Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

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English and Scottish Discovery
See, Visit & Explore: London, St Paulís Cathedral, Tower of London, Stratford-upon- Avon, Liverpool, Lake District, Gretna Green, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, St Andrews, Loch Ness, Glen Coe, Loch Lomond and Glasgow

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8 day tour from £1139

8 & 22 April, 2016
6, 13 & 20 May, 2016
3, 10 & 17 June, 2016
1, 8 & 22 July, 2016
5, 12 & 19 August, 2016
2, 9 & 23 September, 2016
14 & 21 October, 2016


Twin/Double/Family room from £ 1139 per person
Children from £ 1025 per child
Single room from £ 1619 per person

Accommodation information


Child reduction applies to children aged 8 to 18 inclusive on the basis that they stay in a room with an adult.

We regret that children under the age of 8 are not carried on this tour.

Seasonal Price Range
£1,139 - £1,879

Product code: CIE 00773

Tour Summary

This relaxing one way journey from London to Scotland visits many of Britainís must-see sights. Thereís time to explore London, Edinburgh and Glasgow plus the scenic beauty of Englandís famed Lake District and the Scottish Highlands.

Day 1: Arrival in London. Afternoon panoramic tour of London.

Day 2: Take in more sights of London by open-top bus. Choose to visit either the Tower of London or Kensington Palace.

Day 3: Visit Stratford-upon-Avon and the Beatles city of Liverpool.

Day 4: Explore the beautiful Lake District then cross the border into Scotland. Drive to Edinburgh and attend a lively Scottish show.

Day 5: Morning City Tour of Edinburgh then free time for shopping.

Day 6: Visit St Andrews then tour through the picturesque Scottish Highlands to reach Inverness.

Day 7: Drive along the banks of mysterious Loch Ness then visit awesome Glen Coe. Enjoy a cruise on Loch Lomond before arriving at your hotel.

Day 8: Tour ends after breakfast. Airport transfer available.

Tour features:

  • Visit St Paulís Cathedral, Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands
  • Overnight accommodation: London (2); Liverpool (1); Uphall (Edinburgh) (2); Inverness (1) and Cumbernauld (Glasgow) (1)
  • Depart from London and return to Glasgow
  • Tour duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Premium Escorted Tour

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Day One
London Arrival & City Tour
Your vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Stop to visit St. Paulís Cathedral, with its world-famous dome and awe-inspiring interior. In the evening meet your tour director to discuss your trip over a welcome drink and dine in your hotel.
Overnight: Park Plaza Hotel, Riverbank, London (or similar)
Day Two
Tower of London & City Sights
Today you can schedule your own London sightseeing when you take an open-top bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana. You are free to choose a restaurant to dine independently.
Overnight: Park Plaza Hotel, Riverbank, London (or similar)
Day Three
London - Stratford-upon-Avon - Liverpool
Drive through the Cotswolds, a delightful hilly region with mellow-hued stone houses. In Stratford-upon-Avon visit Shakespeareís Birthplace, furnished as it would have been in his time. 2016 is the 400th anniversary of his death. Continue to Liverpool and a local guide will show you around places associated with various aspects of the lives of the "Fab Four.Ē Check in to your hotel.
Overnight: Hilton Hotel, Liverpool (or similar)
Day Four
Liverpool - Lake District - Edinburgh (Uphall)
Travel through the glorious Lake District, associated with the childrenís author, Beatrix Potter, and the poet, William Wordsworth. In the charming village of Grasmere visit Dove Cottage, where Wordsworth lived and wrote. Near the Scottish border stop at the Old Blacksmithís Shop in Gretna Green, a popular shopping venue for quality Scottish goods. Check in to your hotel in Edinburgh and head out to a Scottish evening with special dishes and lively music.
Overnight: Macdonald Houston House Hotel, Edinburgh (Uphall) (or similar)
Day Five
Edinburgh City Tour & Edinburgh Castle
Explore central Edinburgh this morning, starting in the 200-year-old "New TownĒ with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses where many famous writers and inventors lived. See the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered and tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free for independent activities.
On 05 to 19 August departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Overnight: Macdonald Houston House Hotel, Edinburgh (Uphall) (or similar)
Day Six
Edinburgh (Uphall) - St Andrews - Inverness
Travel north to St Andrews, famous for golfing and Scotlandís oldest university. Take a walking tour around the town with your tour director who will tell you about the famous people and happenings here. Visit the picturesque ruins of St Andrews Cathedral. Take a break in Pitlochry and continue to Inverness, the "Capital of the HighlandsĒ. Check in to your hotel beside the River Ness in the City Centre.
Overnight: Columba Hotel, Inverness (or similar)
Day Seven
Inverness - Loch Ness Glasgow (Cumbernauld)pan>
Travel south through more wonderful Highland scenery today, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness with views of this deep lake. Drive past Ben Nevis, Britain's highest peak, and through the towering mountains of Glen Coe, which is famous for the Massacre of Glen Coe in 1692. Take a scenic cruise on Loch Lomond, Britain's largest lake. Enjoy a brief drive around Glasgow before checking in to your hotel located on the outskirts.
Overnight: The Westerwood Hotel, Glasgow (Cumbernauld) (or similar)
Day Eight
Depart Glasgow for Home
Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Included

  • 7 nights accommodation in rooms with private bath/shower
  • Full English/Scottish breakfast (days 2 - 8)
  • Welcome drink with your Tour Director
  • 3 table díhŰte dinners
  • Welcome dinner in London
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
  • Admission to St Paulís Cathedral, Shakespeareís Birthplace, Dove Cottage, Old Blacksmithís Shop, Gretna Green, St Andrews Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle
  • London open-top bus tour with a visit to the Tower of London or Kensington Palace
  • Beatles themed tour of Liverpool
  • Walking tour of St Andrews
  • Cruise on Loch Lomond
  • City tours of London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 05 to 19 August departures
  • 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

You can check in to the London hotel at your leisure on day one
The tour will commence at 14:00 hrs
from the Park Plaza Hotel Riverbank London Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TJ
The tour will end after breakfast on day 8

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