Absolute Escapes Self-Drive Holidays

Award-winning specialists in self-drive tours Dovecot Studios 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

The North East 250 might be Scotland’s best-kept secret, encompassing all Scotland is famous for in one unique road trip. You will discover grand castles, dramatic mountains, malt whisky distilleries, rugged coasts and seaside villages.

Selected highlights:

Step back in time to explore Scotland’s Castle Trail
Visit the brooding ruins of Dunnottar Castle and the splendid Balmoral Castle Estate
Experience a spectacular journey on the highest public road in Britain as you travel through the incredible landscape of the eastern Cairngorms Mountains
Discover an amazing array of marine wildlife in the Moray Firth, such as bottlenose dolphins, grey seals and harbour porpoises
Sample your way around the Malt Whisky Trail – home of the world’s largest concentration of whisky distilleries
Visit Glenfiddich Distillery and the Speyside Cooperage
Follow the dramatic North Sea coastline past quaint fishing villages and towering cliffs
Try your hand at golf at one of the oldest links courses in the world

About Us
Established in Scotland in 2004, Absolute Escapes is an award-winning specialist in self-drive tours of Scotland. Our exceptional reputation has developed through a deep passion and knowledge of Scotland – we firmly believe that your visit should be truly unforgettable.

Our self-drive tours offer complete freedom of choice. The itineraries and accommodation on our website is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible and can be tailored to suit your preferences. This allows you to explore your interests at your own pace, and stay in your preferred style of accommodation – with our specialists’ knowledge always at your disposal.

Fair Prices
While many travel companies like to promote low prices, we believe that value for money is more important. This translates into charging a fair price for your holiday – whether staying in simple guest houses or luxurious hotels – and not compromising on quality. We want you to travel with us again and know that you will not do this if you feel that you paid too much for your arrangements.

Creating Your Perfect Trip
If you would like us to contact you with a proposal for your tailor-made holiday in Scotland, please get in touch with us via the following methods. Our holiday suggestions are individually designed to suit your personal requirements, so the more detail you can provide us with, the better.


Dovecot Studios 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

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