The Misty, Magical Isle of Skye & Lovely Loch Lomond
7 DAY TOUR - £599 per person
Departing Thursday 5th October 2017
- 6 nights dinner, bed and breakfast
- Visits to the Glencoe Visitor Centre, Eilean Donan Castle, Armadale Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, West Highland Museum, Callendar House & Museum of Scottish Railways
- 2 course lunch on day 3
The 3 star, 18th century Winnock Hotel is situated just 4 miles from Loch Lomond in the picturesque village of Drymen. All bedrooms are ensuite and are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, TV and telephone. The hotel also has a bar & restaurant.
The 3 star Dunollie Hotel is situated by the serene waterside of Broadford Bay on the Isle of Skye - the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. All bedrooms are ensuite and are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also has a restaurant and lounge.
Day 1: We depart our home area and travel to our overnight hotel in Drymen stopping enroute.
Day 2: We depart our overnight hotel this morning to enjoy a scenic drive to the Glencoe Visitor Centre - nestled into the landscape at the foot of the Glen. This afternoon, we travel to Eilean Donan Castle, situated on an island at the point where 3 great sea lochs meet, and surrounded by majestic scenery. We will then board the coach for the final leg of our journey across the famous Ske Bridge to the Isle of Skye - our home for the next 3 nights.
Day 3: After breakfast, we travel to Armadale Castle housing the award winning 'Museum of the Isles'. Take in the stunning views across the 46 acres of woodland gardens surrounding the castle. We will then enjoy a 2 course lunch before heading back to the hotel with time to relax before dinner.
Day 4: Today we make our way to the North West corner of Skye and visit the famous Dunvegan Castle and Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Loch Dunvegan, the castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland. We then board the coach for a scenic drive up the Trotternish Peninsula before returning back to the hotel via the picturesque harbour town of Portree.
Day 5: Today we leave Skye behind and travel back to Loch Lomond via Fort William to visit the West Highland Railway Museum - world famous for its Jacobite exhibits. After lunch we head back to the Winnock Hotel, our home for the next 2 nights.
Day 6: This morning we will make our way eastwards to Callendar House, dating back to the 14th century and set in beautiful parkland. There are an number of permanent exhibits that explain the history of the beautiful estate. We will then spend the afternoon visiting Scotland's largest Railway Museum, located on the scenic Firth of Bo'Ness. We will arrive back to the hotel in time for dinner.
Day 7: Sadly, we have to leave Scotland behind today and travel back to our home area, stopping enroute.
Single room supplement Nil
Travel insurance: £26.50
To make a booking please call 01823 331356