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Edinburgh Christmas Market & Botanic Lights

Edinburgh Christmas Market & Botanic Lights

Soak up the festive atmosphere as we enjoy this new tour featuring the popular Christmas at the Botanics. This after-dark illuminated trail is firmly positioned as one of the highlights of Scotland's festive calendar with over a million lights and seasonal sounds filling the air at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. We will also have free time at the Edinburgh Christmas Market, as well as the Manchester Christmas Market, two of the UK’s most popular Christmas Markets to get you further into a festive feeling.




The Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh is situated in the heart of the city with just a five-minute walk to Princes Street. Facilities include WiFi throughout, fitness centre plus a restaurant and bar. All of the spacious bedrooms feature flat-screen TV, hairdryer, iron & board plus tea & coffee facilities. Lift to all floors.




  • Accommodation with breakfast.

  • Admission to Christmas at the Botanics.

  • Excursions as described in the tour itinerary.

  • Return coach travel from your local pick up point.

Day One

We travel north through the Border Region to Edinburgh and the Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh Hotel where we stay for the next two nights. There will be time to freshen up before we reboard the coach and travel to Edinburgh Botanic Gardens for one of Scotland's most popular events, Christmas at the Botanic. With over one million twinkling lights and awe-inspiring installations from unique tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour and sparkling tunnels of light, this event promises to be spectacular as you see the garden landscape transformed by light, sound and stunning visual effects to get you feeling festive this Christmas

Day Two

Today is a day at leisure to explore the attractions, experience the magic of the Christmas Market and soak up the festive atmosphere, maybe with a warming mug of gluwein. The illuminated wooden chalets offer a range of unique crafts, gifts and toys plus a superb selection of regional delicacies. With the fabulous Christmas Markets in full swing, you will be sure to enjoy a magical explosion of twinkling lights, enchanting sounds and lots of fun and laughter.


Day Three

Following breakfast we check out of the hotel and head to Manchester to browse for delicately crafted Yuletide gifts and sample the mouth-watering international food and drinks at the renowned Christmas Markets. The city also boasts a diverse range of fascinating museums and galleries to explore. We return North Wales late afternoon.


B=Breakfast 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
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
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
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llandygai Llandygai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
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
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
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, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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