The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular shows in the world. This incredible event will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime! Over one thousand performers from around the Commonwealth will offer up a fantastic show against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The colourful and exciting performance features breathtaking displays by cavalry and military dog teams, marching bands, traditional pipes and drums, Highland dancers and much more in the dramatic setting of the floodlit Castle Esplanade. This is a truly wonderful opportunity to be part of Scotland's Military musical extravaganza.
Day 1: Following your home taxi collection, we make our way to Scotland through ever changing scenery, arriving early evening at our hotel in Cumbernauld for our 4 night stay on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2: Today’s included excursion takes you through the forested hills, stunning mountains and beautiful lochs of the Trossachs to the town of Stirling, the ancient capital of Scotland. Here the streets of the Old Town all wind upwards towards the castle. (We include entry into Stirling Castle) From the castle you can admire the surrounding landscape, known as ‘Braveheart Country’, following Hollywood’s interpretation of the life of William Wallace, Scotland’s first freedom fighter.
Day 3: Morning at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. After lunch, we make our way to Edinburgh where there is time at leisure to explore before the evening's performance of the Tattoo. The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo draws together a host of creative talent from four continents. With innovative production, heartstopping sound, imaginative graphics, state-of-the-art lighting and specially commissioned fireworks, this is a 90-minute show not to be missed. There is an approximate 15-minute walk from the designated tattoo coach parking to Edinburgh Castle, with Castle Hill the old cobbled approach to the Esplanade on an incline. The seating in the arena is quite steeply tiered and is open to the elements, please dress accordingly.
Day 4: We enjoy a journey along the shores of the River Forth onboard the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Following our rail journey, we pay a visit to the Kelpies, to view the world’s largest equine sculptures towering over 100 feet over the Forth & Clyde Canal. We continue to the Falkirk wheel, for a trip on world’s first and only rotating boat lift and to view this wonderful feat of engineering.
Day 5: We return to Norfolk making suitable stops en-route. Upon arrival our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
Single Supplement £nil (Limited Availability)
Tour Reference AWE3992
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood **** Cumbernauld
The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow is a jewel in the Scottish countryside. You will never tire of the stunning views over the 18 hole golf course towards the magnificent Campsie Hills. It boasts 2 Restaurants, leisure facilities including state of the art gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room & Jacuzzi as well as on-site spa treatment rooms. The ensuite bedrooms feature TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray.
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