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Highland Scenes and Traditions

Highland Scenes and Traditions

The Highlands, set in the heart of Scotland, offer some of its finest scenery. Steeped in tradition, the area is sparsely populated with many mountain ranges dominating the region.

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Your Itinerary

Monday 23rd: We travel to Newtonmore. This evening enjoy a welcome glass of wine with dinner as you settle into your Highland home.

Tuesday 24th: We travel to the holiday town of Fort William, set at the head of Loch Linnhe. We begin our experience with a journey on the Nevis Range Mountain Gondola. We then travel into Fort William itself, where there is time for lunch and to explore the town.

Wednesday 25th: This morning we start close to home with a visit to the Highland Folk Museum. After our visit we take a scenic drive through some of the locations used for the Monarch of the Glen television series. We take in Loch Laggan, with views of Ardverikie (Glenbogle) House from the series.

Thursday 26th: Today we enjoy a drive through the Cairngorms National Park, Britain's highest mountain range and home to spectacular scenery. We visit the holiday resort of Aviemore, set at the foot of Cairn Gorm itself, with free time to explore the shops and cafes on offer. This afternoon we drive back through the beautiful park scenery to Dalwhinnie Distillery, offering a combination of whisky and handmade chocolate. Enjoy a distillery tour* to see how the single malt whisky is made, followed by a tasting paired with their specially selected luxury chocolate! We then make our way back to our hotel for dinner. *NB: the maximum number per guide is 16 people, so groups may be staggered.

Friday 27th: After our Scottish breakfast we begin our journey home.

The Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore ★★★

All 85 bedrooms are located opposite (externally) to the public areas and have good amenities including hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Although the hotel does not have a lift, all of the public areas and many of the bedrooms are on the ground floor with the remaining bedrooms on the 1st floor. It offers everything you would expect from a good hotel – friendly service, good food and first class entertainment.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Coach
  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • Small glass of wine with dinner on First Night
  • Live Entertainment on minimum of 1 Night
  • Dalwhinnie Distillery Tour & Tasting
  • Trip on The Nevis Grange Gondola
  • Entrance to Highland Folk Museum
  • Porterage
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