The Ultimate Scottish Four Day Road Trip

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Chris and I took our first non-city European escape to the Loftoten Islands, Norway back in March this year and to be honest in the lead up to the trip I was worried that I wouldn’t cope with all the space and the lack of typical travel to-dos – museums, restaurants and coffee shops, manicured gardens, iconic buildings – you know, all the human made stuff.

BUT I LOVED IT! The peace, the quiet and the wildness of nature. So now I just have to mix up my city trips with wonderfully beautiful nature getaways and hence here we are in Scotland!

There is so much beauty to see in Scotland but we only had 5 days so we had to settle on two bases for the trip Glencoe and then Isle of Skye. We flew in and out of Glasgow and hired a car to explore. We weren’t as purest on this trip as Norway – there were some lovely pubs and cafes we just had to curl up in at different points throughout the trip! Also, Autumn is next level in Scotland. The colours were stunning!

Here’s a little overview of our road trip in the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye.

Driving from Glascow to Glencoefullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerender

Glencoe: Afternoon hike to the ‘Lost Valley’ and a cosy pubfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerender fullsizerender

Half Day Trip to Obanfullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Back in Glencoefullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerenderfullsizerender

Glenfinnan Bridge (aka Harry Potter Bridge!) and coffee in a 1950s railway carriage.Glennfinnan Bridge fullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Lovely sights on the way to Skyefullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerenderfullsizerender

We made it to Skye and found these cuties!fullsizerenderfullsizerender

Portree fullsizerender fullsizerender

Old Man of Storrfullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

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Mealt Waterfall with Kilt Rockfullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Neist Point Lighthousefullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Fairy Poolsfullsizerender  fullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Talisker Distilleryfullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender fullsizerender

Scotland is truly a beautiful part of the world! Hope you get there (or back) one day.

Love,

C + P


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