Edinburgh Tattoo, Loch Lomond & Ayrshire (Britannia Hotel)
5 Days Away - 2023
Captivating Scotland, with its reflective lochs and majestic peaks, is the perfect location for this fantastic five-day break. We enjoy the amazing spectacle of the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, set against the illuminated backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, as well as free excursions to explore the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Ayrshire coast.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- Return coach travel
- 4 nights at the Britannia Hotel, Glasgow (2-star rating) with breakfast plus 3 dinners
- 1 packed lunch
- Free excursion to the Ayrshire Coast (Ayr & Troon)
- Admission to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
- Free excursion to Loch Lomond
- Included visit to Gretna Green
The Edinburgh TattooThe Edinburgh Tattoo
Set against the breath-taking illuminated backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is the biggest military show of its type which has been wowing audiences for over 60 years. Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo with National Holidays.
Staged every August as part of the internationally renowned Edinburgh Festival, the Tattoo has become an iconic institution, a celebration of pipes, pageantry and pomp which brings together an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary performances from all four corners of the world. Every year the event’s 25 shows attract over 220,000 people and a worldwide TV audience of over 100 million.
As always, the programme highlights will include the opening procession from the Massed Pipes and Drums and the Massed Military Bands, as well as the famous Lone Piper, who will play the haunting lament high on the castle turrets to end proceedings. Sandwiched in between, the exhilarating 100-minute spectacle is filled with show stopping performances from cultural groups and display teams who bring a kaleidoscope of colour, action and music to the show.
Expect anything and everything - from Highland dancers, fiddle players and steel bands, to martial art performers and daredevil motorbike acrobatic displays. Not to forget a grand finale featuring a rendition of Auld Lang Syne and a spectacular fireworks display. It’s a stunning event that gets bigger and better every year!
Loch LomondLoch Lomond
The largest body of freshwater in mainland Britain, shimmering Loch Lomond has much beauty to discover. Situated amid stunning surroundings, this treasure trove of unspoilt delights makes a perfect coach break destination.
With glittering waters and majestic peaks, the unique beauty of Loch Lomond draws visitors year after year, to take in the breathtaking views. Situated in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, it offers something for everyone, from the vast array of water sports to its many picturesque towns and villages.
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