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Scotland Inclusive, Highland Railway & Hollow Mountain

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCAL19975

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days Away #Inclusive drinks vouchers

A wonderful five day break staying at the welcoming Caledonian Claymore Hotel, complete with evening entertainment and an inclusive drinks package too! Plus, Two spectacular excursions to enjoy the attractions and scenic delights of the Scottish Highland Railway from Arrochar to Fort William. and a facinating tour of Cruchan Power Station located on the slopes of Ben Cruachan, offering stunning views across the reservoir and the surrounding Highlands.

Inclusive Drinks Packages - Four free drinks from the bar between 11am – 11pm each day with a fine choice of beers, wines, spirits & soft drinks.
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PRICE FROM ? £299 per person
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What’s Included?

  • Coach travel with reserved seating
  • Four nights at The Caledonian Claymore Hotel, Arrochar
  • Full cooked breakfast each morning with tea or coffee
  • Three course dinner each evening with tea or coffee
  • Live entertainment every evening
  • Cash Bingo every evening
  • Four free drinks from the bar between 11am – 11pm each day with a fine choice of beers, wines, spirits & soft drinks
  • Visit to Moffat
  • Scenic Journey on the Scottish Highland Railway from Arrochar to Fort William.
  • Excursion with included tour of the Cruchan Power Station and Hollow Mountain along with time to explore pretty Oban
  • Visit to Gretna 

The West Highland Railway - Considered to be one the most scenic rail journey in the world, the West Highland Railway takes you on journey from Arrochar to Fort William. You’ll travel through a spectacular landscape of mountains, steep-sided lochs, and heather moors, through the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and high up to Rannoch Moo & Glenco, through remote wilderness and on to Fort William.

The Cruachan Visitor Centre and Hollow Mountain - Experience the great machine hall a kilometre inside the solid rock of Ben Cruachan on a guided tour of the power station. Your guided tour takes you into the mountain where you can hear the story of the power station – from its initial construction to its current role generating electricity on demand for Scotland. Cruachan Dam is a marvel of engineering in a spectacular location on the slopes of Ben Cruachan. The buttress-style dam is 316 metres long and 46 meters high at its tallest point abd contains 10 million cubic metres of water. - Please Note: Cruachan Power Station is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users and may be unsuitable for persons with limited mobility.

The Caledonian Claymore Hotel
  - The Claymore Hotel is a beautiful manor house in Arrochar, a picturesque village in the popular holiday destination of Argyll and Bute, one of Scotland’s most naturally diverse locations. Originally home to the McFarlane Clan, this hotel provides a warm Scottish welcome. 

Fort William

Fort William

Set in a beautiful location at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain’s largest mountain, and overlooking the tranquil Loch Linnhe, the bustling resort of Fort William is the perfect place to visit on a coach trip to enjoy Scotland’s stunning scenery.

Explore Fort William, a bustling town in the West Highlands of Scotland, set in a stunning location on the west coast of the country. 

Overlooking the tranquil sea loch of Loch Linnhe, Fort William is a perfect holiday destination in a scenic area. The town enjoys an enviable position at the foot of Ben Nevis, Great Britain’s highest peak, and is often described as the Outdoor Capital of the UK.

With its dramatic hills, sandy beaches, castles and distilleries, the area is visited by many tourists every year. It's also home to other visitor attractions including the West Highland Museum and the Jacobite Steam Train which is one of the greatest railway journeys in the world. Embrace the wonderful fresh air as you discover the region’s mountains, coastline, lochs and glens. One of the largest towns south of Inverness, Fort William is the perfect location for an unforgettable coach holiday

Oban

Oban

Known as the “Gateway to the Isles”, Oban on the North West Coast of Scotland has been a popular visitor destination since Victorian times, due to its sweeping bay, pretty harbour, and amazing scenic views.

Oban and neighbouring Lorn have a long and interesting history which began in the Dark Ages with kings and chiefs building castles and forts along the coast. In 500AD a powerful Irish Lord named Loairn established his Kingdom just outside Oban at Dunollie and gave his name to the district.

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Insurance

Holiday Insurance Tailored to You! 

At Caledonian Travel, we always do everything we can to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. Travel insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil your holiday.  

To provide you with a holiday insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Travel. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include: 

  • Covid-19 cancellation if diagnosed within 14-days of departure included * 
  • Emergency medical expenses on breaks outside the UK included * 
  • All ages are considered, plus there are no premium loadings if you are over 65 
  • 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance 
  • Low or no excess charges
  • Cover from only £9.95 including IPT! 

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Accommodation

The Caledonian Claymore Hotel, Arrochar The Caledonian Claymore Hotel, Arrochar

A traditional Scottish welcome!
The Caledonian Claymore Hotel was designed and built in the 19
th century. The beautiful manor house has 86 rooms, many of which look out onto the grounds surrounding the historic property – lush gardens overlooking Loch Long with a backdrop of mountains (you might even spot some deer). The traditionally furnished and cosy hotel joined the Caledonian family in August 2023, as did their General Manager Gary and his excellent team of staff, so guests can look forward to continued exceptional service.

A hotel with an enviable location
The hotel has an enviable location! Based at the foot of the ‘Arrochar Alps’ on the shores of the tidal sea water Loch Long – it's only a few miles from Loch Lomond (the largest lake in the UK). What spectacular scenery you’ll experience – not just on your way to and from the hotel, but while you’re there too. It’s one of Scotland’s most naturally diverse locations.

Facilities

  • All en-suite bedrooms feature a TV, hairdryer & tea/coffee-making facilities 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Entertainment suite and well-stocked bar overlooking Loch Long
  • Entertainment every night
  • Large, spacious restaurant 
  • Lounge area with log burner 
  • Pool table 
  • Outdoor seating overlooks Loch Long 
  • Ground floor rooms available 
Please Note: There is no lift at the hotel

What's Included 
  • Coach travel with reserved seating
  • Full cooked breakfast each morning with tea or coffee
  • Three course dinner each evening with tea or coffee
  • Live entertainment every evening
  • Cash Bingo every evening
  • Excursions/Visits to enhance your stay (please see individual breaks for full details)
Inclusive Drinks Package 
Many of our short breaks and holidays offer a fantastic drinks package, choose any of our Inclusive breaks and you will also receive four free drinks from the bar between 11am – 11pm each day with a fine choice of beers, wines, spirits & soft drinks. Back to top