3 DAYS+ TOUR # 42C – The best of the Southwest Coast Tour
(42C) www.unicorntours.co.uk route # 42C

We would be delighted to run this tour as a private, small group tour  (up to 8 people) 

– check prices and our still available days

– low season and other discounts

As per 2 day tours plus more time, more stops and sidetrips and additional and alternative options to more remote, scenic and wild off the beaten track places, hidden secrets gems and to the best scenery Scotland has to offer and additionally to places along small roads where large tour coaches can’t get to.

3 popular tours

42A = 3 days North Coast Tour

42 B = 3 days North West Coast Tour

42 C = 3 days South West Coast Tour


Day 1:

· Pick up from your home in the Stirling area
· Scenic drive through the Trossachs and Loch Lomond nationalpark (various route options, exact route and stops could be determined later subject to group’s preferences and weather conditions on the day) – Rannoch Moor – Glencoe photo stop
· Fort William lunch – (15 minute stop, short walk up to viewpoint above all of the Fort William area, Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis, Loch Eil, Inverlochy Castle, River Lochy and the start of the “Harry Potter” West Highland steam trainline) – (possible drive into Glen Nevis with amazing 1 hour walk at the end of the valley with high cliff faces, waterfalls, stunning scenery).
· Drive via Glenfinnan (stop at the Bonnie Prince Charles’ statue overlooking Loch Shiel and the West Higland/Harry Potter steam train viaduct plus viewpoint and nature walk) to the golden sands between Arisaig and Morar overlooking the small isle of Eigg, Canna, Muck, Rhum and Skye.
(Stay the night in a locally available hostel)
• Please note option to take the ferry to Mallaig to Armadale/Skye or to Rhum, Muck, Eigg or Canna exists

Day 2:
· Drive south along the coastl route through Moidart and Sunnart (and possibly Morven and Ardnamurchan)
· Either return back to mainland via the 5 minute Corran ferry and head south past Castle Stalker, Port Appin, the Lynn of Lorn and/or along parts of Loch Etive, crossing the falls of Lora over the bridge to Oban (various beaches, stretches of coastlines, islands, incl. Seil, Eisdale, Luing, Kerrara and others subject to weather and preferences)
· Option to take ferry to Lismore, Mull, Kerrara, etc. exists
(Stay the night in a locally available hostel)

Day 3:
· Drive south along the Argyll coast, some really stunning “away from it all hidden gems, corners, peninsulars and stretches of wild coastline with great views”, including Seil/Easdale/Luing, Craobh Haven, Ardfern peninsula, pre-historic Kilmartin Glen with standing stones), Crinan canal and harbour, Tayvallich/Loch Sween peninsula
· Option to drive along the wild and remote (seals almost guaranteed) Kilberry peninsula
· Possible scenic detour to Skipness castle
· At Tarbert we have the option to
· either take the ferry via the Cowal peninsula with a scenic drive along the Kyle of Bute (views of the Isle of Bute, the isle of Arrran and more) and from there either via Loch Long/Rest and be thankful/Arrochar/Loch Lomond and some great stops back to Stirling or shortcutting via the Dunoon – Gourock ferry with various possible scenic routes back to Stirling (avoiding Glasgow)
· Or drive via Lochgilphead, Inveraray, via Loch Long/Rest and be thankful/Arrochar/Loch Lomond and some great stops back on scenic routes back to Stirling
* Please note optional whisky distillery visit subject to route choice on any of these days

Photoalbum of some of our recent Scotland Unicorn Tours:
(photos 20, 19, 18, 17, 13, 10 and 6 for the Oban, Westcoast, Argyll and Southwestcoast area, plus Ayrshire/Galloway/Clydecoast photos 17 and as this tour covers a wide range of regions we drive through to the Western Highlands images for places we visit on this tour can be found on other photoalbums as well).

Depending on your preferences and interests, the main places that have been agreed and discussed, the overall time we have left after our stops (especially in the winter months with shorter daylight hours), the places listed above are just a few among other nearby options, that we might be travelling through and see, stopping at and/or visiting along the way as on each of our friendly, flexible and personalised tours we maximise and offer you the best tour experience given the conditions on the day (for example if it is pouring down with rain on one side of a mountain range, we believe in offering you the alternative sunny route on the other side of the mountains, etc.)

Subject to availability possible overnight (hostel, bed & breakfast, hotel, camping) options do all exist for your 3 days+ tour. As there are too many possible places to stay at, we can check room availability for your preferred option at the time of your enquiry/booking.

3 days and longer tours (# 42 – # 53), daily departures, incl. during mid-semester, Christmas, New Year, subject to Unicorn Tours being available, check https://www.facebook.com/UnicornHighlandTours?ref=hl

Also for more detailed information
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