Join us, on our new tour for 2019, as we head north in search of Scottish Snowdrops, as they emerge, it signifies that spring is just around the corner. Our break is based in the delightful village of Drymen and we have also included a fantastic All-Inclusive package.
The 3 star award winning Winnock Hotel is located on the village green in pretty Drymen. All 73 comfortable bedrooms are traditional in style, furnished in tartan fabrics. There is a large, bright restaurant and a relaxing, informal bar. Each ensuite room includes a TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a telephone. Although the hotel does not have a lift, ground floor rooms are available on request.
Monday Our door to door service takes you to the luxury Club Class coach for the journey north from our home area via Scotch Corner, Gretna Green and Glasgow to reach our hotel, the Winnock in Drymen, late afternoon. A welcome drinks reception precedes dinner this evening which is followed by entertainment.
Tuesday This morning we take a scenic drive to Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh where we enjoy a short city tour of both ‘Old & New Town’ before time at leisure in the vibrant city. This afternoon we make the short journey to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Set in over 70-acres of beautiful landscape and just one mile north of the city centre, the Garden offers superb panoramic views of the city skyline featuring Edinburgh Castle. While you wonder the site, be on the lookout for the specialist snowdrops that carpet parts of the attraction.
Wednesday A full Scottish breakfast then we collect our packed lunches before we enjoy wonderful Highland scenery on our drive along the Forth Valley then past Scotland’s only lake at Menteith to Rob Roy country and Callander where we spend some time. Then on into the heart of the glorious Trossachs to Loch Katrine. Our return is by way of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and Aberfoyle.
Thursday This morning we pick up our packed lunches and have a visit to Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, including a city tour before free time in the city centre, why not visit one of the many fascinating tourist attractions including the Burrell Museum. Later we drive to Duntreath Castle and Gardens. This magical place has been home to the Edmonstone family since 1435. Find extensive gardens of mature and new plantings, an ornamental landscaped lake, sweeping lawns with herbaceous borders leading up to an attractive waterfall garden with shrubs and spring plantings, and of course the stunning display of snowdrops.
Friday A full Scottish breakfast sets us up for our return journey. We travel to Glasgow and through Strathclyde stopping at Gretna Green, before crossing the border. Now south to return to our home area and waiting taxis early evening.
Throughout our stay there will be a free
bar between 18:00 and 23:59 each
Some of the visits listed within our brochure may be changed due to adverse weather conditions, although this is obviously beyond our control.
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