We travel north through picturesque Perthshire and towards the Cairngorms National Park. We pass the Spittal of Glenshee and Braemar and continue on towards Royal Deeside and the Victorian village of Ballater.
We travel to Cairnryan to meet the Stenaline ferry to Belfast. On arrival, we rejoin our coach and take a tour of the local sights before heading to the IBIS Centre Belfast hotel to check in, get comfortable, and enjoy some free time before dinner. On day two, we travel to the scenic Antrim Coast and the Giant’s Causeway, a magnificent, mysterious geological formation, we also visit the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. The next day we take in a tour of the Titanic Experience and spend some free times in Belfast.
Sit back, relax and enjoy light refreshments as we travel North West towards Oban. The town of Oban is so much more than a port – it’s a thriving town. Enjoy free time to explore the seaside streets, try samples in the chocolate shop and distillery, visit the town’s fascinating museum, and fill up on a lunch of the freshest seafood.We then travel on towards Inveraray Castle.
Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. Picturesque cobbled lanes, canals link market squares lined with soaring towers, historical churches and lanes of old whitewashed almshouses help to create this wonderful fairy-tale medieval town.
We travel to Edinburgh and Her Majesty the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, The Palace of Holyrood House. Standing at the end of the historic Royal Mile, this fine palace is the home of Scottish Royal history. We then travel onwards towards Rosslyn and its famous chapel. Nowhere in Scotland is more riddled with mystery than Rosslyn Chapel.
The Isle of Arran is the seventh largest island in Scotland and is often referred to as ‘Scotland in Miniature’ and it is easy to see why with its rugged coastline and beautiful scenery. Take in the view of Brodick Castle and Goat Fell as we approach the island from the ferry. On arrival we rejoin our coach to take you on a tour of the island, stopping at the famous cheese shop and Arran Aromatics: The Sense of Scotland.
Take in the spectacular views of the Three Bridges, the beautiful panoramas of the Edinburgh skyline to the south and the Kingdom of Fife to the north. We sail in to dock and land on Inchcolm
Island for 1.5 hours. Explore the island’s historic Abbey, one of the best preserved group of monastic buildings in Scotland.
We whisk you, your family and friends off for a day of local fun! Our first port of call is Cairnie Fruit Farm. Here there are plenty of fun activities to keep the kids amused including a 6 acre Mega “maize” maze and funyard with slides, trampolines, crazy swings and much more. We then travel on to the Scottish Deer Centre, set in the Fife countryside, covering over 55 acres. Here we are taken on a private guided tour where you will discover 13 species of deer from around the world, Fife’s only wolf pack, otters and other rare Scottish species including the wildcat.
We travel to see the world’s largest equine sculptures up close. Enjoy a 30-minute guided walking tour that takes you through the vision of artist Andy Scott. We also take you on a 50 minute boat journey
where the boat is lifted up to join the Union Canal 35m above and sails smoothly from The Falkirk Wheel onto the Union Canal before returning to your starting point at the Visitor Centre completing a wonderful day of local discovery.
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