Scotland Discovery Tour

TF
Oct 9 - 16, 2022
Group size: 10 - 22
Scotland Discovery Tour
Scotland


$NaN
Oct 9 - 16, 2022
Group size: 10 - 22

About this trip

Embark on our Scotland adventure with a bit of history, stunning scenery, a taste of whiskey and the home of golf. Explore castles and countrysides. Enjoy scenic loch cruises, traditional foods, music and historic manor hotel stays. TWK Tours Scotland has something for everyone. Join us in this small group adults only trip (our Empty NesTour) for some Scottish hospitality and discovery in this rugged and ancient landscape. OPTIONAL ADD ON: BELFAST/N. IRELAND 2 NIGHT STAY AVAILABLE.

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Transport and Lodging

This tour partners with our trusted ground operators we have worked with for our TWK Ireland trips in the past. Comfortable private small motorcoach with a driver/guide will accompany us on our journey. 


Lodging will be in upscale 4-star historic manor style hotels when possible. List of hotels below, but not guaranteed:


Except for the modern Hilton Glasgow to start the trip here is a list of the hotels:

Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry

Originally opened in Victorian times, the Atholl Palace Hotel retains many features of a traditional large country house, with relaxing public areas. The historic nature of the hotel means that every bedroom is unique, with quirky original features, outstanding views and furnishings of the highest standards. The Verandah Restaurant is famed for its stunning views and its quality cuisine, using the very best of local produce. The Stag's Head bar offers a wide range of malt whiskies. The hotel is located in spacious gardens and is within a 15-minute walk of the town of Pitlochry.

Norton House Hotel & Spa, near Edinburgh

Set in a Victorian mansion on 55 acres of grounds, Norton House features a luxury spa, award-winning restaurant and boutique rooms with free internet. Edinburgh is a 20-minute drive, and Edinburgh Airport is 3 miles away. Guests can relax in the sauna, steam room or hydrotherapy pool in the luxurious spa. The health club also has a swimming pool with feature fountains, a fully equipped gym and treatment rooms.


Ballachulish Hotel, Ballachulish


Situated in a breathtaking lochside setting at the foot of dramatic Glencoe, this historic hotel really is a Highland home away from home. All the rooms reflect the region’s Highland heritage, with many offering stunning views of the loch and the breathtaking mountain scenery all around. The hotel serves as a base from which guests can explore the Glencoe and Fort William areas or discover many of the local activities and attractions, from golf to the great outdoors. Enjoy complimentary use of the nearby health club, with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, bio-sauna and exercise room.

Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn

Muthu Newton Hotel is close to the Nairn golfing links and the Moray Firth offering unrivaled peace and tranquility. Just 10 miles from Inverness airport and less than a mile from Nairn train station. Once frequented by Charlie Chaplin it stands overlooking the Moray Firth and beyond to the Black Isle. The Hotel has 63 rooms with a lush view, the Highland Conference Centre and a wedding venue. The sea-side town of Nairn is one of the prime locations and one of the sunniest spots in Scotland. 



Airfare

We will offer airfare through our air desk partners. Ideally we would like to travel together. Group discounts may be available on international airfare. Some guests may prefer to arrive into London and explore on your own then take the train to meet us in Glasgow. London makes an affordable arrival departure point if you have time to take the train north to Glasgow. Flights also arrive into Glasgow and Edinburgh. Cheap flights are available in the UK between England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 


What’s included

  • Lodging
    4 Star Manor Style Hotels (Modern Hotel in Glasgow)
  • Most Meals
    12 meals included
  • Transportation
    Comfortable Private Motor Coach
  • Guided Tours City Tours
    Guided Tours of historic sights and areas
  • Loch Cruise
    Boat ride on the scenic Loch (lakes)
  • Scottish Evening
    Traditional dinner, music, and dancing
  • Additional Activities
    Sheepdog demonstrations, whiskey tasting, entrance to some sites and museums.
  • TWK Tours Welcome Kit
    Your travel experience planned and handled by TWK Tours experts. We will be joining this trip with local driver/guides to ensure everything runs smoothly and the group has maximum fun!!!
  • Welcome Kit
    Travel adaptor, rain poncho, luggage tags, detailed itineraries, welcome drink
  • Golf
  • International Airfare
  • Driver Guide Tips
  • Meals on your own
  • Shopping

Itinerary

Glasgow - Trip Starts
Explore Glasgow

Your tour begins at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of central Glasgow’s highlights including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral, and the River Clyde, once important for shipbuilding. Option to visit the extensive and varied art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink. Your evening is free to dine independently.

Your Organizer


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