlour Distillery for a personalized tour and tasting experience. Reach your final castle destination and take in the picturesque surroundings.

Overnight in Ballindalloch

Day 6: Dufftown

Delve into the rich heritage of Ballindalloch. Later in the day, explore more of Dufftown’s whiskey culture with visits to iconic distilleries like Macallan or Glenlivet.

Overnight in Ballindalloch

Day 7: Depart for Home

Bid farewell to your unforgettable Scottish adventure. Your private driver will transfer you to the airport for your return flight home. Carry the memories of castles and whiskey with you, and perhaps a bottle of fine Scottish whiskey as a memento of your journey!

Get Ready to Travel!

Your Castles & Whiskey Tour at a glance:

Castles & Whiskey Highlights:

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