Join us on this holiday to Scotland, showcasing some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery that the country has to offer. We journey on the West Highland Line and experience the beauty of the Trossachs National Park with cruises on Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine.
Join us on this holiday to Scotland, showcasing some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery that the country has to offer. We journey on the West Highland Line, showcasing some stunning scenery and considered by many to be the most scenic rail journey in the world. During this memorable journey discover parts of Scotland you can only see from the train as we travel through areas of the country where no roads were ever built. We also experience the beauty of the Trossachs National Park with cruises on Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine plus visit some of the top attractions in the area.
This charming family run hotel takes centre stage on the green in the village of Drymen. Sensitively extended and refurbished it retains its traditional bars and log fires and offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. All bedrooms feature television, radio, telephone, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities. The hotel does not have a lift but some ground floor rooms are available.
Accommodation with dinner and breakfast.
Single journey on the West Highland Line
Cruise on Loch Katrine
Cruise on Loch Lomond
Journey on the Boness railway
Journey and cruise on the Falkirk Wheel
Excursions as described in the tour itinerary
Return coach travel from your local pick up point
We travel north through the Scottish Borders and on to Drymen for check in to the Winnock Hotel and a welcome from your hosts.D
This morning we journey into the beautiful scenery of the Trossachs. We travel via Aberfoyle and the spectacular Dukes Pass to Loch Katrine, where we board the SS Walter Scott Steamship for a two hour cruise along the full length of the stunning loch. We then continue to Callander, a colourful town with cosy tearooms and shops, plus the Rob Roy Visitor Centre detailing the daring exploits of Scotland's most notorious outlaw. We leave Callander mid-afternoon and continue our circular tour of the Trossachs with a brief stop at Aberfoyle, before returning to the hotel.B, D
This morning we visit the Falkirk Wheel, one of Scotland’s top attractions 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 make our way to Bo’ness, for a nostalgic ride on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Take you seats and relax aboard the historic carriages and enjoy the views on this scenic ten mile return train journey to Manuel along the Forth Estuary, through woodlands, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct.B, D
We take a short drive to the Loch Lomond Shores Visitor Centre, where there will be an opportunity to take a relaxing cruise on the loch and admire spectacular views of magnificent Ben Lomond, plus grand stately homes and castles. We then continue along the shores of the loch to the picturesque village of Luss, the location used for the TV soap ‘Take the High Road’, set in the fictional village of Glendarroch that ran for 23 years on Scottish Television.
Today we head to Glasgow for a journey along the world-famous West Highland Line to Oban. Considered by many to be the most scenic rail journey in the world, sit back, relax and enjoy the views as you pass majestic mountains, lush glens and tranquil lochs. Upon arrival in Oban, enjoy some free time before returning to the hotel on board our coach.
We say farewell to Drymen and the Winnock hotel this morning and commence our return journey home to North Wales.B
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.
|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 |
|Llandudno|| Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop |
|Llandudno Jct. Station|| Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop |
|Llandygai|| Llandygai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance |
|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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