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    • Fantastic Turkey & Tinsel package
    • All the fun of the festive season before anyone else!
    • Enjoy a festive trip to the Royal Yacht Britannia
    • Take two trips to capital Edinburgh allowing you ample time for shopping and sightseeing
    • Take in the beautiful countryside surrounding our hotel

    A popular attraction on our summer tours, we now visit the Royal Yacht Britannia in the festive season. One of the most famous ships in the world, the Royal Yacht Britannia is adorned with beautiful decorations, garlands and ornaments at this time of year. Admire the splendid Christmas tree on the quayside, pick up some unusual gifts and stocking fillers in the gift shop and learn more about the long-standing festive traditions continued on board today!

    Great for:

    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Shopping


    Bell on Royal Yacht Britannia

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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

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  • 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


    Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to Edinburgh including Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to capital Edinburgh where we visit the splendid Royal Yacht Britannia to admire the stunning decorations, garlands and ornaments displayed on board. There will also be free time in the city.
    Edinburgh
    Trip to Edinburgh
    Enjoy a second trip to Edinburgh to perhaps continue your Christmas shopping, explore the Christmas Market or discover some of the city’s most historic attractions.
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to Edinburgh including Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to capital Edinburgh where we visit the splendid Royal Yacht Britannia to admire the stunning decorations, garlands and ornaments displayed on board. There will also be free time in the city.
    Edinburgh
    Trip to Edinburgh
    Enjoy a second trip to Edinburgh to perhaps continue your Christmas shopping, explore the Christmas Market or discover some of the city’s most historic attractions.
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to Edinburgh including Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to capital Edinburgh where we visit the splendid Royal Yacht Britannia to admire the stunning decorations, garlands and ornaments displayed on board. There will also be free time in the city.
    Edinburgh
    Trip to Edinburgh
    Enjoy a second trip to Edinburgh to perhaps continue your Christmas shopping, explore the Christmas Market or discover some of the city’s most historic attractions.
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to Edinburgh including Royal Yacht Britannia
    Excursion to capital Edinburgh where we visit the splendid Royal Yacht Britannia to admire the stunning decorations, garlands and ornaments displayed on board. There will also be free time in the city.
    Edinburgh
    Trip to Edinburgh
    Enjoy a second trip to Edinburgh to perhaps continue your Christmas shopping, explore the Christmas Market or discover some of the city’s most historic attractions.

What's included

  • Return coach travel 
  • Four nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, three evening meals
  • Mulled wine on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • One festive afternoon tea
  • Porterage 
  • Two included excursions
  • Festive entertainment on some evenings
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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