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Granite City & North East Delights

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGLE8439

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Day Good Companions Holiday

This holiday of contrasts is based in Peterhead a town to the north of Aberdeen. We explore Aberdeen city with its rich heritage and maritime history and enjoy a guided tour of the five star TripAdvisor rated attraction, Peterhead Prison Museum, where visitors can walk through time and see the prison’s history from 1888-2013. We visit the delightful Pitmedden Gardens, a National Trust Property that is home to over 30,000 bedding plants, manicured lawns and colourful parterres and we stop at the prosperous rural town of Inverurie, which was founded by the great-great-grandfather of Robert the Bruce.

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Good Companions by Glenton

GOOD COMPANIONSis designed especially for solo travellers. these hosted holidays allow you to relax in the company of likeminded people, exploring new places together and making new friends along the way. Created by GLENTON exclusively for the mature single holidaymaker to sidestep the stress of travelling alone with no single room supplements.

Wherever you choose to explore, you can be sure with GOOD COMPANIONS you won’t be alone for long.

Our Good Companions holidays include:

  • Dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Excursions and entrances as stated
  • Welcome reception
  • Services of a GOOD COMPANIONS host
  • No single room supplements

Your Excursions

Peterhead Prison Museum
The former Victorian HM Convict Prison Peterhead which closed in 2013 is now home to the Peterhead Prison Museum and gives a fascinating insight into what “real” prison life was like. We enjoy a guided tour where we hear the tales of the officers and explore the history of this fascinating six acre site.

A city rich in heritage and boasting an array of museums. Attractions include the Maritime Museum, majestic St Machar’s Cathedral, a seventeenth century jail known as The Tolbooth and the Gordon Highlanders Museum. Stroll along Aberdeen’s bracing Beach Boulevard or head to Duthie Park where you will find fascinating displays in the extensive winter gardens.

Inverurie & Pitmedden Gardens
An important market town in the North East of Scotland, Inverurie is the bustling centre of the local rural area. We also stop at the Scottish Renaissance walled garden at Pitmedden, visitors can look forward to extensive herbaceous borders, an abundance of colour and scent, fountains, topiary and beautiful ornamental arrangements of flowerbeds known as the parterres

Good Companions Coach (UK)

  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 
  • Coach travel throughout
  • Excursions as stated
  • Welcome reception
  • Services of a GOOD COMPANIONS host
  • No single room supplement

Collect 250 Coach Miles

COACH MILES is our brand new reward scheme, allowing you to save money the more you travel with us. On this holiday you can collect 250 coach miles.

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Britannia Waterside Hotel

The Britannia Hotel rests in its own extensive grounds on the banks of the River Ugie surrounded by delightful scenery. It has a traditional lounge bar and warm welcoming staff.

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