For a real Scottish experience
For a real Scottish experience, here’s a tour that combines a 4×4 Forest Safari with a visit to the Red Deer Centre. The tour also includes visits to Blair Castle, Blair Athol Distillery (Bells) and the Highland Folk Museum.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Today we pick up at your local pick up point and travel to our hotel.
Day 2Forest Safari & Red Deer Centre
Forest Safari & Red Deer Centre
Today you venture into the hills today on our Forest Safari in Aberfeldy. You will transfer to four-wheel-drive vehicles (carrying approximately six people in each) for a one and a half hour journey, travelling through forests, mountains and moors on private hill tracks with spectacular views at every turn. This is a great opportunity to engage with the wonders of the natural environment and experience the excitement of a 4WD safari. During this Safari your Safari Ranger will also lead you on a short walk into an ancient Caledonian Pine Forest set at 1600′ as you search for signs of elusive Scottish wildlife such as Red Squirrel, Roe Deer and Red Deer. Following the Forest Safari, your group will then visit the Red Deer Centre where you can get up close and personal with Britain’s largest native land mammal, as well as encountering their tame Barn Owl in a hands on demonstration.
Day 3Blair Athol Distillery & Blair Castle
Blair Athol Distillery & Blair Castle
This morning, we head to the Blair Athol Distillery . Blair Athol Distillery stands at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands in the picturesque town of Pitlochry. From the water of the Allt Dour burn comes a whisky with a mellow deep-toned aroma, a strong fruity flavour and a smooth finish – an irreplaceable contributor to the Bell’s Blend, one of the most popular blended whiskies in the UK. In the afternoon, we travel through the Pass of Killiecrankie, an impressive wooded gorge, to Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. We can arrange lunch at the castle before returning to Pitlochry for an afternoon at leisure.
Day 4Highland Folk Museum and Pitlochry
In the morning we travel to the Highland Folk Museum, a one mile long, 80-acre site, with live actors and restored buildings that help bring Highland history to life. Return to Pitlochry for an afternoon at leisure.
After breakfast we load up the coach and start our journey back home
- Return Coach Travel
- 4 nights breakfast and evening meal at the Salutation Hotel in Perth Scotland
- Excursions as described in the Itinerary
The Salutation Hotel Perth Scotland
The Salutation Hotel is situated in the heart of the historic City of Perth. Reported to be the oldest established hotel in Scotland, The Salutation has been welcoming guests through its doors since 1699. One of the most famous patrons to sample our hospitality was Bonnie Prince Charlie who stayed here in 1745, at the height of his struggle to regain the throne for the Stuart Kings. Today, the welcome is as warm as it ever. As one of the oldest hotels in Perthshire, we offer traditional hospitality with modern comforts.Back to top