Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Polperro
  • York
Best of Britain
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11 day tour from £1850

Bed & Breakfast

Twin/Double/Family room - from 1850 per person
Children - from 0 per child
Single Room - from 0 per person

Hotel

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Single room from 0 per person

Accommodation information

Notes

Accommodation
The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom. 

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Selected departures include a visit to this famous celebration of music, dancing and culture performed against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

FAQ's
Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code TT 00188

Tour Summary


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Best of Britain
11 day/10 night

Join us for the perfect introduction to Britain. This perfectly arranged itinerary will let you explore the picturesque West Country and marvel at the ancient monoliths at Stonehenge. Roam the scenic Lake District, Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye. Visit the unique cities of Plymouth, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, York, and Cardiff. It’s the perfect way to appreciate the very best of Britain.

Price range: £1,850 - £2,715

Stonehenge - visit the towering prehistoric stones

West Country - explore the quaint fishing village of Polperro and enjoy a drive over Dartmoor

Liverpool - join a local expert to discover the story of the “Fab Four”

Isle of Skye - enjoy a tour through the Sleat Peninsula, known as the “Garden of Skye”

Alnwick Castle - see the real Hogwarts

Movie locations - Harry Potter, The Legend of Tarzan and Rob Roy

Hotel accommodation included

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of first class travel whilst enjoying amazing value then an Escorted Tour is just for you. All are carefully researched and combine quality hotels, luxury travel, informative visits and leisure time. You’ll find our Escorted Tours to be memorable – for all the right reasons!You will travel aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows. For your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too. 
An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities you’ll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you the highlights. These tours are inclusive of accommodation, transportation, admission fees and many meals.
You’ll have the chance to personalise your touring experience by participating in some carefully planned optional excursions. These are at additional expense and details will be provided with your tour documentation.The group will stay together in first class or superior tourist class hotels.
Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available hotels. Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket. From the hot plate you’ll be able to select from freshly grilled items and local specialities.
A stop is usually made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants available.Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be table d’hote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel accommodation offered as part of your tour:

Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds.
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed.
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person). 

Please note that a family room is normally a standard double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types other than twins are subject to availability.
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to your tour.
What meals are included?
One of the great things about travelling on an Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, there’s always a lighter continental option available too. You’ll find that some evening dinners included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies. Check the "What’s Included” list for the exact number of meals that are featured on this tour. 
Can you arrange pre-tour accommodation?
If you are flying internationally to reach the United Kingdom then it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg subside. Please email us for a quotation at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk.
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seats cannot be pre-booked however your tour director will implement a seat rotation system which will allow all passengers the opportunity of experiencing spectacular views from different seats on the motorcoach.
How many people will be on the tour?
The number of people travelling on an Escorted Tour will not normally be more than 50 passengers. 
Are airport transfers included?

This tour will depart from a Central London departure point that can easily be reached by public transport. Airport transfers are not offered on this tour.

What's Included

Accommodation
·        10 nights hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·         Location: Exeter (2); Cardiff (1); Liverpool (1); Glasgow (1); Scottish Highlands (2); Edinburgh (2) and York (1)

Meals
·         Cooked/Continental breakfast (10)
·         Welcome pub reception and dinner with your Tour Director
·      Table d’hôte dinners (3)
·         Light lunch in Somerset
·         Farwell dinner in York

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
·      
Admission to Stonehenge, Buckfast Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey, Roman Baths in Bath, Edinburgh Castle and Shakespeare’s Birthplace
·      
City tours of Liverpool and Edinburgh
·      Orientation tours of Bath, Plymouth, Cardiff, Chester, Glasgow and York
·         Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 27 July to 17 August departures

Tour Essentials
·         Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats, on board washroom and Wifi
·         All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
·         Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
·         Service charges and taxes


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Departure information

Departure time will be confirmed in your tour documentation
from Trafalgar Tours, 79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ
Tour returns at: 19:00 hrs



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