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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

From Beautiful Bute To Stunning Skye

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TDAV3255

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Nothing compares to the dramatic landscapes of Western Scotland. There's mountain scenery in abundance and deep sea lochs shaping the coastline with a myriad of islands, sparkling like jewels in crystal clear seas. On our new coastal journey tour, discover the charm of the Isles of Bute and Skye as well as spending time exploring historic towns and picturesque villages along the way.

What's Included

6 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

All Ferry Crossings As Described

Entrance to Mount Stuart

Entrance to Dunvegan Castle

Glass bottom boat trip

Excursions as described

Day One
Heading North of the border and into Ayrshire to join the ferry to Bute, we then make the short journey to the Glenburn Hotel in Rothesay where we enjoy a 3 night stay.

Day Two
We’ll enjoy a free morning to explore the Victorian town of Rothesay with its art deco Pavilion, pier & promenade. This afternoon we tour Bute’s coastline and beaches. There’s Ettrick, the most popular, St Ninians and Scalpsie with its seal colony. Our day finishes with entrance to lavish Mount Stuart, a Victorian Gothic Palace with extensive gardens, built by the richest man in Britain at the time.

Day Three
The short ferry crossing takes us to “Argyll’s secret coastline”. Here you are met with the most sublime of views towards Arran. Free time in the popular resort of Dunoon. Return passing Holy Loch over the Kyles, to catch the ferry back to Bute

Day Four
We’ll have an early start today to make the most of our Atlantic Coastal Drive to Skye. Before hitting the coast we’ll enjoy some stunning Lochs & Glens scenery before arriving in Oban for our lunchtime stop. Our journey continues along the stunning sea Loch of Loch Linnhe and into the Great Glen for some amazing scenery – we’ll make a photo stop at Scotland’s 2nd most pictured Castle – Eilean Donan before heading over the bridge to the stunning Isle of Skye where we spend the next 2 nights

Day Five
Skye is without doubt Scotland’s most well known island. Its romantic history, majestic mountains and rugged coastline are a beauty to behold. Today is spent touring the island, visiting the picture postcard capital Portree. Then along the west coast of the island with entry into the clan seat of Dunvegan Castle.

Day Six
This morning we enjoy a cruise in a submersible glass bottom travelling under the Skye Bridge & out to Seal Island. See abundant wildlife above and below the waves. Following our sail we head through Glen Carron and enjoy our lunch stop Inverness before enjoying the splendid scenery of Speyside as we travel to our overnight stay in the Perthshire area.

Day Seven
We’ll make the most of our day today before heading back to the North West for approx. 7pm

Other Information

Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay * * *

Set in a prime position atop delightful terraced gardens and was originally constructed in 1892 and commands fabulous views overlooking Rothesay Bay. Relax with a drink in our

welcoming bars & restaurants. Bedrooms all offer tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & TV. Sea View rooms are available on request at a supplement. Lift.

Kings Arms Hotel, Skye * *

Dating back to the 1600s, the Kings Arms is one of the oldest on the island. While it has a range of modern comforts, it still retains many traditional features, such as big, open

fires, and spectacular views across the Kyle of Lochalsh, the Skye Bridge and to the mainland. Many of the rooms offer stunning views and all offer hairdryer, TV & tea/coffee making facilities. No Lift rooms on ground or 1st floor.

PRICE FROM ? £559 per person
Plan My Trip

Day One
Heading North of the border and into Ayrshire to join the ferry to Bute, we then make the short journey to the Glenburn Hotel in Rothesay where we enjoy a 3 night stay.

Day Two
We’ll enjoy a free morning to explore the Victorian town of Rothesay with its art deco Pavilion, pier & promenade. This afternoon we tour Bute’s coastline and beaches. There’s Ettrick, the most popular, St Ninians and Scalpsie with its seal colony. Our day finishes with entrance to lavish Mount Stuart, a Victorian Gothic Palace with extensive gardens, built by the richest man in Britain at the time.

Day Three
The short ferry crossing takes us to “Argyll’s secret coastline”. Here you are met with the most sublime of views towards Arran. Free time in the popular resort of Dunoon. Return passing Holy Loch over the Kyles, to catch the ferry back to Bute

Day Four
We’ll have an early start today to make the most of our Atlantic Coastal Drive to Skye. Before hitting the coast we’ll enjoy some stunning Lochs & Glens scenery before arriving in Oban for our lunchtime stop. Our journey continues along the stunning sea Loch of Loch Linnhe and into the Great Glen for some amazing scenery – we’ll make a photo stop at Scotland’s 2nd most pictured Castle – Eilean Donan before heading over the bridge to the stunning Isle of Skye where we spend the next 2 nights

Day Five
Skye is without doubt Scotland’s most well known island. Its romantic history, majestic mountains and rugged coastline are a beauty to behold. Today is spent touring the island, visiting the picture postcard capital Portree. Then along the west coast of the island with entry into the clan seat of Dunvegan Castle.

Day Six
This morning we enjoy a cruise in a submersible glass bottom travelling under the Skye Bridge & out to Seal Island. See abundant wildlife above and below the waves. Following our sail we head through Glen Carron and enjoy our lunch stop Inverness before enjoying the splendid scenery of Speyside as we travel to our overnight stay in the Perthshire area.

Day Seven
We’ll make the most of our day today before heading back to the North West for approx. 7pm

Other Information

Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay * * *

Set in a prime position atop delightful terraced gardens and was originally constructed in 1892 and commands fabulous views overlooking Rothesay Bay. Relax with a drink in our

welcoming bars & restaurants. Bedrooms all offer tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & TV. Sea View rooms are available on request at a supplement. Lift.

Kings Arms Hotel, Skye * *

Dating back to the 1600s, the Kings Arms is one of the oldest on the island. While it has a range of modern comforts, it still retains many traditional features, such as big, open

fires, and spectacular views across the Kyle of Lochalsh, the Skye Bridge and to the mainland. Many of the rooms offer stunning views and all offer hairdryer, TV & tea/coffee making facilities. No Lift rooms on ground or 1st floor.

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