Intrepid Exploration

Castles, Fairies, and Coo’s. A real family adventure.
From searching for the waterfalls at Bracklinn Falls, to following in the footsteps of Harry Potter over the Glenfinnan viaduct, this 8 day adventure is a family trip to remember. Packed with tales, sights and adventure, and even a highland cow or two to spot on the road to Applecross.

Day 1: Collect your campervan

Night 1: Head to Callander Woods Holiday Park Campsite (60miles / 1hr10 drive)

Day 2: Take a walk around Callander Woods Forest , search for waterfalls at Bracklinn Falls and stop for a cake and Coffee at Fat Jacks

Night 2: Drive North to Glen Nevis Campsite (85miles/2hr drive)

Day 3: Travel on the Harry Potter Train to Mallaig over the Glenfinnan Viaduct and back, bag the highest monroe Ben Nevis and stay local and visit Old Inverlochy Castle, Ben Nevis Distillery and Neptune’s Staircase

Night 3: Drive to Sligachan Campsite on Isle Of Skye (100miles/2hr17 drive) stopping via Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle

Day 4: Visit the FairyPools, visit Portree, the main town and visit Talisker Distillery

Night 4: Sligachan Campsite on Isle Of Skye again (o miles)

Day 5: Wake up in Skye for the 2nd day and do any of the above activities. Traveling to Applecross stop off at Bealach na Ba viewpoint, The road to Applecross has a lot of highland cows to spot.

Night 5: Applecross Campsite (66 miles/1hr50 drive)

Day 6: Enjoy Applecross for the day and relax by the water, stretch the legs and take a few walks. Applecross beach, Visit the Applecross photographic gallery and enjoy lunch at the Walled Garden of Applecross

Night 6: Applecross Campsite (0 miles)

Day 7: Drive towards Aviemore, on route stop at Rogie Falls, spot dolphins in the Moray Firth just at Inverness, Carnac Point, pet a reindeer in Aviemore, enjoy water sports at Loch Morlich or have a family day at Landmark

Night 7: Glenmore Campsite (116miles/ 2hrs 50 drive)

Day 8: Early morning to be on the road and return the campervan (144miles/ 2hrs 40 drive)