UK & Scotland Itinerary

Day 1 – Any London Airport to Superbike Rental & Tours HQ.

Upon arrival at your chosen London Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of our staff and with your private transfer you will head for Superbike Head Quarters (HQ).

Here you will have your meet & greet and a great cup of Essex Coffee awaiting you.

We will complete all required rental paperwork and you will then spend time familiarising yourself with your chosen motorcycle and packing your bike luggage up ready for the following morning start.

We have a secure store for you to leave your cases, luggage; airport shopping or any excess items that you do not wish to take on the trip with you.

Once everything is sorted and you are ready we will transport you to a beautiful nearby hotel, The Mulberry House for the night. Here you can relax and recover from your flight and get to know your fellow riders before starting this epic adventure.

Day 2 – HQ to the County of Lincolnshire

After a good night rest and a hearty English breakfast you will be met by the Superbike Tour Team for a short briefing on the days route/itinerary, with a view to be on the road by 10am.Today’s ride is a relatively short and easy ride to allow you to familiarise yourself with your bike and enable you to enjoy some of the UK’s country lanes and scenery. From here we ride north taking some of the best roads England has to offer making our way to Lincolnshire. We will ride through Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk using only A and B roads. Through quaint towns, villages and stunning scenery on to our next hotel which is located in a lovely English village, noted for its WW2 Lancaster Bomber history. Settling down not too late in the day with the evening to spend as you wish, whether it’s to a local pub for dinner and a drink, a peaceful walk out in the evening or a relaxing night in, the choice is all yours.

Day 2 will be approximately 150 miles.

Day 3 – Lincolnshire to the Yorkshire Moors

Today we only have about 4 hours ride to our Hotel for the night. This is great as it gives us plenty of time to play/ride on the Moors. Loads of fantastic riding, wonderful roads, great views and plenty to smile about.
Still heading north, we’ll be riding through the Lincolnshire Wolds (areas of natural beauty) over the Humber Bridge into Yorkshire. We will stop at the famous Oliver’s Mount Road Race Circuit, where we are able to ride the circuit and have lunch at the Oliver’s Mount Restaurant. We then ride to our Hotel and check in early, leaving us free to explore the Yorkshire Moors for the afternoon/evening.

Day 3 will be approximately 110 miles.

Day 4 – Yorkshire Moors to Edinburgh ~ Scotland

Don’t skip breakfast it’s a big day today!

With an early start, we have approximately 7 hours riding today. Heading further north, we ride through Kielder Forest with its areas of natural beauty. This is a large forestry plantation in Northumberland and is the largest man-made woodland in England .This is where we cross the border into Scotland and ride up onto a nice City Hotel in Edinburgh.
Another day of fantastic riding with great views and scenery at every turn.

Day 4 will be approximately 194 miles.

Day 5 – Rest Day in Edinburgh

Scotland isn’t Scotland without a day sightseeing in Edinburgh.
We recommend exploring the following tourist attractions:-
Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia, The Underground Vaults, Dungeons, Ghost Tours, Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace.
Rest or not Rest – The choice is yours!

Day 6 – Edinburgh to Dornoch.

Nice and early start leaving Edinburgh and riding up through Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park. This is known for its close proximity to the secluded lochs, ancient forest, mountain trails and ski runs of the surrounding parklands. You may be lucky and catch a glimpse of a Scottish Wildcat or and Capercaillie Bird.
Heading onto Inverness and up to Dornoch to our beautiful Castle Hotel and Whiskey Distillery Tour.

Day 6 will be approximately 165 miles.

Day 7 – Dornoch to Betty Hill

Today we ride to the furthest northern point on the British Mainland, the infamous John O’Groats where we will stop and get the iconic photo, coffee and cake!
We are now in the Sottish Highlands and we will continue our scenic costal route towards Betty Hill, passing the Golden Sands of Farr Beach. Betty Hill is in a great position to catch the awesome ‘Merry Dancers’, Northern Lights. So fingers crossed for a clear sky and a sighting of these beauties.

Day 7 will be approximately 170 miles.

Day 8 – Betty Hill to Ullapool

This is your real Highlands ride, although only 150 miles, this will still be a long day.
Amazing roads and views, you won’t be able to resist stopping every five minutes for a photo opportunity. We will visit Smoo Cave, this dramatic and spectacular sea cave is set into the limestone cliffs in Sutherland. The cave boasts one of the largest entrances to any sea cave in Britain at 50 ft high and is floodlit inside. It was formed by a burn that runs down into the rear chamber, as well as erosion caused by the sea. Then onto Ullapool. This is a picturesque fishing village nestled between Loch Broom and the mountains of Wester Ross. Miles of spectacular views, this is the place that we have the chance of spotting Dolphins.

Day 8 will be approximately 110 miles.

Day 9 – Ullapool to Fort Augustus

Another Highland day of adventure to look forward to.
Leaving Ullapool we first head for the shore of Loch Gairloch and ride amongst the awe-inspiring scenery. From here we really feel the freedom as we glide into Fearnmore, through Shielding, past Loch Torridon towards Applecross.
At Applecross we will ride the pass. The Bealach na Ba, or the Pass of the Cattle is the highest road in Britain, at 2,053 feet above sea level. From the pass, there are incredible panoramas of the bay, with views of Raasay and Skye.
From Applecross we will head towards Eilean Donan Castle. Perhaps the most iconic image of Highland Scotland, the castle has been used as the backdrop for countless famous movies. It is perfectly situated on a small island, surrounded by water and fabulous scenery. Onto Fort Augustus to get our heads down for the night but not before a quick look for ‘Nessie’, the Loch Ness monster.

Day 9 will be approximately 205 miles.

Day 10 – Fort Augustus to Duck Bay Loch Lomond

Heading South with fantastic riding towards Fort William where we will take a look at Spean Bridge and the Commando Memorial. This town is in the western Scottish Highlands, on the shores of Loch Linnhe. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak, plenty of great photo opportunities.
Onto Glencoe which is perhaps Scotland’s most famous, scenic, historic, romantic glen. Also a filming location for Harry Potter and we will also see the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct which carries the railway line for the Hogwarts Express. Also in this area is the Bonny Prince Charles Monument.
Time permitting we will 007 down to Skyfall Lodge. This was the central filming location for the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall.

Day 10 will be approximately 150 miles.

Day 11 – Loch Lomond to Yorkshire Dales

After our usual hearty breakfast feast we will leave Duck Bay, heading south into the Lake District, over the Kirkstone Pass down to Lake Windermere, riding through Kendal, the Southern gateway to the Lake District. This town is famous for its Kendal Mint Cake. Joseph Wiper came up with the original recipe for the Everest conquering energy bars here.
On to Pateley Bridge which is a small village at the southern base of the Yorkshire Dales. It's a pretty place, surrounded by limestone dry-stone walls, & with a stream running right through the middle of the village.
A day full of areas of natural beauty.

Day 11 will be approximately 230 miles.

Day 12 – Yorkshire Dales to HQ

We are homeward bound today.
Our journey today takes you from North West to South East back to Superbike HQ in Essex. Once we land safely back at HQ you can either make use of our airport drop off service or continue your adventure if you have plans to do so.

Day 12 will be approximately 215 miles.