3 day / 2 night
On this ultimate Scottish touring experience you’ll stay in first class and de-luxe hotels, including the famous Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, and experience fine dining throughout. The carefully crafted itinerary includes guided tours of no less than five of Scotland’s great castles - Stirling, Urquhart, Cawdor, Glamis and Edinburgh. But that’s not all you’ll also visit the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Whisky Trail and even take a cruise on Loch Ness. This really is the best way to discover Scotland!
Price range: £1,925 - £3,325
The Trossachs - enjoy a tour through the delightful scenery of the National Park
Loch Ness - visit the mighty ruins of Urquhart Castle and experience a cruise on Loch Ness
Cawdor Castle - discover the beauty of this historic castle forever linked to Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth”
St Andrews - explore the home of golf on a walking tour and visit St Andrews Cathedral and Castle
Edinburgh - tour through the Georgian New Town and ancient Royal Mile to visit Edinburgh Castle
Movie locations - Chariots of Fire, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes and The Water Horse
- 3 nights hotel accommodation
- Location: Dunblane (2); Inverness (2); St Andrews (1) and Edinburgh (2)
- Cooked/Continental breakfast (6)
- Welcome drink with your Tour Director
- Traditional Scottish afternoon tea
- Admission to Stirling Castle, Urquhart Castle, Cawdor Castle, Glamis Castle and Edinburgh Castle.
- Tour and tasting at a Malt Whisky Distillery
- Cruise on Loch Ness
- Walking tour of St Andrews
- Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 07 and 14 August, 2020 departures
Visits, Admissions and Experiences
- Admission charges
- Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
- Gratuity to your driver
Full Tour Itinerary
Day 1 - Welcome to Scotland l
Our tour starts with a drive into the Heart of Scotland to reach our Victorian-era hotel located in extensive grounds. This magnificent hotel has been carefully restored and offers a health-spa and indoor swimming pool. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea served at the hotel followed by free time to relax. In the evening join your tour director and fellow travellers for a welcome drink before dinner.
Day 2 - Excursion to Stirling Castle and the Trossachs
The views from the battlements are simply stunning! Later we’ll enjoy a tour through the picturesque scenery of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, known as the “Highlands in Miniature”. On our return to Dunblane the remainder of the day is at leisure before dinner is served at our hotel.
Day 3 - Dunblane - Urquhart Castle - Inverness
Tour through the Great Glen to reach the scenic banks of Loch Ness. We’ll stop to visit the impressive ruins of Urquhart Castle then embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness. The views are captivating and you never know if Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, might make an appearance! It’s a short drive to Inverness and our centrally located hotel.