Scottish Dream 8 Day Tour

This classic tour of Scotland starts in Glasgow and explores the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness with plenty of wonderful scenery as you travel through the Scottish Highlands. Discover castles, watch skilled sheepdogs and cruise Loch Lomond. Stay in elegant manor house hotels, including the special Atholl Palace Hotel. See Edinburgh Tattoo in August.

This classic tour of Scotland starts in Glasgow and explores the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness with plenty of wonderful scenery as you travel through the Scottish Highlands. Discover castles, watch skilled sheepdogs and cruise Loch Lomond. Stay in elegant manor house hotels, including the special Atholl Palace Hotel. See Edinburgh Tattoo in August.

Included in this tour: 

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 29 to August 19 departures.
  • Immerse yourself in farm life at Leault Farm to see how a farmer works with highly skilled dogs to herd sheep
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Six dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh
  • Visits and admissions to Blair Athol Distillery, Blair Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Edinburgh Castle, Inveraray Castle, Isle of Skye, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and St Andrews 
  • 7 nights overnight in the hotels listed below
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
Overnights for this tour:
  • Radisson Blu Hotel or Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor
    Glasgow (1 night)
  • Isles of Glencoe Hotel
    Ballachulish (1 night)
  • Newton Hotel
    Nairn (1 night)
  • Atholl Palace Hotel
    Pitlochry (2 nights)
  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel
    Edinburgh (2 nights)

Currency:

Please note that we charge in Euros (€). Prices in other currencies are for indication only and subject to fluctuation.

Day 1: GLASGOW CITY TOUR
Tour begins at 2:30 pm, Glasgow hotel. Set out on a tour of central Glasgow’s highlights including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral and the River Clyde, once famous for shipbuilding. Visit extensive and varied art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your tour director and fellow travellers over a welcome drink before dinner in your hotel.
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Day 2: LOCH LOMOND CRUISE & INVERARAY CASTLE
Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond to appreciate the beauty of this famous loch and admire panoramic views of the Highlands. Browse around the town of Inveraray before taking a guide tour of Inveraray Castle which you may recognize from the Downton Abbey series. Journey across Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe, often considered one of Scotland’s most spectacular and beautiful places. Continue to Ballachulish on the coast.
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Day 3: ROAD TO THE ISLES & ISLE OF SKYE
Take the “Road to the Isles” through some of Scotland’s loveliest scenery, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. Board a ferry to the Isle of Skye to visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle. Discover the history of the Lords of the Isles and the most powerful clan of the Isle of Skye. Return to the mainland, stopping for photos at the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Keep your camera handy as you travel the shores of Loch Ness on your way to Nairn.
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Day 4: CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD & SHEEPDOG TRIALS
A short distance from Nairn is the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre where the British Government forces defeated the army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, popularly named Bonnie Prince Charlie. Walk around the moorland and the Visitor Centre which explains how events led to the conflict ending the clan system in Scotland. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to a local farm for a demonstration of trained dogs herding sheep. Travel through the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains to your gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry.
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Day 5: BLAIR CASTLE & WHISKY TASTING
Visit Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Delve into the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie and how Queen Victoria's famous stay led to the creation of Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders. Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a whisky making tour and a sample of the finished product. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the gardens, hotel museum and other facilities or browse around the town of Pitlochry.
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Day 6: GLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS
Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth” and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This is a majestic building filled with priceless artefacts and furnishings. Head to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf”, to see the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course. Enjoy free time to browse through the medieval town. In Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, enjoy a traditional Scottish evening with dinner, haggis, bagpipes, kilts and Highland dancing.
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Day 7: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore Edinburgh to compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of Edinburgh. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring, shopping and dining. On July 29 to August 19 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at the Castle esplanade.
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Day 8: TOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH 
Your tour ends after breakfast.
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Tour Start Date in Ireland Tour End Date in Ireland Land price Twin Sharing Guranteed Departure
Sun 22 Sep 2019 Sun 29 Sep 2019 $2,349 Sold Out
Sun 29 Sep 2019 Sun 6 Oct 2019 $2,199 Please Call
Sun 6 Oct 2019 Sun 13 Oct 2019 $2,099 Please Call
Sun 20 Oct 2019 Sun 27 Oct 2019 $1,999 Please Call
Wed 25 Sep 2019 Wed 2 Oct 2019 $2,299 Please Call
Wed 2 Oct 2019 Wed 9 Oct 2019 $2,149 Sold Out
Wed 9 Oct 2019 Wed 16 Oct 2019 $2,049 Please Call
Wed 16 Oct 2019 Wed 23 Oct 2019 $1,999 Please Call
Fri 20 Sep 2019 Fri 27 Sep 2019 $2,349 Sold Out
Fri 27 Sep 2019 Fri 4 Oct 2019 $2,249 Please Call
Fri 11 Oct 2019 Fri 18 Oct 2019 $1,999 Sold Out
Scottish Dream 8 Day Tour

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