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Christmas in the Borders

Overview

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  • Enjoy a wonderful Christmas holiday in rolling Scottish Borders
  • Festive entertainment programme at your hotel
  • Visit Scotland’s majestic capital city, Edinburgh
  • Discover beautiful Border Country

Join us for a wonderful Christmas in the Scottish Borders, filled with festive cheer! We’ll stay at the fabulous Peebles Hydro Hotel, enjoying a festive-filled package as well as exploring the local area during our stay! From our base we’ll discover majestic Edinburgh and scenery of the Scottish Borders.

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Itinerary

Sunday
We depart and travel to Peebles in the heart of the Scottish Borders where we check into the Peebles Hydro Hotel. We’ll enjoy a drinks reception on arrival and dinner this evening will be followed by entertainment. (D)

Christmas Eve
After a full Scottish breakfast, we’ll enjoy an included excursion as well as a host of activities at our hotel including a light lunch, a chocolate masterclass and a Christmas stocking styling demonstration! Before dinner this evening there will be a sparkling drinks reception and there will be a traditional Scottish Ceilidh after dinner as well as a Christmas Carol concert.

Christmas Day
Merry Christmas! Following a hearty Scottish breakfast accompanied by a celebratory glass of Bucks Fizz, enjoy a relaxing day before the four-course Christmas lunch. There will be a festive quiz this afternoon before a buffet dinner this evening.

Boxing Day
After a full-cooked Scottish breakfast we’ll enjoy another included excursion, a buffet lunch at the hotel and more activities at our hotel including patchwork patterns, Peebles ‘Masterchef’, festive games and films showing throughout the day. This evening’s dinner will include a complimentary drink and there will be another Ceildh after the evening meal.

Thursday
Our festive break has come to an end and after a full-cooked Scottish breakfast we will depart and return home. (B)

PLEASE NOTE that the festive package is subject to change and will be confirmed on travel documents. Operating days may change.

Peebles Hydro Hotel

22 miles from Edinburgh, and just a stones throw from the River Tweed in the heart of the Scottish Borders is the Peebles Hydro Hotel.

Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Edinburgh

We’ll take a trip to Edinburgh where you’ll have free time to enjoy the city in any way you choose. Whether you fancy strolling round Edinburgh Castle, seeing the exotic animals at Edinburgh Zoo, or climbing Arthurs Seat for fantastic views across the city, there’s sure to be something to keep you entertained in this fantastic city.

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Scenic Border Country Drive

We take a scenic drive through Border Country passing through small villages along the way. We will call at Jedburgh, a Royal and Ancient Burgh with a rich history. Jedburgh Abbey is a colossal ruin at the heart of the town and a beautiful place to wander around and enjoy the grounds. The town is also known for its association with Mary, Queen of Scots, she was held prisoner here and 

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