Custom Self-Drive Tours in Scotland & Ireland

Your bespoke Scottish or Irish tour can be completely unique. We can add a little extra to your trip, with places and activities designed especially for you — perfectly complementing your travel experience in Scotland, Ireland, or both! If you have any questions about our custom Ireland and Scotland tours, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Tailor-Made Experiences through Scotland & Ireland

We can design your dream road trip through Scotland or Ireland

With our tailor-made experiences in both Scotland and Ireland, we take pride and care to create the trip of your dreams. Our passion, experience, and knowledge allow Bye by Car to include destinations and experiences you could never Google or find in the guide books. We will pepper your trip with the places and activities you’re most interested in — but with a few delightful surprises along the way. Need some inspiration? Browse our Self-Guided Tours of Scotland, our Self-Guided Tours of Ireland, and our Self-Guided Tours of Scotland and Ireland. You can also check out our example experiences below. And if you don’t see anything you’re looking for here, use the form at the bottom of the page to let us know what you have in mind. Tell us about your dream Irish or Scottish experience and we’ll take care of the rest!

Do you know exactly where you’d like to visit on your custom tour of Scotland or Ireland? Perhaps you only have a vague sense of the kinds of things you’d like to do? Whatever your knowledge or preferences are, we will listen to you and take care when designing your bespoke Ireland or Scotland tour. We can also offer advice, putting in some amazing spots you’ll never find in the guidebooks. Ireland and Scotland are two of the most beautiful countries in the world, with vast, rich histories to uncover. Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll do all the hard work and logistics!

How it works (in 5 easy steps)

  1. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page, telling us about your dream custom tour of Scotland or Ireland (it’s okay if you only have one or two ideas as we can take care of the rest).

  2. Our team will then work on a trip itinerary designed specifically for you.

  3. We will then send you a trip proposal (previews and highlights) accompanied by a quote/price.

  4. If the trip we’ve designed for you sounds good, you can book online.

  5. We’ll make all the finishing arrangements for you. All you’ll do is fly and drive!

Examples of Incredible Custom Scotland Tours

Guided Tour of Edinburgh

Guided Tour of Edinburgh

A private and comprehensive tour of Edinburgh lasting 4-5 hours taking in the charming Old Town: Grassmarket, the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mille (Royal Mile), and Calton Hill. The price depends on the season and the number of people.

Edinburgh Ghost Tour

Edinburgh ghost tour

Want to see the ghostly and ghoulish side of this historic city? This tour takes place at night, taking you back in time as you pass through the underground vaults of Edinburgh. A delightfully shocking experience! The price of the visit: from £13 for adults and from £8 for children.

City Bus Tours

City Bus Tours

Explore the most iconic corners of Edinburgh, Glasgow, or Inverness by bus! You can hop on and hop off using the bus as many times as you wish throughout the day. Prices start from £13 for adults and from £3 for children.

Scottish Dinner and Show

Scottish dinner and show

Enjoy a fantastic night with live music and traditional Scottish dancing accompanied by a delicious selection of local food (dinner includes 3 dishes plus show). The price for adults is from £65 and from £37.50 for children.

The Harry Potter Steam Train

Trips Around Scotland

The Jacobite steam train, famous for appearing in the Harry Potter films as the Hogwarts Express, is a unique experience for all ages. The ticket price is from £25 for adults and from £20 for children.

Edinburgh Whisky Experience

Scotland has earned a global reputation for its quality whisky — known in Scottish Gaelic as Uisge beatha, which means ‘water of life’. Lovers of this precious drink can discover the process of whisky production and also enjoy an exclusive tasting session. The price for adults: from £15.

Examples of Amazing Custom Ireland Tours

Guided Tour in Dublin

Guided tour in Dublin

A private guided tour, lasting 4-5 hours, taking in the most picturesque areas of the capital. Discover the secrets of the old town, the Cathedral of San Patricio, or the Guinness Factory. The price depends on the season and the number of people.

Whiskey Experience in Dublin

Ireland has earned a global reputation for it’s quality whiskey Lovers of this precious drink can discover the production process in the heart of Dublin and also sample an exclusive tasting. The price of the visit for adults: from €30.

Irish Dinner and Show

Irish dinner and show

Enjoy a fantastic evening with live music and traditional Irish dancing accompanied by a delicious selection of local food. For one night you will feel truly Irish! The price for adults is €59 and €45 for children.

Guided Visit to a Whiskey Distillery

Guided visit to a Whiskey Distillery

Who would like to visit one of the many charming whisky distilleries in Ireland? Depending on the itinerary for your trip, we can find a whisky distillery to visit, allowing you to immerse yourself in the history of Irish whiskey distillation. The price for a tour for adults: from €30.

City Tours of Dublin, Belfast, and Derry

Tourist bus in Dublin, Belfast and Derry-Londonderry

Discover the most emblematic corners of Dublin, Belfast, and Derry on top of a bus! Without a doubt, it is one of the most comfortable and interesting ways to get around a new city. In addition, all buses include an audio-guide in Spanish.

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