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Edinburgh Tattoo, Falkirk Wheel & Stirling

Edinburgh Tattoo, Falkirk Wheel & Stirling

The Military Tattoo was first performed in 1950 at the Edinburgh Music Festival. Today, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, it is without doubt one of the world's greatest shows. Also included is a visit to one of Scotland's top attractions, The Falkirk Wheel, which is the only rotating boat lift in the world

Experience one of the World's greats shows live on this short break to Scotland. The Edinburgh Military Tattoo was first performed in 1950 as the Army's contribution to the Edinburgh Music Festival. Today with its captivating blend of music, ceremony, entertainment and theatre, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, it is without doubt one of the world's greatest shows. A glittering cast of performers from all points of the compass, showcase a breath-taking array of military and civilian performances with massed pipes, drums, bands, display teams and dancers all making this a truly spectacular event.




The contemporary Hilton Doubletree Glasgow Westerwood is set within acres of wooded countryside overlooked by the beautiful Campsie Hills. All bedrooms feature air conditioning, television, radio, telephone, Wi-Fi, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, safe and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also features a restaurant, bar, lounge area and leisure club with indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa. Lift to all floors.




  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Reserved ticket for the Edinburgh Tattoo

  • Journey on Falkirk Wheel

  • Excursions as described in the tour itinerary

  • Return coach travel from your local pick up point


Day One

We head north through the Scottish Border Region and on to the Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood arriving mid-afternoon where we stay for three nights.


Excursion One

After a leisurely morning with time to make use of the leisure facilities at the hotel we travel to Edinburgh, one of Europe's great capital cities. This afternoon there will be plenty of free time to explore before we take our seats this evening in the castle for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. This amazing spectacle takes place against the backdrop of Edinburgh's stunning Castle where performers from all around the World gather to entertain you for an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance.


Excursion Two

Morning visit to the Falkirk Wheel, one of Scotland's top attractions was built to celebrate the millennium and to restore the link between two of Scotland's major canals. The Falkirk Wheel is the only rotating boat lift in the world and during our visit you will be able to not only see the lift in operation but take a trip on this unique engineering masterpiece. This afternoon we continue to Stirling, the ancient capital of Scotland. Spend some time wandering around the old town or make your way up to visit the majestic Stirling Castle.

B, D

Day Four

Following breakfast we check out and head south back through the Border region and on home to North Wales.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham, Northbound Wrexham, Taxi Stand King Street
(Taxi Feeder Service)
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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