Gold Castles, Houses & Gardens Of Scotland
- Duration: 7 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TBAK10816
- Travel Type: Luxury Coach
Crathes Castle and Garden, Banchory
Fyvie Castle and Garden
Haddo House Garden
Aberdeen - The 'Granite City'
Duthie Park Gardens, Aberdeen
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We depart and make our way toScotland arriving late afternoon at our overnighthotel with dinner, bed and breakfast.
We continue northwards into Scotland,past Edinburgh and Dundee, and along the eastcoast to arrive at our hotel for the next 4 nightswith dinner, bed and breakfast.
Tuesday to Thursday
• Approaching Castle Fraser the granite wallsrising up to the distinctive turrets make animposing sight. This was the intendedimpression created when the castle was builtbetween 1575 and 1636. Explore the roundtower, Great Hall and Victorian kitchen.• Visit the stunning Crathes Castle, nearBanchory, a magnificent 16th century towerhouse standing on a family estate granted byKing Robert the Bruce. The Walled Garden isreally eight gardens ranging from formal tomodern.• Fyvie Castle – the world-famous hauntedcastle in the lowlands of Aberdeenshire whereghosts, legends and folklore are all woven intothe tapestry of the castle’s 800 year history.Five successive families have left their markand you can see what their lives were like.Royal guests included Robert the Bruce andCharles 1. Enjoy a stroll around the groundsand lochside landscape, and the 18th centurygarden.• A Short drive to Haddo House Garden to visitthe delightful terrace garden with flower beds,lovely borders and fountain. A magnificentavenue of lime trees leads to adjacent HaddoCountry Park, with lakes, monuments andwildlife.• A free day to explore Aberdeen – the DuthiePark Gardens are well worth a visit andadmission is free. Aberdeen has a greatmaritime history with much to offer the visitor.
After breakfast we head for southernScotland and the Borders region for ourovernight hotel with dinner, bed and breakfast.
After breakfast we depart for home.
The Best Western Summerhill Hotel is a short
distance from the city of Aberdeen where all
bedrooms are en suite with TV, hairdryer and
tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.Back to top