Scottish Royal

  • Coach Tours

    Scottish Royal

  • Coach Tours

    Scottish Royal

  • Coach Tours

    Scottish Royal

  • Coach Tours

    Scottish Royal

Tour length

8 days

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2899.00$2899.00

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See the best of Scotland with this wonderful 8 day tour. Breakfast daily, 5 mouth-watering evening meals, breathtaking scenery, a private tour of Edinburgh Castle and a visit to of one of Scotland’s finest distilleries finishing off with a wee dram, just a few of the delights on this truly wonderful vacation.

Itinerary


Day

1

Glasgow

Saturday

Meet your tour guide at your designated pickup point, before a panoramic tour of Glasgow.  You will explore Saint Mungo’s Cathedral and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house. Transfer to your hotel where you will enjoy a welcome drink and some free time.

Dinner/Overnight — Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
Relive the golden age of travel at voco® Grand Central - Glasgow, an enduring monument to Victorian glamour in an unbeatable central location. The hotel is attached to Glasgow Central Station, a city landmark since the 19th- century heyday of the railways. The subway is close by, so West End bars, gigs at The SSE Hydro and trade events at the Scottish Exhibition Centre are mere minutes away. A short walk takes you to monuments of famous Scots in George Square, or fashion boutiques on The Style Mile. The comfortable guest rooms feature thoughtful voco™ touches like fragrant toiletries, bedside USB connections and bespoke art. The magnificent, marble-clad  Champagne Central bar is open all day for sharing menus and afternoon tea served with glasses of fizz or artisan cocktails, while Tempus Restaurant offers the best of Scottish cuisine.


Day

2

Burns Country

Sunday

Depart for Ayrshire, where the first stop of the day is Culzean Castle. Culzean is surrounded by surging seas, lush forests, and secret gardens. Later, continue to Rabbie Burns Country and the Burns National Heritage Park. The museum is the focal point of this beautifully landscaped park where visitors can cross the Brig o’Doon and visit the poet’s birthplace.

Overnight — Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow


Day

3

Loch Ness & Inverness

Monday

Depart Glasgow for Inverness travelling along Scotland’s West Coast and Loch Ness. Highlights of the day include Loch Lomond, dramatic Glencoe, a visit to Urquhart Castle and a cruise on Loch Ness in search of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

Dinner/Overnight — Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
Located just one mile from Inverness city centre and the River Ness the Kingsmills is set in four acres of carefully kept gardens and manicured lawns. All rooms feature luxurious ensuite  bathrooms with separate baths and showers, wi-fi, iPod docks, satellite television, goose-down quilts and cotton sheets. The hotel also has fully equipped leisure facilities and spa that guests can take advantage of during their stay.


Day

4

Isle of Skye

Tuesday

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 — Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness


Day

5

Culloden & Speyside

Wednesday

Today we head to Perthshire via Culloden Moor, site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Before leaving Speyside, stop at Kincraig for an impressive display from the Working Sheepdogs. Continue onto Perthshire, where on arrival at your hotel, you will be welcomed with “wee dram!”

Dinner/Overnight — Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro
Located within 10 acres of landscaped grounds, the Victorian-style Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel offers breathtaking views of the Trossachs. The hotel features a leisure centre and stylish restaurant. LivingWell leisure club features an indoor swimming pool and fully-equipped gym. Guests can relax in the steam room, bubble pool, or sauna. The Kailyard by Nick Nairn Restaurant serves traditional Scottish cuisine in elegant surroundings. Guests can enjoy fresh coffees and drinks in the 2 lounges, and there is also a cocktail bar. The luxury rooms each have a 32-inch LED TV. All rooms feature a designer bed and WiFi access, and some have wonderful views of the Perthshire countryside.


Day

6

St Andrews & Falkland

Thursday

Enroute you will stop for a distillery visit at Kingsbarns Distillery. This tour is the perfect introduction to Scotch whisky. You will visit the exhibition space, go on a guided tour of the distillery, and then be led up to one of the tasting rooms for some sampling.  A shop and café await you at the end of the tour.  After the distillery tour, we will travel to St. Andrews, home of Scotland’s oldest university and capital of golf. Leaving St. Andrews, we head to Falkland to visit the village and the Palace, built by King James V in 1539. It became a favourite retreat of the Stuart Dynasty including Mary Queen of Scots.

Overnight — InterContinental Edinburgh The George
The InterContinental Edinburgh The George has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. At its heart are five listed Georgian townhouses, built in 1775 as homes for Edinburgh’s most  prosperous citizens.  Winner of Luxury Brand Hotel of the Year at the 2019 Scottish Hotel Awards, The InterContinental Edinburgh The George is an ideal base from which to explore the city. The sensitive, multi-million-pound restoration and refurbishment combines luxurious natural materials such as oak, marble and leather with a palette of colours inspired by the great 19th-century Scottish landscape painters. The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier whilst Burr & Co. is a lovely coffee shop with a devoted local  following. The hotel also has a newly equipped gym.


Day

7

Edinburgh

Friday

After an early breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy an exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle. You will then enjoy a panoramic city tour of Edinburgh which features the “New” and the “Old” towns. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore the city further. Tonight, you will attend the Spirit of Scotland Show, an evening of traditional entertainment and dinner at The Royal College of Surgeons.

Dinner/Overnight — InterContinental Edinburgh The George


Day

8

Tour Ends

Saturday

Your tour ends this morning after a hearty Scottish breakfast.  Please inquire about our group transfer on offer.


Availability

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Jul 30$3399.00$3399.00$4699.00$4699.00
Aug 6$3399.00$3399.00$4699.00$4699.00
Aug 13$3399.00$3399.00$4699.00$4699.00
Aug 20$3399.00$3399.00$4699.00$4699.00
Aug 27$2999.00$2999.00$4099.00$4099.00
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Sep 17$2999.00$2999.00$4099.00$4099.00
Sep 24$2999.00$2999.00$4099.00$4099.00
Oct 1$2899.00$2899.00$3999.00$3999.00
Oct 8$2899.00$2899.00$3999.00$3999.00

Prices are land-only per person in Canadian dollars.
Arrival & departure transfers included for those who have air booked in conjunction with tour.

NOTE for tours departing July 30, Aug 6, 13 & 20, 2022: Dinner at hotel prior to Tattoo performance in lieu of Farewell Scottish evening. Early opening tour at Edinburgh Castle not possible during Tattoo; a tour during normal business hours will be available in lieu.
Child rate 7-11 years sharing with 2 adults $1799. 
All triples are on request (Grand Central & Dunblane Hydro does not have triple rooms suitable for 3 adults; 2 rooms may be booked at this hotel).

Tour Highlights

  • Glasgow
  • Culzean Castle
  • Burns Country
  • Loch Lomond
  • Glencoe
  • Loch Ness
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Culloden Moor
  • Isle of Skye
  • Kincraig
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Portree
  • St Andrews
  • Falkland Palace
  • Perthshire
  • Edinburgh
  • Speyside

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
  • 4 table d’hôte evening meals
  • Farewell Scottish evening with dinner & entertainment
  • Working Sheepdog performance at Kincraig
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle, the famous 13th century castle in the Highlands
  • Guided tour of a whisky distillery
  • Cruise on Loch Ness
  • Exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Panoramic tours of Glasgow & Edinburgh
  • Admissions to: Saint Mungo’s Cathedral, Culzean Castle, Burns National Heritage Park, Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Moor Visitor’s Centre, Falkland Palace
  • Baggage handling charges
  • The Famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo included on July 30, Aug 6, 13 & 20, 2022 departures (in lieu of Scottish evening)

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