So much is included within this holiday, as well as the drinks element, the package includes wine with dinner, entertainment and also entry into two of Scotland’s most fascinating and popular attractions. Our base is in Biggar an ideal centre for touring.
Tinto House Hotel, 3 Star
44 Biggar Rd, Symington, Biggar
Tel 01899 308454
Nestled in five acres of stunning gardens within the breathtaking countryside of the Scottish Borders, this traditional country house hotel is the perfect setting for a short break. Built in 1914, it has retained a respectful eye toward the grandeur and charm of the past, while also embracing the conveniences of the modern age. Throughout Tinto House, stunning architectural details, such as the majestic sweeping staircase with ornate stained-glass windows, and remarkable period pieces, like the penny farthing bicycle and grandfather clock, sit comfortably beside the numerous touches of tasteful modernisation. No Lift.
4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, welcome tea and shortbread. Three nights entertainment, wine with dinner each night, three drinks vouchers each night, entry to Dumfries House, with tea, coffee and shortbread. Entry to Roslyn Chapel. Entrance to New Lanark.
Monday 28 June 5 Days £425
Monday 11 October 5 Days £360
No Single Supplement. Insurance £23
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
DAY 1 We leave home and travel to Biggar, visiting NewLanark Heritage Site on our way, we will have time to settle in and relax before dinner.
DAY 2 Today we head through beautiful Borders country toward Edinburgh stopping off at the 15th Century Roslyn Chapel, a truly compelling and unique building surviving the turbulent times of the Reformation to the Da Vinci Code as portrayed in the 2003 film. We have the afternoon in Edinburgh returning to the hotel for dinner and entertainment.
DAY 3 We travel through the Trossachs visiting Callander, Aberfoyle and Drymen before stopping at Lomond Shores, at the southern tip of the loch for retail therapy, by passing Glasgow on the way back to your hotel.
DAY 4 First to Ayr to take in some sea air before heading to nearby Dumfries House, one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes and best kept heritage secrets with sumptuous interiors and magnificent furnishings all set in two thousand acres of land. In 2007 HRH The Prince of Wales headed a consortium of charities to purchase the House in order to keep this historical jewel intact. Our last night’s dinner tonight followed by entertainment.
DAY 5 Our journey home today.