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The Full Scottish – 8 Day Tour of Scotland (Tuesday Departure)

Full Irish MapPace – Fast

Price – From £1,310 Gbp

Only 20 People On Each Coach!

Each Coach Has A Driver And Tour Director – So Two Exploring Scotland Personnel Per Coach!


  • Menzies Hotel, Glasgow
  • Ballachulish Hotel, Glencoe
  • Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness
  • Park Inn, Aberdeen X 2 Nights
  • Crowne Plaza, The Roxburghe X 2 Nights

Get gregarious Glasgow – gobble great grub; gawp gray grandeur; grasp Glaswegian gobbledygook….Delve into the bonnie banks and bonnie braes on a Loch Lomond cruise…Dramatic Isle of Skye…Scale the fairy tale turrets of Inveraray Castle…Parade the velvet moors of Culloden…Sip a wee dram at Speyside…Aye, The Full Scottish…

Tour Includes:

  • Airport transfers at the start and end of the tour
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach with a maximum of 24 people
  • Professional Tour Director
  • 7 nights in listed hotels
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on Day 1
  • 6 Dinners (D) including – Scottish evening in Aberdeen
  • City Sightseeing Tours of Glasgow & Edinburgh
  • Loch Lomond Scenic Cruise
  • Ferry to the Isle of Skye
  • Entrance to Inveraray Castle
  • Entrance to Armadale Castle Gardens (Clan Donald Centre)
  • Entrance to Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre
  • Entrance to Speyside Distillery
  • Entrance to Balmoral or Crathes Castle
  • Afternoon Tea at Falls of Feugh
  • Entrance to Glamis Castle
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage for one suitcase per person

Day 1 – Tuesday–Overnight, Menzies Hotel, Glasgow

Land in Glasgow and transfer to your hotel. Take the Hop-on/Hop-off GlasgowCoach Tour around the city’s main attractions. Join your fellow travellers for a welcome get together dinner

Attraction – Glasgow Tour, Hop on/ Hop off

City Sightseeing bus tours are the perfect way to see Glasgow. Hop on board our buses and see Glasgow the easy way. Our City Sightseeing double decker buses operate regularly from 0930 until 1630 and the complete tour lasts one hour and forty-five minutes, taking in the best that Glasgow has to offer. Your ticket is valid for two consecutive days and you can hop on and hop off as often as you like at any of the bus stops on our tour route.

Glasgow Accommodation – Menzies Four Star Hotel, DBB

Day 2 – Wednesday – Loch Lomond Cruise &Inverary Castle

Overnight At Ballachulish Hotel, Glencoe

Breakfast Served From 7 – 8.15 Am; Guide Will Meet You For An 8.30 Am Departure

Attraction – Loch Lomond Cruise

Sample our new cruise offering from Luss during a one and a half hour cruise on the ‘Queen of Scottish Lakes’. Sail through the island jewels in the Loch Lomond crown ~ Inch Fraoch, Inchtavannach, Inch-connachan, Inch-cruin, Inch-fad, Inch-murrin and Inch-cailloch.Enjoythe serenity of the ‘bonnie banks’ whilst listening to a live & informative commentary on the clans, the wildlife and the wallabies

Attraction – Inverary Castle

Inveraray Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell and the iconic, must-see visitor attraction on the West Coast of Scotland.

Evening Meal At Ballachulish Hotel

Day 3 – Thursday – Isle of Skye & Clan Donald Centre

Overnight At Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness

Breakfast Served From 7 – 7.45 Am; Guide Will Meet You For An 8.00 Am Departure

Attraction – Isle of Skye Ferry

An mid-morning sailing across to the largest of Scotland’s islands, the magnificent Isle of Skye, carpeted with velvet moors and sparkling lochs, bordered with sheer sea cliffs with jagged mountains keeping vigil over all.

Attraction – Clan Donald Centre

Clan Donald Skye is a 20,000-acre highland estate on the Sleat peninsula in south Skye. The Estate’s principal focal points are the restored historic gardens, and the beautiful walking trails threading through the 40 acres of woodland around Armadale Castle. Part of the Castle has been restored and the striking ruined remains sensitively re-designed, to create an attractive landscape within the gardens.The fully accredited Museum of the Isles, opened within the gardens in 2002, incorporates the Library and Study Centre.

Evening Meal At Kingsmill Hotel

Day 4 – Friday – Culloden Battlefield & Distillery

Overnight At Park Inn, Aberdeen

Breakfast Served From 7 – 9.00 Am; Guide Will Meet You For An 9.30 Am Departure

Attraction – Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre

The Battle of Culloden in 1746, the last pitched battle ever fought on British soil, saw the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie, thus sounding the death knell for the old clan system, and the horrors of the Clearances soon followed. The sombre moor where the conflict took place has scarcely changed in the ensuing 270 years.

Attraction – Speyside Distillery

Drive through the gentle rolling hills of Speyside and visit a distillery to view the many stages of whisky making and sample a “wee dram”.

Evening Meal At Park Inn, Aberdeen

Day 5 – Saturday – Royal Deeside & Afternoon Tea

Overnight At Park Inn, Aberdeen

Breakfast Served From 7 – 8.45 Am; Guide Will Meet You For An 9.00 Am Departure

Attraction –Balmoral Castle or Crathes Castle (Depending on Availbility) @ 11.00

Drive along Royal Deeside, a beautiful river valley made popular by Queen Victoria who first had Balmoral Castle built as her Scottish retreat in the nineteenth century. Tour the spacious grounds and parts of Balmoral Castle (or Crathes Castle). Stop at the Falls of Feugh to sample afternoon tea with delicious freshly-baked scones and a talk on Highland life.

Attraction – Falls of Feugh – Tea, scones and a chat on Highland Life

Stop at the Falls of Feugh to sample afternoon tea with delicious freshly-baked scones and a talk on Highland life.

Day 6 – Sunday – Glamis Castle & St. Andrews

Overnight At Crowne Plaza, The Roxburghe, Edinburgh

Breakfast Served From 7 – 8.15 Am; Guide Will Meet You For An 8.30 Am Departure

Attraction – Glamis Castle

In a word – Impressive!It is from whence that Shakespeare’s Macbeth was born and the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret were begat.

Attraction – Royal & Ancient Clubhouse, St. Andrew’s @ 14.30

Visit St. Andrew’s, the Home of Golf and see the world famous Royal & Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course.

Evening Meal At Crowne Plaza, The Roxburghe, Edinburgh

Attraction – Tattoo Tickets for 3 & 10 August

Day 7 – Monday – Edinburgh Castle & City Tour

Overnight At Crowne Plaza, The Roxburghe, Edinburgh

Breakfast Served From 7 – 9.00 Am

Attraction – City Sightseeing, Edinburgh, Hop on/Hop off

Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. What better way to see this fantastic city than from the top of a City Sightseeing Tour Bus?. Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town, where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh Castle. See the Royal Mile which joins Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House. City Sightseeing will highlight all the things to do and see in Edinburgh as you tour through the city streets.

The rest of the day is free for independent touring and dining.

Attraction – Tattoo Tickets for 4 & 11 August

Day 8 – Tuesday – Transfer to Edinburgh Airport









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