5 days - from only £499pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Christmas in Pitlochry

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 charming Pitlochry, an ideal spot for a relaxing break and the delightful town is close enough to walk to.

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 Pitlochry 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 Perth

    Today we visit the ‘fair city’ of Perth, receiving its nickname after the Fair Maid of Perth by Sir Walter Scott was published in 1828. This elegant city was once the ancient capital of Scotland, and today has a wealth of museums, art galleries, stunning gardens, along with a palace and racecourse. We then continue to Dundee, with its regenerated waterfront, nautical museums, and the V&A Museum – the first Victoria and Albert Museum outside of London which opened in 2018.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Perth

    Perth

    Included Highlights

    • Perth
  • Day 3: Christmas Day at Leisure or Stirling

    Merry Christmas! Relax in Pitlochry, open some presents, tuck into a traditional turkey dinner, or join our optional excursion to Stirling. This historic city is where the Wars of Independence were fought and won and where for three centuries monarchs rules, and today the rich heritage is apparent throughout the city. Why not stroll down the compact heritage mile which links Stirling’s Old Town with its bustling modern centre and admire the historic buildings . Overlooking the scene of one of Scotland’s most famous battle sites, Stiriling Bridge, is the 220 ft high National Wallace Monument. It’s 246 to the top, but the glorious views are worth it!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Stirling

    Stirling

    Optional Excursions

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

    2020 2021
    • Stirling
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    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 at Queen's View and House of Bruar

    This morning we visit the stunning Queen’s View lookout point to admire the simply beautiful scenery. This vantage point was much loved by Queen Victoria when she visited in 1866 and was named after her. Enjoy the majestic views of Loch Tummel and the Tay Forest Park. We then continue to House of Bruar, selling many famous brands and Scottish produce such as knitwear, whisky and traditional food as is the UK’s leading Scottish county clothing specialist. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Queen's View

    Queen's View and Blair Atholl

    Included Highlights

    • Queen's View and Blair Atholl
  • 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 Pitlochry Hydro Hotel in Pitlochry.

  • Pitlochry Hydro Hotel

    The former Coast & Country Pitlochry Hydro Hotel enjoys a fine location in the magnificent Perthshire Highlands, only a short walk from the town of Pitlochry, where there are a number of distilleries to enjoy some of the finest local tipples including world-famous Edradour Distillery. There is plenty to keep you entertained in the hotel. Built-in the style of a traditional Scottish hunting lodge, the hotel has two stylish lounges and a fantastic restaurant where you can enjoy delicious breakfast and evening meals. A highlight is undoubtedly the leisure club with an indoor pool, gym sauna and Jacuzzi, perfect for getting the last of your energy out and winding down after a long day exploring the fantastic Scottish countryside and cities.

    • Bar
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

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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