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ABOUT THE TOUR

Ayrshire, Isle of Bute & Glasgow

Explore the Ayrshire Coast, take a trip to the Isle of Bute and visit the impressive Mount Stuart House and the vibrant city of Glasgow.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 or 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 or 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect Service, before continuing to Scotland and the Riverside Lodge Hotel in Irvine for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Island Tour and Mount Stuart

    This morning, we head along the Firth of Clyde to Wemyss Bay, where we join the ferry over to Rothesay, with free time to explore this Victorian resort, with its gardens, shoreline walks and pleasant eateries.

    Later, the day continues with a tour of the island, which is 15 miles long and 4 miles wide, passing Ettrick Bay, which boasts a mile of golden sand. We also see Scalpsie Bay, which is home to over 200 seals.

    We end the tour at what is possibly the most flamboyant great house in the UK - Mount Stuart. Time to stroll the labyrinth of rooms as well as taking in the fine scenery from the well laid out and expansive gardens which cover over 300 acres.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mount Stuart

    isle of Bute

    Included Highlights

    • Island Tour and Mount Stuart
  • Day 3: Ayrshire Coast

    We head first to Troon with its long beach and promenade walks. <br><br> Afternoon tour visiting Ayr before heading to the pretty village of Alloway with time to roam the home of Scotland’s most famous poet – Robert Burns. Heading south along the coast, take in the sea views across the Firth to Arran. Experience the mysterious Electric Brae as you pass Culzean Castle. <br><br> We make a stop for photos at the famous Trump Turnberry Hotel and Ailsa Craig Island.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alloway

    Alloway

    Included Highlights

    • Alloway
  • Day 4: Glasgow

    We cross back to the mainland and visit cosmopolitan Glasgow. There’s so much to see and do – stylish shops, cultural treasures and rich history and heritage.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glasgow

    Glasgow

    Included Highlights

    • Glasgow
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days), £149.00 (8 days).

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect Service, before continuing to our comfortable overnight hotel in northern England.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2:

    Continue to Scotland and the Riverside Lodge Hotel in Irvine for five nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Island Tour and Mount Stuart

    This morning, we head along the Firth of Clyde to Wemyss Bay, where we join the ferry over to Rothesay, with free time to explore this Victorian resort, with its gardens, shoreline walks and pleasant eateries.

    Later, the day continues with a tour of the island, which is 15 miles long and 4 miles wide, passing Ettrick Bay, which boasts a mile of golden sand. We also see Scalpsie Bay, which is home to over 200 seals.

    We end the tour at what is possibly the most flamboyant great house in the UK - Mount Stuart. Time to stroll the labyrinth of rooms as well as taking in the fine scenery from the well laid out and expansive gardens which cover over 300 acres.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mount Stuart

    isle of Bute

    Included Highlights

    • Island Tour and Mount Stuart
  • Day 4: At leisure or Loch Lomond Shores

    Relax in the hotel with a day at leisure, explore independently, or join us on our optional excursion to the southern shores of Loch Lomond in the Trossachs National Park,

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Lomond

    Loch Lomond

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Loch Lomond
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Glasgow

    We cross back to the mainland and visit cosmopolitan Glasgow. There’s so much to see and do – stylish shops, cultural treasures and rich history and heritage.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glasgow

    Glasgow

    Included Highlights

    • Glasgow
  • Day 6: Ayrshire Coast

    We head first to Troon with its long beach and promenade walks. <br><br> Afternoon tour visiting Ayr before heading to the pretty village of Alloway with time to roam the home of Scotland’s most famous poet – Robert Burns. Heading south along the coast, take in the sea views across the Firth to Arran. Experience the mysterious Electric Brae as you pass Culzean Castle. <br><br> We make a stop for photos at the famous Trump Turnberry Hotel and Ailsa Craig Island.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alloway

    Alloway

    Included Highlights

    • Alloway
  • Day 7:

    We make out way back south and onto our overnight hotel in north England.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days), £149.00 (8 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four or five nights at the 4-star Riverside Lodge Hotel in Irvine on the Ayrshire Coast. 

Overnight stays will be in city style hotels (8-day itinerery only).

  • Riverside Lodge Hotel

    The 4-star Riverside Lodge Hotel is located in Ayrshire which is famous for its historical castles and is the country birthplace of Robert Burns in Alloway. The area as beautiful landscapes and land marks such as the Royal Troon golf course. The hotels facilities include a restaurant, a cocktail bar, lounge, 24hr room service and Wi-Fi/Internet access.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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