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Great Scott, Royals, Rails & Sails

Glamis Castle Scotland

A splendid Scotland tour which takes in the Royal families connections with Scotland.

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GREAT SCOTT, ROYALS, RAILS & SAILS

 

16 - 20 July 2020

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £529

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Kinneil Steam Railway Journey   |    Visit the Museum of Scottish Railways   |   Guided Tour of Glamis Castle   |   Dundee   |   Visit to Discover Point   |   Visit to The Palace of Holyrood House   |   Visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia

 

The Royal Family have strong connections to Scotland and we trace their footsteps as we visit the Palace of Holyrood and Glamis Castle, our tour also has a nautical theme and features Captain Scott’s ship – Discovery and the Royal Yacht Britannia.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service and begin your holiday by joining your tour coach and travel northwards to Scotland with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

We spend a leisurely morning at our hotel, time to admire the beautiful gardens before we make our way to the No-ness Kinneil Steam Railway where we enjoy a scenic 70 minute return journey with afternoon tea along the Forth Estuary, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct.  Afterwards we have time to discover the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland’s largest railway museum.

 

DAY THREE

Today we enjoy a guided tour of Glamis Castle, renowned for being Scotland’s most beautiful castle.  We learn about the Castle which is famous for being the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and birthplace of Princess Margaret.  In the afternoon we have free time for lunch in Dundee, perhaps visit the impressive V&A Museum of Design before we visit Discover Point and explore Captain Scott’s ship – Discover, which he sailed to Antarctica.

 

DAY FOUR

This morning we visit Edinburgh and the Palace of Holyrood House, the Queen’s office Scottish residence, before enjoying free time in the city.  This afternoon we visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queens former floating Royal residence for more than 40 years.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning we depart after breakfast to begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Return rail journey & afternoon tea on Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway

  • Admission Museum of Scottish Railways

  • Guided tour Glamis Castle

  • Entrance to Discovery Point Dundee

  • Admission Palace of Holyrood

  • Admission Royal Yacht Britannia.

 

PITBAUCHLIE HOUSE HOTEL, Dunfermline

Pitbauchlie House Hotel is situated in the city of Dunfermline and set in 3 acres of wooded grounds and landscaped gardens offering a truly relaxing environment for your holiday.  With 50 beautifully appointed bedrooms, facilities include LCD TV, tea/coffee making facilities, direct dial phone, radio alarm clock, hairdryer, iron & ironing board plus trouser press, for the benefit of all hotel guests there is also free WiFi throughout the hotel. 

 

 

DAY ONE

We begin your holiday with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel northwards to Scotland with comfort stops enroute. Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

We spend a leisurely morning at our hotel, time to admire the beautiful gardens before we make our way to the No-ness Kinneil Steam Railway where we enjoy a scenic 70 minute return journey with afternoon tea along the Forth Estuary, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct. Afterwards we have time to discover the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland's largest railway museum.

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DAY THREE

Today we enjoy a guided tour of Glamis Castle, renowned for being Scotland's most beautiful castle. We learn about the Castle which is famous for being the legendary setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and birthplace of Princess Margaret. In the afternoon we have free time for lunch in Dundee, perhaps visit the impressive V&A Museum of Design before we visit Discover point and explore Captain Scott's ship - Discover, which he sailed to Antarctica.

B, D

DAY FOUR

This morning we visit Edinburgh and the Palace of Holyrood House, the Queen's office Scottish residence, before enjoying free time in the city. This afternoon we visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queens former floating Royal residence for more than 40 years.

B, D

DAY FIVE

This morning we depart after breakfast to begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PITBAUCHLIE HOUSE HOTEL, Dunfermline

Pitbauchlie House Hotel is situated in the city of Dunfermline and set in 3 acres of wooded grounds and landscaped gardens offering a truly relaxing environment for your holiday.  With 50 beautifully appointed bedrooms, facilities include LCD TV, tea/coffee making facilities, direct dial phone, radio alarm clock, hairdryer, iron & ironing board plus trouser press, for the benefit of all hotel guests there is also free WiFi throughout the hotel. 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Return rail journey & afternoon tea on Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway

Admission Museum of Scottish Railways

Guided tour Glamis Castle

Entrance to Discovery Point Dundee

Admission Palace of Holyrood

Admission Royal Yacht Britannia

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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