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Edinburgh Tattoo And Gateway To The Highlands - Gold Tour

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA9048

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

7 days

7 Days | Half Board | Scotland Coach Holidays

HIGHLIGHTS: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo , Moffat, Pitlochry & Queen's View, Stirling, Edinburgh, Trossachs National Park, Callander, Glasgow.
GOLD TOUR: Enjoy extra benefits on Gold Holidays, see below for details.

First performed in 1950 as the army’s contribution to the Edinburgh Festival, the Tattoo has become a much-loved annual event, held for a period of three weeks in August on the floodlit Castle Esplanade. Whilst primarily a military display, it is a colourful and exciting performance by marching bands in a dramatic evening setting high above the city.

PRICE FROM ? £899 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Excursions

SUNDAY: From local joining points we head north to reach our overnight stop. 

MONDAY: Crossing the border we visit Moffat before reaching our hotel. 

TUESDAY: An excursion to Pitlochry & Queen’s View. 

WEDNESDAY: A day at leisure to explore Stirling. After an early dinner we head to Edinburgh to enjoy The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. 

THURSDAY: Excursion to the Trossachs National Park and Callander. 

FRIDAY: After breakfast we depart our hotel and visit Glasgow en-route to our overnight hotel. 

SATURDAY: We return home.

Grand UK Gold

Grand UK Gold is an exciting concept in luxury coach holidays and already a proven success amongst our travellers. Our state-of-the-art coaches, in their stunning black and gold livery, have ushered in a new era in luxury coach travel, re-writing the rules and raising the standard of quality coach travel.

But it is not just arriving in style that has defined Grand UK Gold - you will find other exclusive benefits too, including being escorted by our best Tour Managers, specially selected hotels of a three and four star standard, thoughtful little extras, and a commemorative photograph to mark the occasion.

State-of-the-art coaches include:

★ Extra leg room and comfort
★ Luxury leather upholstered reclining seats
★ Free Wi-Fi and USB ports
★ Level and easy access to the WC/washroom
★ Climate control
★ Panoramic windows for maximum view
★ On-board Sat Nav to track your journey
★ Driver-eye camera to view the road ahead
★ On-board library selection

Gold accommodation includes:

★ Hotels of a three or four star standard 
★ Great food and service
★ Special hotel welcome reception
★ Gold welcome bag 
★ Top Tour Managers and Tour Drivers 
★ Commemorative photograph

Escorted Travel

Every one of our coach holidays includes the services of a coach driver and is always fully escorted by a knowledgeable Tour Manager, they are on hand every day and night and stay in the same hotel to ensure your holiday is stress-free.

Everything Included:

  • Free local joining points
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accommodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions / itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Collect Coach Miles™

Your Pick Up Points

Joining Your Grand UK Coach Holiday
For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier, please refer to our Pick-ups section below for more details.
The Tour Ref below indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

Pick-Up Information

For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier.

The Tour Ref on the holiday tab indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

 
 

Traveling from Departure Area A: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Northampton Services on the M1, at junction 15A.

 

Traveling from Departure Area B: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Beaconsfield Services, M40, junction 2.

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Accommodation

Stirling Highland Hotel

This 19th Century, four star hotel is located in the centre of Stirling, and less than half a mile from famous Stirling Castle with its many historic associations.

Hotel Facilities
★★★★ (AA) > Restaurant, ‘Headmaster’s Study’ bar and lounge, working observatory > En-suite bedrooms > Indoor pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, beauty rooms, gym > Lift to most rooms

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