Join us on this brand new ‘All Inclusive Highland Fling’ break, based in the very centre of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by Highland history, stunning landscapes including Loch Ness, Wester Ross, the ‘Malt Whiskey Trail’ and culture in this new millennium city. Our tour includes a free bar from 7 – 10 pm nightly, great Scottish entertainment and the opportunity to sample some delicious Scottish delicacies.
Located just a few steps from Inverness’ city centre and on the banks of the River Ness, this 3 star hotel dates back to the 1890’s and combines the best of the past with the contemporary style of the present. All the en-suite bedrooms have a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, spa, steam room, sauna, an elegant restaurant, stylish bar and lounge area. There is a lift to all floors.
Saturday Our door to door service takes you to the waiting Club Class coach for the drive north through North Yorkshire before crossing the border for our 3 star overnight hotel the Holiday Inn Dumfries in the Scottish Borders.
Sunday Superb Scottish scenery as we head north, beside bonny Loch Lomond then over Rannoch Moor to tragic Glen Coe. We spend time in Fort William before driving along the Great Glen and beside Loch Ness to reach our holiday hotel, the Palace, in Inverness in time for afternoon tea. This evening a welcome reception precedes dinner with wine, Scottish entertainment and a complimentary bar from 7 – 10pm.
Monday Collecting our packed lunches we set off for a drive to Wester Ross, an area containing some of Scotland’s most dramatic and beautiful scenery. We cross the Black Isle, pass lofty Ben Wyvis and Loch Glascarnoch to the waterfall at Corrieshalloch Gorge. We spend time in the fishing port and resort of Ullapool set between the mountains and sea, at the head of Loch Broom. A cream tea awaits us at the hotel, then time to relax before another fine dinner and evening of Scottish entertainment.
Tuesday Today is spent at leisure in Inverness, explore the ‘Capital of the Highlands’ before an included soup lunch and afternoon cream tea in the hotel.
Wednesday Our excursion today takes us past the emotive battlefield of Culloden before joining the malt whisky trail as we drive along the Spey valley, then climb to Scotland’s highest village, Tomintoul where we make a stop before driving through magnificent Highland scenery to one of the world famous distilleries for an include tour and a ‘wee dram’. Later we spend time in the planned town of Grantown-on-Spey before returning to the hotel for our final afternoon tea and our final night dinner and entertainment.
Thursday Our drive south takes us through the rugged Grampian Mountains and Glen Garry to Pitlochry where we make a stop then through the lush farmlands of Perthshire to historic Stirling, Gateway to the Highlands. We drive to the castle then have time for lunch in the lower town. The afternoon sees us pass Glasgow and return to our overnight hotel, in Dumfries.
Friday We make a visit to the famous ‘Smithy’ in Gretna Green, then over the border and south through England to historic Richmond where we make a stop for lunch. This afternoon we return to our home area and waiting taxis arriving early evening at the end of a memorable Scottish adventure.
Fenn Holidays Ltd, Whittlesey Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0AG