A wonderful winter break in the heart of Scotland, 4 star accommodation, genuine hospitality and excellent excursions in splendid Scottish scenery. We return to the excellent Westerwood hotel that received such excellent reviews in previous years. We love this hotel!
The award winning stylish 4 star Westerwood Hotel is located 12 miles from Glasgow in the spectacular Scottish countryside. The hotel boasts a swimming pool, the en-suite rooms are comfortable and stylish, and a welcoming restaurant make the resort the perfect place to unwind, a really superb hotel. A lift serves all floors.
Sunday From your front door to the waiting Club Class coach then north by motorway to make a lunch stop in north Yorkshire. Continuing on we enter Scotland at Gretna Green then on through the Lowther Hills and around Glasgow to reach the Westerwood Hotel late afternoon with time to settle in before dinner.
Monday A full Scottish breakfast before our first excursion; we drive to Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh. En-route we pass the newest landmark in the country, the iconic ‘Kelpies’ at Falkirk. We travel to the north of Edinburgh for an included visit of the Royal Yacht Britannia. Discover what life was like on board the Queen’s floating royal residence. There will be time to stop for a cup of tea in the Royal Deck Tea Room before we continue our royal theme and re-join our coach for the journey to the Palace of Holyrood House. Here you can explore the State Apartments, renowned for their unrivalled collection of magnificent tapestries. Soak up the atmosphere in Mary Queen of Scot’s historic chambers and maybe enjoy light refreshments in the Café, this is a great day out. We return to our hotel in time for dinner.
Tuesday After breakfast today we return to Edinburgh. On arrival we meet our guide for a panoramic tour of the capital of Scotland. Our tour finishes at the top of the Royal Mile, where we have included a tour and tasting at the Scotch Whisky Experience. The afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own before returning back to the hotel in time for dinner.
Wednesday Our final Scottish breakfast before bidding farewell to our hosts at the Westerwood. We travel south to Gretna then cross into England and by motorway to return to our home area late afternoon after a memorable Scottish break.
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