We are taking train from Edinburgh to Stirling. We will pick up rental car in Stirling and spend most of the day there visiting the Castle, etc. If time allows, we may visit Duone Castle and Deanston Distillery later that afternoon. We will eventually be headed to Oban area, but that's too much driving late in the day. Can anyone recommend an overnight town to sleep in between Stirling and Oban. We could just spend the night in Stirling and take in Duone and Deanston en route to Oban.
The eventual plan is to base in Oban for a couple days and visit Mull, etc, then a few days on Skye, followed by a couple nights in Inverness area. I think our last stop will be a full day in St. Andrews and head to EDI late that afternoon and sleep near airport on last night. We will have the better part of 2 weeks, but don't like too many one-night stands, nor spending several hours driving every day. We like to build in some chill out time.
I think I'll also need a home base not too far from Inverness/Cullodan areas and not too long of a drive to St. Andrews since we want to spend most of the day there .