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ABOUT THE TOUR

Christmas in Portpatrick

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 Portpatrick , an attractive village wrapped around a picturesque harbour on the coast of Galloway.

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 Portpatrick 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 Ayrshire Coast and Ayr

    Today we travel along the Ayrshire Coast to reach Ayr in the heart of Robert Burns country. As the National Poet, he is widely regarded and celebrated throughout Scotland and nowhere is that more apparent than in Ayr, his birthplace. Ayr also has excellent beaches for when the elusive Scottish sunshine appears, and has an excellent town centre for those less sunny days. Enjoy time at leisure to stroll down the esplanade or browse the shops.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    River Ayr

    River Ayr

    Included Highlights

    • River Ayr
  • Day 3: Christmas Day at leisure

    Merry Christmas! Relax in Portpatrick, open some presents, tuck into a traditional turkey dinner, and enjoy the festive atmosphere in the hotel with your fellow travellers.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4: Boxing Day Newton Stewart

    This morning we visit Newton Stewart. The town was named after its founder, William Stewart, son of the Earl of Galloway. It thrived on its cotton and carpet industries and is now more famous for its salmon and trout fishing on the River Cree. There is an interesting museum as well as an array of shops, cafes and restaurants. 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 Portpatrick Hotel in Portpatrick.

  • The Portpatrick Hotel

    Portpatrick is a small fishing village set in a peaceful and unspoilt corner of Southern Scotland. This former Coast & Country hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the area, which is a haven for sport and outdoor lovers, with its own nine-hole golf course. The hotel houses all of the amenities and facilities you would expect. In addition, our staff will offer you a warm, friendly welcome, and ensure that your stay is as relaxing and memorable as possible.

    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • 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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