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Spectacular Scotland on Safari

Spectacular Scotland on Safari

With more trees than you could shake a stick at, Scotland’s landscape represents one of Europe’s last remaining wildernesses. Whilst natural elements have sculpted the nations topography, heaving mountains towards louds and sinking lochs into valley hollows.

 

 

Spectacular Scotland on Safari

 

Day-by-Day Highlights

 

Day 1 

A relaxing journey as we head north into Preston, for an overnight stay

 at the Samlesbury Hotel ****

 

Day 2 

We continue travel through Scotland to arrive at Royal Yacht Britannia,

which was the former yacht to Queen Elizabeth II from 1954

 before being decommissioned on the 11th of December 1997.

This attraction is now open to the public and features grand interiors.

Onwards to Blairgowrie where a warm welcome awaits at the Angus Hotel ***

the perfect place to unwind, dine and look forward

to some grand adventures to come.

 

 

Day 3 

Kilted Mountain Safari Rangers in Land Rovers are ready to transport us

on a 2.5 hour Highland safari through forests, mountains and moors

into the last wilderness of Europe where regular sightings of grouse, mountain hare,

deer and golden eagle can be seen in their natural habitat.

There’s time to enjoy a wee dram and shortbread at a mountain bothy before admiring

nature at her wildest as the SwanTourer glides through Perthshire countryside toward

Pitlochry, one of Scotland’s most beautiful and vibrant towns.

 

 

Day 4

 Awaken to a prosperous day filled with summer colours and sweet smells

as we leisurely explore Glamis Castle and Gardens.

Featuring two gardens and a variety of nature trails to explore,

you’ll find hidden gems hiding around every corner including sculptures,

water features and flourishing flowerbeds.

We then travel to the quaint coastal city of Dundee to enjoy a visit to the

spectacular Victoria & Albert Museum, Scotland’s first design museum.

 

 

Day 5

Bird song is nature’s alarm clock,

and it shall be yours too on this day at leisure in Blairgowrie.

Awaken whenever you like, taking advantage of our gorgeous hotel’s many amenities.

Should your heart desire you can take a leisurely walk

along Cargill’s Leap, following the River Ericht upstream,

 taking in waterfalls, woodlands and old mills along the way.

 

Day 6 

Return journey to Preston and an

overnight stay at the Samlesbury Hotel ****

 

Day 7 

Onward travel and return home to the West Country and surrounding area.

 

 

 What’s included in this Diamond Tour…

 

 Highland Safari with Kilted Mountain Rangers.

 Wee dram and shortbread at mountain bothy.

 Entrance to the Highland Folk Museum.

 Lunch on day 3 at Kenmore Hotel, Scotland’s oldest inn.

 Entrance to Glamis Castle and Gardens.

 Entrance to Royal Yatch Britannia

 Excursions as detailed.

 6 nights hotel stay on half board.

 Door-to-door travel.

 

 

 

The Angus Hotel

Blairgowrie ***

 

 

 

Located quaintly next to the River Ericht,

this hotel is positioned in a great location to explore the local area.

Guests can enjoy modern rooms, flat-screen TVs,

tea and coffee making facilities and the many leisure facilities

including a heated swimming pool.

The hotel has a lift.

 

 

 

 

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