Why book with us?

Book with confidence

here’s some of the reasons why..

Custom Designed –  can’t see a tour you want to book, or maybe you want to amend one or do something different. We can create your tour from scratch, simply call or contact us.

Tailor Made
Private Tours

Designed with you in mind. It is called private as it includes just you and your party and your dedicated Driver/Guide.

Flexibility

With all our Private Tours, the beauty is the flexibility, any date you want, a private tour just for your party, you are in charge.

Financial Protection

Book safe in the knowledge that your money is protected. We are a registered tour operator based in the UK & bonded member of ABTOT.

Driver/Guide

Quite simply having a Driver/Guide will let you truly connect with & enjoy all Scotland has to offer, hassle free. Let us do the hard-work, while you enjoy Scotland.

Passionate About Travel

At Inspiring Travel we love to travel. We have first-hand knowledge of the itineraries we put together and we know what our clients want when they travel.

Unique Experiences

We want you to have a unique and immersive experience, taking you to hidden gems, we can also add those extra touches to make things feel all the more special.

High Standard

Our properties are always of a high standard, our suppliers are vetted and assessed to make sure that our own high standards are met. A benefit of being based in Scotland means this is done regularly.

Service

We are as invested in your trip as you are, every client really matters. We aim to give you excellent customer service, the perfect holiday and to leave you with a great impression of Scotland.

Value

We like to give value for money, often we are cheaper than most group tours. Our Private tours are more flexible, tailored to your needs & better value for money.

Book with Confidence:

Private Tours

Every tour we arrange is a Private Tour. Each tour is for you and your party alone, from couples to larger parties & families or even solo travellers. Each Private Tour is designed with you in mind.

Driver/Guide

We really believe that your time with Driver/Guide will help you connect with and really immerse yourself in the country and will turn a good holiday into an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience.  Quite simply having a Driver/Guide will let you truly connect with & enjoy all Scotland has to offer, hassle free. Your Driver/Guide are Tour Guide Badge accredited, they are simply the best in the business, combining vast amounts of knowledge with first rate practical guiding skills.  Guaranteed professionalism.

Each tour is for you and your party alone, from couples to larger parties & families, even solo travellers, so it goes without saying that your friendly Driver/Guide for your trip around Scotland is dedicated to you too.

Flexibility

With all our Private Tours, the beauty is the flexibility, any dates or duration you want, a Private Tour just for your party, you are in charge.

Tailormade / Custom Designed Tours

If you don’t see a tour you want to book on our website or you like the look of one but would want to amend it to suit, or you fancy something completely different, to create a tour from scratch then simply call or contact us.

Value

We like to give value for money, often the price will be cheaper than larger group tours that take longer and visit places or areas you are not interested in, this way we tailor it to your interests and streamline things making it better value for money.

Hidden Gems

In our itineraries we will take you to places off the beaten track or to sites of interest overlooked or unknown by other tour companies, as well as visiting the main must-see sites we also include some unique places experienced only by those in the know, we strive to enhance your overall experience of Scotland.

Financial Protection

Book safe in the knowledge that your money is protected. Inspiring Travel is a registered tour operator based in the UK & a bonded member of a trade organisation called ABTOT, which means we comply with Package Tour Regulations 1992 as such we also comply with consumer law in other countries. This means you benefit from the peace of mind that any monies paid are 100% protected and in the unlikely event of supplier failure or our insolvency your money is secure.

Unique Experiences

We want you to have a unique and immersive experience, not to only stay at places that enhance the trip but have one off experiences on your trip, if you want to plan something unique or extra special during your tour simply let us know at the booking stage what you have in mind.

Excellent Accommodation

We tend to use accommodation with style and character, usually 5-star and above. Think fantastic unique heritage style properties, old stately homes and Castles.

Uniquely Scotland

You have caught us at a perfect time, as we concentrate 100% on tours in Scotland, in the near future we will branch out to offer tours in other areas and countries, hopefully that means we can handle your next vacation too.

Book With Ease

You can book directly on our website or give us a call to talk things through.

Genealogy Service

If desired we can do some looking into your family or clan history and try to match it up to your itinerary.

High Standard

Our first choice properties are always of a high standard. Deluxe properties will be minimum 4-star, some will be 5-star. Luxury will tend to be good 5-star hotel or resort with excellent service and appointed to a high standard. The Heritage properties will often be a little bit special, from Castles and homes of Lairds to more modest properties steeped in history.  The standard can vary but we will always try and book something with charm and character.

Our Driver/Guides are badge accredited and simply the best in the business.  We also use  excellent chauffeurs for the one off transfers to and from the airport.

Small Boutique Company

We are as invested in your trip as you are, we want to give you the perfect holiday and a great impression of Scotland and its people. Smaller numbers of bookings mean we can supply a personalised service every time.

Handpicked, Tried and Tested

Every accommodation, tour and supplier has been handpicked or at the very least vetted by our Managing Director, being a company based in Scotland it makes it easier to recommend places or tours, we have our finger on the pulse.

Risk Assessments

We make sure all our suppliers are properly insured and meet local safety standards, as well as carry out our own risk assessments, your health and safety is paramount to us. In the event that anything does go wrong, our local representatives will be on hand and we have a 24-hour crisis line through our own insurers. However please always book adequate travel insurance of your own.

Passionate About Travel

At Inspiring Travel it was our love of travel that got us involved in the industry in the first place. We have first-hand knowledge of the itineraries we put together and because of our love and experience of travelling we know what people want when they travel. We have knowledge & expertise that we want to share with our clients to build them an inspiring and unforgettable trip around Scotland.

Dedicated Guide

Each tour is for you and your party alone, from couples to larger parties & families, even solo travellers, so it goes without saying that your friendly Driver/Guide for your trip around Scotland is dedicated to you too.

Emergency

In the event of an emergency on the ground, we have provided you with a 24/7 crisis number which you will find in the travel documents that have been provided to you ahead of travel. However please also make sure you have booked sufficient travel insurance.

Safety and Integrity

Each supplier if not visited has at least been vetted by the Managing Director of Inspiring Travel to make sure they are happy with the safety standards and integrity of the company or supplier.

Tailormade

Here at Inspiring Travel, every trip is created bespoke by us for you. Any date, any duration.  We can put together a complete bespoke itinerary specific to your requests or if going ahead with one of the tailormade trips from our website we will still add little touches to make it personal to you.

Fantastic Drivers / Guides

All driver/guides have completed a rigorous program of training and assessment, not just in history culture and landscape but in professional guiding skills including group management and safety and communication and are all bound by a professional association code of conduct. Not to mention most are real characters so you can be confident they will be entertaining as well as knowledgeable and informative. If you have special interests it’s likely we know the guide who has knowledge of that subject to match you up with.  At Inspiring Travel we like to think you will meet as strangers but go home as friends.

Testimonials

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Testi 4

Inspiring Travel had everything that I envisioned. I think you are doing a great job.

Wendy
Pope-Bishop
Tampa

Testi 3

I cannot thank you enough, we all loved the tour, not just the fantastic scenery, learning about the history and our roots, we felt like we really connected with a country that is close to all our hearts, thank you.

Bradley
Stevens
Toronto

Testi 2

Our custom made visit to Scotland was perfect – it enabled us to visit all the places we were excited to see and learn about.

Andy
Richardson
Sydney

Testi 1

As well as learning all about the places and areas you visit, our friendly guide helped fit everything in at a gentle pace.

Alan
Cooper
Texas

doy

I would highly recommend anyone looking for a high level of friendly customer service, seemingly unlimited personal knowledge of destinations, all wrapped up and made easy for you then Inspiring Travel Scotland is the way to go! Thanks again. 10/10

Paul
Evans

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