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Country Roads of Scotland (Preview 2019)

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  • Edinburgh: See Holyroodhouse Palace at the end of the Royal Mile.
  • St Andrews: Visit the university town and see the famous golf course.
  • Pitlochy: Visit this town, famous for its salmon leap.
  • Culloden Moor: See where the Jacobite army was crushed in 1746.
  • Loch Ness: Drive along the shores in search of the legendary monster.
  • John O’Groats: Visit Britain’s most northerly, yet tiny, mainland village.
  • Isle of Skye: See the dramatic Cuillin Hills and stay in pretty Broadford.
  • Eilean Donan: Stop for a photo of this pretty castle.
  • Fort William: Enjoy an excellent view of Ben Nevis from the WWII Commando Memorial.
  • Loch Lomond: There is time to explore the Queen of Scottish Lochs.
  • Glasgow: Enjoy an orientation drive past the civic buildings and St Mungo’s Cathedral.
  • Scenic drives: Grampian Mountains, North West Highlands, Skye, Valley of Glencoe, Loch Lomond.

Authentic Dining

  • Ballindalloch: Visit one of the few remaining inhabited castle's of Scotland and enjoy Farm-to-Table cuisine with Scottish Tea and Scones.
  • Wick: Whisky's are known for their distinctive flavours, often bursting with the power and subtlety of the sea. Share a wee dram with a master distiller who imparts the age-old techniques of whisky production.
  • Glencoe: Your adventure culminates with a wonderful Celebration Dinner. Enjoy the best Highland hospitality and market-fresh ingredients accompanied by delicious wine or beer.
  • Dinning Summay: 8 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Afternoon Tea (AT), 4 Dinners (D) and 2 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.

Insight Experiences

  • Edinburgh: See the Scott Memorial and wander the New Town. Then walk with a Local Expert within the walls of the majestic castle perched on its rock, to view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg.
  • Orkney Isles: Enjoy a fascinating excursion of discovery with a Local Expert, born and bred on the islands. Strewn across the windswept Orkneys are relics that span human history, from pagan stone circles to reminders of wartime tragedy.

Stay at the Best Addresses

  • Inverness: Originally the mansion of a prominent local family, today the Kingsmill Hotel is a luxury accommodation in the heart of the Highlands. Renovated with contemporary rooms, the hotel is well-known for it's impeccable hospitality.
  • Highland Hotels: Hotels in the Highlands area are mainly traditional and much simpler in style, typical of the region.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Highlands: At the exciting Culloden Visitor Centre, discover why the Battle of Culloden lasted only an hour yet changed the Highland way of life forever.
  • Eilean Donan: Stop for a photo of this gorgeous castle.
  • Edinburgh: A hush descends and eyes turn to the castle. The skirl of the pipes rises and drums crack the night air as a tide of tunics and tartan flood from the drawbridge. For a limited time in August, witness the incredible spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
  • Fort William: Enjoy an excellent view of Ben Nevis from the World War II Commando Memorial.
  • Glasgow: During your orientation with your Travel Director, drive past the civic buildings and St. Mungo’s Cathedral.
  • Isle of Skye: See the dramatic Cuillin Hills and stay in pretty Broadford.
  • John O'Groats: Visit Britain’s most northerly, yet tiny, mainland village.
  • Loch Ness: Drive along the shores in search of the legendary monster.
  • Pitlochry: Visit this town, famous for its salmon leap.
  • Scenic Drives: Scottish countryside is some of the most majestic in the world. Admire the beauty of the Grampian Mountains, the North West Highlands, Skye, the Valley of Glencoe and Loch Lomond.
  • St. Andrews: Visit the university town where the famous beach scene from 'Chariots of Fire' was filmed and see the golf course where the sport was created.
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