Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • River Clyde
  • Bath
  • Hadrian's Wall
England and Scotland Heritage
See, Visit & Explore: Windsor, Bath, Gloucester, Chester, Liverpool, Lake District, Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Scottish Highlands, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, York, Leeds and Stratford-upon-Avon.

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8 day tour from £725

Wednesdays
06 April to 05 October, 2016

Hotel

Twin/Double/Family room from 725 per person
Children from 655 per child
Single room from 905 per person

Accommodation information

Notes

Child reduction applies to children aged 5 to 17 inclusive on the basis that they stay in a room with an adult.

We regret that children under the age of 5 are not carried on this tour.

Seasonal Price Range
725-955

The departure and return times shown are for guidance only. Please refer to your tour documentation for the confirmed times.

Product code: TT 00330

Tour Summary

Take a look at Britain's past and present: majestic Windsor Castle, Roman Baths, vast Hadrians Wall, Elizabethan Stratford-upon-Avon, quaint Chester and Gretna Green, the inspirational Lake District, Viking York and the juxtaposition of old castles with Edinburghs elegant 'New Town'.

Day 1:

Make the short journey to Windsor to see the famous Castle then travel further west to explore Bath.

Day 2:

The Roman city of Chester is the main focus today. Later drive to Liverpool on the River Mersey.

Day 3:

Today travel to the picturesque Lake District and see Lake Windermere. Cross the Border into Scotland and drive to Glasgow.

Day 4:

Drive along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond; stop in awesome Glen Coe and enjoy a scenic drive through the Scottish Highlands.

Day 5:

Visit the pretty town of Pitlochry before spending time in St Andrews, the home of Golf.

Day 6:

This morning enjoy a city tour of Edinburgh. Afternoon is at leisure.

Day 7:

Explore Hadrians Wall before spending quality time in York. Make the short drive to your hotel in Leeds.

Day 8:

Today visit Shakespeares birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon before returning to London.

Tour features

  • Visit Windsor, Edinburgh and Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Overnight accommodation: Gloucester (1); Liverpool (1); Glasgow (1); Scottish Highlands (1); Airth (Edinburgh) (2) and Leeds (1)
  • Depart from and return to London
  • Tour duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Escorted Tour

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Day One
London Windsor Gloucester
This morning visit Windsor and view the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the World. In the city of Bath, where two of Jane Austen's novels were set, admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to shop or visit the Roman Baths. Arrive later at your hotel in Gloucester. Dinner

Overnight: Hatton Court Hotel, Gloucester (or similar)

Day Two
Gloucester Chester Liverpool
This morning travel north to the town of Chester where you view the Roman walls, Cathedral and the black and white half-timbered buildings known as The Rows'. Why not join your fellow travellers on an excursion to North Wales to visit the town of Llangollen, home of the International Eisteddfod. Later arrive at your hotel.
Overnight: Ibis Centre Albert Dock, Liverpool (or similar)
Day Three
Liverpool Lake District Glasgow
Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you head north to visit the village of Grasmere where the poet, William Wordsworth lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, Daffodils'. Stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents' wishes. Cross the Southern Uplands to Glasgow, one of Europe's liveliest cities.

Overnight: Ibis City Centre, Glasgow (or similar)

Day Four
Glasgow - Glen Coe - Scottish Highlands
See the sights of Glasgow during your orientation tour. Drive north through incredible scenery into the Scottish Highlands and follow the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Drive through Glen Coe, Glen of the Weeping on to Fort William, which lies in the shadow of the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, whose summit stands at 4,409 feet above sea level. Dine tonight at your Highland hotel.
Overnight: Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge (or similar)
Day Five
Scottish Highlands St. Andrews Near Edinburgh
Visit picturesque Pitlochry on the banks of the River Tummel. Famous for salmon fishing, a fish ladder' on the dammed river helps the salmon to swim upstream to spawn. Take time to shop, explore, or join an Optional Experience to Blair Castle, home to the Duke of Atholl. In St. Andrews, where Prince William went to university, stop to take a picture of the 18th green. Known as the home of golf, the game has been played here for over 600 years.

Overnight: Airth Castle Hotel, Airth (Edinburgh) (or similar)

Day Six
Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time
This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith.
Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?
Overnight: Airth Castle Hotel, Airth (Edinburgh) (or similar)
Day Seven
Edinburgh York Leeds
Cross the Scottish Borders back into England. Drive through Northumberland National Park and view part of Hadrian's Wall. Begun in 122 AD, the wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the most important monuments built by the Romans in Britain. Continue south and arrive in York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth. During your orientation your Travel Director takes you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and shows you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in the world. Finish the day in Leeds, where you dine tonight at your hotel.
Overnight: Clayton Hotel, Leeds (or similar)
Day Eight
Leeds Stratford-upon-Avon London
This morning visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. In your free time why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and visitor centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? Say goodbye to your Travel Director and new found friends at the end of an exciting and memorable holiday as you return to London.

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What's Included

  • 7 nights accommodation in rooms with private bath/shower
  • Full Scottish breakfast (days 2 - 8)
  • 3 table dhote dinners
  • City tour of Edinburgh
  • Orientation tour of Glasgow
  • Walking tour of York
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and a washroom onboard
  • Service charges and taxes

Not Included
  • Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver and guide

Departure information

The tour departure time will be confirmed in your tour documentation.
from 79 York Rd, London SE1 7NJ
Returns: 19:00 hrs


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