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Scottish Borders & Edinburgh

Scottish Borders & Edinburgh

Join us for a Scottish adventure as we discover some of the highlights of this gorgeous and fascinating region of Scotland. Included are visits to the spectacular Floors Castle and the award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre that tells the fascinating story of the cotton mill village of New Lanark. We also visit the regional historic towns of Kelso and Melrose, plus spend a day in Edinburgh

Join us for a Scottish adventure as we discover some of the highlights of this gorgeous and fascinating region of Scotland. On this tour we visit the regional historic towns of Kelso and Melrose, plus spend a day in Edinburgh with guided tour included, one of the most unique and memorable cities in Europe. We have a Abbotsford House, a historic country house located on the banks of the River Tweed and home to the famous novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott, as well as a guided tour of Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland that spans nearly a thousand years of Scottish history. We also have a visit to award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre that tells the fascinating story of the cotton mill village of New Lanark which was founded in the 18th century.

 

PEEBLES HYDRO HOTEL

The hotel is set in 30 acres of grounds in the Tweed Valley of the Scottish Borders and is only a short walk from the Peebles town centre. All bedrooms feature television, radio, telephone Wi-Fi, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also offers a restaurant, bar, spacious public areas, games room plus an extensive leisure club with indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa facilities. Lift to all floors.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS TRAVEL PACKAGE

  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission & guided tour of Traquire House

  • Admission & Guided tour of Abbotsford House

  • Admission to New Lanark Visitor Centre

  • Guided tour of Edinburgh

  • 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 and on to the Peebles Hydro Hotel for our stay for the next 4 nights

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Day Two

Today we enjoy a guided tour of Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland that spans nearly a thousand years of Scottish history. This afternoon we visit the award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre, one of Scotland's six UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Learn about the fascinating story of the cotton mill village of New Lanark which was founded in the 18th century at this beautifully restored site set in a beautiful location alongside the picturesque River Clyde.

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Day Three

Today we have a full day visit to Edinburgh where you can enjoy a guided tour on arrival before the remainder of the day will be at leisure to explore this beautiful city at your own pace.

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Day Four

This morning we travel to Abbotsford House, where we have a guided tour of the ancestral home of Sir Walter Scott. The 19th century home of the famous novelist and poet is one of the most famous houses in Scotland. Following our visit we make the short journey to nearby Melrose. Be sure to visit the famous Abbey, a magni?cent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry. We then continue our journey to Kelso, a picturesque county town that claims it's cobbled town square that is overlooked by elegant Georgian and Victorian buildings is the largest town square in Scotland.

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Day Five

This morning after breakfast we depart the Peebles Hydro Hotel and begin 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
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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