4 days

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Summary

Treat yourself to an authentic Hogmanay* experience at the comfortable, family run, Woodland House Hotel, in Dumfries, Scotland’s ‘Queen of the South’. Set in a sympathetically restored and extended Grade B-listed Georgian mansion with delightfully traditional yet relaxed surroundings, there’s nowhere better to be to see in the New Year.

On Hogmanay we enjoy a circular tour through the rolling hills of Dumfries and Galloway, including a stop at the famous ‘book town’ of Wigtown, before the celebrations begin with a glass of fizz followed by a four-course Hogmanay Dinner and live entertainment from a local band, culminating in ‘the bells’ at midnight, welcomed in traditional style by a kilted piper. A leisurely New Year’s Day takes us over the border to Cumbria for a scenic drive along the route of Hadrian’s Wall, perhaps the most impressive of all the Roman remains in Britain.

*the etymology of the Scots word for the last day of the year is obscure but is thought to have French, Celtic or Norse origins.

 

Tour highlights:

  • Traditional Hogmanay dinner and live entertainment
  • Bringing in the New Year to the skirl of the pipes
  • Scenic tour of Dumfries & Galloway, including Wigtown
  • Relaxing drive along the route of Hadrian’s Wall
  • Warm Scottish hospitality in a family-run hotel

Departure Points

Location Depart Return
Aberdeen
Skene Street
07:00 17:00
Dundee
Outside Discovery Point
08:30 15:30
Perth
Broxden Park & Ride, A93
09:00 15:00
Kinross
Moto Services on M90
10:00 14:00
Dunfermline
Halbeath Park & Ride, Jct 3, M90
10:15 13:45
Edinburgh
Outside Marriott Hotel Glasgow Road
10:45 13:15
Glasgow
North Hanover Street
12:00 12:00

Please note all pick-up points are subject to minimum numbers. All timings are approximate and are subject to change, and will be confirmed when the joining instructions are sent out, approximately ten days prior to departure.

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£595

Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £150

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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
30 December 2021 BHDG211230 30 December 2021 (Thursday) 2 January 2022 (Sunday) £595
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