Big April Adventures - Stagecoach

  • Allt Dearg Cottage with a view across to the Black Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye
    Allt Dearg Cottage on the Isle of Skye
  • Big April Adventures
    Big April Adventures
  • Dolphins swimming offshore in the Moray Firth, near Inverness.
    Spot dolphins swimming in the Moray Firth, near Inverness
  • The waterfront along the River Tay in Perth lit up at twilight.
    The waterfront along the River Tay in Perth
  • A birdwatcher looks out to sea at Yesnaby, Orkney
    Birdwatching at Yesnaby, Orkney

A world of adventure is waiting just for youYear of Natural Scotland 2013

Celebrate Year of Natural Scotland 2013 and get out and about to explore Scotland's breathtaking landscapes and stunning shorelines.

Sorry our prize draw for free and discounted travel tickets is now closed but you can still find great offers and events throughout the country, so come and experience Scotland's natural beauty and enjoy a great range of activities.

Climb aboard for a great choice of destinations with Stagecoach and we've listed a few suggested routes.

Number X24 from Glasgow to Dunfermline Glenrothes to St Andrews; and number X26 / X27 via Kirkcaldy/LevenDunfermline Abbey Church

The coaches depart Glasgow, bound for Fife, every 20 minutes and nowadays, as with many services, they have free WiFi so you can stay connected even as you travel to Scotland’s ancient capital.

Steeped in history and legend, Dunfermline and Fife are a must-see.  Visit the birthplace museum of Andrew Carnegie, or view the burial tomb of King Robert the Bruce as you stroll through the grounds of Dunfermline Abbey. Fife offers a host of activities come rain or shine, perfect for days out with the kids. Stroll along picture postcard beaches, discover welcoming fishing villages and explore important wildlife reserves.

Coastrider X7 route, follows the coast between Dundee and Aberdeen, via Arbroath, Montrose and Stonehaven

A trip worth taking for the view along, departing every hour with luxury coaches and free WiFi, this route travels past miles of unspoilt stretches of beach. There areThe outside of Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire other loads of options with jaw-dropping scenery such as the 201/202/203 routes, which operate from Aberdeen through Deeside (via Banchory/Ballater/Braemar) so call at Crathes Castle, Balmoral Castle and much more. These operate every 20 mins to Banchory, hourly to Ballater and every 2 hours to Braemar. These coaches also have complimentary WiFi.

Number 35 from Aberdeen to Inverness (the Moray Coast)

Via the Moray coast to calls at the picturesque villages of Banff, Macduff, Portsoy, Cullen, Buckie, Nairn etc. Coaches have free WiFi and operate hourly for the full route, every 30 mins between Aberdeen and Banff/Macduff.

Number 16 from Perth to Dundee; and the 23 takes you to Bankfoot, Dunkeld, Grandtully and Aberfeldy

An area packed with things to do; from the Dundee Rep Theatre to Discovery Point and Verdant Work in Dundee. Alternatively, visit the fair city of Perth to the St John’s Kirk, where John Knox preached. Take a trip to the Beatrix Potter Garden at Birnam or a sampling tour of Dewar’s World of Whisky outside Aberfeldy. There’s plenty to choose from along these routes. Italian Chapel, Lamb Holm

The Highlands and Islands

There's so much to see and do in the Highlands; with routes including the Isle of Skye, passing by the Old Man of Storr, and Dunvegan Castle.  Or why not take the bus to Orkney and visit Highland Park Distillery, the Italian Chapel and Skara Brae.

West Scotland

There’s routes on Arran from Brodick Ferry to the Castle and round the whole island and the X77 from Glasgow to Ayr via Prestwick operates up to every 30 mins and the X74 from Glasgow down to Dumfries every 2 hours. Both routes are serviced by coaches fitted with complimentary WiFi.