Royal Deeside & The Spirit Of Scotland!
8 Days | Half Board | by Coach
Highlights: Glenfiddich Distillery, Ballater, Braemar, Grantown-ion-Spey, Drum Castle, Speyside's Whisky Country, Royal Deeside scenery.
To the east of the mighty Cairngorm Mountains the mighty rivers Dee and Don meet the North Sea at the port city of Aberdeen. Known as the ‘Granite City’ after its many significant grey-stone buildings and grand facades, it’s a vibrant city with so much to explore – including excellent shopping, historic buildings, museums and galleries. It also happens to be a perfect base for exploring the rolling hills, pretty villages and proud granite-built towns of Royal Deeside, and the gentle valleys of Speyside with its world famous whisky distilleries.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
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- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles™
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accomodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions/itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer
SUNDAY: From local departure points we journey north for an overnight stop.
MONDAY: Across the Scottish border and onwards to our hotel in Aberdeen.
TUESDAY: A day at leisure to explore Aberdeen.
WEDNESDAY: A scenic full day excursion into Deeside, a favourite of the Royal Family since the days of Queen Victoria. We pause at the Victorian suspension bridge
at Cambus O’May before reaching the tourist centre of Ballater with many Royal associations. Onwards past famous Balmoral Castle and little Crathie Church we reach
Braemar, home to the historic Highland Games.
THURSDAY: A full day excursion into the heart of the Spey Valley, Scotland’s famous whisky distilling centre. Skirting the Cairngorm Mountains we visit Grantownon-
Spey before a scenic journey through the heart of Whisky Country to Aberlour and the Glenfiddich Distillery for a wee dram!
FRIDAY: A half day excursion to Drum Castle, one of Scotland’s oldest tower houses with 700 years of history to explore, dating back to Robert the Bruce and with
some of the finest rose gardens in the country.
SATURDAY: We leave Scotland behind for an overnight stop in the north of England.
SUNDAY: Our tour draws to a close with the journey homeward.Back to top