Springtime in the Highlands

Springtime in the Highlands

The stunning scenery in the northern highlands of Scotland is world renowned, an area of towering mountains, lush green valleys and mystical lochs & glens.

The stunning scenery in the northern highlands of Scotland is world renowned, an area of towering mountains, lush green valleys and mystical lochs & glens. On this springtime holiday we will explore this truly stunning part of Scotland from our base in the picturesque Highland village of Newtonmore, nestling in the upper reaches of the Spey valley within the Cairngorms National Park.

 

HIGHLANDER HOTEL (3 STAR)

Facilities at the Highlander include a restaurant, bar and lounge area with Wi-Fi access. All bedrooms feature satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee tray and hairdryer. No lift but bedrooms are on the ground or first floor.

 

EXCURSIONS INCLUDED

  • We drive through the Cairngorms National Park to the foot of CairnGorm Mountain for a ride on the Funicular Railway, the highest in the UK. We climb up to the Top Station located 150 metres below the summit from where there are spectacular panoramic views. We then continue on to visit Inverness, the capital of the Highlands set on the banks of the River Ness and overlooked by its 19th century castle.

     

  • A lovely scenic drive via Loch Laggan and Glen Spean to the resort of Fort William, set on the shores of Loch Linnhe. Here we have an included cruise on the loch where you can enjoy the magnificent scenery of Lochaber and experience some of Scotland's best wildlife.

 

  • A short drive into the Spey Valley with a visit to Grantown-on-Spey, a traditional Highland town with historic buildings, a nice tree lined square and striking Georgian and Victorian architecture.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Four nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Glass of wine on first and last night with dinners

  • Entertainment on one night

  • A quiz night

  • Journey on the Cairngorm railway

  • Loch cruise

  • Excursions as described

  • Return coach travel.

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
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
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. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
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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Caernarfon

Gwynedd

LL55 4AA

Registered in Cardiff No. 2752976

VAT No: 310 5664 88

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