Isle of Man and Scotland Self Guide Motorcycle Tour

Dates available throughout 2022

In partnership with Spyder Motorcycles we are delighted to offer a self-ride tour.

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Package Overview

Day One, Friday: picking up the motorbikes from Silverstone Race Circuit at 10.00, we get you set up on your bike with the route loaded into the GPS for the trip ahead of you. 

You’ll then enjoy riding through the Cotswold’s and along the English/Welsh border to Liverpool and the 19.15 ferry to the Isle of Man.

Arriving into Douglas ferry port at 22.00, you’ll head to the hotel in Douglas for a pint of Bushy’s Ale, or whatever takes your fancy, 200 miles.

Day Two, Saturday: the Isle of Man is a stunning island with so much to do in such a small space.  Today you’ll enjoy a motorcycle tour of the IoM with a lap of the famous TT Mountain Course to finish the ride, 140 miles

Day Three, Sunday: with a ferry check-in time of 18.30, you are free to explore the island and visit the excellent IoM Motor Museum in Jurby.  Then you’ll get the late ferry back to Heysham and head straight to the hotel for a good night’s sleep.

Day Four, Monday: riding from Heysham to Edinburgh, you’ll take in the beautiful Lake District and then ride along the fantastic A7 and on to the stunning, historic city of Edinburgh for a great night, 180 miles.

Day Five, Tuesday: riding from Edinburgh to Inverness, along the Old Military Road and through the Cairngorms National Park, 170 miles

Day Six, Wednesday: riding from Inverness to Tongue along the NC500 via John O’Groats the most northerly point of the UK.  There is the opportunity to sign on to the 10.30 Glenmorangie Whisky Distillery tour subject to availability, 180 miles

Day Seven, Thursday: riding from Tongue to Loch Maree continuing along the very popular North Coast 500 which reaches the world famous west coast of Scotland, 180 miles

Day Eight, Friday: riding from Loch Maree to Fort William, staying on the NC500 which takes in Applecross Pass.  The ride leaves the NC500 shortly after Applecross and heads to Kyle of Lochalsh, heading southeast for stunning views of Ben Nevis and the town of Fort William, 180 miles

Day Nine, Saturday: riding from Fort William to Glasgow on the final day of the tour.  The ride heads through Glen Coe and keeps to the west coast before running into Glasgow along Loch Lomond.  On arrival at the airport, motorcycles will be picked-up by the Spyder Motorcycles team or returned to our Glasgow base 5 minutes from the airport, 160 miles

Day Ten, Sunday: flights home from Glasgow Airport

Cost does not include:

  • Special events on the IoM
  • Entry fees
  • Motorcycle hire upgrades
  • Accommodation and ferry upgrades
  • Road tolls and fines


  • 9 days riding, 9 nights
  • Motorcycle hire
  • Fully comprehensive motorcycle insurance 
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Route guide pack
  • GPS Sat Nav with routes
  • Ferry crossing to and from the Isle of Man


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