Historic Houses Of Scotland 6 Days Selborne Hotel
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.
6 DAY 5 NIGHT TOUR
Day 1 - South - Reading Interchange - North West England
We travel north through the western side of Britain with an overnight stay in North West England.
Day 2 - North West England - Dunoon
Full Day to Mount Stuart. Today�s journey takes us to Colintraive and then via a short ferry crossing to the Isle of Bute (ferry included in the tour cost) and the splendour of Mount Stuart (entrance included in the tour cost). This neo-Gothic mansion boasts a fascinating history, impressive architecture, grand d�cor and 300 acres of remarkable gardens.
Full Day to Inveraray Castle. One of the most iconic in Scotland, Inverary Castle has a history dating back to the 1400s (entrance included). Standing on the shores of Loch Fyne, this impressive home of the Dukes of Argyll and the seat of the Clan Campbell offers incredible history & beautiful gardens.
Extended Half Day to Ardgowan. Facing Dunoon over the Clyde is the ancient estate of Ardgowan, now in the hands of the 12th Baronet Sir Ludovic Shaw-Stewart, who has worked tirelessly to restore and develop the house and estate. We are treated to a guided visit of the house (included in tour cost).
Day 5 - Dunoon - Yorkshire.
We travel down the east side of the country to our overnight stop in Yorkshire.
Day 6 - Yorkshire - Midlands - Reading Interchange - Home
Queens Hotel - Blackpool
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.