Day 1: Following your home taxi collection, we make our way to the Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club, Dumfries for our overnight stay on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2: After breakfast, we depart our overnight hotel for Stirling, the site of Scotland’s great battles of independence. See the Wallace Monument, magnificent Stirling Castle (entry included) plus the quaint cobbled streets of the Old Town. Following our visit here, we continue to the Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian hotel for our four night stay.
Day 3: Our first stop today is at Braemar, a beautiful village located deep in the Cairngorms National Park and surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. We continue to the Royal Lochnager Distillery for a tour to see how age-old traditions and craftmanship produce one of Scotland’s most exclusive whiskies. We complete our day in Ballater, with time to explore this pretty Deeside village.
Day 4: Today is a day at leisure in Aberdeen. The hotel is located in the city centre, perfect for enjoying the wealth of parks, gardens, museums, galleries and much more.
Day 5: Departing the hotel after breakfast we make our way to the Baxters Highland Village in Fochabers. After our visit we depart for Fraser Castle. Home of the Fraser family for more than 400 years, the castle is filled with family portraits, ornaments and mementos – all of which have their own colourful stories to tell about the lairds. The traditional walled garden includes specimen trees, herbaceous borders, a medicinal border and organically grown fruit and vegetables.
Day 6: After breakfast, we depart for Discovery Point, Dundee and Captain Scott’s Ship, the RRS Discovery. Follow in Captain Scott’s footsteps and see his crew’s hardships and triumphs on their voyage to Antarctica. Following our visit, we continue to Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club, Dumfries for our overnight stay.
Day 7: After a hearty breakfast we return to Norfolk making suitable stops en-route. Upon arrival our door to door service will be waiting to take you home.
Single Supplement £nil (limited availability)
Tour Reference AWE4018
Deposit Required: £50pp
Balance Due: 8 weeks prior to departure