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Day One - Home to Pitlochry
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Pitlochry, where we’ll check in to the The Pitlochry Hydro and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)
Days Two to Four – Pitlochry
We spend the next three days in the town of Pitlochry, with two included excursions which will take in the old and new of Scotland.
We travel to Stirling, perhaps Scotland's most famous historic city. There are a huge number of fantastic attractions dotted around the city, including Stirling Castle, the Wallace monument and Stirling Old Bridge. We'll also visit the Falkirk Wheel, the only rotating boat lift in the world.
We also spend a half day at Scone Palace, the former coronation site of Scottish monarchs and one of the most historic places in the country, with much to learn about the history of the castle during your visit.
The other day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. One of the quirkier sights in Pitlochry is the fish ladder, built with the dam on the River Tummel to allow Salmon to continue to swim upstream. (B,D)
Day Five – Pitlochry to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)
Pitlochry Hydro Hotel
Whether you want to explore the stunning Scottish countryside or simply want to relax and enjoy the many amenities that our beautiful hotel boasts you will find your perfect getaway at the Pitlochry Hydro.
The hotel is a short walk from the town of Pitlochry, in town there are a number of distilleries where you can enjoy some of the finest local tipples including world famous Edradour Distillery. There are also a number of fantastic walking trails in the area taking in some of the many parks that are within easy reach of town.
Going a little further afield you can enjoy the stunning mountains of the Caringorms National Park and the amazing lochs and peaks of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. There are a number of fascinating Scottish cities within easy reach of Pitlochry, including Perth, Dundee, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh, all of which have fascinating cultural and historic sites to behold.
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.
Full Day: Stirling And Falkirk Wheel
A day discovering Scotland’s historic past is spent in Royal Stirling, where the skyline is dominated by its castle which towers over some of the most important battlefields of Scotland’s past. Then we take a unique ride on the Falkirk Wheel – the world’s only rotating boat lift – a really fascinating day out!
Half Day: Scone Palace
Excursion to Scone Palace – once the crowning place of the King of Scots and a breath-takingly beautiful place of power and mystery.