E & L Motorhomes is in close proximity to both Aberdeen and Inverness airport. Based in North-east & Highlands of Scotland there is so much to see and do! Away from the hustle and bustle of our major cities the north-east and Highlands are remote, peaceful and untouched! Breathtaking scenery, friendly locals and lots and lots of heritage and history to see you will enjoy a motorhome holiday second to none!
NORTH COAST 500
If you are looking for country roads, stunning scenery, remoteness, peace and tranquility then this is the route for you. Arrive in Inverness by plane, train, bus or car and pick up your Motorhome.
From there the Official North Coast 500 route begins and ends in Inverness at Inverness Castle. The Castle is a perfect starting point to the route as perched on the hill and offers unparelled views over the capital city of the Highlands.
Thereafter you set off and bringing together a route of just over 500 miles of stunning coastal scenery, the route path naturally follows the main roads across the coastal edges of the North Highlands taking in the villages and towns of places like Ullapool, Durness, John O’Groats, Dornoch and Inverness.
The Highlands is full of history and heritage and there are castles in abundance including the more famous including Dunrobin Castle on the east Coast, Ardvreck Castle ruins on the west and the Castle and Gardens of Mey in the North.
On the road you will be met by the Scottish wildlife. Red deer freely roam the hills and overhead you can see peregrine falcon, hen harrier, kestrel and buzzards. On the many lochs you will see ospreys, black and red-throated divers, cormorants and many other water fowl. Be sure to stop at the steep coastal cliffs along the route as they are home to colonies of seabirds including puffins, fulmars, kittiwakes, razorbills and guillemots. Our rivers and lochs are home to trout and salmon and our lochs .. and of course don’t forget our very own special Sea Monster, Nessie.
If you enjoy hill walking, cycling or water sports then you are going to have lots of fun!
MALT WHISKY TRAIL
If you are a lover of Scotch Whisky then this is the trip for you! There are eight distilleries on the Malt Whisky Trail, including active distilleries like Benromach, Glen Grant, Glen Moray, Glenfiddich, The Glenlivet, and Strathlisa, as well historic distilleries like Dallas Dhu, and The Speyside Cooperage, where a great deal of Scotland’s whisky casks are processed. The Trail is clearly signposted and is approx a seventy-mile meander around Speyside stretching from Keith in the east, Elgin to the north, Forres to the west and up to Glenlivet in the south. All offer a guided tour (some are free, others charge but then give you a voucher that is redeemable against a bottle of whisky from the distillery shop), with a tasting to round it off; if you’re driving you’ll often be offered a miniature to take away.
The Highlands and the north-east is a must for a golfer. Huge variety of championship and links courses throughout Aberdeenshire, Moray and the Highlands ensures a golfing holiday to remember! To name but a few – Trump International, Moray Old Course, Castle Stuart, Nairn and Royal Dornoch .. a very impressive lineup.
CYCLING & WALKING
In this part of Scotland, there are a huge amount of walking and cycling trails. For the ambitious you can “Bag some Munros”… there is plenty to choose from! Click here for more information. For walking the Walk Highlands website is a useful hub and features an interative map. For keen cyclists there is a variety of routes to suit the hobbyist to the more challenging (Achiltibuie Circular)
No visit to this area of Scotland would be complete without a visit to one of our Scottish Islands. You can drive across the bridge to Skye or a ferry to the Outer Hebrides or travel further to Shetland and Orkney for a truly Scottish experience.