Manor Royal Scotland

  • Coach Tours

    Manor Royal Scotland

  • Coach Tours

    Manor Royal Scotland

  • Coach Tours

    Manor Royal Scotland

Tour length

8 days

From

$4,399.00

Check out our BRAND NEW Manor Royal tour of Scotland!


Exclusive tour with a MAX of 26 Passengers. We have secured accommodations at some of the finest hotels in Scotland and we guarantee a smaller group size to allow us into some truly signature & unique locations including 5 star hotels.

       • 2 nights at Culloden House in Inverness - where princes past and present have enjoyed the ambience and hospitality of this elegant Palladian mansion

       • 2 nights at the Hotel Du Vin in Edinburgh - Amidst the culture, history and breathtaking sights, just off the bustling Royal Mile, between the iconic castle and Holyrood Palace.

       • 2 nights at the 5 star Mar Hall in Glasgow - overlooking the River Clyde, this grand private residence enjoys a Scottish setting with views towards the Kilpatrick Hills. 

This is truly one of the most luxurious, deluxe, first class coach tours we have ever offered.
With only 26 seats per departure, secure your spot today!

BOOK BY DECEMBER 31, 2018 & SAVE $150 PER PERSON 
 

Itinerary


Day

1

Falkirk Wheel, the Kelpies & Edinburgh

Saturday

On arrival in Glasgow, you will be met by your coach & guide and your adventure in Scotland begins. Travelling eastwards our first stop is at the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s only rotating boat lift, you will enjoy a boat trip on the canal and a ‘flight’ on the wheel itself. The boat trip lasts approximately 60 mins. After the boat trip, you will board the coach again for the short journey to the Helix Park, where you will take a tour of the Kelpies, the largest equine sculptures in the world. On your 30 minute guided tour, you will have the opportunity to go inside one of the sculptures to marvel at the complexity and the engineering which created these fantastic pieces of art. Continue to Edinburgh, where you will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city from the comfort of the coach. Scotland’s historic capital is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Testimony to this is the coveted award of World Heritage Site Status recently being awarded to the city’s medieval “Old Town”, and Georgian “New Town”. 

The tour will finish at your hotel in the city centre where you will enjoy a welcome drink and some free time. Later, enjoy a welcome dinner in the hotel with the rest of the group.

Dinner/Overnight – Hotel Du Vin, Edinburgh


Day

2

Edinburgh Castle

Sunday

After an early breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy an exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle - imagine having the opportunity to explore this magnificent site with no one else around? It really is an unforgettable experience. An expert guide will take you on a journey of the castle’s rich history and colourful characters. Your private tour includes a viewing of the Honours of Scotland, Stone of Destiny, Royal Palace, Prisons or War exhibition, St Margaret’s Chapel, Mons Megs and more. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Overnight – Hotel Du Vin, Edinburgh


Day

3

Dundee, V&A and Glamis Castle

Monday

Today we begin our journey north, before crossing the River Forth into the Kingdom of Fife, we make a short stop in the small town of South Queensferry, this is a perfect opportunity to take pictures of the iconic bridges linking Fife to Edinburgh, The Forth Road Bridge, the Forth Rail Bridge and the new Queensferry Crossing. We will visit the new V&A museum, the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London. We will continue to visit Glamis Castle, where, on arrival, we will enjoy a delicious lunch in the castle restaurant. This will be followed by a private guided tour and the opportunity to explore the gardens at leisure. Glamis Castle is home of the Earl of Strathmore, famous for being the childhood home of Queen Elisabeth, The Queen Mother, and birthplace of Princess Margaret. 

Dinner/Overnight – Mercure Ardoe House, Aberdeen


Day

4

Whisky & Steam Trains

Tuesday

After breakfast leave Aberdeen towards Speyside. First stop, is Dufftown, the heart of the Scottish Whisky industry, this small town exports more whisky than anywhere else in the UK.  We will take the opportunity to visit the Glenfiddich Distillery and enjoy a guided tour and tasting of 3 whiskies. Onwards then to Aviemore where you will have some free time for lunch before boarding an afternoon service of the Strathspey Steam Train, travelling from Aviemore to Broomhill and back, this afternoon you will travel back in time to an era when steam whistles blew, carriage doors slammed shut and there was a familiar click-clack, rhythm of the rails, as the train travelled along the track.

Dinner/Overnight – Culloden House, Inverness 


Day

5

Isle of Skye

Wednesday

Today a day trip to the Isle of Skye, one of Scotland’s most beautiful islands. First stop is Portree, capital of the island. You can enjoy some free time here, exploring the multi-coloured harbour, or warming up by a real coal fire in a local pub. On our return to Inverness, you will visit Eilean Donan Castle.

Dinner/Overnight – Culloden House, Inverness 


Day

6

A Tale of Two Lochs

Thursday

Leaving Inverness this morning, we begin our journey south taking the route less travelled along the southern banks of Loch Ness. Sit back, relax and enjoy the breath-taking scenery, of course, not forgetting to keep your eyes peeled for Nessie! We will stop in Fort Augustus, at the heart of the Great Glen, is a hive of activity - bustling with boaters, locals and visitors. Take time out to enjoy the Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre. A small but unique venue showcasing the history of Thomas Telford's Caledonian Canal from its beginnings to its present day rejuvenation.  After lunch we will stop at Balloch on the banks of Loch Lomond, and enjoy a cruise on the Loch before continuing on to Glasgow.

Dinner/Overnight – Mar Hall, Glasgow


Day

7

Piping Experience & Glasgow

Friday

A truly Scottish experience awaits at The National Piping Centre. Our Bagpiper will take you on a journey through the rich history of the Scotland’s national instrument, perform live for you and even let you try the pipes for yourself! Next is a visit to the world famous Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery, opened in 1901, it is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. Later, we enjoy a panoramic tour onboard the Red Bus Bistro, a 1966 routemaster double decked bus whilst being served a delicious afternoon tea. 

Dinner/Overnight – Mar Hall, Glasgow


Day

8

Departure

Saturday


Your tour ends this morning after a hearty Scottish breakfast, transfer to the airport to join your flight home.


Availability

Room Type DoubleTripleSingle
May 4$4399.00$4399.00$5699.00
May 11$4499.00$4499.00$5799.00
Jun 1$4499.00$4499.00$5799.00
Jul 13$4399.00$4399.00$5699.00
Jul 27$4399.00$4399.00$5699.00
Sep 7$4499.00$4499.00$5799.00
Sep 21$4499.00$4499.00$5799.00

Prices are land-only per person in Canadian dollars.
Arrival & departure transfers included for those who have air booked in conjunction with tour.
Please inquire for Child rate (7-11 years sharing with 2 adults). All triples are on request.

Tour Highlights

  • Edinburgh
  • Falkirk
  • Dundee
  • Glamis
  • Glenfiddich
  • Aviemore
  • Inverness
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Loch Lomond
  • Glasgow

Tour Inclusions

  • Transportation throughout by modern touring coach
  • Experienced driver and local touring guide
  • 7 nights accommodation in first class hotels
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Full Scottish breakfast daily
  • 5 table d’hôte evening meals
  • Farewell Scottish Gala evening with dinner & drinks
  • Boat Trip on the Falkirk Wheel & entrance to the visitor centre
  • Guided tour of the Kelpies
  • Exclusive, pre-opening entrance & tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Private tour of Glamis Castle followed by a 2 course lunch in the restaurant
  • Return Trip from Aviemore to Broomhill aboard the Strathyspey Steam Train
  • Entrance to the V&A Museum in Dundee, Glenfiddich Distillery, Eilean Donan Castle, The Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre, The National Piping Centre (with Piper Led Tour), and Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
  • Cruise on Loch Lomond
  • Afternoon tea & panoramic tour aboard the Red Bus Bistro

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