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Autotrail Owners Club Rally to Scotland

  • Highlands
  • Jacobite train

Auto-Trail Owners Club Rally to Scotland 2025

Prepare to be enchanted as you embark on a journey through the majestic landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Scotland. From the windswept moors of the Highlands to the historic streets, every corner of this storied land promises an adventure unlike any other.

Your adventure begins at the picturesque Lomond Woods Holiday Park, nestled just a stone's throw away from the shores of Loch Lomond and the charming town of Balloch. After a few days you will journey north along the spectacular west coast stopping off in Oban and Ullapool along the way. During this journey you will also experience a scenic boat cruise around Oban's stunning coastline, the majestic Jacobite steam train which passes through iconic landmarks from the films Highlander and Local Hero, and a delightful afternoon tea at the Caledonian Hotel in Ullapool.

Continuing further north you will experience the rugged beauty of Scotland's northwest tip at Sango Sands Oasis, perched atop a cliff overlooking the highlands and a pristine beach, then on to the northernmost corner of the British mainland where you can soak in the panoramic views of the Pentland Firth at John O'Groats Caravan and Camping Site.

Next you slowly make your way South to the capital taking in a scenic boat cruise on Loch Ness, a visit to Urquhart and Huntly Castles, a memorable visit to the Falkirk Wheel and a fun afternoon curling in Aviemore

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Glenmore campsite, surrounded by forested landscapes and stunning mountain views. Try your hand at curling at Aviemore Ice Rink for a fun-filled afternoon.

After 4 nights in Edinburgh, you Bid farewell to Scotland with a delightful evening meal at the Stable Bar and Restaurant, with your fellow rally members.

Campsite Locations

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25 Mar - 27 Mar: Lomond Woods Holiday Park (2 nights)
UK7240 Lomond Woods

One of the top parks in Scotland, just a 15 minute walk into the town of Balloch and a few minutes to the shores of Loch Lomond. Plenty of restaurants and shops on the doorstep.

A perfect spot to explore Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, take a peaceful bike ride through the forest or spend a day in the beautiful grounds of Balloch Castle and gardens.

Welcome meal on the first evening, restaurant to be advised.

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27 Mar - 29 Mar: Oban Camping & Caravanning Club Site (2 nights)
Oban campsite page 7b

The Oban Caravan and Camping Park is located on Scotland’s west coast, situated beautifully in a secluded location hidden in a glorious Victorian walled vegetable garden. The sheltered, level campsite is next door to Sutherland’s Grove, a Forestry Commission woodland criss-crossed by colour-coded walks and cycle paths.

28 March - Excursion

Meet the coach at 09.30 to be transferred to Oban. You will be dropped at the Marina ready to board a boat for a 2-hour cruise guaranteeing spectacular scenery, wonderful wildlife and historical landmarks. The cruise includes a commentary by well informed guides who can pass on their local knowledge, history of the area and the interesting wildlife – you might even spot the rare White Tipped Sea Eagle now home to the Island of Mull!

On your return to Oban, you have the afternoon free to explore at your own pace. Enjoy a gentle stroll, take In the Victorian architecture, grab some lunch followed by a spot of shopping or just take in the spectacular views with a hot toddy. The coach will collect you at 4.30pm to return to the campsite.

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29 Mar - 31 Mar: Glen Nevis Caravan & Camping Park (2 nights)
Glen nevis

Located just outside of Fort Wiliam (2.1 miles), this campsite guarantees stunning views of Ben Nevis and its surrounding mountains. The park has its own restaurant and bar just a short walk away and is in a great location for exploring the many footpaths through the magnificent highland scenery.

30 March - Excursion

Travel on the famous Jacobite steam train (otherwise known as the Hogwarts express) on one of the greatest railways and most scenic train journey in the world. Enjoy the 84 mile round trip from Fort William, passing through the most westerly mainland station of Arisaig, the stunning Glenfinnan viaduct past Loch Morar, and the beaches used in the films of Highlander and Local Hero, before making its final stop in the busy fishing port of Mallaig.

Here you can alight the train and stretch your legs as you have just over an hour’s free time for lunch before boarding the train for your journey back to Fort William. It’s one of the best ways to visit the highlands. Excursion includes coach transport from the campsite to Fort William and return.

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31 Mar - 02 Apr: Ardmair Point Caravan Park (2 nights)
Ardmair caravan park

Ardmair Point Holiday Park, in Ullapool, is renowned for its tranquil setting and breathtaking views across Loch Kanaird and Ben Mhor Coigach mountain ridge.

1 April - Afternoon Tea in Ullapool

Spend the morning in Ullapool at your leisure, before meeting at the Caledonian Hotel for afternoon tea (transport excluded)

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02 Apr - 04 Apr: Sango Sands Oasis Caravan & Camping Site (2 nights)
Sango sands oasis site

Sango Sands Oasis Campsite is a basic campsite, however, it has an unbeatable location on top of a cliff on the Northwest tip of Scotland. The campsite offers stunning views to the west of the highlands and overlooks a lovely beach. There is also a restaurant and bar adjacent to the campsite. A 2-minute stroll takes you to the village of Durness where you will find shops, village stores and a petrol station.

3 April - Evening meal in Durness

Evening meal in Durness, restaurant to be advised.

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04 Apr - 06 Apr: John O’Groats Caravan Site (2 nights)
John ogroats site

John O'Groats Caravan and campsite site, located at the Northernmost corner of the British mainland. On the seafront beside the The John O Groats Brewery and Last Pub in Scotland. From the site you can relax and share the fine panoramic views of the Pentland Firth with the birds, including Puffins with their brightly coloured beaks. To your left you will see the Island of Stroma, three and a half kilometres from the mainland, inhabited by a seal colony.

5 April - Excursion

Whisky tasting at the ‘8 doors distillery’, located 5 minutes from the campsite. Enjoy a 90 minute whiskey tasting in small groups of 10 (It is possible to ‘opt out’ of this activity)

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06 Apr - 09 Apr: Fortrose Bay Campsite (3 nights)
Fortrose bay campsite

Situated on the pebble beach overlooking the spectacular view over the Moray Firth, It's the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Fortrose is an historic seaside village, only a short walk from the campsite, with supermarket, butcher, baker, café, and restaurants. It lies 15 miles of Inverness and is a great base to explore the rest of the Highlands.

7 April - Excursion

Today you will journey by coach to Loch Ness where you will board a boat for a 1 hour boat cruise followed by a visit to Urquhart Castle. The boat cruise will include an audio guide where you can learn about its history, mysteries and legends of the Loch. Once ashore you will then have an hour to explore the historic Urquhart Castle and learn about its fascinating past, afterwards you will board the boat again for the return cruise to the harbour.

Once you are back on dry land, make your way to the Loch Ness Clansman Hotel where you will have a 2 course lunch on the banks of the Loch complete with stunning views of the lake.

After lunch you re-join the coach for the half an hour journey to Cawdor Castle, the ancestral home to the Campbells of Cawdor. Spend 2 hours exploring at your own pace before re-joining the coach for your return to the campsite.

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09 Apr - 11 Apr: Huntly Castle Caravan Park (2 nights)
Huntley castle caravan park

Huntly Castle Caravan Park is a level, beautifully landscaped location in the heart of the Grampian countryside and close to the River Deveron. The caravan site is just a 5-minute walk away from the shops and attractions of pleasant Huntly town, such as the local bowling green and regular farmers' market. This is also an ideal touring base for the famous Castle and Whisky Trails slightly further afield.

10 April - Excursion

Take a leisurely 15 minute walk and enjoy your day at your leisure at Huntly Castle and Gardens

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11 Apr - 13 Apr: Glenmore Camping in the Forest (2 nights)
Glenmore campsite

Glenmore campsite offers relaxation and the outdoor lifestyle. The site has a unique combination of landscapes and mountainous views with complete forest immersion. A very short walk through the treeline gives access to the sandy beaches of Loch Morlich, one of this campsite’s many appeals. From the water’s edge enjoy the panoramic views of mountains, forests and waters.

12 April - Excursion

Curling at Aviemore Ice Rink. If you have never tried it before or you’re a member of a team, this activity is guaranteed to be a lot of fun with your fellow ralliers.

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13 Apr - 17 Apr: Mortonhall Caravan & Camping Park (4 nights)
Mortonhall caravan Camping park

Located on the tranquil country estate of Mortonhall, you will find yourself in a wonderful location for exploring Scotland’s capital city. Only a short bus ride away from the centre of Edinburgh.

14 April - Excursion

Falkirk Wheel excursion

Experience the world’s one and only rotating boat lift by sailing through the sky on a 60 minute boat trip. Your experience will start at the Falkirk wheel basin on the lower gondola, you will then rotate through the air and join the Union Canal 35 metres above your starting position before smoothly sailing along the aqueduct, through Roughcastle Tunnel to the mouth of the Union Canal.

16 April

Farewell Evening Meal at the Stable bar and restaurant on site.

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Rally price, including excursions featured in the itinerary

Travel Operator
Date 25 Mar 2025

The rally begins on 25 March and you will explore the picturesque land of Scotland over 23 nights visiting 10 campsites.


  • 23 nights
  • 3 evening meals
  • Oban boat trip
  • Jacobite Steam Train, including transport.
  • Afternoon tea in Ullapool (excludes coach transport)
  • Whiskey tasting at John O’ Groats
  • Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Cawdor Castle and lunch, including a coach for the day
  • Huntly Castle and Gardens
  • Curling in Aviemore, including transport.
  • Falkirk Wheel including boat trip and transport.

Please note the itinerary is subject to change should a campsite become unavailable.


Prices are based on a minimum of 15 units participating, and includes 2 people sharing a pitch with electricity: £2,080

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