Based in this fine hotel, located in Grantown on Spey, a traditional Highland town on the River Spey, on the northern edge of the Cairngorms National Park. The town is surrounded by ancient woodlands, much of which is community owned and which offer a unique habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. These Anagach Woods have many walking trails to suit all abilities. The town’s Square and High Street are lined with unique, independent and interesting shops, numerous cafes, bars and restaurants offering a wide range of meals, drinks and snacks to suit all tastes and pockets. All in all it is a beautiful, charming town and perfect location to tour this truly wonderful region. As well as the stunning itinerary from our hotel in the Cairgorms, the journey’s to and from our overnight hotels also make up into a fabulous itinerary, with visits to Sterling, Pitlochry, Perth and Moffatt, not to mention the stunning scenery en-route. Enjoy!
|5th – 11th July 2020||6 nights||£659pp|
Price per person on Half Board Basis. Single Supplement £142pp
The Grant Arms Hote
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Perth & The Edinburgh Tattoo
Perth is steeped in history. Sitting astride the “Silver River Tay”, famous worldwide for its salmon fishing and its water as an essential ingredient of fine whiskies. The Edinburgh Tattoo is in its 68th year. Since the first Tattoo in 1950 more than 14 million people have attended with an annual audience of around 220,000.
|11th – 16th August 2019||5 nights||£519pp|
Half Board (except on the day of The Tattoo). Single Supplement £85pp
The Salutation Hotel
The oldest established hotel in Scotland, the Salutation has been welcoming guests through its doors since 1699. One of the most famous guests to sample the hospitality was Bonnie Prince Charlie who stayed in 1745, at the height if his struggle to regain the throne for the Stuart Kings. The welcome now is as warm as it ever was. ‘The Sally’ as it is affectionately know, offers tradition hospitality with all modern comforts in its 84 bedrooms all with en-suite facilities. All bedrooms have flat screen televisions, refreshments tray and direct dial telephones. The hotel has a lift to all floors.
Day 1 – We head to our overnight hotel in the north east of England with comfort stops en route.
Day 2 – after breakfast we head up to the borders and spend lunchtime in Berwick Upon Tweed, arriving in Perth late afternoon.
Day 3 – a wonderful scenic day exploring Tayside, firstly we visit Pitlochry before driving to the Queens View, a stunning view of Loch Tummel before driving along the Loch then onto Aberfeldy.
Day 4 – At lunchtime we head to Edinburgh where we take a guided tour of the city, after free time for a meal (not included) we then head to the Castle for the highlight of the tour, the Edinburgh Tattoo.
Day 5 – After our late night we have free time in Perth before setting off after lunch for the beautiful town of Dundee, on the banks of the River Tay.
Day 6 – Early breakfast and head south towards home with comfort stops en route arriving back early evening.