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Ayrshire, Isle of Bute and Glasgow

5 days - from only £429pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Ayrshire, Isle of Bute and 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 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal (8-day break from South)
  • 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. Enjoy time to stroll the labyrinth of rooms as well as taking in the fine scenery from the expansive gardens which cover over 300 acres.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mount Stuart

    Mount Stuart
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    Included Highlights

    • Rothesay
    • Mount Stuart
  • Day 3: Ayrshire Coast

    We head first to Troon with its long beach and promenade walks.

    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.

    We make a stop for photos at the famous Trump Turnberry Hotel and Ailsa Craig Island.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    River Ayr

    River Ayr
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Alloway
    • Troon
    • Ayr
  • Day 4: Glasgow

    We visit cosmopolitan Glasgow, where 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 £99.00 (5 days), £159.00 (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: Glasgow

    We visit cosmopolitan Glasgow, where 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 4: 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

    Mount Stuart
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Rothesay
    • Mount Stuart
  • Day 5: At leisure

    Relax in the hotel with a day at leisure.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6: Ayrshire Coast

    We head first to Troon with its long beach and promenade walks.

    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.

    We make a stop for photos at the famous Trump Turnberry Hotel and Ailsa Craig Island.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    River Ayr

    River Ayr
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Alloway
    • Troon
    • Ayr
  • 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 £99.00 (5 days), £159.00 (8 days).

Hotels

If travelling from the North of England, you will stay for four nights at the four-star Riverside Lodge Hotel, Irvine.

If travelling from the South of England, you will stay for five nights at the Riverside Lodge Hotel, and will have a comfortable overnight stay en route outbound and return.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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