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Celebrate the season...

Turkey & Tinsel Melrose & Edinburgh Christmas Market

 

Abbotsford House in snow
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Visit capital Edinburgh and explore the popular Christmas market
    • Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Princes Street – a shopaholics paradise
    • Take in the beautiful countryside surrounding our hotel
    • Enjoy the fun of the festive season before anyone else!

    Now a popular part of the Christmas build up in towns and cities across the UK – squares and streets are taken over by quaint stalls and chalets selling all manner of seasonal produce. As well as exploring the festivities you can also make the most of your festive spirit and celebrate Christmas twice this year! You’ll be staying at a Bay Hotel on our popular Turkey & Tinsel package and you’ll enjoy mulled wine on arrival, a traditional Christmas dinner, festive entertainment and even a visit from Santa! Enjoy all the fun of the festive season – before anyone else! Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Christmas
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Shopping


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    Please Note: Shearings Holidays are not responsible for the operation of these events. All events are subject to change and entrance fees may be required. Please check with local tourist information offices for up to date details prior to departure.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Waverley Castle Hotel

    • Bay Waverley Castle Hotel
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    At the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, is the town of Melrose. It lies at the heart of Sir Walter Scott country and offers visitors a wealth of interest with its beautiful abbey and walled garden of Priorwood. The town is at the heart of an area of gentle hills, undulating valleys and Border Abbeys, which make it an ideal place for people looking to spend time outdoors. The Waverley Castle Hotel is splendidly set in 5 acres of rolling parkland behind which flows the River Tweed. Spend time in the comfortable lounges and bar, enjoy various games, stroll around the grounds and dance the nights away in the entertainment room.

    • Relax in the Eildon Restaurant with outstanding views over the Eildon Hills.
    • A non-stop programme of lively entertainment.
    • Located at the heart of the Scottish Borders.
    • Nestling between the River Tweed and the Green Eildon Hills.
    • A number of rooms were renovated in 2017


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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Edinburgh
    Excursion to Edinburgh

    Enjoy a excursion to Scotland’s historical capital, Edinburgh. Admire the majestic castle, soak up the atmosphere of the Royal Mile or hit the shops on Princes Street. There’s something here for everyone.

    Edinburgh
    Excursion to Edinburgh

    Enjoy a excursion to Scotland’s historical capital, Edinburgh. Admire the majestic castle, soak up the atmosphere of the Royal Mile or hit the shops on Princes Street. There’s something here for everyone.

    Edinburgh
    Excursion to Edinburgh

    Enjoy a excursion to Scotland’s historical capital, Edinburgh. Admire the majestic castle, soak up the atmosphere of the Royal Mile or hit the shops on Princes Street. There’s something here for everyone.

    Edinburgh
    Excursion to Edinburgh

    Enjoy a excursion to Scotland’s historical capital, Edinburgh. Admire the majestic castle, soak up the atmosphere of the Royal Mile or hit the shops on Princes Street. There’s something here for everyone.

What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Four nights comfortable accommodation
  • Traditional full cooked breakfasts
  • Three-course evening meals
  • Mulled wine on arrival
  • One traditional Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • One festive afternoon tea
  • Festive entertainment
  • Two sightseeing excursions
Bay Waverley Castle Hotel

Waverley Castle Hotel

The grand Waverley Castle Hotel stands amid fantastic countryside close to the River Tweed. The area around the hotel and town of Melrose is part of the stunning Scottish Border region and the landscape of the Eildon Hills is visible from the hotel's restaurant.

Learn more about the hotel

Waverley Castle Hotel

  • Bay Waverley Castle Hotel
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
At the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, is the town of Melrose. It lies at the heart of Sir Walter Scott country and offers visitors a wealth of interest with its beautiful abbey and walled garden of Priorwood. The town is at the heart of an area of gentle hills, undulating valleys and Border Abbeys, which make it an ideal place for people looking to spend time outdoors. The Waverley Castle Hotel is splendidly set in 5 acres of rolling parkland behind which flows the River Tweed. Spend time in the comfortable lounges and bar, enjoy various games, stroll around the grounds and dance the nights away in the entertainment room.

  • Relax in the Eildon Restaurant with outstanding views over the Eildon Hills.
  • A non-stop programme of lively entertainment.
  • Located at the heart of the Scottish Borders.
  • Nestling between the River Tweed and the Green Eildon Hills.
  • A number of rooms were renovated in 2017


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