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                                                                                  14 Days From £3,075pp

                                                                                  HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                  ■  Explore some of Scotland’s most iconic and
                                                                                    interesting historical sites
                                                                                  ■  Stays on the rugged Isle of Harris and the
                                                                                    magical Isle of Skye
                                                                                  ■  Visits to the inspirational Abbotsford House,   GRAND  TOURS
                                                                               Eilean Donan Castle - Kate Berry  ■  Travel along Scotland’s most famous main lines
                                                                                    Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel
                                                                                  ■  Return steam journeys on the Jacobite &
                                                                                    Strathspey Railway
                                                                                  ■  Talisker Whisky tour and tasting
                                                                                  ■  Travelling by private coach allows us to visit places
                                                                                    that are not easily reached by public transport
      Day 7 - Historical Lewis             we are transferred back to Kyle of Lochalsh for the   ■  Welcome dinner and evening meals in remote
      Our day tour of Lewis embraces the island’s ancient  impressive rail journey to Inverness for a 2-night stay.    locations are included
      roots, taking in the mystical Callanish Standing Stones,
      the well preserved Broch at Carloway and several   Day 11 - Strathspey Steam   SELECTED HOTELS
      traditional Blackhouse sites. We also visit Lews Castle   Rail to Aviemore for a return steam-hauled journey   Glasgow   Grand Central Hotel
      in Stornoway, where you can uncover stories of land   on  the  Strathspey  Railway,  with  lunch  included  on   Fort William  The Alexandra Hotel
      and  sea  in  the  new “Museum  nan  Eilean”  or  take   board. This 10-mile long heritage line boasts views   Lochboisdale  Lochboisdale Hotel
      a  woodland  walk. We  overnight  in  Carloway  this   of heather-clad moors, woodland and the river Spey.   Tarbert   The Hebrides Hotel
      evening.                             Return to Inverness late afternoon for an evening at   Carloway   Doune Braes Hotel
      Day 8 - Scenic Skye                                                         Portree   Cuillin Hills Hotel
      After a leisurely morning, we take a lunchtime ferry   Day 12 - Highland Main Line to Edinburgh  Inverness   BW Palace Hotel & Spa
      over to Uig on the Isle of Skye. En route to Portree   Travel  by  train  to  Edinburgh,  passing  through  the   Edinburgh   Hotel Indigo - Princes Street
      for  a  2-night  stay,  we  tour  the  Jurassic Trotternish   mountainous  central  Highlands and  crossing  the   Please note - hotels can be subject to change
      peninsula (via the coast road) with views of the The   famous  Forth  Rail  Bridge  (timetable  depending)
      Storr, Kilt Rock and The Quiraing.    en  route.  Lunchtime  arrival  for  an  afternoon  and   PRICE INCLUDES
                                           evening at leisure. Top attractions include the Royal   ■  All rail travel as stated in standard class
      Day 9 - Heritage & Whisky            Yacht Britannia, the National Museum and the Old   ■  Accommodation in good quality hotels on a
      We start the day exploring Dunvegan Castle and  Town.                         bed and breakfast basis
      Gardens. The oldest continuously inhabited castle in                        ■  7 evening meals and 2 lunches
      Scotland, this has been the ancestral home of the   Day 13 - Abbotsford, Melrose & Rosslyn  ■  Excursions as specified
      Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. There will be   We travel along the Borders Railway to Tweedbank   ■  Coach and ferry travel as specified
      time for lunch (payable locally), before we head to   and transfer to Abbotsford House, Sir Walter Scott’s   ■  Services of a tour leader from Glasgow and
      the Talisker Distillery for a guided tour and whisky   ‘romance of stone and mortar’. Following a guided     throughout the tour
      tasting.                             tour and lunch (included), we continue to the elegant
                                           ruin  of  Melrose Abbey  and  the  lavishly  decorated
      Day 10 - Kyle of Lochalsh            Rosslyn Chapel.                        Price per person:
      Travelling by road, we cross the Skye Bridge on our                         Escorted holiday            £3,075
      way to Dornie. Here, where 3 great sea lochs meet,   Day 14 - Farewell      Single room supplement       £805
      we  discover  the  iconic  Eilean  Donan  Castle.  Later,   Travel home from Edinburgh independently.  Deposit for this holiday   £100

                                                                               Callanish Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis

                                  Isle of Skye

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