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Personal Chauffeur Tours

Touring Scotland is a must for visitors to our beautiful country. Whether it be for an hour, a day, a week or a month, our fully trained Chauffeur/Guides would be privileged to show clients the unique splendour of our cities, heather covered hills, mysterious lochs, quaint villages and top class hotels, be it homely or stately.

With our expert knowledge of Scotland, tailor made guided tours can be arranged to meet all your needs. Whether it be reserving rooms in the top Golfing and Country House Hotels, reserving tables at exclusive restaurants or arranging the hire of boats, helicopters or executive jets, we at Charlton Chauffeur Drive will meet your specific requests.

Although a personalised tour may be your preferred choice, we at Charlton Chauffeur Drive like to offer various suggestions that may help you decide on a tour that caters best for your tastes and interests.

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Ted Lewis (General Manager)

Example 3 Day Tour:

Day 1: You will be met by your chauffeur on arrival at Glasgow Airport, and your tour begins by heading for the Highlands. En-route you will pass the historic site of the Battle of Bannockburn, Stirling Castle and the Wallace National Monument. Morning coffee at the world-famous Gleneagles Hotel offers a delightful break, or you may prefer to take in a round of golf. Heading north again, we pass through the Sma' Glen and Aberfeldy, then to Pitlochry and some shopping among the Angora and Cashmere of the town's renowned woollen mills Then we continue on to Blair Atholl with its grand castle and private army of Atholl Highlanders, past the famous Leap of Killiecrankie and on to Blairgowrie.

Overnight: Ballathie House Hotel, Kinclaven.

Day 2: Begins with a leisurely drive north over the Bridge of Cally through Glenshee and on to Royal Deeside. A visit to Balmoral Castle could be arranged (providing the Royal Family is not at home!) followed by Crathie Kirk. There is a huge variety of things to see and do here. Discuss with your chauffeur whether you'd prefer a distillery visit at Glenlivet or Dufftown, a spot of fishing, or simply take in the breathtaking scenery.

Overnight: Balgonie Country House, Ballater.

Day 3: From Ballater you go on to the "Granite City" of Aberdeen, then begin the return journey down Scotland's east coast, through the fishing villages of Montrose and Arbroath and on to St. Andrews. Here you may like to explore the Museum of Golf, the town's ruined abbey and castle, or lust stroll along the beach. From St Andrew's you may want to visit Kellie Castle before passing through the tiny, picturesque coastal villages of the East Neuk of Fife then cross the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh. You may wish to explore the capital with a brief sightseeing tour or a visit to the famous Rosslyn Chapel before taking leave of your chauffeur, or continue directly on to Glasgow. Whatever your wish, your chauffeur will be happy to oblige.

Example 5 Day Tour:

Day 1: You will be met by your chauffeur at Glasgow Airport, and head towards the "Bonnie banks" of Loch Lomond. The drive along the lochshore is stunning as you continue towards Inveraray with its famous castle, home of the Duke of Argyll. From there visit Oban or Glencoe, site of the infamous massacre of 1692, and home of some of Scotland's grandest mountain scenery.

Overnight: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William.

Day 2: Takes you to the Isle of Skye via the Mallaig ferry. You might wish to enjoy lunch at the Gaelic speaking and award-winning Hotel Filean larmain before visiting Talisker Distillery for a chance to see and sample its distinctive malt whisky. If time allows, you could visit mighty Dunvegan Castle before retiring to your hotel.

Overnight: Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye.

Day 3: Return to the mainland via the Skye Bridge and an area of outstanding history and beauty. A leisurely drive along Loch Ness will allow you to indulge in a spot of monster hunting! From there, a trip to the Battlefield of Culloden, where Bonnie Prince Charlie was finally defeated, is a must - as is 14th century Cawdor Castle, a name you may remember from your Shakespeare.

Overnight: Culloden House Hotel, Inverness.

Day 4: From Inverness you turn south through charming Grantown-on-Spey, then over one of the highest passes in Scotland. You descend from Tomintoul and Cock Bridge towards Royal Deeside and Balmoral Castle, the Royal Family's Scottish home. Braemar, Glenshee and Blairgowrie bring you to your hotel.

Overnight: Ballathie House Hotel, Kinclaven.

Day 5: Continuing south you pass Loch Tay and on to Callander, where you may enjoy a visit to Kilmahog Woollen Mill, famous for its hand-woven blankets and tweed. From Callander you return to Glasgow through the beautiful Trossachs area, perhaps taking in a short city tour or some last-minute shopping before you return to Glasgow Airport for your onward journey.

Example 7 Day Tour:

Day 1: You will be met by your chauffeur at Glasgow Airport, and the tour begins with Loch Lomond, Luss. Inveraray. Crianlarich, Glencoe and Oban en-route to your hotel.

Overnight: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William.

Day 2: Take the ferry from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye and spend the entire day exploring this beautiful, romantic island.

Overnight: Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye.

Day 3: See Loch Ness in all its glory, perhaps taking a short boat trip for monster hunting.

Overnight: Culloden House Hotel, Inverness.

Day 4: From Inverness you turn south towards Royal Deeside and Balmoral Castle, the Royal Family's Scottish home. You might wish to linger in this beautiful area, perhaps with a distillery visit or fishing.

Overnight: Raemoir House, Banchory.

Day 5: The journey from Banchory to Edinburgh takes you through many of Fife's delightful seaside villages and St. Andrews, the home of golf. Here you may like to explore the Museum of Golf, the town's ruined abbey and castle, or lust stroll along the beach. Then you will travel down more of the east coast before arriving in the capital, Edinburgh.

Overnight: Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh.

Day 6: Enjoy a whole day devoted to exploring the many delights of Scotland's capital city. The city offers some unique attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, The New Town, Scottish Parliament Building and Royal Yacht Britannia.

Overnight: Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh.

Day 7: Your final day can be spent exploring The Borders and visiting sites such as Scott's view, Nedipath Castle and the world famous Rosslyn Chapel. The final stage of the tour involves passing the famous Forth Bridges before entering the Forth Valley to view the famous historical landmarks of Stirling Castle, Bannockburn and Wallace National Monument.

Example 10 Day Tour:

Day 1: You will be met by your chauffeur at Glasgow Airport, and the tour begins with Loch Lomond, Luss. Inveraray. Crianlarich, Glencoe and Oban en-route to your hotel.

Overnight: Inverlochy Castle, Fort William.

Day 2: Take the ferry from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye and spend the entire day exploring this beautiful, romantic island.

Overnight: Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye.

Day 3: See Loch Ness in all its glory, perhaps taking a short boat trip for monster hunting.

Overnight: Culloden House Hotel, Inverness.

Day 4: From Inverness you turn south towards Royal Deeside and Balmoral Castle, the Royal Family's Scottish home. You might wish to linger in this beautiful area, perhaps with a distillery visit or fishing.

Overnight: Raemoir House, Banchory.

Day 5: The journey from Banchory to Edinburgh takes you through many of Fife's delightful seaside villages and St. Andrews, the home of golf. Here you may like to explore the Museum of Golf, the town's ruined abbey and castle, or lust stroll along the beach. Then you will travel down more of the east coast before arriving in the capital, Edinburgh.

Overnight: Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh.

Day 6: Enjoy a whole day devoted to exploring the many delights of Scotland's capital city. The city offers some unique attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, The New Town, Scottish Parliament Building and Royal Yacht Britannia.

Overnight: Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh.

Day 7: You travel through the Borders visiting sites such as Scott's view, Nedipath Castle and the world famous Rosslyn Chapel and on into England and the Lake District, an area of great natural beauty. Spend the afternoon touring the area, or sailing on Lake Windermere.

Overnight: Michael's Nook, Grasmere.

Day 8: Ever southward and on into rugged, mountainous North Wales that houses the 2nd highest mountain in Britain, Snowdon.

Overnight: Soughton Hall, Chester.

Day 9: From Ciwyd you cross Wales and travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and a charming English Country Town.

Overnight: Dormy House Hotel, Broadway.

Day 10: From Broadway, the journey to London takes you through the lovely villages of the Cotswolds and the city of Oxford. You may decide to end your tour with a trip round some of London's famous sights, or continue straight to the airport to catch your onward flight.