Edston Woods, Peebles
Edston Woods, Peebles
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Christmas in the Scottish Borders

The Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, nestling on the banks of the River Tweed in a tranquil valley a few miles to the east of Peebles in the Scottish Borders, provides the luxurious setting for a relaxing, stress-free Christmas break. From the moment you arrive at the hotel, welcomed with cream teas, you will enjoy the best of Scottish hospitality and a full festive programme that includes carol singing and a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. You can make full use of the superb leisure facilities, which include an 18-metre swimming pool, and a range of beauty treatments is also available. Golfers will be tempted (weather permitting) by the challenging 18-hole, par 72 golf course that complements the hotel and the surrounding landscape so beautifully. During the course of our stay there will be an excursion into the rolling Borders hills and a visit to nearby Peebles, a charming little town with an appealing timeless quality.

What's included?

  •  Accommodation
  •  Services of a professional tour manager
  •  Comfortable coach travel throughout
  •  Meals - as per the itinerary

Today's Price

Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £150

Tour highlights:

  • 3 nights’ dinner, bed and full breakfast at the 4-star Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, near Peebles
  • Full programme of Christmas activities as per itinerary
  • Coach travel from pick-up points in Scotland

Tour details

Dates 24 December 2019 - 27 December 2019
Duration 4 days
Today's Price
Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £150 Balance due by 1 October 2019
Activity Level
Tour code BWCSB19A

Departure Points

Location Depart Return
Skene Street
0830 1900
Railway station
0920 1810
Railway station
0940 1550
Outside Discovery Point
1000 1530
Canal Street
1030 1500
Moto Services, M90
1130 1400
Fife College
1145 1345
Marriott Hotel
1215 1315
Millennium Hotel, George Square
1330 1200

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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24 December 2019: Itinerary

We depart from your local pick-up point and head into the Borders, breaking our journey at Peebles, a peaceful little town on the banks of the River Tweed. In the afternoon we continue to our hotel, the luxurious Cardrona Hotel, Golf and Country Club, just three miles to the east of Peebles, also set on the River Tweed which winds its leisurely way through the rolling hills of Tweeddale. We are welcomed on arrival with festive teas.

Following dinner there will be a drinks reception followed by Christmas carols with the hotel staff.

Meals include: Dinner

Hotel: Cardrona Hotel, Golf and Country Club

The day gets off to a festive start with a glass of Buck’s Fizz with breakfast. The morning is free to relax or perhaps take a stroll by the river to sharpen your appetite for the feasting to come. A traditional Christmas carvery lunch with all the trimmings follows and after the Queen’s Speech you are free to use the leisure facilities, read your new book or even succumb to a postprandial nap, whichever is your preference.

Meals include: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Cardrona Hotel, Golf and Country Club

After breakfast we depart on a scenic coach tour of the Border country, which will see us visiting the delightful towns of Moffat, Galashiels and Melrose. Alternatively for those who would prefer to relax around the hotel we shall be offering you the option to book some spa treatments or for golfers the option to enjoy a bracing round of winter golf (subject to weather and availability).

Meals include: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Cardrona Hotel, Golf and Country Club

Enjoy your breakfast. Sadly it is time to leave Cardrona today as we head for home, with arrival due at our original departure points during the afternoon.

Meals include: Breakfast

24 December 2019: Additional Info

24 December 2019: Accommodation

Set by the River Tweed, in a quiet countryside location, the 4-star Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa boasts views of the Border Hills, an 18-hole golf course, an award-winning restaurant and a spa.

The bedrooms at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa all have blackout curtains for a good night’s sleep. Guest can also enjoy views of the hills or the golf course as well as many facilities including tea and coffee.

Renwicks Restaurant at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa offers fine dining and views over the golf course. 2 bars serving lighter meals are also available on site.

Guests can make the most of the hotel’s spa or use the health club, which has a sauna, a gym and a swimming pool. Other activities available at the Cardrona Hotel include golfing, fishing, shooting, canoeing and quad biking. Edinburgh is a 40-minute drive away

24 December 2019: Enquiries

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