Dunoon 5 Day Festive - Selborne Hotel
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF5410XE
- Travel Type: Coach
Dunoon is splendidly situated on the western shores of the Firth of Clyde, where Loch Long and Holy Loch join the sea. It boasts some lovely gardens, two bays, and a flat promenade - perfect for that most traditional of seaside occupations, strolling along the prom! There is a modern indoor swimming pool with sauna, bowling greens and tennis courts and both 9 and 18 hole golf courses. There is also a cinema and in the season, entertainment at the Queens Hall. Within just a few miles is some of Scotland's most spectacular mountain scenery in the Argyll Forest Park. The journeys along Loch Eck and to Colintraive are amongst the most memorable anywhere in Scotland and we also include a visit to Oban, capital of the west coast, with its busy port and shopping centre.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Christmas Festive ProgrammeMonday
Sherry reception on arrival followed by dinner and dancing.
Tuesday (Alias Christmas Eve) Full Day Excursion to Glasgow
We take the ferry across the River Clyde and continue on to Glasgow. With its magnificent buildings and delightful parks beside the Clyde, Glasgow has become one of Europe's most dynamic and cultured cities. Outside London, Glasgow is the second largest retail centre in the UK, so plenty of scope for shopaholics! Check out The Barras, the city's own market with over 800 traders. We return to our hotel in time for dinner after which the evening is filled with dancing and entertainment.
Wednesday (Alias Christmas Day)
Morning competition to guess the weight of the Christmas Cake. Traditional Christmas lunch with 'Santa' and presents. Afternoon tea and games. Dinner followed by dancing and entertainment.
Thursday (Alias Boxing Day) Half Day Excursion to Inveraray
After breakfast our morning excursion takes us to Inveraray, the seat of the Dukes of Argyll. The town has many Georgian buildings and the ancient cross in the Main Street is said to come from Iona. Back at the hotel enjoy a pre-lunch glass of punch followed by Grand Boxing Day Lunch. Free afternoon followed by dinner and fancy dress farewell dance (please bring a costume).
Depart hotel after breakfast.
Individual hotel programmes may differ slightly from this programme.
NOTE: It is possible to join this tour as an en route departure from Chester-le-Street and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, thereby avoiding the feeder service.
Superbly situated looking south across the Clyde with pleasant lawns reaching down to the promenade and water's edge. All the public rooms and many of the bedrooms offer uninterrupted views of the river which is a constant source of interest. Ground floor areas include a TV lounge, bar lounge with dance floor, quiet lounge and games room.
Selborne hotel has 98 bedrooms with central heating and private bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and TV with radio channels. Entertainment is provided most evenings in the bar lounge. The lift serves almost all rooms. Tel:01369 702761
AA Three Star Rated
Note for clients with a mobility impairment: this hotel has twelve ground floor bedrooms. There is level access to the bar, restaurant, lounges and all ground floor rooms from Reception and the main entrance. Bedroom floors have small changes of level and are served by the lift to the half landing. The third floor rooms in a section of the hotel are not served by the lift. Please ensure you submit a Special Needs form if you are mobility impaired.