Multi-Generational Holidays to Scotland

Multi-Generational Holidays to Scotland

Whether you’re looking for a scenic getaway or an outdoor experience, look no further than a fun-filled and action-packed Scottish adventure! Escape from the stresses of everyday life and take yourself and the whole family to Scotland for the trip of a lifetime.

Discover the best coach tours and top places to visit so that you can plan your next multi-generational family holiday to Scotland.

Benefits of travelling as a family

Travelling has the ability to bring out the best in everyone. Not only is it a chance for you to get plenty of rest, but your days are filled to the brim with exciting activities.

Family group of three generations pose for a photograph during a walk to the beach

Being away from life’s everyday distractions and work commitments gives your family the chance to spend uninterrupted time together that will strengthen your bonds and open you up to new experiences.

Visiting new places with your children is a great way to allow them to try different activities, unique foods, and broaden their horizons.

But, travel doesn’t have to be limited to just parents and children. Bringing the grandparents along can have a number of benefits too.

Busy home lives can make it difficult for children to make memories and get to know their grandparents well – especially if they don’t live nearby.

Plus, when traveling with the grandparents, you’ll always have someone on hand to help out with the children. Having an extra pair of eyes and ears means you’ll have better opportunities to go on date nights or relaxing activities with peace of mind that the kids are being well looked after!

Best multi-generational family holidays in Scotland

Regardless of where in Scotland you plan to visit, you’re guaranteed to find something that appeals to visitors of all ages.

Here are a few of our top multi-generational holiday ideas for an unforgettable trip to Scotland:

Scottish Lochs and Castles

Our 8 day Scottish Lochs and Castles tour is the ultimate Scottish holiday experience.

Family pose at Carlton Hillwith Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street in the background

On this tour you’ll get the opportunity to explore Glasgow, Stirling, Fort William, Loch Ness, Aviemore, Blair Castle, Pitlochry, St Andrews and Edinburgh.

If you enjoy travelling in comfort and style then this escorted tour is the perfect pick for you. You and your family will travel aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows so that you won’t miss a second of the gorgeous Scottish scenery.

Your tour will be led by an expert tour manager along with a highly-experienced professional driver. At some of the stops a knowledgeable local tour guide will show you the highlights and let you in on some local secrets.

This trip offers immersive history lessons and exciting monster hunting opportunities at Loch Ness for the kids, as well as slower more relaxed moments where the adults can kick back, relax, and enjoy Scotland’s magnificent cities and landscapes.

After all, it’s supposed to be a holiday for everyone!

Castles and Kilts

If you’re looking for a trip that takes in beautiful parts of both England and Scotland, our 10 day Castles and Kilts tour starts in London and ends with a fantastic 2 night stay in Edinburgh.

This tour is a great chance to see the city of London, Oxford, Bath, Llangollen, Ruthin Castle, Liverpool, Tatton Park, Lancaster, Hadrian’s Wall, and Edinburgh all in one incredible visit.

Children play at being Romans at Hadrian

All of our tours have been carefully crafted and researched to combine quality hotels, luxury travel, insightful visits, delicious meals and plenty of leisure time too.

There’s plenty for the kids to look forward to, from the magical platform 9 ¾ sign where Harry Potter steps aboard the Hogwarts Express to ancient excavations and what life was like as a Roman soldier at the incredible Roman Army Museum.

We haven’t forgot about the adults! Relax and enjoy stunning rural English towns like Lacock in Wiltshire along with some of the most spectacular views of the Lake District on your journey through the British countryside.

The casual pace and structured itinerary make this escorted tour a fantastic option if you’re travelling with both the kids and grandparents.

The advantages of seeing Scotland by escorted coach tour

Coach driver makes his way across the Clyde Arc Bridge in Glasgow

  • Coach tours remove any stress involved with travelling with children and grandparents.
  • Itineraries are meticulously organised, quality hotels selected and the tour route carefully pre-planned.
  • A professional and licenced coach driver lets you sit back and relax. Let them take care of finding a parking space or navigate the narrow streets of a strange town.
  • Driving on unfamiliar roads can be hard, and getting lost can eat into your precious sightseeing time. An expert coach tour driver knows the roads like the back of their hand, and will take from A to B with ease.
  • There’s no need to squash the whole family into a hire car. Coaches are spacious, modern and air-conditioned to provide maximum comfort while you see the sights.
  • You’ll be doing your bit for the environment too. Research shows that moving more people around in one vehicle reduces fuel usage and lower carbon emissions per passenger.
  • And most importantly, the whole family can comfortably kick back, relax and enjoy the incredible scenery knowing that everything has been taken care of.

Plan an unforgettable family escape to Scotland with Scottish Tours

On our award winning tours, you’ll be accompanied by an expert tour guide who will show you and your whole family the most iconic spots in our beautiful country.

Our job at Scottish Tours is to make it as easy as possible for you to discover the very best that Scotland has to offer.