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The Cairngorms & The Spey Valley

Scotland’s Central Highlands

This tour brings together the spectacular Cairngorms National Park and the beautiful Spey Valley.
Visit Blair Castle and the Highland Folk Museum; take a ride on the Strathspey Railway and the
Cairngorm Mountain Railway and enjoy a “wee dram” at the family owned Glenfarclas Distillery.

Accommodation

This tour is based at the Nethybridge Hotel, set within the stunning Cairngorm’s National Park and this traditional Highland manor hotel is the perfect base from which to tour this stunning area of Scotland. This long established hotel provides a very warm welcome for its guests with attentive service and excellent cuisine. Hotel facilities include reception, lift, spacious restaurant, lounge bar and all bedrooms have en-suite bathroom, TV and tea/coffee maker.

Itinerary*

Monday:Travel to the hotel, arriving at the hotel late afternoon. Settle into your room and enjoy your evening meal.

Tuesday: This morning we travel to the heart of Scotland and visit Pitlochry, known as “the gateway to the Highlands”. Later we continue through the Pass of Killiecrankie, a picturesque wooded gorge and visit Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl.

Wednesday: Today we travel to Aviemore and join the Strathspey railway, a heritage railway that operates for 10 miles across heather-clad moorland with the Cairngorm Mountains behind. Later we enjoy a leisurely drive along the beautiful Spey Valley and visit the family-owned Glenfarclas Distillery for a private tour and a wee dram!

Thursday: This morning we travel on the Cairngorm Mountain Railway, the UK’s highest! We ascend the northern slopes of the mountain on a spectacular 2km journey; the view from the summit of the mountain is quite simply breathtaking. There will be time to visit the Ptarmigan restaurant, the viewing terrace, exhibition and shop. This afternoon we visit the Highland Folk Museum which is set over 80 acres with restored buildings and live actors helping bring Highland history to life.

Friday: After a leisurely breakfast we bid farewell to the hotel and commence the homeward journey.


*Please note itineraries are subject to change

Price Includes

  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Excursions as described
  • VAT.

Single Room Supplement

A single room supplement of £72.00 is applicable on this tour, for more information please call and speak to an advisor.

Pickup Points

Conwy, Lancaster Square
Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Deganwy, Castle Hotel
Llanrhos, Post Office
Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park
Llandudno, Clarence Hotel(Travel Lodge)
Craig Y Don, St Pauls Church
Penrhyn Bay, St Davids Church
Mochdre, Bowling Green
Rhos On Sea, Cayley Arms
Rhos On Sea, Hickorys (The Ship)
Colwyn Bay, Guys Newsagents
Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Old Colwyn, Opposite Marine Hotel
Old Colwyn, Top Shop
Old Colwyn, Queens Nursing Home
Old Colwyn, Junction Abergele Rd/Highlands Rd
Llanddulas, Fairview Inn
Abergele, Tesco Bus Stop
Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Abergele, Pentre Mawr Park Bus Stop
Pensarn, Roundabout Bus Stop
Belgrano, Pensarn Grange (Windjammers)
Towyn, Wendover Bus Stop
Sandy Cove, Bus Stop
Kinmel Bay, Junction Bronwen Ave/ St Asaph Ave
Kinmel Bay, Silver Birch
Bodelwyddan, Bus Stop opposite Garage
Bodelwyddan, The Vicarage
Rhuddlan, Vicarage Lane Bus Stop
Rhuddlan, Highlands Road Bus Stop/ Pentre Lane
Rhuddlan, Rhyl Road Bus Stop
Denbigh, Lenton Pool
Denbigh, Colomendy
Denbigh, Plas Pigot
Denbigh, The Green Bus Stop
Denbigh, Myddleton Park
Trefnant, Village Hall Bus Stop nr Traffic Lights
Trefnant, The Tweedmill
Trefnant, Clwydian Park
St Asaph, HM Stanley Hospital
St Asaph, Cathedral Bus Stop
St Asaph, Fountain Garage
St Asaph, Ashley Court Bus Stop
St Asaph, Bod Erw
Rhyl, Ffordd Derwen Pub
Rhyl, Boulevard Bus Stop
Rhyl, Old Carlton Garden Centre (opp Rosehill Road/ Rhuddlan Rd Bus Stop)
Rhyl, Rhuddlan Road/ St Margarets Drive Bus Stop
Rhyl, Vale Road Flats Bus Layby
Rhyl, Argos, Bodfor Street
Rhyl, Catholic Church/Wellington Rd
Rhyl, Marine Lake Bus Bay
Rhyl, St Thomas’ Church, Russell Road
Rhyl, Junction Russell Road /Churton Road
Rhyl, Junction Russell Road/ Old Golf Road
Rhyl, Eastville Bus Stop opp Denmore Stores
Rhyl, Tynewydd Estate Entrance( Junction Tynewydd Road/ Ffordd Anwyl)
Rhyl, Parrys Corner/ Pendyffryn Rd North
Rhyl, Junction Grange Rd/ Clifton Park Road
Prestatyn, Williams Estate Agents, Meliden Road
Prestatyn, Pendyffryn Gardens Bus Stop
Prestatyn, Bus Station
Prestatyn, The Victoria Hotel Bus Stop
Prestatyn, Police Station
Prestatyn, Ffrith Bus Stop
Prestatyn, Clwyd Carpets ( Victoria Road West)
Prestatyn, Jolly Sailor
Prestatyn, Penrhwylfa Crossroads Bus Stop
Prestatyn, Junction Ffordd isa/ Princes Avenue
Meliden, Manod Road Bus Stop
Meliden, Roundwood Avenue
Meliden, Old Garden Centre
Gronant, Cross Roads
Talacre, Junction Coast Road/Station Road
Ffynnongroew, Crown Inn
Mostyn, Lletty Hotel
Greenfield, Queens Head Hotel
Bagillt, Blossoms Inn
Dyserth, Voel Depot
Dyserth, The Vicarage Bus Stop
Dyserth, Cross Keys/Pendre Farm Bus Stop
Dyserth, The Bank (Bus stop opposite junction High Street/ Thomas Avenue)
Trelawnyd, Memorial Hall Bus Stop
Trelawnyd, Erw Wen Bus Stop
Lloc, Rock Inn
Carmel, Halfway House
Holway, Garage
Holywell, Traffic Lights (Fron Park Road/ Brynford Street)
Holywell, Victoria Hotel
Flint, The Ship Hotel Bus Stop
Northop, Car Park Entrance
Sychdyn, Cross Keys
Mold, Station Motors, Chester Road
Mynydd Isa, The Griffin
Queensferry, Deeside Leisure Centre
Ewloe, Clwyd Car Aucitons
Buckley, The Tivoli
Chester, Holiday Inn Wrexham Road (Old Post House)

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