This unique tour is based in the heart or beautiful Perthshire. We feature breathtaking Glenshee, the romance and legend of Royal Deeside and Glamis Castle as well as a visit to a distillery.
Located in the heart of Perth, this hotel is reputed to be one of the oldest hotels in Scotland and has been welcoming guests since 1699. Offering traditional hospitality, the hotel also has a restaurant and two bars. All 84 of the en-suite bedrooms have a television, hairdryer, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.
Monday From your front door to the waiting Club Class coach for the drive north to Scotland. Crossing the border we arrive in Perthshire late afternoon where we have time to settle in at our hotel before dinner.
Tuesday We begin with a drive to Bridge of Cally and along Strathardle to Pitlochry. The town is rich in history and became a popular resort following many visits from Queen Victoria. There are many shops and tearooms to enjoy before we make our way to Aberfeldy for our lunch stop. This afternoon we head south along the Sma’ Glen to Crieff for our visit to Glenturret Distillery, makers of the Famous Grouse for a tour and a wee dram before we return to the hotel via Perth and Dunkeld.
Wednesday This morning we visit Glamis Castle, situated in the foothills of the Angus Glen, the family home of the Earls of Strathmore before we make our way back to Perth for time at leisure.
Thursday Our day begins with a ride over the mountains to Glen Clunie and Faemar, setting for the Highland Games. We have a short break here before heading along Deeside with views of Balmoral Castle to arrive in Crathie. The towns little church is where the Royal Family worship when visiting Balmoral. After time to wander around we make our way to Ballater with time for lunch and exploration. We retrace our steps to beautiful Spittal of Glenshee for our final stop before returning at the hotel late afternoon.
Friday After breakfast we make our way home where we are greeted by our awaiting taxis.
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