5 days

From £1,495

Summary

This tour takes us through some of the most stunning and dramatic landscapes of Scotland. We head north to the charming village of Blair Atholl, where we find Blair Castle nestled in the secluded Perthshire countryside. The castle is the ancestral home to Clan Murray and the historical seat of the Dukes of Atholl. We then skirt around the western edge of the Cairngorms National Park to the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness. From here we have a compilation of castles on our itinerary including the privately owned Ballindalloch Castle, château-style Dunrobin Castle and blush-coloured Brodie Castle. The highlight of the tour is our visit to Cawdor Castle, immortalised in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth as the scene of Duncan's murder. We are delighted to be joined here by Lady Cawdor for a private drinks reception when we will find out what life in the castle is really like. Our final visit is to Scone Palace, which during its history has been the seat of parliaments as well as the crowning place of the Kings of Scots. Here we will be joined by Head Gardener (and ‘Beechgrove Garden’ presenter) Brian Cunningham for a private guided tour of the gardens (Jun/Aug/Sep departures) followed by lunch.

Tour highlights:

  • Meet and Greet with Lady Cawdor at Cawdor Castle
  • Lunch and Guided tour of the Gardens at Scone Palace with Brian Cunningham*
  • Visits to Blair Castle, Ballindalloch Castle, Brodie Castle and Dunrobin Castle and Scone Palace
  • Lunch and Guided tour of the Gardens at Scone Palace with a member of the Gardening Team (July departure)

Departure Routes

Location Depart Return
Glasgow
Bus stop on North Hanover Street, opposite Queens Street Station
08.15 17.45
Edinburgh
Outside Reception at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow Road
09.30 16.30
Dunfermline
Halbeath Park & Ride, Jct 3, M90
10.00 16.00
Kinross
Moto Services on M90
11.00 15.30
Perth
Broxden Park & Ride, A93
11.30 15.00

Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change. Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days prior to departure.

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Today's Price
£1,495

Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £495

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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
10 August 2022 BPHL220810 10 August 2022 (Wednesday) 14 August 2022 (Sunday) £1,495
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