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A 50-mile trail through the rugged Scottish landscape.

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Road to the Isles

A stunning drive with fabulous dramatic scenery. One of my favourite drives in Scotland. With beautiful beaches and fantastic mountain views. A memorable experience, that always... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A stunning drive with fabulous dramatic scenery. One of my favourite drives in Scotland. With beautiful beaches and fantastic mountain views. A memorable experience, that always brings a smile of amazement. Definitely a must do.

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

A sunny morning before lunch, followed by rain in the afternoon, this drive was absolutely stunning. The scenery, mountains and lakes, was really great - so glad we took the time to visit. Would like to come back here some day.

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Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Before others raise their eyebrows and wonder how anyone could rate this drive only average, let me explain. I made this journey alone in absolutely horrible weather. Years ago I made this journey in nice weather as a passenger, and it was a totally different experience. So...if you are fortunate to have nice weather on this journey, you most likely... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

The Road to the Isles is absolutely amazing. The beaches are beautiful as are the small islands you can swim out to. The blue water dazzling. So many different views. We are definitely going to take a camping trip there.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Albeit several parts of the road between Fort William and Mallaig have been altered and widened it is still one of the most scenic stretches of tarmac in Europe. I've been touring this route for more than 40 years now and I'm still loving it. If you'd stop at every place of beauty it would take you months to complete... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

The drive to mallaig is a journey both there and back which takes your breath away we have experienced the rail trip aboard the jacobite which was beautiful but the road trip is without question one of the most fantastic scenic journeys you could wish for it will be in your thoughts always ,on arriveing at your destination you wont... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Recently just came back from a 5-day trip with Highland Experience entitled Road to the Isles. Mike G was a fantastic driver and tour guide during the journey. He was very knowledgeable especially with the Scottish history, and enlightened us with some of the local jokes and sayings. I was a solo traveller, in a total van of 12 people.... More 

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Scotland
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Reviewed 31 March 2013

We spent a wonderful day exploring the sites and villages along the road to the Isles although we did not expect to get sunburnt in March

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

the most beautiful road i have been on, amust to do. save it for a sunny day and take the old road to get the sea views.!!!!!!! the fish and chips in mallaig are great as well.

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

a stunning drive most memorable even on a bad weather day.much nicer than the train and cheaper.the views are lovely all the way.

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