5 days - from only £499pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Christmas in Fort William

Christmas is a truly special time of year, whether you want to spend it with family, relax in your own company, or meet new people and new friends. Join us for a mulled wine and mince pie on arrival, Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, festive cream tea each day, and a small gift from Santa! Celebrate this magical time of year in Fort William, an idyllic holiday location with vast moors, towering mountains, sparkling lochs and historic glens just waiting to be discovered.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • Delicious 3 course evening meals each evening
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional 4 course Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A gift from Santa
  • Festive cream tea each day
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Fort William and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a mulled wine with a mince pie on arrival to get us into the Christmas spirit.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Christmas Eve in Fort Augustus and Loch Ness

    Today we visit Fort Augustus at the south-west end of Loch Ness. We drive via Spean Bridge and the Commando Memorial, a monument dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces in WWII. We then continue to Fort Augustus which offers spectacular views down Loch Ness. There are many cruises which depart from here, perfect for hunting down the famous Nessie! The Caledonian Canal also runs here, and there is an impressive flights of eight locks known as Neptune’s Staircase.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Water gateway in Fort Augustus and Loch Ness

    Water gateway in Fort Augustus and Loch Ness

    Included Highlights

    • Water gateway in Fort Augustus and Loch Ness
  • Day 3: Christmas Day at leisure or Road to the Isles and Mallaug

    Merry Christmas! Relax in Fort William, open some presents, tuck into a traditional turkey dinner, or join our optional excursion to Mallaig, via the Road to the Isles. This road offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, from sandy beaches to dramatic hills, green woodlands to heather moors, and of course unforgettable sea views. We then reach the historic fishing port of Mallaig which prides itself on fresh seafood and traditionally smoked kippers.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mallaig

    Mallaig

    Optional Excursions

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

    2021
    • Mallaig
    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 4: Boxing Day in Kinlochleven

    This morning we take a trip to Kinlochleven, at the eastern end of Loch Leven and at the foot of the beautiful mountains known as the Mamores. The town was the site of an aluminium smelter which at one time was the largest in Europe, the tale of which can be heard in The Aluminium Story. We return passing the beautiful Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe which offer superb scenery. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning, filled with magical Christmas memories, and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the Caledonian Hotel, located in Fort William.

  • Caledonian Hotel

    Formerly a Bay Hotel, if you are looking to discover the magnificence of Scotland with scenic views from the hotel and within easy reach of the best the Highlands and Islands have to offer, join us at the Caledonian Hotel. The hotel is set in seclusion on the shores of Loch Linnhe, just a 10-minute drive from popular Fort William where you can discover Highland history at the West Highland Museum or hop on a loch cruise to take in the landscape from a different perspective. The scenery doesn’t stop at the hotel door, with tremendous views across Loch Linnhe from the hotel’s recently refurbished bar and lounge area. The views continue in the restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast and evening meals daily while enjoying one of Scotland’s greatest landscapes.

    • Bar
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

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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