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Highland Safari and Royal Retreats

5 days - from only £399pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Highland Safari and Royal Retreats

Visit an area which is not only steeped in history of battles and Jacobite uprisings but also boasts extraordinary natural beauty. We include a Highland safari – the best way to witness the incredible scenery.

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)
  • Two nights' entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to the Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Perth and St Andrews

    We visit Perth, once the capital of Scotland and a picturesque playground for kings and queens. We continue to St Andrews, famous as the 'Home of Golf' but also home to a ruined castle and cathedral overlook the beaches that featured in 'Chariots of Fire'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Perth

    Perth

    Included Highlights

    • Perth
  • Day 3: Perthshire and Highland Safari

    One of the highlights of our tour, as we head to Aberfeldy and climb aboard your 4x4 with a kilted Ranger. Armed with binoculars, share in their passion for nature, culture, wildlife as you travel through forests, mountains and moors on hill tracks with breathtaking scenery up to 3000 feet. There are regular sightings of Deer, Grouse and Golden Eagles. Enjoy a 'wee dram' and shortbread in a mountain bothy.

    The remainder of the day is spent exploring Perthshire, take in the 'Queens View' with time free in the Victorian spa town of Pitlochry.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Highland Safari

    Highland Safari
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Perthshire
    • Highland Safari
  • Day 4: Glamis Castle and Dundee

    Soak up 1000 years of history at Glamis, the finest castle in Scotland, birthplace of Princess Margaret, and the setting for Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Explore the opulent rooms and the extensive gardens and pathways.

    Nearby is the rejuvenated city of Dundee. Whilst here why not visit The Victoria & Albert Museum, featuring over 300 exhibits, explaining Scotland’s outstanding achievements across the world.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glamis Castle

    Glamis Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Glamis Castle
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Please note order of excursions could vary and will be reconfirmed by your driver on tour.

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days), £139.00 (8 days).

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: To North England

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to a comfortable hotel in the north of England for a one night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: North England to Blairgowrie

    We continue our journey north, crossing into Scotland, and onto the Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie for five nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Perth

    We visit Perth, once the capital of Scotland and a picturesque playground for kings and queens. We continue to St Andrews, famous as the 'Home of Golf' but also home to a ruined castle and cathedral overlook the beaches that featured in 'Chariots of Fire'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Perth

    Perth

    Included Highlights

    • Perth
  • Day 4: Perthshire and Highland Safari

    One of the highlights of our tour, as we head to Aberfeldy and climb aboard your 4x4 with a kilted Ranger. Armed with binoculars, share in their passion for nature, culture, wildlife as you travel through forests, mountains and moors on hill tracks with breathtaking scenery up to 3000 feet. There are regular sightings of Deer, Grouse and Golden Eagles. Enjoy a 'wee dram' and shortbread in a mountain bothy.

    The remainder of the day is spent exploring Perthshire, take in the 'Queens View' with time free in the Victorian spa town of Pitlochry.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Highland Safari

    Highland Safari
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Perthshire
    • Highland Safari
  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Relax and enjoy Blairgowrie at your own pace.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6: Glamis Castle and Dundee

    Soak up 1000 years of history at Glamis, the finest castle in Scotland, birthplace of Princess Margaret, and the setting for Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Explore the opulent rooms and the extensive gardens and pathways.

    Nearby is the rejuvenated city of Dundee. Why not visit The Victoria & Albert Museum, featuring over 300 exhibits, explaining Scotland’s outstanding achievements across the world.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glamis Castle

    Glamis Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Glamis Castle
  • Day 7: Blairgowrie to North England

    We retrace our steps, crossing back to England and to a comfortable hotel for an overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8: North England to home

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Please note order of excursions could vary and will be reconfirmed by your driver on tour.

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days), £139.00 (8 days).

Hotels

If travelling from the North of England, you will stay for four nights at the three-star Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie.


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

  • Angus Hotel

    Situated in the heart of Blairgowrie, the Angus Hotel offers guests a warm, friendly Scottish welcome, and it is a great base to explore the Perthshire landscape from. The hotel has excellent facilities, including a bar and restaurant which both offer all day dining, lounge, and garden patio with plenty of outdoor space and seating, perfect for relaxing in with a well-deserved drink. The highlight of the hotel is the leisure club, complete with a spa, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and refreshment station. With an abundance of local attractions and outdoor activities on your doorstep, you’re guaranteed a fantastic break.

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • 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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