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Scottish Highlands & Caledonian Canal

Scottish Highlands & Caledonian Canal

Explore some of the most stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands on this wonderful five day tour. Join us as we take a steam train journey through spectacular Speyside scenery, enjoy a cruise along Thomas Telford’s famous Caledonian Canal plus enjoy visits to Iverness, Aviemore, Elgin and Nairn on the Moray Coast all from our base at the Nethybridge Hotel.

Explore some of the most stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands on this wonderful five day tour. From our base at the Nethybridge Hotel we take a steam train journey through spectacular Speyside scenery on the Strathspey Railway, a cruise along Thomas Telford’s famous Caledonian Canal and the legendary waters of Loch Ness. We also include visits to Inverness, a city packed with cultural attractions regarded as the capital of the Highlands, plus Aviemore, Elgin and Nairn on the Moray Coast.

 

NETHYBRIDGE HOTEL

A traditional highland manor hotel, set amidst the scenic splendour of the Cairngorm Mountains. All the individually sized bedrooms feature television, telephone, hairdryer and tea / coffee making facilities. The hotel also features a restaurant, bar & lounge area. Lift to all floors.

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Four nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Journey on Strathspey Railway

  • Cruise on the Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness

  • Return travel by coach

Day One

We travel north into the Scottish Highlands for check in at Nethybridge Hotel, set amidst the scenic splendour of the Cairngorm Moutains where we stay for the next four nights.

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Day Two

We take a drive to the Moray Coast and visit Nairn, a popular holiday resort that features fantastic views over the Moray Firth. We then continue on to the market town of Elgin where you can see the famous ruined cathedral, one of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, dating back to the 13th century.

B, D

Day Three

A morning visit to Inverness, a city steeped in history and legend regarded as the ‘Capital of the Highlands’, Scotland’s most northerly city with many notable historical buildings and cultural attractions. In the afternoon enjoy a spectacular two hour boat trip as we journey along Thomas Telford’s famous Caledonian Canal to the legendary waters of Loch Ness. Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Great Glen, and panoramic views of Aldourie Castle, Bona Lighthouse and Urquhart Castle.

B, D

Day Four

We visit the Highland resort of Aviemore where we have some time to explore before we board the Strathspey Railway for a steam train ride through spectacular Speyside to Broomhill. Admire the ever changing scenery as we journey alongside heather-clad moors, the Caledonian forest and the River Spey.

B, D

Day Five

We check out this morning and commence our journey home to North Wales.

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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.

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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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