- Our itinerary could include:
- Scone Palace
- Inverness & The Highlands
- Loch Ness & Urquart Castle
- Culloden Moor
- Aviemore and Strathspey Steam Train
- Ballindalloch Castle
- Aberlour & Walkers Shortbread
- Dufftown (Glenfiddich Distillery)
- Blair Athol & Castle
- Edinburgh and The Royal Yacht
- Group Organiser benefits
- No single room supplements (selected tours only)
To tailor-make your tour or for a personalised quotation call 01943 605999.
Day 1 - Trentham Shopping Village, is a typical refreshment stop. Here there is something to suit all tastes with 60 timber lodges housing shops, cafes and restaurants.
Day 2 - Scone Palace was once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots and occupies a unique position in the history of Scotland. Home of the celebrated Stone of Scone also known as the Stone of Destiny.
Day 3 - Inverness (capital of the Highlands). The city boasts a host of historic buildings includuing Inverness Castle, currently used as a courthouse and the St Andrew’s Cathedral which dominates the river Ness and is one of the most beautiful riverside settings in Britain. Urquart Castle on the shore of Loch Ness is an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state. Enjoy spectacular scenery and ‘Nessie spotting’. Culloden Moor Visitor Centre is the site of the most famous battle ground in Scottish history. Culloden was the last hand-to-hand battle fought on British soil between the English and the Scots and the battlefield has been restored to how it was on that fateful day.
Day 4 - Aviemore is situated at the foot of the Cairngorm Mountains. Strathspey Steam Trains can be boarded here and are more than 'just a train ride' with a 1.5 hour journey from Aviemore to Broomhill via Boat of Garten, you will travel along the world famous Spey River Valley. Watch out for the local Ospreys in flight as this is a nesting area for this protected species. You might also spot a red squirrel in its native habitat.
Day 5 - Ballindalloch Castle is known as the ‘Pearl of the North’ and is one of the most beautiful and romantic castles in Scotland. This is first and foremost a much loved family home which has been lived in continuously by its original family, the Macpherson-Grants, since 1546. Aberlour is famous for Walkers Shortbread visit the factory shop. The Glenfiddich Distillery is one of the many world famous whisky maker distilleries nestled into a tranquil Glen. A Tour and tasting is possible.
Day 6 - Blair Atholl and its Castle is at the hub of this breath taking historic landscape, most of which was laid out in the 18th century and features a magnificent walled garden, a peaceful wooded grove, a ruined kirk, a red deer park and a whimsical gothic folly. Colourful peacocks roam the grounds, Highland cattle graze in fields nearby and the native red squirrel can often be spotted amongst the branches.
Day 7 - Leith near Edinburgh is home to the five-star Royal Yacht Britannia, a unique royal residence. The original harbour dates back to the 14th century and has witnessed many travelling kings and queens.
With all packages we supply a tailor-made flyer to assist in the promotion of your group holiday, along with a booking form which provides us with all the details we require from each participant.