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October 8th – Arrive in Edinburgh (-/-D)
Arrive in Edinburgh and transfer to Pitlochry (please note there will be only one transfer on this day
so please co-ordinate your flights to arrive at the same time, otherwise you will have a long wait).
Arrive in Pitlochry, where you will stay for the next 3 nights on a B&B basis.
Freshen up before tonight’s reunion dinner.
October 9th – Day trip from Pitlochry (B/-/-)
Your first day on the road takes us to some fabulous and stunning locations in Highland Scotland
We will visit:
Loch Rannoch (Craig Na Dun – no stones here I’m afraid)
Blair Castle – the ancestral home of the Clan Murray
House of Bruar – Some shopping and wonderful walks
October 10th – Day trip from Pitlochry (B/-/-)
Today you will explore Perthshire, Angus and Royal Deeside.
We will visit:
Glamis Castle – Childhood home of the Queen Mother
Balmoral Castle – Queens Holiday Castle
Glenshee – Perthshire Glen which translates to “Fairy Glen”
October 11th – Travel to the West Coast (B/-/-)
Today we travel across land to the West Coast of the Scottish Highlands.
This is a magical journey travelling through some of the Highlands most stunning scenery
Travel on the Jacobite Steam Train trip from Fort Williams to Mallaig
Then Drive back to Fort William along the Arisaig Coastline
Overnight on a B&B basis in Fort William
October 12th – Fort William to Oban (B/-/-)
After enjoying a hearty Highland breakfast, you will be ready to hit the road again and we will be
heading for Glencoe, travelling through this stunning location and onto Oban.
Your Highlights today are:
Glencoe – for a feast of photo opportunities
St Conan’s Kirk – on the banks of stunning Loch Awe
We will be checking at Oban on a B&B basis.
October 13th – Isle of Mull and Iona (B/-/-)
We will be taking the ferry today to visit the Isles of Mull and Iona. These isles provide an outstanding abundance of scenery, culture and wildlife. The sheer beauty of
rugged cliffs, silver sand beaches, dramatic mountains, ancient forests and sparkling lochs, rivers and
waterfalls will make this a day to remember
Iona is the birthplace of Celtic Christianity and the final resting place of Macbeth.
We will be returning to Oban tonight on a B&B basis
October 14th – Return to Edinburgh (B/-/-)
This morning you will wave goodbye to the Highlands and make your way back to the lowlands and
“Auld Reekie” (sometimes known as Edinburgh)
On your way you will stop to enjoy a few more scenic locations
Kilmartin Glen – Stones Circles and Cairns – this area is rich in archaeological monuments and
is the largest example in Britain
Inveraray Castle – Ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell
Loch Lomond – the boundary between the lowlands of Central Scotland and the Highlands
Enjoy your final night in Scotland.
October 15th – Depart for home (B/-/-)
Today we say farewell. We hope you enjoyed your trip and wish you a safe and enjoyable time on
your homeward journey
Be sure to return, as you will always be sure of a warm welcome.
Turas math dhuidh! (Have a good journey)
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