Scotland

Step into Scotland with Shearings

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With a unicorn as its national animal, Scotland is a unique and extraordinary country known for its magic, mystery, and myths, like the famous folklore of the Loch Ness monster. What is definitely real, however, is the remarkable collection of world-famous scenery and sights cascading through this northern nation! Full to the brim with gorgeous lochs, mountains, beaches and islands, Scotland is the perfect place to visit for awe-inspiring scenery, whilst its iconic cities offer fantastic history and heritage sights. Whether you visit the country for a short, weekend break, a rail experience, or a festive, Christmas or Hogmanay holiday, the options are endless! Attend one of the ‘Greatest Shows on Earth’, the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, with almost a thousand performers showcasing the most innovative and inspired creative talent from four unique continents, or immerse yourself in Glasgow’s contemporary and colourful cultural attractions. Your expertly curated Scottish discovery is waiting!  

Isle of Mull and Tobermory
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until the end of September
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Enjoy a visit to the picture-postcard town of Tobermory on magical Mull and take in the magnificent surrounding scenery of the Scottish Highlands.

  • 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)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Oban and Scotland's West Coast
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until the end of September
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Known as the ‘Gateway to the Isles’, Oban is a bustling harbour town situated on a sheltered bay, protected by the island of Kerrea.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Fort William – Cruises of the Highlands
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until the end of September
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Explore the magnificent Scottish Highlands as we discover the spectacular scenery with two included cruises.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Oban and Isle of Mull, Iona and Staffa
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until the end of September
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From our base in the bustling town of Oban, we discover the Hebridean islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa, home to the iconic Fingal’s Cave.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • 2 overnight stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Discover the legendary Loch Ness before exploring the mysterious Black Isle and Inverness, the ‘capital’ of the Highlands.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Magical Skye and the Scottish Highlands
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until the end of September
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Discover the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, visit the magical Isle of Skye and admire the view of Eilean Donan Castle.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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until the end of September
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A celebration of music, dance, military pageantry – the Edinburgh Tattoo is always a unique and memorable experience.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

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Loch Lomond Cruise and Spectacular West Highland Line
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until the end of September
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Take in beautiful lochs, majestic mountains and idyllic glens as we enjoy a ride on one of the most scenic rail journeys in Scotland.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Edinburgh and Rosslyn Chapel
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until the end of September
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Whether visiting as a place of worship or with a fascination for the myths and stories, Rosslyn Chapel is a special place to explore.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Return coach travel
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Head up north and discover the traditional chalets, tempting food options and sparkling lights of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Christmas Markets.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Mulled wine and mince pie on arrival
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Portpatrick and the South West Coastal 300
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until the end of September
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Join us and discover stunning seascapes and hidden gems, as we explore the beautiful Ayrshire Coast and Galloway on this holiday to Scotland.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Western Highlands and Jacobite Steam Railway
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until the end of September
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One of the greatest railway journeys in the world, travel in style aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Railway from Fort William to the fishing port of Mallaig.

  • 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)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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A fantastic break to Pitlochry to ring in the New Year in style – make it a celebration to remember!

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia
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until the end of September
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The Royal Yacht Britannia has provided the stunning setting for glittering state visits, Royal honeymoons and relaxing family holidays!

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • 3 nights entertainment
  • Return coach travel

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Pitlochry, Perthshire Highlands and Royal Scotland
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until the end of September
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Discover this wonderful part of Scotland, so loved by generations of the Royal Family, from our base in the Perthshire Highlands.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • 2 overnight stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Experience the very best of Scotland this festive season with a visit to magical city of Edinburgh and Glasgow to explore the Christmas Markets.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Mulled Wine & Mince Pie
  • Local joining points

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Our local guide will help you to discover ancient civilisations, archaeological delights and bountiful wildlife from our base on the island

  • 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Scottish North Coast 500 Route and Orkney
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Departures
until the end of September
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Taking in just over 500 miles of stunning scenery in the Scottish Highlands, the North Coast 500 is one of the world’s most beautiful road trips.

  • 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • 1 lunch
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotels

Departures:

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Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in Oban – the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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The popular town of Fort William is an idyllic holiday location with vast moors, towering mountains, sparkling lochs and historic glens.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Welcome the New Year with a bang with a fantastic break in Portpatrick, a beautiful village on the coast of Galloway.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Start your New Year right with this exciting holiday to Fort William, including a 5-course dinner and drinks reception!

  • 3 nights Scottish hotel with breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make magical memories up north this Christmas with a stay in picturesque Glencoe, visiting Fort William, Loch Ness and Fort Augustus.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings and a glass of wine
  • Glass of fizz on Christmas Eve
  • Tea, coffee and cake on arrival
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Explore the beautiful South West Coast of Scotland and enjoy a day trip to Northern Ireland's capital city, Belfast.

  • 4 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 3 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meals (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Discover the best of Fort William as it sparkles with festive cheer, taking in vast moors, towering mountains, sparkling lochs and historic glens.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Discover Perthshire, much loved by Queen Victoria and many Royals, and explore the castles, palaces and towns that dot this beautiful area.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnight stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meals (8-day break)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day break)
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Make your New Year truly magical on a fantastic break to Oban, where the sweeping mountains of Lorn create the perfect backdrop.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Celebrate this magical time of year in charming Pitlochry, an ideal spot for a relaxing break and the delightful town is close enough to walk to.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Make the most of the festive celebrations with this Twixmas break to Pitlochry – the ideal location for a relaxing, post-Christmas holiday!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Premier Seats
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Departures
until the end of September
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Join us for the Edinburgh Tattoo and enjoy an upgraded experience with Premier Seats, located directly in front of the Royal Gallery.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce and William Wallace on this unique tour exploring Scotland's ancient past.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Explore the Ayrshire Coast with a visit to Culzean Castle and take a trip to the beautiful Isle of Bute on this dedicated solo travellers holiday.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • No single room supplement
  • Sole use of your own room
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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The Enchanted Forest is a multi-award winning event where stunning light projections illuminate the soaring trees of Faskally Woods.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy fun-filled celebrations over the Christmas period in Portpatrick, an attractive village wrapped around a picturesque harbour on the coast of Galloway.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Enjoy one of the most scenic rail journeys in Scotland and cruise along Loch Lomond on this break designed for solo travellers.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Enjoy the beauty of Scottland's West coast and an included cruise on the World’s last seagoing paddle steamer

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meals (8-day break)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day break)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Search for Nessie and discover the Highlands on this fantastic, solo traveller holiday, including a Loch Ness cruise and Strathspey Railway ride.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • No single room supplement
  • Sole use of your own room
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Scotland

Scotland Highlights

This lovely British country offers both natural beauty, in its spectacular mountain ranges and lochs, and an abundance of architecture, ancient history, and medieval sites. In the capital city of Edinburgh, visitors will find fantastic shopping opportunities on Princes Street, the 900-year-old Edinburgh Castle, and a wealth of churches and cathedrals – the most important of them all, St. Giles, the High Kirk of Edinburgh, boasts breathtaking Gothic architecture and a famous crown-topped steeple. Venture a short distance out of the city to discover the iconic Royal Yacht Britannia or visit Roslin, to see the remarkable Rosslyn Chapel. If you take a closer look at the surface, you will see it is almost entirely covered by intricate and inspiring hand-carvings. Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park is perfect for those who are searching for stunning beauty spots, and you can explore its history, sights, and wildlife on board the Loch cruise, venturing over the deepest waters with Ben Lomond towering above. Or, in the Highlands of Scotland, uncover the mysterious Black Isle, with an ancient history to explore and resident bottlenose dolphins to spot. With so many destinations to tick off your bucket list, why not start now with our range of Scotland holidays? 

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Local Information

  • Capital Edinburgh
  • Language English
  • Currency GBP
  • Tip 10-15%
  • Time Zone GMT
  • Electricity Three pin plugs. 240V.
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Must See

Marvel at the celebration of music, dance and military pageantry at Edinburgh Tattoo

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Things to do and local attractions

  • Spot deer, grouse and golden eagles on a Highland Safari View Tour
  • Venture to the magical Isle of Skye and marvel at the magnificent and remote scenery View Tour
  • Visit the Royal Yacht Britannia which served the Royal family for almost 50 yearsView Tour
  • Discover pre-historic Skara Brae on Orkney – older than the Pyramids! View Tour
  • Hunt for the infamous ‘Nessie’ at Loch Ness – don’t forget your camera! View Tour
  • Enjoy a journey on board the world-famous West Highland Line View Tour

Food and Drink

Haggis

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland, is a savoury pudding often served with neeps (mashed turnip) and tatties (mashed potato). It is traditionally comprised of minced sheep’s pluck (heart, liver and lungs), onion, oatmeal, suet, herbs and seasonings and, while it isn’t the best-looking dish, it is one of the best tasting! 

Skirlie

Skirlie is a traditional savoury oat dish from Scotland, sometimes referred to as Scottish stuffing. Made with fried oatmeal and onions, this old recipe is surprisingly delicious and comforting, and is often served alongside meat and mash. 

Cranachan

The traditional Scottish dessert Cranachan has many versions and varieties, but typically includes oatmeal, fresh raspberries, sugar, double cream, and honey. Scottish whisky is added for a kick of flavour and, combined with the sharp fruit taste, makes for a unique and tasty pudding. 

Scotch Whisky

Home to over 140 malt and grain distilleries, Scotland is the biggest producer of whisky in the world. Try Scotch whisky, the national drink of Scotland, single malt, single grain or blended – the choice is yours! 

Planning your Trip

With so much on offer, you might need some inspiration! We’ve hand-picked a selection of favourite destinations and provided an overview of the very best highlights...

Edinburgh

Edinburgh Highlights

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo  

Featuring incredible sounds, imaginative graphics, state-of-the-art lighting, specially commissioned fireworks, and almost 1,000 performers, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular event set against a backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Stamp and cheer to the pipes and drums as you witness this remarkable show! 

 

Edinburgh Castle 

The most famous landmark in Scotland, Edinburgh Castle has dominated the city’s skyline for centuries. Steeped in history, some of the key highlights include hearing the One o’Clock Gun, admiring the opulent décor of the Great Hall, and Mons Meg – a huge cannon which is one of the biggest in Europe. 

 

The Royal Yacht Britannia 

One of the city’s most unique and interesting attractions, the Royal Yacht Britannia served the Royal Family for more than 40 years. Once onboard, visitors can explore various rooms including the Royal Apartments, the magnificent State Dining Room, and the Royal Deck Tea Room. 


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Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond Highlights

Tarbet  

Tarbet is a small village located in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It sits at the head of Loch Lomond, offering stunning views of the loch and the surrounding hills. Visitors can explore the village's rich history and culture, and dive into the range of outdoor activities available.  

 

West Highland Line  

 Running from Glasgow to Mallaig, the West Highland Line is a railway known for its stunning scenery onboard, including views of Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor and the Glenfinnan Viaduct. This popular tourist attraction is considered one of the most scenic railway journeys in the world.   

 

Trossachs National Park  

Covering an area of over 1,800 square kilometres, the Trossachs National Park is a picturesque place located in central Scotland. It is home to mountains, lochs, forests, and wildlife such as red deer, ospreys, and pine martens, and offers many opportunities to learn about the area's rich history and culture.  


Glasgow

Glasgow Highlights

Glasgow Cathedral  

Glasgow Cathedral, also known as St. Mungo's, is one of the few remaining medieval buildings in the city. Featuring Gothic architecture, stunning stained-glass windows, and historic artefacts, including the tomb of St. Mungo, this ancient building is a must-visit.  

 

George Square and the Merchant District  

George Square is a historic public square which features prominent statues and monuments, including one of Sir Walter Scott. The Merchant District is a vibrant area in the city centre that is home to a variety of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as historic buildings such as the City Chambers and the Glasgow Stock Exchange.  

 

Botanic Gardens  

This beautiful public garden is located in the West End of the city, and features a wide variety of plants, including exotic species from around the world, as well as glasshouses, a rose garden and a herb garden. The gardens offer a peaceful escape from the city and are a popular spot for picnics and walks.  


Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands Highlights

Loch Ness  

Best known for the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, which has captured the imagination of people around the world, Loch Ness is a large, deep freshwater lake popular for its scenic beauty, hiking trails and boating opportunities. 

 

  

Fort William  

Located at the foot of Ben Nevis, this charming town is a popular destination for travellers, serving as a gateway to the nearby Glenfinnan Viaduct and the Isle of Skye. Browse the range of boutique and outdoor shops or relax with fantastic views from one of the traditional taverns. 

 

Inverness  

Known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, Inverness is a fantastic city that sits on the banks of the River Ness. It is renowned for its lively music and arts scene, excellent dining options, and unique shopping experiences. Take your time to explore the city's historic Old Town, join a boat tour along the river, or visit the lovely Inverness Castle and St. Andrews Cathedral. 


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